<h3>Yoast SEO: the #1 WordPress SEO plugin</h3> <p>Since 2008 Yoast SEO has helped millions of websites worldwide to <strong>rank higher in search engines</strong>.</p> <p>Yoast’s mission is <strong>SEO for Everyone</strong>. Our plugin’s users range from the bakery around the corner to some of the most popular sites on the planet.</p> <p>Yoast SEO Free contains everything that you need to manage your SEO, and the <a href="https://yoa.st/1v8" rel="nofollow ugc">Yoast SEO Premium</a> plugin and its extensions unlock even more tools and functionality.</p> <h4>GET AHEAD OF THE COMPETITION</h4> <p>To rank highly in search engines, you need to beat the competition. You need a better, faster, stronger website than the people who sell or do the same kinds of things as you.</p> <p>Yoast SEO is the most-used WordPress SEO plugin, and has helped millions of people like you to get ahead, and to stay ahead.</p> <h4>TAKING CARE OF YOUR WORDPRESS SEO</h4> <p>Yoast SEO is packed full of features, designed to help visitors and search engines to get the most out of your website. Some of our favourites are:</p> <ul> <li>Automated technical SEO improvements, like <strong>canonical URLs</strong> and <strong>meta tags</strong>.</li> <li>Advanced <strong>XML sitemaps</strong>; making it easy for Google to understand your site structure.</li> <li>Title and meta description templating, for <strong>better branding</strong> and consistent snippets in the search results.</li> <li>An in-depth Schema.org integration that will <strong>increase your chance of getting rich results</strong>, by helping search engines to understand your content.</li> <li>Full control over <strong>site breadcrumbs</strong>, so that users and search engines always know where they are.</li> <li><strong>Faster loading times</strong> for your whole website, due to an innovative way of managing data in WordPress.</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> E-mail support for our <a href="https://yoa.st/1v8" rel="nofollow ugc">Yoast SEO Premium</a> users.</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> The possibility to expand Yoast SEO with the <a href="https://yoa.st/1uv" rel="nofollow ugc">News SEO</a>, <a href="https://yoa.st/1uw" rel="nofollow ugc">Video SEO</a>, <a href="https://yoa.st/1uu" rel="nofollow ugc">Local SEO</a> and <a href="https://yoa.st/3rh" rel="nofollow ugc">WooCommerce SEO</a> extensions.</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> <strong>New!</strong> Yoast SEO Premium comes with wide-ranging crawl settings that help you improve how search engines crawl your site.</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> <strong>New!</strong> Yoast SEO Premium comes with an IndexNow integration to ping search engines like Microsoft Bing whenever you publish or update content.</li> </ul> <h4>WRITE KILLER CONTENT WITH YOAST SEO</h4> <p>We know content is king, that&#8217;s why Yoast SEO is famous for its <strong>state-of-the-art content and SEO analysis</strong>. Yoast SEO gives you:</p> <ul> <li><strong>SEO analysis</strong>: an invaluable tool while writing SEO-friendly content with the right (focus) keyphrases in mind.</li> <li><strong>Readability analysis</strong>: ensures that humans and search engines can read and understand your content.</li> <li><strong>Full language support</strong> for: English, German, French, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Indonesian, Polish, Portuguese, Arabic, Swedish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Turkish, Czech, Norwegian, Slovak and Greek.</li> <li><strong>A Google preview</strong>, which shows what your listings will look like in the search results. Even on mobile devices!</li> <li><strong>Innovative Schema blocks</strong> for the WordPress block editor, so that your FAQ and HowTo content can be shown directly in the search results. Plus a breadcrumbs block to guide your users.</li> <li><strong>[Premium] Internal linking blocks</strong> to easily improve the structure of your content. Easily add a <strong>table of contents block</strong>, a <strong>related links block</strong>, a <strong>subpages</strong> block, or <strong>siblings block</strong>! Plus, we’ll keep adding these easy-to-add blocks to improve your site structure.