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Add Meta Tags

Add basic meta tags and also Opengraph, Schema.org Microdata, Twitter Cards and Dublin Core metadata to optimize your web site for better SEO.

Please check out the changelog of each release by following the links below. You can also check the roadmap regarding future releases of the plugin.

  • 2.8.3
    • Fixed bug: Post body was not added properly when Schema.org metadata was generated for products. (props to pjv for useful feedback)
  • 2.8.2
  • 2.8.1
    • Added new option to omit og:video OpenGraph meta tags. (props to Rika for feedback)
    • Added support for WooCommerce and Easy-Digital-Downloads product and product group page auto-detection. Need to be enabled in the settings. Currently, basic product metadata is generated. Time permitting it will be improved in future releases. Further customization is possible with filtering. See examples 13 and 14 in the description page. (thanks all for feedback)
    • Minor improvements of the README.
    • Updated translations.
  • 2.8.0
    • Updated the FAQ section.
    • More default image URL adjustments for SSL connections.
    • Improved Schema.org customization via filters. (props to Richard D'Angelo for ideas and feedback)
    • New setting for locale that overrides the WordPress locale setting. (props to eduh12 for ideas and feedback)
    • New metabox feature: global image override. (props to eduh12 for ideas and feedback)
    • Filtering for default Twitter Card type. (props to KV92)
    • Added generic support for products. More info at the description page. (received many requests. too many to mention here. thanks all!)
    • Fixed bug with extra comma in keywords when a post has no categories, no tags, but belongs to a custom taxonomy.
    • Updated translations.
  • 2.7.4
  • 2.7.3
    • Fixed bug with the sanitization of the publisher's Twitter username.
    • Improved the generation of secure URLs in the OpenGraph generator.
    • The size 'full' is now used for all images in metadata. (thank you all for feedback)
    • Metadata (OpenGraph and Twitter Cards) is now generated for taxonomy archives. (props to sleepymonk for making me reconsider the implementation of this feature)
    • Updated translations (props to BouRock for Turkish translation)
    • Added option to make "summary with large image" the default Twitter Card. (props to Noorhackim for ideas and feedback)
  • 2.7.2
    • Implemented shared publisher settings among authors. Check 'Publisher Settings' section in the settings page. (props to RichardS, Noorhackim, Fesarlis for ideas and feedback)
    • Improved code that determines the avatar URL (props to Nathan Hammond)
    • A twitter card is now generated on the homepage (props to Noorhackim)
    • Fixed category 'Uncategorized' sneaking into the keywords. (props to Nathan Hammond)
    • Removed an itemref which appeared in the Schema.org metadata and caused validation error in some cases. (props to Sleepymonk for feedback)
    • Added the 'amt_get_the_excerpt_initial_content' which can be used to preprocess the post content that is delivered to the auto-description generator. (props to Craigs85 for ideas and feedback)
  • 2.7.1
    • Reverted back to old youtube player URL due to problems with Facebook streaming.
  • 2.7.0
    • Updated Opengraph generator. (props to Noorhackim for ideas and useful feedback)
    • The Opengraph generator now supports 'article' and 'video.other' objects. 'video.other' is automatically set on video attachment pages and on posts with their post format set to 'video'.
    • Various minor improvements and fixes.
  • 2.6.11
    • Final improvements of the description auto-generation algorithm. (props to TheAwesomer for all the useful feedback)
  • 2.6.10
    • Avatar URL that is used in Schema.org and Opengraph metadata no longer tied to the Gravatar service. (props to Nathan Hammond for ideas and sample code)
  • 2.6.9
    • Added support for og:type=video in OpenGraph metadata. Please find more information in the 'Opengraph Metadata' section of the plugin's admin panel.
    • Added filter that makes it possible to manually add links of supported embeddable media.
  • 2.6.8
    • Fine tuned the algorithm that generates the automatic description to resolve issues with HTML tags not being fully removed.
  • 2.6.7
  • 2.6.6
  • 2.6.5
  • 2.6.4
  • 2.6.3
    • Updated translations. (props to Burak Yavuz who has been consistently translating the administration interface to the Turkish language despite the major string changes in the recent releases)
    • Twitter Card meta tags now use name instead of property attribute. (props to Niall Kennedy for sending a patch)
    • Generic descriptions now are translatable.
    • Added filters for locale customization.
  • 2.6.2
    • Various improvements of the configuration panel.
  • 2.6.1
  • 2.6.0
    • Added full support for the generation of the Player Twitter Card for locally hosted audio and video. Make sure your web site is accessible over the HTTPS protocol before enabling this feature in the plugin settings, otherwise the generated Player Cards will not be rendered by Twitter. This feature is experimental and should be considered in beta phase. Your feedback is welcome.
    • Added full support for enabling/disabling the features of the Metadata metabox in the plugin configuration panel. Advanced customization of the availability of these features on a per user basis or depending upon each user's permissions, is possible through the amt_metadata_metabox_permissions filter.
    • The information about the supported Twitter Cards has been updated in the plugin description page on WordPress.org.
  • 2.5.5
  • 2.5.4
    • Added amt_metadata_metabox_permissions filter, which can be used to customize the permissions that control whether the Metadata metabox as a whole or each individual box is displayed in the post, page and custom post type's editing screen depending on the user's capabilities. See Example 10 in the plugin description page for the details.
    • Customizable video player size information in Twitter Player Cards (amt_twitter_cards_video_player_size filter).
    • The automatically generated keywords meta tag now also includes the terms of all public non-builtin taxonomies.
    • Updated translations.
  • 2.5.3
    • Clearly marked the referenced items functionality as experimental.
    • Re-arrange OpenGraph metadata.
    • Updated translations.
  • 2.5.2
    • Added support for referenced items (OpenGraph og:referenced and Schema.org referencedItem meta tags). A new box has been added in the Metadata metabox in the post editing screen, in which the canonical URLs of the referenced items can be added.
    • Print multiple article sections (as many as the post's categories) in OpenGraph and Schema.org metadata.
    • Improved filtering of the generic description of custom taxonomies via dynamic filter.
  • 2.5.1
    • Allow filtering the generic descriptions in category, tag, custom taxonomy and author archives.
    • Add a filter to further customize the custom title programmatically.
    • Fixed potential circular redirects due to missing trailing slash in the output of get_bloginfo('url').
  • 2.5.0
    • Generate metadata for custom taxonomies.
    • Configurable default image size used in meta tags.
    • Add filter for compact image meta tags (without size/type tags).
    • Allow filtering of the robots meta tag.
    • Add artwork to the plugin page on WordPress.org.
    • Various minor fixes and additions.
  • 2.4.3
    • Updated translations.
  • 2.4.2
    • Minor bug fixes contributed by users during the last months. (Thanks Andy, raidnet, bhoogterp)
    • Updated translations.
  • 2.4.1
    • Resolved almost all HTML validation issues.
    • The first page of the category/tag/author archives is always indexed.
  • 2.4.0
    • Improved metadata for content and attachments (Opengraph, Dublin Core, Twitter Cards, Schema.org).
    • Metadata generated for all attached local media.
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Requires: 3.1.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.2
Last Updated: 2015-4-26
Active Installs: 100,000+


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