As soon as WordPress 5.3 comes out, Yoast will only support WordPress 5.2 and WordPress 5.3, and not versions before that. This means we’ll end our support for WordPress 4.9, which we’d kept alive for a little bit longer than usual to allow people to transition to WordPress 5.0 and the classic editor. I’d like …Read: "Supporting older versions of WordPress"
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Yoast SEO 8.0 is out now! Read all about the introduction of Yoast SEO in the Gutenberg sidebar and the brand new style of the meta box here.
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Today, we’re releasing Yoast SEO 11.2 into the wild. This release contains several enhancements to our Schema structured data implementation, plus a number of community contributions and general bug fixes. In this post, you’ll find everything you need to know about Yoast SEO 11.2, so dive in! More Schema improvements These past couple of weeks …Read: "Yoast SEO 11.2: Schema enhancements and more"
As you might know, Yoast SEO isn’t exclusive to WordPress. Together with our partners, we’re looking to bring our popular SEO plugin to more open source platforms. After releasing Yoast SEO for Magento 2 and TYPO3, together with MaxServ, we’re now launching a new integration: Yoast SEO for Neos CMS! Sebastian Helzle, core developer in …Read: "Announcing a new integration: Yoast SEO for Neos CMS"
You’ve probably noticed we’re doubling down on our Schema structured data implementation. In Yoast SEO 11.0, we rewrote what we output and how we do that. Not only that, we put every piece of structured data in a neat, interconnected graph. We’re not done yet! In Yoast SEO 11.1, we’re introducing proper image markup and …Read: "Yoast SEO 11.1: Even more Schema enhancements!"
Once upon a time, there was a little robot who came to a website to try to figure out what it was all about. The robot read some words and followed some links and thought: “Well, there are a lot of mentions of this particular word, so the page must be about that!” She sent …Read: "A story about Schema, structured data and robots"
Structured data is incredibly important. Many of the current and future search enhancements are — or will be — powered by structured data. While search engines are good at reading content, structured data can help them to understand. Yoast SEO has supported some basic Schema markup for ages, but now we’re going much further. Yoast …Read: "Yoast SEO 11.0: Structured data awesomeness"
A while back we released Yoast SEO 9.0. This was a huge release for us, as we made our SEO analysis smarter. Thanks to something called stemming, i.e. breaking words down to their smallest form to do complex analysis on, we can now detect word forms. Since then, improving your content has become a much …Read: "Yoast SEO 10.1: Wortformen auf Deutsch"
The ONLY tutorial you need to boost your search engine traffic by improving your WordPress SEO. Tips on WordPress SEO plugin usage, structuring your site and optimizing your theme!Read: "WordPress SEO: the definitive guide"
Our new Yoast SEO analysis has been released. At Yoast, we are all very excited! The changes in Yoast SEO are the result of a long process of researching and evaluating our SEO analysis. And we’re not going to stop improving! Want to know more about what Yoast is doing to provide our customers with …Read: "New SEO analysis: a look behind the scenes"
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. …Read: "Yoast SEO 10.0: Meet the new SEO analysis"