</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> Social previews to show you how your content will be shown on Twitter and Facebook. Plus: Social Appearance Templates to guarantee a consistent look.</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> The Insights tool that shows you what your text focuses on. This way you can keep your article in line with your keyphrases.</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> Optimize your content for synonyms and related keyphrases.</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> Optimize your article for different word forms of your keyphrases, as the singular and plural. But also different verb forms, synonyms, and related keyphrases. This makes for more natural content!</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> Automatic internal linking suggestions: write your article and get automatic suggested posts to link to!</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> An orphaned content filter to detect posts that have no links pointing towards them!</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> SEO workouts to make working on your site as easy as ABC. These SEO workflows will get your site into shape in no time!</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> <strong>New!</strong> Yoast SEO Premium comes with a new word complexity feature that gives you actionable feedback on using difficult words. This feature is in beta and English only for now.</li> <li><strong>New!</strong> Yoast SEO Free and Premium come with a new inclusive language analysis that helps you write inclusive content. This feature is opt-in and English-only for now.</li> </ul> <h4>KEEP YOUR SITE IN PERFECT SHAPE</h4> <p>Whether you are an online entrepreneur, blogger or content creator, a developer, a (WordPress) SEO expert or a business owner, Yoast SEO helps you keep your website in perfect shape by:</p> <ul> <li>Tuning the engine of your website, so you can work on creating great content!</li> <li>Giving you <strong>cornerstone content</strong> and <strong>internal linking</strong> features to help you optimize your site structure in a breeze.</li> <li>Translating your content to <strong>structured data</strong> where possible, to help search engines understand your website.</li> <li>Helping you manage your team: with our <strong>SEO roles</strong> you can give colleagues access to specific sections of the Yoast SEO plugin.</li> <li><strong>[Premium] Automatically creating redirects</strong> when URLs change or when pages are deleted, and providing tools to manage or create redirects.</li> <li><strong>[Premium]</strong> Showing you <strong>social previews</strong> to manage the way your page is shared on social networks like Facebook and Twitter.</li> </ul> <h4>TRUST THE EXPERTS</h4> <p>Yoast is powered by a team of expert developers, testers, software architects, and SEO consultants. They work constantly to stay at the cutting edge of WordPress SEO, and to improve the plugin with every release.</p> <p>Yoast SEO is the <strong>only WordPress SEO plugin made by world-renowned SEO experts</strong>.</p> <h3>GET PREMIUM SUPPORT</h3> <p>The Yoast team offers regular support on the WordPress.org forums. But we hope you understand that we prioritize our Premium customers. This one-on-one email support is available to people who have purchased Yoast SEO Premium.</p> <p>Did you know that <a href="https://yoa.st/1v8" rel="nofollow ugc">Yoast SEO Premium</a> contains a lot of extra features:</p> <ul> <li>A <strong>redirect manager</strong> that prevents “404: page not found” errors</li> <li>Optimize without worrying about over-optimization with <strong>intelligent word form recognition</strong> available in multiple languages.</li> <li><strong>Internal linking blocks</strong> to structure your site easily.</li> <li><strong>Internal linking suggestions</strong> while you’re writing.</li> <li>Preview your content to see what it will look like in the search results and when shared on social media using the <strong>Google preview</strong> and <strong>social preview</strong>.</li> <li><strong>Cornerstone content checks</strong> that point search engines to your most important pages.</li> <li>Connect Yoast SEO to Zapier to easily <strong>create zaps that instantly share your published posts</strong> with 2000+ destinations like Twitter, Facebook, and much more.