Splitting RTL texts into sentences, part 2

18 August 2020 | Manuel Augustin

In a previous article, I’ve told you the story of how we fixed the problem of sentence tokenization in RTL languages. If it’s only this specific technical problem you were interested in, read no further! I’m not going into more detail about the technical solution. But there’s also a bigger lesson to be learned here, »

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Splitting RTL texts into sentences, part 1

18 August 2020 | 2 Comments | Manuel Augustin

In this article, we'll outline a solution to a problem we faced when splitting up a text into sentences in RTL languages. These are languages with a right-to-left written script such as Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, and Hebrew. You’ll learn about the technical implementation of sentence tokenization in the Yoast text analysis, and how we expanded »

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Yoast SEO 14.0.x; or "Why you should never bypass wpdb"

30 April 2020 | 13 Comments | Joost de Valk

Yoast SEO 14.0 was a release that needed quite a few patches so far. We're sorry about that. In building Yoast SEO 14.0 we made a mistake: we bypassed wpdb. That caused issues and errors for some users when they tried to upgrade, which we're very sorry about. This post explains the mistakes we made, »

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Upcoming release: Yoast SEO 14.0 - Indexables

6 April 2020 | 38 Comments | Joost de Valk

Team Yoast, while all working from home for the first time in our history, is working on one of the biggest improvements to Yoast SEO yet. This release, Yoast SEO 14.0, internally has the codename "Indexables". This release, while fully backwards compatible, will change some of our known integration API's. If you integrate with Yoast »

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