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We are always improving our Yoast SEO plugin! From smaller fixes and enhancements to big releases, here you can find all of the software releases and updates. Or do you want to know more about Yoast SEO? Or Yoast SEO Premium? We’ve got you covered!

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Get free access to all our SEO training courses with the Yoast SEO Premium plugin!

18 November 2020 | 29 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

We have very exciting news to share with you: we’re combining Yoast SEO Premium with Yoast SEO academy! If you buy Yoast SEO Premium, you’ll now also get free access to all of our SEO training courses in Yoast SEO academy. So the price of Yoast SEO Premium hasn’t changed, but what you’re getting has! …

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Yoast SEO 15.2: Swedish word forms, Slack URLs, performance

27 October 2020 | 40 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Today, we are releasing Yoast SEO 15.2 into the wild. For this release, we’ve focussed on providing word form support for another language: Swedish. We have also added an interesting improvement for Slack users — better visibility for your content when your URL is shared on Slack. Last but not least, we improved the performance …

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Yoast SEO 15.1: Keyword research with SEMrush

14 October 2020 | 74 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could get keyword data while working on your content in Yoast SEO? Well, we asked ourselves that same question and now we have an answer! Yes, you can now find related keyphrases inside the post editor. And it’s not any old data — no, it’s powered by our good …

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Yoast SEO 15.0: Support for Arabic, plus a new table of contents block

29 September 2020 | 91 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Today, we’re launching Yoast SEO 15.0. This release features some awesome new additions and enhancements. We’ve added full support for Arabic, made a new block for the block editor and made the Yoast SEO block editor sidebar fully-featured. So, high time to take a look at Yoast SEO 15.0! What to expect in Yoast SEO …

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Yoast SEO 14.9: Polish word forms, Hebrew keyphrase recognition

1 September 2020 | 135 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Yoast SEO 14.9 comes with a new round of improvements, plus two new language-based enhancements: Polish word form support in Premium and Hebrew keyphrase recognition in Free. Polish is the tenth language to get word form support and there’s a lot more coming. Let’s get started, shall we? Word forms in Yoast SEO Premium: now …

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Yoast SEO 14.8: Related links block in Premium, a new Schema tab and Arabic keyphrase recognition

Get ready for a brand new version of Yoast SEO! The 14.8 release is so full of remarkable free and premium features we’re having a hard time mentioning them all in this short introduction. So, to make everyone’s life easier, let’s start this post with a list of new features. In Yoast SEO 14.8, you’ll …

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Yoast SEO 14.7: Smarter and faster internal linking suggestions in Premium

Say hi to Yoast SEO 14.7, chock-full of enhancements to help you with your site’s SEO. Have you heard about the addition of XML sitemaps in WordPress 5.5? The Yoast SEO plugin is completely prepared for this. We also have some great news for users of the Web Stories plugin. But most importantly, we’re releasing …

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Yoast SEO 14.6: New languages with word form support

21 July 2020 | 15 Comments | Edwin Toonen

We have a new release for you: Yoast SEO 14.6. This release has some pretty cool enhancements, plus new additions for Yoast SEO Premium users. We’re continuing our run of languages that get word form support with two new ones: Indonesian and Portuguese. Find what’s new in Yoast SEO 14.6! Word form recognition in Yoast …

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Yoast SEO 14.5: New internal linking blocks for Premium

8 July 2020 | 22 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Yoast SEO 14.5 is out today! In this release, we fixed a number of bugs, disabled the XML sitemaps that will arrive in WordPress 5.5 and added two new block editor blocks for our Premium users. These blocks help you with internal linking for hierarchical pages. Let’s find out more! Meet the new internal linking …

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Yoast SEO 14.4: An improved publishing flow

23 June 2020 | 53 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Sometimes, you have releases that start out small and end up with a substantial improvement. Yoast SEO 14.4 is one such release. Initially plannend as a bug fix release, this turned into something that markedly improves the publishing workflow in WordPress. Plus, you can now mark your external links as nofollow or sponsored. You see, …

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