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Yoast SEO 17.2: Readability helps your audience understand

21 September 2021 | Edwin Toonen

Did you know there are millions and millions of people with trouble reading? Did you know most people would probably read something that doesn’t strain their brain? The readability of content is an important factor for the success of that content. Yoast SEO comes with several tools that will help you improve readability. Plus, in …

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Yoast SEO 17.2: Readability helps your audience understand

Yoast SEO 17.1: an update on page titles

7 September 2021 | 6 Comments | Edwin Toonen

One of our core philosophies is keeping you and your site up to date with the latest changes in Google’s inner workings and policies. These last couple of weeks saw an interesting new development, with Google rewriting many titles in the SERPs. In Yoast SEO 17.1, we are making a couple of small changes that …

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Yoast SEO 17.1: an update on page titles


Yoast SEO 17.0: SEO in your mother-tongue

24 August 2021 | 4 Comments | Edwin Toonen

When we say SEO for everyone, we mean that. We’ve built our tools in such a way that everyone — from beginner to expert, and tiny one-person companies to huge companies — can get a fair chance in the search results. But there’s more because SEO for everyone also means helping you improve your content …

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Yoast SEO 17.0: SEO in your mother-tongue

Yoast SEO 16.9: An SEO workout to clean up your content

10 August 2021 | Willemien Hallebeek

If you want your pages to rank high in the search engines you need to keep your website fit. One way to keep your site in shape is to clean it up regularly; get rid of old, outdated content, and brush up those hidden gems you might have forgotten about, and put them in the …

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Yoast SEO 16.9: An SEO workout to clean up your content

Yoast SEO 16.8: Supporting new languages with Slovak and Norwegian

27 July 2021 | Edwin Toonen

Many writing tools are English-focused and don’t work properly with other languages. At Yoast, we’ve been making our innovative readability tools available in many languages from the beginning. Our team of linguists tailors our analyses to every language, making sure that it makes sense and delivers proper results. In Yoast SEO 16.8, we add language …

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Yoast SEO 16.8: Supporting new languages with Slovak and Norwegian

Yoast SEO 16.7: Extended headless support

13 July 2021 | 6 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Did you know Yoast SEO comes with a REST API that developers can use to access our metadata in a headless WordPress installation? By exposing this data, we help developers make sure that the SEO of the site you built in your headless CMS is top-notch. In Yoast SEO 16.7, we’re making more data available …

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Yoast SEO 16.7: Extended headless support



Yoast SEO 16.5: New Social Appearance Templates

15 June 2021 | 4 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Social media are essential tools in every site owner’s marketing toolkit. It is, however, hard to control how your URLs are being shared on Facebook and Twitter. The Social Previews feature in Yoast SEO Premium helps you make the best social post out there, but what about all your taxonomies and custom post types? The …

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Yoast SEO 16.5: New Social Appearance Templates