Software Releases & Updates

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Yoast SEO 12.4: Image in snippet preview

29 October 2019 | 21 Comments | Edwin Toonen

After releasing several updates to our snippet preview in previous releases, Yoast SEO 12.4 now shows an image for your post in the mobile snippet preview, just like Google would. We have several other improvements and fixes for you in store with Yoast SEO 12.4. Find out more! Featured image in the mobile snippet preview …

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Yoast SEO 12.3: Transition words in Hungarian

15 October 2019 | 4 Comments | Edwin Toonen

While some of our checks are independent of languages, Yoast SEO has special skills to adapt the various content analyses to different languages from around the world. In Yoast SEO 12.3, we’re taking the first steps to add another language to the list: Hungarian. In addition, this release features a number of enhancement and fixes. …

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Yoast SEO 12.2: Fixes, improvements and more

1 October 2019 | 7 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Yoast SEO 12.2 is a release full of the regular bug fixes and enhancements, but also a new addition to meta robots. Last week, Google announced a new way to give publishers more control over what the search engine can show in the results. This change, however, seems not driven by customer demand, but rather …

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Yoast SEO 12.1: Snippet preview updated

17 September 2019 | 10 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Yoast SEO 12.1 is out today! It features a couple of changes in order to match the design of Google’s search results pages, this includes those shiny new favicons. In addition to this, we added a number of new filters for our Schema implementation. See what else is new in the latest release of your …

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Yoast SEO 12.0: UX improvements and new Portuguese checks

3 September 2019 | 37 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Contrary to what the version number might suggest, Yoast SEO 12.0 isn’t a huge release. It’s simply the next release in our current release schedule, but after hitting 11.9 a couple of weeks ago we had no choice but to go for 12.0 ;). That’s how it goes! But don’t worry, there’s enough interesting stuff …

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Yoast SEO 11.9: More fixes and enhancements

20 August 2019 | 38 Comments | Caroline Geven

Are you ready for another exciting release to round up the Yoast SEO 11 cycle? Because we are! In Yoast SEO 11.9, we have improvements for Schema and security, we have bug fixes and updates for Local and News SEO! Improving Schema once again With the closing of the Yoast SEO 11 releases we’ve yet …

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Yoast SEO 11.8: Improving Yoast SEO with the help of the community

6 August 2019 | 33 Comments | Caroline Geven

Release history tells us that the releases in the months of July and August are usually very quiet. Due to vacations from team members, the focus usually lies on fixing bugs and cleaning up. Not for Yoast SEO 11.8! This new release gives you an enhanced meta box, an improved Schema output and bug fixes, …

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Yoast SEO 11.7: Are podcasts the new blogs?

23 July 2019 | 27 Comments | Caroline Geven

The last couple of months a true change has been noticeable within the Yoast HQ. That’s why the marketing team is so excited for the newest release of Yoast SEO: 11.7! Every week we share our favorite podcasts with each other. Or we come in earlier and stay in longer to finish a podcast episode …

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Yoast SEO HowTo block adds Schema to your how-to

12 July 2019 | 39 Comments | Edwin Toonen

You might know that structured data in the form of Schema.org can do wonders for your search results. It also forms the basis for an ever-increasing amount of new and exciting developments on the search engine front. Google has said many times that structured data is beneficial. Today, we’re going to look at a relatively …

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Yoast SEO 11.6: HowTo Schema update and UI changes

9 July 2019 | 34 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Yoast SEO 11.6 is out today. Of course, we did the regular round of bug fixing, but the focus of this release is two-fold: a new, much easier to use tabbed interface for the meta box and an updated HowTo structured data content block for WordPress. Find out all about Yoast SEO 11.6! UX improvements …

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