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Yoast SEO 1.7.2


  • Contains lots of performance optimizations, including removal of unnecessary inclusion and defined checks for every classfile, refactoring of frontend logic, cutting unnecessary inheritance chains et. al.
  • Adds Twitter gallery cards.
  • Adds Twitter cards for non singular pages (including Homepage).
  • Allows archive titles & meta to be set on non public post types that do have a public archive, props xeeeveee.
  • Huge performance gain for enrich_defaults(), props Koen Van den Wijngaert.
  • Nextscripts removed from the OG conflict list.
  • Added full Composer support, switched to Composer for dependency management and autoloading.


  • Fixes a bug where new posts weren't always added to the post sitemap properly in case of multiple sitemaps.
  • Fixes a grammatical error in the tutorial.
  • Fixes a bug where %%currentyear%% shortcode wasn't parsed well in the meta description.
  • Fixes an undefined index notice in the opengraph functionality.
  • Fixes a bug where variable placeholders were not always assigned the correct value, props Andy Sozot for reporting and Juliette for fixing.
  • Fixes a bug with SEO score on servers using international number formats.
  • Fixes broken backward compatibility / snippet preview, props Juliette.
  • Fixes a bug where the %%page%% shortcode wasn't properly rendered in the titles and meta's.
  • Fixes a bug where custom replacement variables where not properly rendered when using them in multiple fields.
  • Fixes at least a large part of the keyword density 0% issues.
  • Corrected price on WooCommerce SEO banner.