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Improve your WordPress SEO: Write better content and have a fully optimized WordPress site using Yoast SEO plugin.

3.6.0

Release Date: September 27th, 2016

  • Enhancements:

    • Introduces the installation wizard that enables an easy way of setting up Yoast SEO. The installation wizard enables you to:
      • Newsletter signup.
      • Specify the environment in which a site is running.
      • Specify the type of a site.
      • Specify a company or person for the metadata used in Google's Knowledge Graph.
      • Specify social profiles.
      • Specify post type visibility.
      • Specify if you have multiple authors.
      • Setup Google Search Console.
      • Setup the title settings.
    • The installation wizard replaces the tour.
    • Adds a notification to the Yoast notification center to start the onboarding wizard.
    • Adds a button on the general settings page to start the onboarding wizard.
    • Adds a premium tab to the metabox.
    • Introduces a feature toggles tab on the Yoast SEO dashboard where users can enable/disable certain features.
      • New: Enable/disable the advanced settings pages.
      • New: Enable/disable the Yoast SEO admin bar menu. Added after receiving feedback from multiple users who wanted this option.
      • Moved: Enable/disable The OnPage.org integration.
    • Removes the tour. With the help center available on every Yoast SEO page or section and the new installation wizard, there was no real usecase for the tour anymore.
  • Bugfixes:

    • Fixes sorting the table in sitemaps.
    • Fixes a bug where keywords with a $ where not recognized.

3.5.0

Release Date: September 7th, 2016

  • Enhancements:

    • Adds Flesch Reading tests for Dutch and German.
    • Added info about author links in theme to disable setting on archives settings page.
    • Explicitly checks for public post type status when creating sitemap.
    • Removes frequency and priority from sitemap, see release post for clarification.
    • Improves sitemap "blocking files" notification.
    • Improves sitemap generation for posts when dealing with a large number of posts.
    • Improves reliability in some PHP configurations.
    • Improves styling for notices below tabs.
    • Adds @id fields to JSON LD output.
    • Adds table headings and labels to the bulk editor.
    • Improves the accessibility of the bulk editor.
    • Prevented loading the network admin when not network active.
    • Don't show keyword filter in post list when keyword analysis is disabled.
    • Improves message for settings import.
    • Adds translations for notification counts.
    • Makes upload image buttons translatable.
    • Improves alignment of form fields.
    • Adds descriptions for breadcrumb and canonicals on category pages.
    • Improves accessibility on plugin conflict notification links.
  • Bugfixes:

    • Fixes a bug where a new post with focus keyword would show up as a post without a keyword on the dashboard.
    • Fixes a bug that would break rich term descriptions with large images.
    • Fixes cache check in dashboard widget, which could cause unnecessary queries.
    • No longer load toolbar styles when toolbar is disabled.
    • Fixes a bug to prevent "cannot modify headers" notice on export.
    • Fixes a bug to improve passive voice recognition.
    • Fixes a bug to improve sentence detection.
    • Fixes a bug that prevented the markings from working correctly.
    • Fixes a bug where select2 would generate a 404 on a non-supported language.
    • Fixes a bug where HTML attributes could be translated.
    • Fixes a bug where the og:image tag would be omitted.
    • Fixes a bug for canonicals for search pages with empty search queries.

Earlier versions

For the changelog of earlier versions, please refer to the separate changelog.txt file.

Requires: 4.3 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.6.1
Last Updated: 2 days ago
Active Installs: 1+ million

Ratings

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Support

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