ACF Content Analysis for Yoast SEO


This plugin ensures that Yoast SEO analyzes all ACF content including Flexible Content and Repeaters.

Yoast SEO for WordPress content and SEO analysis does not take in to account the content of a post’s Advanced Custom Fields. This plugin uses the plugin system of Yoast SEO for WordPress 3.1+ to hook into the analyser in order to add ACF content to the SEO analysis.

This had previously been done by the WordPress SEO ACF Content Analysis plugin but that no longer works with Yoast 3.0. Kudos to ryuheixys, the author of that plugin, for the original idea.

This Plugin is compatible with the free ACF 4 Version as well as with the PRO Version 5. Please be aware that it ignores Pro Add-Ons for Version 4. In that case please upgrade to ACF PRO Version 5.

If you have issues, please submit them on GitHub

Previously called Yoast ACF Analysis.


Great plugin, but an issue you need to be aware of

This plugin works really well but please be aware of this issue before installing on a live website:

Basically if you are using ACF image fields you can end up with a very high load on your web server when editing posts. On low-budget hosting platforms this could take your website offline.

As far as I know the team are aware of the issue and are working on a fix. Support is good and otherwise, the plugin is great.

Works right out of the box

Just works – straight out of the box. Install & Activate – if you just want basic functionality, then that’s all you need to do. Perfect for handing your site off to clients if you use ACF / Yoast – without them saying ‘but I’ve written loads, why does it say I don’t have 300 words on the page … ‘! Perfect. Thanks all.

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Contributors & Developers

“ACF Content Analysis for Yoast SEO” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Released October 19th, 2017

* Fixes the mismatch in textdomain according to the plugin slug.
* Fixes using an incorrect path when loading plugin data.
* Fixes a bug with flexible content and repeaters, in combination with ACF 5, causing JavaScript errors.
* Fixes a bug with short array notation which is a problem on sites running on PHP 5.3 or lower.
* Fixes a bug where assets are loaded without checking for required dependencies.


Released August 22th, 2017

* Complete rewrite, including full support for ACF 4 and 5.


Released July 24th, 2017

* Fixes Yoast SEO Premium social sharing tabs not showing any content when this plugin is active, props Matt McAchran.


Released June 30th, 2016

  • Bugfixes:

    • Fixes an incompatibility issue with Yoast SEO version 3.2+ where the assets are registered with a new prefix.
  • Internationalization:

    • Improved text in notifications when dependencies are missing.