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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

Yoast SEO 17.1: an update on page titles

7 September 2021 | 6 Comments | Edwin Toonen

One of our core philosophies is keeping you and your site up to date with the latest changes in Google’s inner workings and policies. These last couple of weeks saw an interesting new development, with Google rewriting many titles in the SERPs. In Yoast SEO 17.1, we are making a couple of small changes that …

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Yoast SEO 17.1: an update on page titles

Yoast SEO 17.0: SEO in your mother-tongue

24 August 2021 | 4 Comments | Edwin Toonen

When we say SEO for everyone, we mean that. We’ve built our tools in such a way that everyone — from beginner to expert, and tiny one-person companies to huge companies — can get a fair chance in the search results. But there’s more because SEO for everyone also means helping you improve your content …

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Yoast SEO 17.0: SEO in your mother-tongue

Yoast SEO 16.9: An SEO workout to clean up your content

10 August 2021 | Willemien Hallebeek

If you want your pages to rank high in the search engines you need to keep your website fit. One way to keep your site in shape is to clean it up regularly; get rid of old, outdated content, and brush up those hidden gems you might have forgotten about, and put them in the …

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Yoast SEO 16.9: An SEO workout to clean up your content

Yoast SEO 16.8: Supporting new languages with Slovak and Norwegian

27 July 2021 | Edwin Toonen

Many writing tools are English-focused and don’t work properly with other languages. At Yoast, we’ve been making our innovative readability tools available in many languages from the beginning. Our team of linguists tailors our analyses to every language, making sure that it makes sense and delivers proper results. In Yoast SEO 16.8, we add language …

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Yoast SEO 16.8: Supporting new languages with Slovak and Norwegian

Yoast SEO 16.7: Extended headless support

13 July 2021 | 6 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Did you know Yoast SEO comes with a REST API that developers can use to access our metadata in a headless WordPress installation? By exposing this data, we help developers make sure that the SEO of the site you built in your headless CMS is top-notch. In Yoast SEO 16.7, we’re making more data available …

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Yoast SEO 16.7: Extended headless support