The WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast is very popular, and for a good reason. It uses solid methodology, and is easy enough for folks to use who may not have a solid background in SEO. He even has a developer API and solid documentation on it for those who want to dig a bit deeper.
That being said, there is a *lot* of data to be displayed. On the post editor, it’s not a big deal, as it’s contained in a metabox and can be minimized easily. But on the post table, it can crowd out other information, especially if you have other data being displayed in the post column. Below is a function that will remove the columns from the post table.
Remove columns from post table
This same function can be used on any post type, including pages and other CPTs. Simply change the
That’s it. The great thing about this function is that you can use it to remove other columns as well, for example the author column (if you’re the only writer on the site).
*UPDATE* my good friend Ipstenu reminded me that you can uncheck the boxes on the post table under the ‘screen options’ tab. This will only apply to the current user, however.