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Yoast SEO 3.5


  • Adds Flesch Reading tests for Dutch and German.
  • Added info about author links in theme to disable setting on archives settings page.
  • Explicitly checks for public post type status when creating sitemap.
  • Removes frequency and priority from sitemap, see release post for clarification.
  • Improves sitemap "blocking files" notification.
  • Improves sitemap generation for posts when dealing with a large number of posts.
  • Improves reliability in some PHP configurations.
  • Improves styling for notices below tabs.
  • Adds @id fields to JSON LD output.
  • Adds table headings and labels to the bulk editor.
  • Improves the accessibility of the bulk editor.
  • Prevented loading the network admin when not network active.
  • Don't show keyword filter in post list when keyword analysis is disabled.
  • Improves message for settings import.
  • Adds translations for notification counts.
  • Makes upload image buttons translatable.
  • Improves alignment of form fields.
  • Adds descriptions for breadcrumb and canonicals on category pages.
  • Improves accessibility on plugin conflict notification links.


  • Fixes a bug where a new post with focus keyword would show up as a post without a keyword on the dashboard.
  • Fixes a bug that would break rich term descriptions with large images.
  • Fixes cache check in dashboard widget, which could cause unnecessary queries.
  • No longer load toolbar styles when toolbar is disabled.
  • Fixes a bug to prevent "cannot modify headers" notice on export.
  • Fixes a bug to improve passive voice recognition.
  • Fixes a bug to improve sentence detection.
  • Fixes a bug that prevented the markings from working correctly.
  • Fixes a bug where select2 would generate a 404 on a non-supported language.
  • Fixes a bug where HTML attributes could be translated.
  • Fixes a bug where the og:image tag would be omitted.
  • Fixes a bug for canonicals for search pages with empty search queries.