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|Be first to get new features & tools
Get access to the newest features of Yoast SEO Premium before everyone else.
|Get access to our free features
We have to give extra features to people that support our work!
|Full access to all Yoast SEO academy courses
Get access to all our SEO training courses in Yoast SEO academy and become an SEO expert yourself!
|Get access to our free courses
Get up to speed on all basic SEO knowledge
|Find & add high-performing keywords right in Yoast SEO
Find data about your keyphrases in Yoast SEO. Boost the relevance of your content by optimizing for related keywords people actually use. Available for 100+ countries & powered by Semrush.
|Manually add related keyphrases
Access the keyphrase data, but optimize for different keyphrases yourself
|Optimize without worrying about over-optimization!
Our intelligent word form recognition automatically takes plurals and other word forms into account. Add synonyms and write totally natural content. No more stressing over green bullets!
|Only 1 keyword or keyphrase per page
Spend hours shuffling words to make sure you are giving your users a natural text to read, which is also optimized for Google.
|New: Improve your internal linking through the brand-new SEO workouts!
Get help to spot pages without links, improve your internal linking, and clean up underperforming content.
|Manually keep your site clean
You’ll have to clean up your content and work on your internal linking structure without guidance
|Available in multiple languages
Word forms recognition is available in English, Dutch, German, French, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Portuguese, Polish, Arabic, Hebrew, Hungarian, Norwegian, Turkish, Czech, Slovak and Indonesian & more languages to come!
|Manually check your content
Manually research, adjust, and improve your content and keywords
|Tell Google exactly what your page is about
Make sure that Google, Bing, Pinterest, and other platforms all know exactly what your page is about, by adding schema.org data the right way. Faster indexing, rich results!
|In Premium and in Free
As this really makes the internet as a whole better, we put it in both our paid and free plugin!
|Automate your publishing flow in Yoast SEO
With the Zapier tool in Yoast SEO Premium, you can easily send out your published posts to any of its 2000+ destinations. Right at the push of a button!
|Spend a lot of time distributing your content
Make sure that you don’t forget to post on every social media yourself.
|Seamless integration of Yoast SEO in Elementor
Are you one of the 6+ million users of Elementor? Good news! The Yoast SEO plugin now fully integrates with the Elementor page builder!
|Limited access to Yoast SEO tools
Miss out on handy tools and features that will help you improve the pages you build in Elementor.
|Know when to update your most important pages!
We’ll keep an eye on your most important pages and warn you when these haven’t been updated for six months. Google likes fresh content!
|Keep an eye on all pages manually
You’ll need to check manually if there are any outdated pages that might need to be updated.
|Preview your pages for search engines and social media
You’ll get a good idea of how your page may look in search results, and you get full control over how your page appears on Facebook and on Twitter. Allows you to set default templates too.
|No control over your social snippets
You know what your page might look like in Google and Bing, but as for Facebook and Twitter? You can only guess and cross your fingers.
|Get real-time suggestions for internal links
You get suggestions for links to other pages as you write. Google loves these internal links and might reward you with a better ranking. You’ll be able to add Yoast Internal Linking blocks as well!
|You have to look up related pages yourself
Don’t forget to reserve extra time for looking up related pages to link to. For every single page you create … and all the current pages on your website. If you don’t structure your site well, Google might not be able to understand your site properly.
|Use Internal linking blocks to structure your site easily
You’ll get access to the Yoast Internal Linking blocks for the Block editor. With these smart blocks, you’ll be able to create a solid internal linking structure in no time!
|You’ll have to add links manually to every page
You’ll run the risk of forgetting certain links. Plus, it’s a time-consuming task that never ends. Whilst proper internal linking is crucial for both your visitors and Google.
|We’ll ask what you want us to do with every deleted page
This way, old pages are seamlessly redirected to new ones. So you keep both your visitors and Google happy.
|You have to create a redirect every time you delete a page
If you forget to redirect, your visitors get stuck on a 404 page. And Google doesn’t like those “Page not found” messages.
|Be sure your content can be found by search engines
Get an overview of all pages that have no other pages linking to them. Search engines need at least one link to find and index a page before they can show it in the search results.
|You have to search for these pages yourself
You’ll need to check manually if there are links to all relevant pages on your website.
