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The Yoast SEO readability analysis: methodological choices explained

In Yoast SEO, you’ll find readability checks which will help you making your text easy to read. Here we’ll explain the choices we made while developing all these checks. What was our methodology, why did we include these checks in the readability analysis? And how did we set them up? Want to know if the readability …

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The Yoast SEO readability analysis: methodological choices explained


Yoast SEO 3.1: Improved snippet editor and primary category

1 March 2016 | 119 Comments | Joost de Valk

Today we’re releasing Yoast SEO 3.1. It’s a release we’re truly very proud of in terms of functionality but also in the process we’ve gone through. Yoast SEO 3.0 was arguably our biggest release ever, with a lot of changes that needed to happen but it also lead to issues. Yoast SEO 3.1 aims to keep the …

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Yoast SEO 3.1: Improved snippet editor and primary category

Yoast SEO 3.0 release: a recap

1 December 2015 | 52 Comments | Joost de Valk

What. a. week. We released Yoast SEO 3.0 last week. This was arguably one of the biggest releases we’ve ever done. There was quite a bit of buzz around this release, both positive and negative. I wanted to post an update after a week to show where we stand and what we’ve learned. We’ve made mistakes, obviously. Of course, …

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Yoast SEO 3.0 release: a recap



WordPress SEO 2.2

10 June 2015 | 32 Comments | Joost de Valk

Both WordPress SEO Premium and the free version of WordPress SEO have been updated to version 2.2. This new release brings quite a few changes and some nice new additions. We’ll explain the changes in this post. Security fixes This release contains a fix for a potential XSS issue in the admin, specifically the snippet preview. It was caused by issues …

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WordPress SEO 2.2


WordPress SEO 2.0: focus on what matters

26 March 2015 | 111 Comments | Joost de Valk

We’re proud to announce the availability of WordPress SEO 2.0. This release adds new features for Google’s Knowledge Graph and improves the design, layout & usability of the WordPress SEO plugins admin screens in many ways. Google Knowledge Graph Google recently introduced new features for their knowledge graph, allowing you to highlight yourself in the search …

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WordPress SEO 2.0: focus on what matters