Plugin Reviews

Yoast SEO

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


1942 reviews
Average Rating
4 out of 5 stars
Lost features on free version
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You shouldn't remove features from the free version and start charging for those features

Where did all the positive reviews suddenly come from?
By , for WP 4.4.2

So after a tsunami of complaints, all of a sudden there were many positive reviews about this plugin.

Hmmmmm, I'm not sure, but I have a feeling...

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Urgently we need an alternative
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It was a excellent plugin. I encourage everyone to look for another alternative. Each new update is developed to lose features and you pay for the version pro.

There is not intelligent back to previous version. We need a plugin to add features or to stay with the standard features, and not remove them !!

Caution: This is the beginning of a death foretold.

the recent update has caused major problems
By , for WP 4.4

I have no problem with this plugin changing so that you have to pay for some of its better features. The problem, however, is that those of us who have been using the full-featured free version for years updated to the newest version and discovered to our surprise that much of the functionality was missing, and articles which we had worked hard on to achieve decent SEO suddenly lost much of their optimization.

This was most noticeable in the meta description. In the former version, there was a box where one could type in the description, and Yoast told you how many characters you had left. Now, all our meta descriptions have been removed and I believe just the first 156 characters of our articles replaced the metas we had written. To make it worse, to change the meta description now, you have to hover over a blank box which doesn't even have a cursor in it, so you can't see what you're doing.

Also, the keywords have changed. For quite some time, multiple keywords were supported in Yoast. Now it's just one keyword and you have to pay for the functionality for multiple keywords. Sure, that's fine, but it was sprung on us with no notice whatsoever, so now our SEO keywords are broken on all articles, posts and pages.

Not only is it shockingly bad form to undermine all the work users have put into their websites, but if I'd been shown Yoast as it exists now back when I first decided to start using it, I would have skipped it and moved on to another SEO plugin. It's just not very good.

As a stopgap you can download an old version of Yoast, but no matter what, you'll have to get a new SEO plugin soon -- no one wants to risk an outdated plugin -- and you'll have to do all the work again. I'm probably going to get separate plugins for each aspect instead of one do-it-all plugin, so if one plugin becomes useless like Yoast has, I won't lose all my work, just some of it.

Tolles SEO-Plugin
By , for WP 4.4

Sehr umfangreiches und leicht zu bedienendes Plugin. Gerade die SEO-Vorschau unter jedem Artikel ist gro├čartig!

Used to be good until the update destroyed it
By , for WP 4.4

I always remember 5 nearly going on 6 years always told use Yoast for your blog SEO and you know they where right move until recently bang your update destroyed my faith in yoast went down the drain. All the seo/site problems Yoast resolved have now became problematic, the traffic light system years of work that have been hovering in green, about 86% now are either red or amber. Im considering unistalling this or go back to older version or off to a rival

By , for WP 4.4

All fine but please add the function to show page with a blank description. In order not to look in the pile of pages.

Best SEO plugin for the WordPress
By , for WP 4.4

Free version works just fine for me. It has everything you need for good SEO with easy and understandable UI.

It is my strong believe, someone hired a [moderated] to generate a bad rating for this plugin, don't believe them, just try it and you'll see.

One of the best
By , for WP 4.4

I use from several years this plugin for my [Link redacted]and when I develop websites for customers.

Simply the best.
I just got some crash issue not being compatible with some other plugins but once you get to know how it works it's just awesome.

I just give 3 stars as sometimes the plugin says the alt tag on images is not set, but probably it's due to the fact I use Visual Composer as well.

In the end for what I can say it's just the best tested on my own skin.

By , for WP 4.4

Es una de las mejores herramientas que he encontrado nunca para un blog en wordpress. Es un fijo entre mis plugin.

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