Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO is the tool you need to optimize your WordPress site. Its readability and SEO analysis will help you create content that your readers and search engines love! Plus, it will allow you to preview how your page appears in Google, fixes technical stuff for you in the background and helps you combat duplicate content! Read about all new features and developments here.

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Yoast SEO 10.0: Meet the new SEO analysis

12 March 2019 | 38 Comments | Edwin Toonen

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. …

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Yoast SEO 9.7: Fixes and enhancements

26 February 2019 | 11 Comments | Edwin Toonen

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, …

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Yoast SEO 9.7


Live indexing for Bing & Google coming to Yoast SEO

7 February 2019 | 41 Comments | Joost de Valk

As we announced at YoastCon, we’re working together with Bing and Google to allow live indexing for everyone who uses Yoast SEO — free and premium. In the coming months, we’ll allow users to connect their sites to MyYoast, our customer portal. After that we’ll roll out live indexing, which means every time you publish, …

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Yoast SEO 9.4: Help us beta test the new SEO analysis!

8 January 2019 | 54 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Over the years, we’ve learned a lot about SEO. We felt the impact quality content and a technically flawless site has on a successful SEO strategy, so we built tools that help you to improve your own site. We’ve developed a strong set of defaults that can be applied to a broad spectrum of sites. …

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Yoast SEO 9.3: Fixes and enhancements

18 December 2018 | 9 Comments | Edwin Toonen

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 …

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Yoast SEO 9.3

Yoast SEO in WordPress 5.0: a visual guide

Today, WordPress 5.0 comes out. It ships with a brand new WordPress editor, previously known as Gutenberg. If you decide to update, you’ll find a brand new interface with lots of changed functionalities. You might wonder what happens to Yoast SEO if you use the new editor? Don’t worry, your favorite SEO tool is ready …

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yoast seo and wordpress 5.0

Yoast SEO 9.2: Getting ready for WordPress 5.0

20 November 2018 | 18 Comments | Edwin Toonen

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 …

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Yoast SEO 9.2