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Yoast SEO Premium changelog

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  • Shows a notification regarding the creation of redirects when deleting a category or tag.
  • Introduces an action (wpseo_premium_redirects_modified) that will be executed when a redirect has been added, edited or deleted.
  • Adds the possibility to enter keyword synonyms.
  • Adds an assessment the checks the distribution of the focus keyword in the text.
  • Adds an assessment that checks the distribution of keywords and synonyms.


  • Fixes a bug where advertisements were being displayed next to video tutorials.
  • Fixes a bug where redirected URLs would show up in the sitemap.
  • Filters out prominent word combinations ending in 's in English. Props to swekkiekekkie.




  • Fixes a bug where non-public posts were given as a link suggestion.
  • Fixes a bug where a redirect would redirect to the currently requested URL.
  • Fixes a bug where the fallback for the Facebook title in the social preview was not showing the correct title.
  • Fixes a bug where Yoast product advertisements were shown in the Help Center video tab.
  • Fixes a bug where the analysis would only show results for the main keyword when multiple keywords are used.
  • Fixes a bug where the analysis results were being hidden while they were being calculated.



  • Adds WP-CLI commands to manage redirects. Use wp yoast redirect to see the list of available commands.


  • Fixes a bug where the link to run the internal linking count for orphaned content did not work.
  • Fixes a bug where unpublished posts and password protected posts where taken into account in the orphaned content overview and notifications.
  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 7.6.0.


  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 7.5.3.


  • Fixes a bug where the determination of "Orphaned content" tries to account for noindex items, resulting in a lot of additional database querying.



  • Adds Russian Insights and Linking Suggestions.


  • Fixes a bug where the subdirectory is added twice to the origin form field when pressing the create redirect link on the adminbar.
  • Fixes a bug where the subdirectory is stripped out of the redirect target when it's provided as a full url.
  • Fixes a bug where posts set to noindex would show in the orphaned content filter.


  • Sets the maximum amount of Linking Suggestions to 10.
  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 7.5.


  • Fixes a bug where the pagination overlaps the orphaned content information message, on post overview pages in combination with low resolutions.
  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 7.3.0.


  • Fixes an issue where no new redirect was created after a parent/child relationship of a page was changed.
  • Fixes an issue where reverting the parent/child relationship of two pages could result in a redirect loop.
  • Removes plugin suggestions from the dashboard.
  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 7.2.0.



  • Fixes a fatal error on the Import/Export pages where a method on an import status property is called which is not always available.



  • Adds SEO titles and meta descriptions to the focus keyword export.


  • Removes unnecessary HTML from button.


  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 7.0.0.
  • Removes the deprecated WPSEO_Premium:: add_admin_pages method.



  • Adds a new sentence to the Internal Linking analyzer after completing a full site scan. This gives you more insight into what the effects are of running the analyzer.
  • Adds additional explanation on entries on the features tab.
  • Adds links to explanatory articles on the features tab.


  • Fixes a bug where a core WordPress function wasn't available when getting the .htaccess file path on an Apache installation.
  • Adds support for including custom post types in the prominent words recalculation process.



  • Fixes a bug where the Regex redirects don't work anymore.


  • Fixes a bug in the redirects where an url decoded origin isn't found when the request uri isn't decoded.
  • Fixes a bug where on certain servers (using FastCGI) redirects could not be filtered.
  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 6.1.0.


  • Converts the list of post types to a format which is compatible with the REST API format.
  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 6.0.0.


  • Fixes an issue where any keyword except the first keyword would show the results of the first keyword.


  • Fixes a bug where the configuration wizard could not be loaded, caused by a missing JavaScript dependency.


  • Insights are now shown in a separate section below the text analysis.
  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 5.9.0.


  • Prefixes $redirect_handler as $wpseo_redirect_handler as this is globally available.


  • Improved the copy of the notice that will be displayed when a post has been stored from the trash.
  • Fixes a bug by removing the accessibility check of a redirect target for regular expression redirects because these are likely to be dynamic.
  • Fixes a bug in the redirect search where the search string that starts or ends with a slash doesn't match with an expected result.
  • Fixes a bug where the "focus keyword used in another post"-check could not detect when a keyword was used at the 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th keyword spot.


  • Fixes a bug where a user with granted wpseo_manage_redirects would see settings which should not be shown.
  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 5.6.1.


  • Introduces the Orphaned content filter and notifications.
  • Fixes an issue where the 'You are not receiving updates or support!' notification would be wrongfully shown on a sub-site of a multisite installation.
  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 5.6.


  • Introduces wpseo_manage_redirects to allow any role or user to manage redirects without having to be an administrator.
  • Added filter for filtering redirects by redirect-type.
  • Added a tool to export Focus Keywords.


  • Adds importing of exported redirects in CSV format via SEO > Tools > import and export > import redirects.
  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 5.4.0.


  • Add feature to export redirects, via SEO - Tools - Import/Export
  • Removes the meta tag
  • When creating a redirect to a file, it will no longer show a warning that the target location does not exist


  • Adds a watcher for private posts to be redirected correctly after trashing them.
  • Adds collecting technical environment data to send to Yoast.
  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 5.4.0.


  • Adds Italian Insights and Linking Suggestions, props Abramo Tesoro.
  • Fixes a bug where multiple redirect notices pop up when having WooCommerce Tab Manager installed.
  • Includes every change in Yoast SEO 5.1.0.