With this release, we’re bringing our crawl optimization feature to Yoast SEO Free. Before we explain this Yoast SEO feature, it’s good to start with a quick reminder of what crawling is. How to use the crawl optimization featureHow do you get started with crawl optimization for your website? Screenshot of the Crawl optimization section in Yoast SEO settingsThe crawl optimization settings in Yoast SEO 20.4 allow you to:Remove unwanted metadata : WordPress adds a lot of links and content to your site’s and HTTP headers. Check out the help documentation on the Yoast SEO crawl optimization settings.