Structured data is incredibly important. Many of the current and future search enhancements are — or will be — powered by structured data. While search engines are good at reading content, structured data can help them to understand. Yoast SEO has supported some basic Schema markup for ages, but now we’re going much further. Yoast …Read: "Yoast SEO 11.0: Structured data awesomeness"
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Yoast SEO 9.5 adds full support for the Swedish language. In addition, support for German has been improved. Find out what else is new!
Here's another Yoast SEO release: learn what's fixed in Yoast SEO 9.7. Also,10.0 is approaching fast. Find out what it will bring you.
Yoast SEO 10.0 is out! This release brings a new SEO analysis. Here's your chance to write even better content for readers and search engines.
Yoast SEO 10.1 is out today. In this release, we're bringing our word form support to a new language: German. Find out what else is new!
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A while back we released Yoast SEO 9.0. This was a huge release for us, as we made our SEO analysis smarter. Thanks to something called stemming, i.e. breaking words down to their smallest form to do complex analysis on, we can now detect word forms. Since then, improving your content has become a much …Read: "Yoast SEO 10.1: Wortformen auf Deutsch"
It’s been in production for many months, capped off with two months of beta testing, and now it’s finally here: Yoast SEO 10.0! Yoast SEO 10.0 features a new SEO analysis, based on thorough research and fine-tuned with your feedback. More than 100.000 people helped us test this release to make it our best yet. …Read: "Yoast SEO 10.0: Meet the new SEO analysis"
Do you know what’s inching closer? The release of Yoast SEO 10.0, featuring a new and improved SEO analysis! If you’ve participated in our beta test, you know what to expect. If you haven’t, please stay tuned! It’s only a couple of weeks away. In the meantime, we’re keeping up with our two-week release schedule, …Read: "Yoast SEO 9.7: Fixes and enhancements"
It’s great to help people write better content in their own language. Of course, Yoast SEO works with any language, but languages that have full readability support get access to an even better content analysis. In Yoast SEO 9.5, we’re adding a new language to our roster: Swedish! Also, we improved the transition word support for …Read: "Yoast SEO 9.5: Hej Sverige!"
It’s an interesting time for WordPress users and plugin developers. Last week, WordPress 5.0 was released, one of the biggest releases of the CMS ever. Because it was such a big release, there were bound to be issues during the roll-out, mostly because of incompatibility issues between plugins and/or themes. Yoast SEO works well in …Read: "Yoast SEO 9.3: Fixes and enhancements"
We are getting ready for WordPress 5.0 and the new Gutenberg editor — are you? In Yoast SEO 9.2, we’ve solidified our support for WordPress 5.0 to make sure nothing breaks when you update to the new version of the CMS. What’s more, we’re now using a brand-new WordPress API to get our eye markers …Read: "Yoast SEO 9.2: Getting ready for WordPress 5.0"
October is Hacktoberfest month! Hacktoberfest is all about contributing to open source projects together. This year, we welcomed a nice crowd at Yoast HQ to help us improve our own and other peoples open source projects. Some of these fixes and enhancements made by this fine group of people made it into Yoast SEO 9.1. …Read: "Yoast SEO 9.1: The Hacktoberfest Edition"
Welcome to the dawn of a new era. For ages, Yoast SEO has helped you optimize your content using a focus keyword. This works well but could be a lot more flexible. The plugin only recognized an exact match of your keyword and didn’t take plural forms into account, for instance. So, sometimes you had …Read: "Yoast SEO 9.0: A much improved SEO analysis"
Most releases are all about incredible new features or fixing a gazillion bugs with the help of the community. But sometimes, there’s a small release that is unfortunately timed just before a big one. There may not be any new game-changers in Yoast SEO 8.4, but does that mean it shouldn’t get its own release …Read: "Yoast SEO 8.4: Helping you optimize taxonomies"