As we’ve said many times, crawlability is an important aspect of SEO. Your site has to do away with technical hurdles that can hinder crawling while keeping the number of crawlable URLs in check. Crawlers are eager to crawl everything they can find on your site — even if you have a small site with …Read: "Yoast SEO 19.1 & Premium 18.7: More crawl settings"
Software releases and updates archives
Recent Software releases and updates articles
One of the most important aspects of SEO is optimizing the crawlability of your site. Search engines have near-endless resources, so they have the power to crawl everything they find — and they will. But, that is not the way it should be. Almost every CMS outputs URLs that don’t make sense and that crawlers …Read: "Yoast SEO 19.0: Optimize crawling and Bing discoverability"
We’re launching an updated first-time experience for new Yoast SEO users. In Yoast SEO 18.9, we’re making it easier for users to set up the essentials that search engines need to make sense of your site. The first-time configuration takes you by the hand and guides you in properly setting everything up. A new first-time …Read: "Yoast SEO 18.9: Updating the first-time experience"
Earlier today, Google announced some changes to how they read and support XML sitemaps. And just a few hours later, we’ve already released an update to our plugins. Our users can stay right at the cutting edge simply by upgrading to the latest version. Stay on top of best practice The SEO landscape is always …Read: "Yoast SEO 18.8: XML sitemap improvements"
Continuing our run of maintenance releases, we bring you Yoast SEO 18.7. We’re fixing several bugs in this release and adding a couple of enhancements. There are quite a few improvements to our Schema structured data implementation this time. Read on to find out what’s new in Yoast SEO 18.7. Structured data is where it’s …Read: "Yoast SEO 18.7: Schema improvements"
Working in the software industry isn’t easy. A lot of the time, fixing bugs in software is overlooked in favor of new features and code. But, bug fixing is important. Bugs become a huge problem if they are not promptly fixed. Additionally, fixing bugs ensures that future bugs and glitches in the program are avoided. …Read: "Yoast SEO 18.6: Continuing with fixes and enhancements"
Yoast SEO 18.5 and Yoast SEO Premium 18.3 are out today. These last couple of releases have all been focused on fixing issues and adding improvements that enhance the performance of the plugin. In today’s releases, we’re keeping with that trend and adding another round of fixes and enhancements. Find out more! Fixes and improvements …Read: "Yoast SEO 18.5: More fixes and enhancements"
Today, we planned to release a new integration in Yoast SEO for the WordProof service. Unfortunately, we had a couple of hiccups and had to revert that addition to stabilize Yoast SEO. The WordProof feature will be moved to a future date. For Yoast SEO, we’ve now released 18.4.1 for the free version and 18.2.1 …Read: "Yoast SEO 18.4.1: Available now"
Today, we’re releasing version 18.3 of Yoast SEO. For this release, we did another round of fixes and improvements. We’ve improved the importer, enhanced the HowTo blocks, and fine-tuned an assessment. Ready to update to Yoast SEO 18.3? Also, don’t forget to read about the feature that should have been in this release. Fixes and …Read: "Yoast SEO 18.3: More fixes and enhancements"
Yoast SEO 18.2 and Yoast SEO Premium 18.1 are out today. In these two releases, we bring you more fixes and enhancements to enjoy. This time, we improved the workings of the FAQ and How-to blocks, and in Premium, we enhanced our handling of the Turkish language. Find out more! Yoast SEO free 18.2 After …Read: "Yoast SEO 18.2: Another round of fixes"