Yoast SEO - Feature Timeline 2008 to Today
Over the years, we’ve added many innovative features to Yoast SEO and Yoast SEO Premium. On this page, you’ll find the most important features and their first release dates. If you want to learn more about a particular feature, just click on it!
Generative AI helps you come up with great titles and metas with one click
Yoast is partnering up with experts in their fields to give you the best possible Schema outcomes!
Highlight and replace non-inclusive words or phrases to make your content relatable for everyone.
Quickly check the metadata and schema that Yoast SEO outputs on your pages!
Highlight and replace complex words to make your content easier to read.
With the crawl optimization settings, you can filter out unnecessary overhead on your site
Proof that content exists, when it first appeared, who wrote it, and when it was last edited, if so.
Find out how your content ranks for specific keywords
Improves your SEO on headless WordPress websites, and gives you control over the SEO metadata.
Improve the quality of your site search and help users find your most important content
Get your site into shape with these super easy SEO workouts, right in Yoast SEO.
This feature automatically calculates the reading time of your content.
Optimize your content right inside the Elementor site builder.
Automatically share new content to your preferred platforms!
The Slack sharing feature makes your pages stand out when they get shared on Slack. It increases visibility which may drive traffic to your site!
Find high-performing keywords that boost the quality and relevance of your content.
Describe your pages to search engines and increase your chance to get rich results.
Use the different blocks that come with Yoast SEO to improve your internal linking.
The FAQ block automatically adds structured data to your pages, making them eligible for rich results.
The stale cornerstone content filter in Yoast SEO reminds you to update your most important content.
With the image alt attributes check, you make sure your site is accessible for visually impaired users, and you help search engines find out what your content is about!
Make sure you use meaningful keyphrases that will help you rank.
Write naturally and optimize for synonyms and related keyphrases as well.
This block makes it easy to build how-to content with structured data.
To prevent thin content and excess pages, Yoast SEO redirects your attachment URLs to the actual image.
Catch hard-to-find, unlinked content. Helps you find and fix dead-ends and hidden content on your site.
Apply many redirects instantly with CSV imports.
Make content findable with the internal linking suggestions tool.
Our readability tools help you write easy-to-read content that your readers love.
The social preview tool allows you to preview the social post of your post or page right from the WordPress back-end.
Yoast SEO lets you decide which category shows up as primary category in your breadcrumbs.
Adding structured data is one of the most effective ways of getting your site noticed by search engines.
Use your keyphrase optimally to improve readability and ensure your content is enjoyable to read!
Automatically create and manage redirects when you move or delete content.
This check helps you avoid using duplicate keyphrases, which helps your pages rank better!
See and change what your posts and pages will look like in the search results.
The snippet editor in Yoast SEO lets you control what your result looks like in the search engines!
Use variables to set templates for your SEO titles and meta descriptions.
Help search engines find your content with XML sitemaps.
Get your content ready to rank with the SEO analysis in Yoast SEO.
Easily switch out your old SEO plugin over to Yoast SEO
Yoast SEO automatically includes a canonical URL tag on all of your pages and templates, helping you prevent duplicate content.
Avoid dead ends by adding relevant outbound links to your content.
Breadcrumbs help you guide users and search engines to your site, which is important for user experience and SEO!
Control where search engines go and what they're allowed to index.
A handy tool to edit files on your server