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Yoast SEO Premium 16.5

Yoast SEO 16.5 is out today! This release introduces an addition to Yoast’s social media features: the Social Appearance Templates. With these templates, you can set a default social template for every page, custom post type, taxonomy, and archive. No more ugly images, weird titles or meta descriptions for you! Read more about what’s new in Yoast SEO 16.5 in our release post!


  • Introduces the Social Appearance Templates feature. This will give you the possibility to set title and description templates and a default image for social sharing of all your content types, archives and taxonomies.
  • Improves the stemming of Spanish words that look like ending in suffix -mente, e.g. "clemente" was incorrectly stemmed to "cl", now it's stemmed to "clement".


  • Fixes a bug where the Yoast\WP\SEO\enable_notification_{$watch_type}_{$notification_type} filter name was not correctly registered.


  • Deprecates the Yoast\WP\SEO\Integrations\Admin\Prominent_Words\Indexing_Integration class in favor of the Yoast\WP\SEO\Premium\Integrations\Admin\Prominent_Words\Indexing_Integration class.
  • Deprecates the Yoast\WP\SEO\Integrations\Admin\Prominent_Words\Metabox_Integration class in favor of the Yoast\WP\SEO\Premium\Integrations\Admin\Prominent_Words\Metabox_Integration class.
  • Deprecates the Yoast\WP\SEO\Helpers\Prominent_Words_Helper class in favor of the Yoast\WP\SEO\Premium\Helpers\Prominent_Words_Helper class.
  • Deprecates the Yoast\WP\SEO\Helpers\Zapier_Helper class in favor of the Yoast\WP\SEO\Premium\Helpers\Zapier_Helper class.
  • Deprecates the Yoast\WP\SEO\Conditionals\Zapier_Enabled_Conditional class in favor of the Yoast\WP\SEO\Premium\Conditionals\Zapier_Enabled_Conditional class.
  • Deprecates the Yoast\WP\SEO\Integrations\Third_Party\elementor_Premium class in favor of the Yoast\WP\SEO\Premium\Integrations\Third_Party\elementor_Premium class.
  • Deprecates the Yoast\WP\SEO\Integrations\Third_Party\Zapier class in favor of the Yoast\WP\SEO\Premium\Integrations\Third_Party\Zapier class.
  • Deprecates the Yoast\WP\SEO\Integrations\Third_Party\Zapier_Classic_Editor class in favor of the Yoast\WP\SEO\Premium\Integrations\Third_Party\Zapier_Classic_Editor class.
  • Deprecates the Yoast\WP\SEO\Integrations\Third_Party\Zapier_Trigger class in favor of the Yoast\WP\SEO\Premium\Integrations\Third_Party\Zapier_Trigger class.