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Yoast SEO 3.5

7 September 2016 by Joost de Valk - 5 Comments

We’ve just pushed out a new release of Yoast SEO, our flagship plugin. The new version, 3.5, mostly has a metric ton of small bugfixes. In this post, we’ll discuss the most notable changes, but you should mostly be aware that this is what we would call a bugfix release. XML Sitemap changes We’ve decided to …

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Yoast SEO 3.4: accessibility first

19 July 2016 by Joost de Valk - 11 Comments

Today we’re releasing Yoast SEO 3.4, a release mostly aimed at improving our accessibility. Which means you won’t see most of the changes, but they’ll make a world of difference to others. We’ve also improved our readability checks and how we deal with some languages, more on that below. Accessibility changes When we hired Andrea a …

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How to use the content analysis of Yoast SEO

15 June 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt

The content analysis tool in the Yoast SEO plugin measures many aspects of the text you’re writing. It consists of two parts: the SEO analysis and the readability analysis. These checks run in real-time, so you’ll receive feedback while writing! The readability analysis helps you to make your text easy to read, while the SEO …

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Content analysis: methodological choices explained

14 June 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt - 5 Comments

In the 3.3 update of Yoast SEO, we’ve added six content checks which will help with the readability of your text. This post is meant to explain the choices we made while developing all these readability checks. We provide argumentations for our choices. This is indispensable if you want to understand how our content analysis …

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Tomorrow: new Yoast SEO! Content, content & content

13 June 2016 by Marieke van de Rakt - 10 Comments

Big news! Tomorrow we’ll update Yoast SEO. We have really awesome new features in our free plugin. You may have noticed our focus on creating high-quality content in our blog post and in our academy products. We really believe that writing quality content should be part of every SEO strategy. All about content! This new …

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Yoast SEO 3.3

Social Previews in Yoast SEO Premium

3 May 2016 by Joost de Valk - 8 Comments

In Yoast SEO Premium 3.2, we introduced social previews. It works much like the snippet preview people have come so used to. As the snippet preview does for search rankings, we think social previews will improve your social workflow. Which picture will Facebook pick? When you publish a post and you haven’t specifically selected a Facebook image …

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Yoast SEO: hidden features

22 April 2016 by Joost de Valk - 16 Comments

There are many choices on how to optimize your site. When we develop our Yoast SEO plugin, we don’t translate all these choices into settings. In fact, we try to make as few settings as possible! If we think something should always be on, it’s on. We call these features ‘hidden features’ because as a user you’re not necessarily aware of …

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Yoast SEO 3.2

20 April 2016 by Joost de Valk - 68 Comments

Today we’ve pushed out Yoast SEO 3.2. This release’s most notable feature is the addition of a help center to every settings page. You’ll remember we released tutorial videos a while back. These videos are now available right where you’d need them: on the tab that each video discusses. Other changes include accessibility improvements and tons of …

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