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Composer in Yoast projects

Earlier this year I implemented the Composer dependency manager support in Yoast projects. In recent years I spent a lot of time to explore and promote the use of Composer in the WordPress ecosystem in general. Implementing Composer in Yoast plugins is a great example of its success with WordPress projects, deployed on a widest possible …

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YoastSEO.js design decisions

4 November 2015 | Omar Reiss

In the upcoming 3.0 release of Yoast SEO (for WordPress), we're moving the entire content analysis from the server to the client side. This way our users can get instant feedback on the content they're writing, while they're writing it. In the past six months we’ve been working hard on a JavaScript library called YoastSEO.js …

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Yoast SEO: Developer Beta

8 October 2015 | Omar Reiss

Today we're releasing a developer beta for the upcoming release of Yoast SEO for WordPress, containing the long anticipated real time content analysis functionality. The release is provisionally scheduled for november 2nd and will include native support for shortcodes. At the same time we had to break backwards compatibility for multiple filters. That means we really …

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