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Local SEO: Change the default Location post type

As of version 13.2, you or your developer can change the default locations post type with the wpseo_local_post_type filter. This filter takes a single parameter: $post_type (required). This filter is particularly useful in cases where you have defined a custom post type that you're using for your locations.


If you change the post type, please make sure to reindex Yoast SEO's indexables.

In either your custom plugin or your theme's functions.php, add the following line and change the default value to your desired post type.

* Changes the Yoast SEO: Local post type used for locations.
* @param string $post_type The post type we're replacing.
* @return string Our locations post type.
function my_custom_locations_post_type( $post_type ) {
return 'my_custom_locations_post_type';

add_filter( 'wpseo_local_post_type', 'my_custom_locations_post_type', 10, 1 );