At the end of this year, we’re going to make changes to our SEO analysis. These changes are the result of a long process of researching and evaluating our SEO analysis, in the past year. We wanted to recalibrate (re-assess) all of the checks in Yoast SEO. In this post, I’d like to tell you …Read: "New SEO analysis in Yoast SEO: a recalibration!"
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October is Hacktoberfest month! Hacktoberfest is all about contributing to open source projects together. This year, we welcomed a nice crowd at Yoast HQ to help us improve our own and other peoples open source projects. Some of these fixes and enhancements made by this fine group of people made it into Yoast SEO 9.1. …Read: "Yoast SEO 9.1: The Hacktoberfest Edition"
Welcome to the dawn of a new era. For ages, Yoast SEO has helped you optimize your content using a focus keyword. This works well but could be a lot more flexible. The plugin only recognized an exact match of your keyword and didn’t take plural forms into account, for instance. So, sometimes you had …Read: "Yoast SEO 9.0: A much improved SEO analysis"
Most releases are all about incredible new features or fixing a gazillion bugs with the help of the community. But sometimes, there’s a small release that is unfortunately timed just before a big one. There may not be any new game-changers in Yoast SEO 8.4, but does that mean it shouldn’t get its own release …Read: "Yoast SEO 8.4: Helping you optimize taxonomies"
After introducing a slew of new features, an improved meta box, and fully supporting Gutenberg in the previous three releases, it’s time to take a little breather with Yoast SEO 8.3. That’s not to say that this release is nothing but fluff — one look at the changelog will make you think twice. This release …Read: "Yoast SEO 8.3: Community improvements"
While we’re still only at the start of the Gutenberg adventure, we’re presenting an awesome, brand-new feature for the new WordPress editor today. Meet the Yoast SEO structured data content blocks! The content blocks automatically add valid structured data code to the content that is added to these blocks. Our initial line-up consists of How-to …Read: "Yoast SEO 8.2: Automatically add structured data with Gutenberg content blocks"
Two weeks ago, we launched Yoast SEO 8.0. In it, we shipped the first part of our integration with Gutenberg: the sidebar. That release was the foundation on which we are building the next parts of our integration with the new WordPress editor. In Yoast SEO 8.1, we introduce part 2: a Gutenberg-proof snippet preview. …Read: "Yoast SEO 8.1: Gutenberg part 2, introducing the snippet preview"
With the launch of Yoast SEO 8.0, we’re revealing our first real integration with Gutenberg. We’ve been working on this for a long time, and it hasn’t always been easy. Today, we’d like to take you behind the scenes of what it took to bring Yoast SEO to Gutenberg, why we took the approach we …Read: "How we designed Yoast SEO for Gutenberg"
Please welcome the Yoast SEO Gutenberg sidebar! Update to Yoast SEO 8.0 and you’ll see our first steps to the – Gutenberg – future. If you’ve activated the Gutenberg plugin you’ll find a brand new version of the Yoast SEO meta box, in the sidebar! Not on Gutenberg yet? We’ve got good news for you …Read: "Yoast SEO 8.0: Introducing the Yoast SEO Gutenberg sidebar & a revamped meta box"
At Yoast we’re convinced readability is essential if you want to rank high and give users a pleasant experience on your website. That’s why we’re so happy we’re now capable of fully analyzing content in yet another language: Dutch! Plus, if you write in a language with diacritics, i.e. marks on a letter that indicate …Read: "Yoast SEO 7.9.1: Dutch checks complete & improved keyword recognition"