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Yoast Video SEO 4.1


  • Fixes link to google article about video sitemaps.
  • Fixes a bug where the video-seo menu would overwrite the go premium menu item.
  • Fixes: If a post uses a custom title/description template with variables, the variables were not being replaced correctly for the Video sitemap.
  • Minor spelling & grammar fixes.
  • If a video was previously detected, but the post type has since been excluded from VideoSEO, the video opengraph and schema tags would still be added to the front-end page. This has been fixed now.
  • Fix case-sensitivity issues with video object meta tags.
  • Minor XHTML syntax fix.


  • Improves styling for notices.
  • Minor improvements for compatibility with Yoast SEO.
  • Minor UI improvements for buttons and translations.
  • Add the video:duration tag to video page headers.
  • Clarify what effect the option to allow videos to be embedded by other sites has.
  • Clarify the description of the "Family Friendly" option used in the metabox.
  • Improve support for the Yandex search engine by adding some Yandex specific tags. This can be turned off using the new wpseovideoyandex_support filter (return false to turn it off).
  • Allow for adding additional schema meta tags - such as transcript to a video object using the new wpseovideoobjectmetacontent filter.
  • Clarify the description for the family friendly checkbox.