WordPress Meta Title & Description Tag Not Showing

Are your WordPress meta title and description tags not showing, even with Yoast SEO installed? All you may need is to add is the title theme support.

Check for tags

  1. Open your website in your browser and view the source;
  2. Press CTRL+F (CMD if on Mac) to open the search functionality;
  3. For the title, search for <title>;
  4. For the description, search for name=”description“;
  5. If none are present, move on to the next check.

Check for theme support

  1. Open your functions.php file;
  2. Inside this file, add in the title tag support;
  3. Save and refresh to check for the tags again.
add_theme_support( 'title-tag' );