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Yoast SEO Premium 17.0

Say hello to Yoast SEO 17.0! This release includes some behind-the-scenes improvements, like an improved Spanish word form feature and several fixes for our indexables data management. For now, please enjoy Yoast SEO and write the best possible content in the language of your choice! Read more about what’s new in Yoast SEO 17.0 in our release post!


  • Speeds up load times of admin pages by preventing unnecessary counts of unindexed posts and terms related to our internal linking suggestions.
  • Improves word form recognition for stem-changing verbs in Spanish.
  • Cleans up items from the database that are not used anymore, thereby reducing the size of many sites' database.


  • Fixes a bug where the Zapier settings were not visible and available when the site interface was in another language than English.
  • Fixes a bug where noindexed posts would show up in the orphaned content workout.


  • Deprecates the Yoast\WP\SEO\Routes\Link_Suggestions_Route class in favor of the Yoast\WP\SEO\Premium\Repositories\Link_Suggestions_Route class.
  • Deprecates the Yoast\WP\SEO\Routes\Prominent_Words_Route class in favor of the Yoast\WP\SEO\Premium\Repositories\Prominent_Words_Route class.
  • Deprecates the Yoast\WP\SEO\Routes\Zapier_Route class in favor of the Yoast\WP\SEO\Premium\Repositories\Zapier_Route class.