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Yoast SEO 20.12

We've just released Yoast SEO 20.12! This release includes fixes and enhancements that strengthen the stability of our plugin and enhance your SEO efforts. Find out more about what's new in Yoast SEO 20.12 in our release post!


  • Adds utm_source, utm_medium, utm_campaign, utm_term, utm_content, gclid and gtm_debug to the default allowlist for the "Remove unregistered URL parameters" setting.


  • Fixes a bug where an error would appear in debug.log when saving a draft or updating a post in Elementor.
  • Fixes a bug where the controls for the FAQ and how-to blocks would be not shown when running Gutenberg versions >= 15.2.
  • Fixes a bug where the duration text of the how-to block would be output in the user language instead of the site language.


  • Updates the verification link to the Google Search Console in the Site connections section in Settings.
  • Improves the copy in the final step of the first time configuration.
  • Updates copy of our free webinar notification.