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I want to show my meta description content above posts. But i don't know what function I need to call.

Resume: i want to put meta description from Yoast Seo above the posts body.

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You will want to make use of Yoast SEO's "WPSEO_Frontend" class. To display the meta description field content, you could do the following:

   if (class_exists('WPSEO_Frontend'))
       echo WPSEO_Frontend::metadesc(false);
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If i put your code it gives me a blank page. And if i put just "echo ..." i got this error "Fatal error: Using $this when not in object context in /home/user999/public_html/‌​/class-frontend.php on line 809" –  ukelele2 Oct 3 '12 at 23:35
ok, let's see how you're implementing this code. I tested it and it works fine in a post loop, where the post has a Yoast SEO meta description filled in. –  Ben Oct 4 '12 at 0:04
I'm implementing on archives.php for categories. I'm using "Meta description template" in "Titles & Metas" option from Yoast SEO. –  ukelele2 Oct 4 '12 at 9:23
Fatal error: $this when not in object context in /home/..... and yes, the error occurs with the code within the loop. –  gurung Jan 10 '14 at 9:28


<?php $object = new WPSEO_Frontend();
        echo $object->metadesc( false ); ?> 
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Some explanations could turn this fragment into an answer. ;) –  toscho Oct 4 '12 at 22:18
+1 for this solution. This works like charm in and outside the loop. Thanks Ukelele. –  gurung Jan 10 '14 at 9:31

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