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Yoast SEO for Shopify changelog

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31-03-2022 09:16

Enhancements

  • Changes the price for Yoast SEO for Shopify subscriptions from $29 dollars per month to $19 dollars per month. Why? In our short endeavors in Shopify-land, we came to the conclusion that our pricing was on the higher end of the spectrum of the existing apps. While we think we provide a great product, we’ve decided to lower the price and give you in effect more bang for your buck.
  • Improves error handling related to the maximum length of input fields.

28-03-2022 09:06

Enhancements

  • Adds an app-wide banner telling that the theme modifications have been removed, with the option to reapply them easily.

24-03-2022 13:04

Enhancements

  • Adds Price: Maximum (%%price_max%%) replacement variable to products.
  • Adds Price: Minimum (%%price_min%%) replacement variable to products.
  • Adds Price (%%price%%) replacement variable to products.

15-03-2022 14:42

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where we're stripping script and style tags from the HTML of the content.

15-03-2022 11:45

Enhancements

  • Enhances the Webmaster validation code checks to catch more invalid codes from being entered.

10-03-2022 13:00

Enhancements

  • Enhances the file upload by providing clearer feedback when an unusable file is attempted to be used.

10-03-2022 08:57

Enhancements

  • Relocates the toast notifications from the right top corner to the top center.
  • Improves feedback strings for the Keyphrase Length assessment by making it explicit that we only count content words for languages with function word support.

09-03-2022 07:42

Enhancements

  • Adds a welcome back screen to enable returning users to remove theme modifications without needing a subscription.

07-03-2022 15:46

Enhancements

  • Adds a new replacement variable for the product barcode.
  • Improves the meta robots tags of product variants to now behave as per the main product.
  • Adds a new replacement variable for the product availability.
  • Adds a new replacement variable for the product SKU.

03-03-2022 10:07

Enhancements

  • The Facebook and Twitter Preview now uses image instead of a background image.

28-02-2022 10:52

Enhancements

  • Adds more detailed comments inside modified theme files, about the way of reverting automated changes.
  • Enhances the App by adding logic which will disable all Yoast SEO frontend output automatically when the App is uninstalled - this functionality requires an additional scope to be accepted on for the App: write_script_tags .

22-02-2022 15:41

Enhancements

  • Changes the default for showing collection and product archives in search results to be enabled, so they are shown in the search results.

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the link to learn more about the no-index setting would not redirect to the correct Yoast.com help page.

21-02-2022 09:16

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where a primary domain other than the myshopify domain would not be displayed in the Social previews.

18-02-2022 11:31

Enhancements

  • Improves the text of the Uninstall settings to make the buttons and text more understandable.
  • Adds a theme modification page to the advanced settings to reapply and remove theme modifications.

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the Yoast-markings would be persisted to the item in Shopify.

16-02-2022 09:08

Enhancements

  • The Yoast SEO breadcrumbs on the default product view no longer show the default variant.
  • Improves the %%title%% replacement on the default product view to no longer include the default variant.
  • Allows the WebPage and Website schema parts to be managed by Yoast even if the Organization part is not being managed by Yoast.

11-02-2022 15:14

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where relative URLs would be stripped of their starting slash in the Optimize content editor.
  • Fixes a bug where the Image Keyphrase assessment would only analyze the first word in image alt-attributes.

11-02-2022 10:49

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the Google Preview was not showing "In stock" when Inventory Tracking was disabled for a product

11-02-2022 08:49

Enhancements

  • Introduce new replacement variables for the SEO title and description configured in the search engine listing preview inside Shopify.
  • Introduce new replacement variable for the product vendor.

10-02-2022 09:00

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the myshopify domain instead of the primary domain was used in the internal links assessment and the Google preview.
  • Excludes URLs from the characters count in Japanese.
  • Improves stemming of Turkish word forms with an apostrophe.

09-02-2022 10:54

Bugfixes

  • Fixes our template control structure to not use the "include" method from Liquid as this was causing problems on specific theme implementations.

03-02-2022 12:19

Enhancements

  • Makes the editor in the Optimize module use your theme language when you are working on optimizing a content item.

Bugfixes

  • Fixes the problem when disabling Schema parts in the Yoast SEO settings, the Schema defined for these parts in the theme is not being output on the page.

27-01-2022 11:49

Bugfixes

  • Fixes the replacement of the "Title" variable by preferring the existing SEO title that was already filled within the Shopify admin.

24-01-2022 12:22

Enhancements

  • Fixes performance issues regarding the SEO and Readability filters on the Products and Collections optimize overview pages.
  • Adds a view source (HTML) button to the content editor.

18-01-2022 17:45

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where fetching the list of products filtered by scores would exceed the Shopify API limits, when only few products have been indexed for a shop.
  • Ensures that WebSite and WebPage schema pieces will always be output (providing that they're valid).