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Yoast SEO 1.4.9

  • i18n
  • Updated .pot file
  • Updated ar, da_DK, de_DE, el_GR, es_ES, fa_IR, fr_FR, he_IL, id_ID, nl_NL, ro_RO, sv_SE & tr_TK
  • Added hr & sl_SI
  • Many localization fixes


  • Fixed sitemap "loc" element to have encoded entities.
  • Honor the language setting if other plugins set the language.
  • sitemap.xml will now redirect to sitemap_index.xml if it doesn't exist statically.
  • Added filters 'wpseo_sitemap_exclude_post_type' and 'wpseo_sitemap_exclude_taxonomy' to allow themes/plugins to exclude entries in the XML sitemap.
  • Added RTL support, some CSS fixes.
  • Focus word gets counted in meta description when defined by a template.
  • Fixed some bugs with the focus keyword in the first paragraph test.
  • Fixed display bug in SEO Title column when defined by a template ('Page # of #').
  • Fixed a few strict notices that would pop up in WP 3.6.
  • Prevent other plugins from overriding the WP SEO menu position.
  • Enabled the advanced tab for site-admins on a multi-site install.
  • Fixed post save error when page analysis is disabled.
  • OpenGraph frontpage og:description and og:image tags now properly added to the frontpage.


  • Added an HTML sitemap shortcode [wpseo_sitemap].
  • Added an XML sitemap listing the author profile URLs.
  • Added detection of Yoast's robots meta plugin and All In One SEO plugins, plugin now gives a notice to import settings and disable those plugins.
  • Prevent empty image tags in Twitter Cards - props Mike Bijon.
  • Add new twitter:domain tag- props Mike Bijon.
  • Add support for Facebooks new OG tags for media publishers.
  • Allow authorship to be removed per post type.