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Problem: After removing YOAST SEO WPML show fields like field-_yoast_wpseo_opengraph

Solution: Uninstalling the plugin does not remove Yoast SEO data from the database.

1) Follow Yoast official documentation for these cases and manually remove them from your database (wp_postmeta table):

2) Add a small change to the default language page and send it for translation again.

Relevant Documentation: - https://yoast.com/help/how-can-i-uninstall-my-plugin/ - https://wordpress.org/support/topic/yoast-database-table-names/ - https://wordpress.org/support/topic/yoast-in-my-database-but-im-not-using-yoast-anymore/ - https://blondish.net/completely-remove-yoast-seo/

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Last updated by richardM-12 1 year, 4 months ago.

Assigned support staff: Dražen Duvnjak.

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September 17, 2020 at 11:56 am #7036323

richardM-12

I am trying to:remove field-_yoast_wpseo_opengraph-title, ield-_yoast_wpseo_metadesc, field-_yoast_wpseo_focuskw from articles translations. I've already made wpml updates, I try to remove from database but I can't find the solution for this...

September 18, 2020 at 9:24 am #7044113

Dražen Duvnjak
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Hello,

Uninstalling the plugin does not remove Yoast SEO data from your database that’s why those fields were still showing in the translation editor.

This is also an officials statement from Yoast SEO and I can see few other users reporting the same. You will need completely remove Yoast SEO from the database.

There are some solutions by using some 3rd party plugin, but I would advise following Yoast official documentation for these cases and manually removing them from your database (wp_postmeta table):

Make sure to have a backup before deleting anything.

Please check the next pages:

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- https://wordpress.org/support/topic/yoast-database-table-names/
- https://wordpress.org/support/topic/yoast-in-my-database-but-im-not-using-yoast-anymore/
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After removing it from the database, add a small change to the default language page and send it for translation again, that way Translation editor content is refreshed.

Please follow the suggested steps and if you still having issues I would advise contacting Yoast support for more help on how to remove Yoast data completely from your database.

I hope I was helpful. Don't hesitate to ask if you find any problem along the way, I'll gladly help you.

Regards,
Drazen

September 21, 2020 at 10:35 am #7058463

richardM-12

My issue is resolved now. Thank you!