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Yoast SEO 17.2

Yoast SEO 17.2 is out now! Yoast SEO comes with many powerful tools that will help you write SEO-proof and readable texts. And as of today, you can also work on your readability in the Farsi language. Readable content is awesome content! Read more about what’s new in Yoast SEO 17.2 in our release post!


  • Completes the readability analysis for Farsi by adding the transition words, sentence beginnings and passive voice assessments, and by adjusting the sentence length assessment to make it more appropriate for the Farsi language.
  • Improves keyword detection for Farsi by adding more categories to the list of function words. E.g., general adjectives and adverbs category, conjunctions, and articles.
  • Cleans up indexables for posts with an auto-draft post-status, in order to speed-up your admin pages.


  • Fixes a bug where indexables would be created for post auto-drafts when the SEO optimization is run.


  • Loads our help beacon on the workouts page.