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Yoast SEO 18.0: Fixes and enhancements

25 January 2022 | 2 Comments | Edwin Toonen

After releasing Yoast SEO for Shopify last week, it’s time for a new update of our OG WordPress SEO plugin. With the holiday season just behind us and the focus on Shopify, Yoast SEO 18.0 is a smaller update that brings several fixes and enhancements. Find out what you can expect! Yoast SEO 18.0 is …

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Yoast SEO 18.0: Fixes and enhancements

Yoast SEO 17.9: Track the performance of your keyphrases with Wincher

11 January 2022 | 2 Comments | Camille Cunningham

Today, we’re launching Yoast SEO 17.9. In this release, we have an awesome new feature to share with you. We’ve partnered up with SEO tool Wincher to bring you keyphrase performance tracking. This new feature will allow you to get a better understanding of how your posts are ranking over time. Let’s find out more …

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Yoast SEO 17.9: Track the performance of your keyphrases with Wincher

Yoast SEO 17.8: fixes and enhancements

14 December 2021 | 8 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Today, we present you Yoast SEO 17.8! While not the most exciting update in the history of Yoast SEO, we do want to get these fixes and enhancements out the door. With the holidays around the corner, this release should make sure that your favorite SEO plugin will function without issue into the new year. …

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Yoast SEO 17.8: fixes and enhancements

Yoast SEO 17.7: Introducing a free configuration workout

30 November 2021 | 4 Comments | Edwin Toonen

These past couple of months, we’ve brought you several innovative SEO workouts. Our workouts help break down specific SEO tasks so that you can follow a step-by-step process to fulfill these tasks. They are easy and practical, targeted at getting your work done without issue. In Yoast SEO 17.7, we’re introducing a new configuration workout …

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Yoast SEO 17.7: Introducing a free configuration workout

Yoast SEO 17.6: Fixes, and new XML sitemaps in News SEO

16 November 2021 | 3 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Yoast SEO 17.6 is out today. This new release brings several fixes and enhancements to improve how the plugin works. We’re getting it ready for the upcoming WordPress 5.9 release and we also included a great new feature for the News SEO add-on: a new way of generating XML sitemaps for news sites. News SEO …

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Yoast SEO 17.6: Fixes, and new XML sitemaps in News SEO

Yoast SEO 17.5: Full Greek language understanding

2 November 2021 | Edwin Toonen

In Yoast SEO 17.5, we’re proud to announce a new language getting full language support: Greek! Greek users can now use our cutting-edge language analysis tools to write better content for their readers. This includes the invaluable word forms features, where we take different grammatical forms of your keyphrase into account, making the process of …

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Yoast SEO 17.5: Full Greek language understanding

Yoast SEO 17.3: Easier and more practical SEO workouts

5 October 2021 | 4 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Launched just a couple of months ago, the SEO workouts in Yoast SEO Premium turn out to be a real asset for many people. The two SEO workouts we have right now, help you enhance your internal linking structure and improve the quality and discoverability of your content. In Yoast SEO 17.3, we’ve drastically improved …

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Yoast SEO 17.3: Easier and more practical SEO workouts

Yoast SEO 17.2: Readability helps your audience understand

21 September 2021 | Edwin Toonen

Did you know there are millions and millions of people with trouble reading? Did you know most people would probably read something that doesn’t strain their brain? The readability of content is an important factor for the success of that content. Yoast SEO comes with several tools that will help you improve readability. Plus, in …

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Yoast SEO 17.2: Readability helps your audience understand

WooCommerce SEO 14.4: a product-specific SEO analysis

7 September 2021 | 4 Comments | Edwin Toonen

WooCommerce is one of the most popular platforms to run an online store on. It gives you everything you need to build a successful store — well, almost everything. WooCommerce can use a little help to get the most out of it. One of the tools that can help you maximize its performance is the …

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WooCommerce SEO 14.4: a product-specific SEO analysis