When you’re ready to publish your post and going to set up your Yoast SEO meta box for your post’s SEO. After scrolling, you see your Your Yoast SEO meta box is blank and look like the above blank image.

I have also faced this error recently so I think I should create a post on it.

What’s the cause of Yoast SEO meta box is blank Error

  • Your Javascript is Disabled
  • Your Avast Antivirus is Blocking Yoast SEO
  • There’s a JavaScript error
  • Your Plugin Conflict with your Javascript
  • Outdated WordPress Themes and Plugins

Solve Yoast SEO meta box is blank

Solution 1: Outdated Plugins

This problem first came to my mind when I get this error and most people face this error because they install outdated plugins. Most of the people faced this because they installed a plugin that is not tested with the current version of WordPress. So make sure you installed the updated WordPress Plugins or themes.

Solution 2: Disable JavaScript

In order to perform all its duties, the meta box Yoast SEO is based on JavaScript. If JavaScript is disabled, it will not work properly for Yoast SEO.

Read this tutorial on enabling-javascript.com to allow your browser to JavaScript. This is supposed to solve your problem.

Solution 3: JavaScript error

Our browsers are quite sensitive to errors in JavaScript. If a JavaScript error is thrown by any plugin, your browser will completely stop executing JavaScript. This means that other plugins can stop the proper functioning of Yoast SEO. Fortunately, your browser finds these problems very well. Click here to read the article on how to check for JavaScript errors.

Solution 4: Avast Antivirus is Blocking your Yoast SEO

The ‘ Avast Antivirus ‘ software has a function called ‘Script scanning.’ It is supposed to block malicious scripts, but important Yoast SEO files are also reported to be blocked.

You can add your own URL to the ‘Script exclusions‘ to prevent this feature from blocking Yoast SEO.

Click Here to read more information about Avast’s FAQ at avast.com/faq.php.

I hope your problem is fixed!

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