</li> </ul> <p>If you are serious about your WordPress SEO, install the <a href="https://yoa.st/1v8" rel="nofollow ugc">Yoast SEO Premium plugin</a>! <strong>Costs a little, saves a lot of time!</strong></p> <h4>OUR EXTENSIONS TO FURTHER IMPROVE YOUR WORDPRESS SEO</h4> <p>Check out these SEO add-ons by Yoast:</p> <ul> <li><strong><a href="https://yoa.st/1uu" rel="nofollow ugc">Yoast Local SEO</a></strong> optimizes your website for a local audience.</li> <li><strong><a href="https://yoa.st/1uw" rel="nofollow ugc">Yoast Video SEO</a></strong> ensures that Google understands what your video is about, increasing the chances of ranking in the video results.</li> <li><strong><a href="https://yoa.st/1uv" rel="nofollow ugc">Yoast News SEO</a></strong> for news websites that want to improve their visibility and performance in Google News.</li> <li><strong><a href="https://yoa.st/3rh" rel="nofollow ugc">WooCommerce SEO</a></strong> for all online shops that want to perform better in the search results and social media.</li> </ul> <p>These extensions work fine with the free version of Yoast SEO. Of course, the premium extensions also include 24/7 support.</p> <p>Oh, don&#8217;t forget: our <strong><a href="https://yoa.st/3ri" rel="nofollow ugc">Yoast Academy</a></strong> is for all entrepreneurs, bloggers, and anyone who wants to learn more about optimizing websites, improving your WordPress SEO, and if you want to take your content to the next level!</p> <h3>INTEGRATIONS</h3> <p>Yoast SEO integrates seamlessly into a range of themes and plugins. We work particularly well with:</p> <ul> <li>The <a href="https://wordpress.org/support/article/wordpress-editor/" rel="ugc">WordPress block editor</a> (or ‘Gutenberg’ editor).</li> <li>The official <a href="https://wordpress.org/plugins/amp/" rel="ugc">AMP</a> plugin, which changes your templates to use the ‘AMP’ HTML format.</li> <li>Google’s <a href="https://wordpress.org/plugins/web-stories/" rel="ugc">Web Stories</a> plugin, which helps you to create ‘<a href="https://amp.dev/about/stories/" rel="nofollow ugc">web stories</a>’.</li> <li>The <a href="https://wordpress.org/plugins/advanced-custom-fields/" rel="ugc">Advanced Custom Fields</a> plugin, when you also activate the <a href="https://wordpress.org/plugins/acf-content-analysis-for-yoast-seo/" rel="ugc">ACF Content Analysis for Yoast SEO</a> plugin.</li> <li>The <a href="https://wordpress.org/plugins/elementor/" rel="ugc">Elementor</a> website builder.</li> <li><a href="https://zapier.com/apps/yoast-seo/integrations" rel="nofollow ugc">Zapier</a>, which helps you automate your publishing flow.</li> <li><a href="https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-search-with-algolia/" rel="ugc">Algolia</a> integration to improve the quality of your site search.</li> <li><a href="https://wordproof.com/" rel="nofollow ugc">WordProof</a>, which helps you prove ownership by adding timestamps.</li> </ul> <h3>BUG REPORTS</h3> <p>Do you want to report a bug for Yoast SEO? Best to do so in the WordPress SEO <a href="https://github.com/Yoast/wordpress-seo" rel="nofollow ugc">repository on GitHub</a>. Please note that GitHub is not a support forum and issues will be closed if they don’t meet the bug requirements.</p> <h3>READ MORE</h3> <p>Want more information on search engine optimization and Yoast SEO? Have a look at:</p> <ul> <li>The <a href="https://yoa.st/1v8" rel="nofollow ugc">Yoast SEO Plugin</a> official homepage.</li> <li>The <a href="https://yoa.st/1va" rel="nofollow ugc">Yoast SEO Help center</a>.</li> <li><a href="https://yoa.st/1v6" rel="nofollow ugc">WordPress SEO &#8211; The definitive Guide by Yoast</a>.</li> <li>Other <a href="https://yoa.st/1v9" rel="nofollow ugc">WordPress Plugins</a> by Team Yoast.</li> <li>Also follow Yoast on <a href="https://facebook.com/yoast" rel="nofollow ugc">Facebook</a>, <a href="https://www.instagram.com/yoast/" rel="nofollow ugc">Instagram</a> &amp; <a href="https://twitter.com/yoast" rel="nofollow ugc">Twitter</a>.</li> </ul>

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20.3 Mar 14, 2023 stable
20.2.1 Mar 2, 2023 stable
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20.1 Feb 7, 2023 stable
20.0 Jan 24, 2023 stable
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