Upgrade to Yoast SEO Premium
How does Yoast SEO Premium compare to the free version?
Yoast SEO Premium
Yoast SEO Free
Write better content with the Premium SEO analysis, including the “Word complexity” check
|Optimize with the regular content analyses
Spend time checking if your content is optimized for related keyphrases, synonyms, plurals, and tenses of verbs. Not able to see which complex words you’re using or what your keyphrase distribution is.
|Reach bigger audiences with your content more easily
Easily optimize content for both related keyphrases and synonyms of keyphrases. This makes it easier to rank for more keyphrases and reach a bigger audience.
Optimize for 1 keyphrase only
|Save time and focus on your core business
Get help with routine SEO tasks, like finding unlinked content and 404s.
|Manually set up your own workflows for routine SEO tasks
Spend time creating workflows to make sure you’re not making SEO mistakes.
|Easily spot and utilize SEO opportunities
Find unlinked content, see if your important articles could rank higher, and spot internal linking structure opportunities.
|Miss opportunities and manually keep your site clean
You’re more likely to make SEO mistakes and get a messy site, especially when your site gets bigger.
|Make content findable for Google
Yoast automatically finds articles that are related to the article you’re writing. Easily link to these articles and build a linking structure that Google loves.
|Manually find related pages yourself
Every time when you create a page, you need to manually go through your site to find related pages to link to.
|Use Internal linking blocks to easily structure your site
Get access to smart internal linking blocks to create a solid internal linking structure in no time!
|Manually add related links to every page
Spend more time finding all related content you want to link to. Plus, a high risk of forgetting important links.
|Discover new high-performing keywords
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
You can access the keyphrase data but you can’t add it to your post/page. That means you won’t get suggestions for optimizing that related keyphrase.
|Be first to get new features & tools||Wait until Premium features are released in Yoast SEO free
|Full access to all Yoast SEO academy courses
Get access to all our SEO courses in Yoast SEO academy and become an SEO expert yourself!
|Only get access to our free courses
Learn the basics of SEO.
|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 in Elementor
Miss out on tools and features that will help you improve the pages you build in Elementor.
|Get notified when you need to update your important pages
Yoast SEO Premium keeps an eye on your most important pages and gives a warning when these haven’t been updated for six months. Google likes fresh content.
|Keep an eye on important pages manually
Manually check if your pages are in need of an update.
|Stand out on social media with your content
Preview how your content looks when shared on Facebook and Twitter and improve when you’re not satisfied.
|No control over how your content appears on social media
You can only guess and cross your fingers.
|Prevent 404s when you delete a page
Easily create and manage redirects when you move or delete content and keep both your visitors and Google happy.
|Manually 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.
|Understand what search engines see when they crawl your content
Get an easy-to-read overview of the SEO data that your pages output. You can quickly check this on the front end of your page.
|Spend time looking for the SEO output of your pages
Use complex inspectors or source code viewers to understand how search engines crawl your content.
|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.
|Get access to 24/7 support
Reach out to our 24/7 support and quickly get answers to all your questions related to Yoast SEO.
|No 24/7 suppport
Search for help articles to get answers to your questions.
|Get an ad-free plugin
Enjoy the Yoast plugin without any ads.
|Have ads in the plugin
- 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
- Weekly 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
Senior Marketing Manager
“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
Online digital business coach
“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