Our wonderful and knowledgeable support team loves to personally help you with every question you ask through email.
You can help yourself with our extensive knowledge database. There are over 580 articles, so your question is definitely in there.
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|Get an overview of your SEO scores and focus keywords
You can automatically generate a CSV file that gives you an overview of your keywords, URL, readability score, and/or title. So it’s easy to see what you should optimize next.
You’ll have to click around your website and compile this Excel dashboard yourself.
- Free updates every 2 weeks
- Includes all features from the free plugin like:
- Readability check
- SEO analysis
- Full control over your breadcrumbs
- Always updated for Google’s algorithm
All plugin settings will be automatically migrated to Yoast SEO Premium for you.
So you keep all the work you’ve already put into your free plugin.
Automate common SEO tasks, get more tools to improve your content, and enjoy a year of free support and updates.
What do you get in Yoast SEO Premium?
Become an SEO expert
FULL access to Yoast SEO academy.
Yoast SEO Premium now comes with FULL access to all courses of Yoast SEO academy. You haves the ultimate opportunity to become an SEO expert yourself!
- 24/7 access to all our courses
- Guaranteed access to future courses
Optimize pages for more keywords
Target extra keyphrases, synonyms, and related keywords.
Help your pages rank for more keyphrases, and, analyze your content for multiple keywords and their variations.
- No more missing out on search traffic for synonyms or related terms.
- Available in English, Dutch, German, French, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Portuguese, Polish, Arabic, Hebrew, Hungarian, Norwegian, Turkish, Czech, Slovak and Indonesian & more languages to come!
Preview your results
See how your snippets will look in search and social media.
Take control over how your pages show up in Google, Facebook and more. Attract more visitors by tailoring your titles, descriptions and images for each platform.
- No more guessing what your social snippets will look like.
Get smarter content suggestions
Unlock more real-time analysis, tools and insights.
Identify more opportunities to improve your content and engage your readers, as we analyze your text in real-time. Get internal linking suggestions, as well as readability scores and recommendations.
- Save time with automated suggestions
Automatically redirect URLs
Prevent 404s and broken links, without the headache.
We’ll help make sure that your visitors and search engines will never hit a dead-end, as we automatically create redirects when you move, alter or delete content.
Keep content fresh & findable
Get reminders to update cornerstone content, and avoid orphaned pages.
We’ll help you stop your most important pages from getting out of date, and let you know when you have content which you’re not linking to from anywhere in your site.
Get the help you need
Our support team is here for you, 24/7.
Our wonderful and knowledgeable team loves to personally help you with any questions you ask through email.
- Get help over email and live chat
- Access a knowledge database with over 580 articles
Get an ad-free experience
Thanks for your support!
We’ve removed the ads in our plugin so that you can focus on doing what you do best. Your support enables us to stay at the cutting edge of SEO, and to help you to compete online.
And that’s not all!
You also get…
- A year of 24/7 support
- Free updates every 2 weeks
- Everything from our free plugin
- Weely tips and guides by email
Plus, all of your plugin settings will be automatically migrated. That means that you keep all of the work you’ve already put into optimizing your site.
What do our users say?
“Any company that has a web presence should not only be dedicated to and focused on SEO practices, but should also have a tool like Yoast in their arsenal.”David Hoffman
Director of Marketing
“I highly recommend Yoast WordPress SEO Plugins Premium for its ease of use and built-in rank scoring system for optimizing keyphrases and content.”Jim Nelson
“Yoast is the best SEO tool I've used for WordPress. It's great for everyone from SEO beginners […], to more advanced/technical editors.”Ben Rubenstein
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“If you have a WordPress website/blog, you really need some type of SEO plugin and Yoast is the best one on the market.”Maddy Osman
SEO Content Strategist
“For those that truly want to improve the visibility of their website in search engines, I would suggest an investment in the (Yoast) premium plan, as it offers plenty of integrations and features.”Ayo Bamgbose
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“For beginner to intermediate users, Yoast is tough to beat. The installation and setup wizards are easy to follow too.”Jillyn Dillon
Founder & Executive Director