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3.8

Enhancements

  • Makes tooltips on tabs icons accessible.
  • Adds check to prevent sitemap from having empty image entries.
  • Improves screenreader text for the readability tab.
  • Adds a toggle for author and date archives.
  • Adds several improvements for readability and consistent styling.

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the category picker would become slow with 1000+ categories, props Ron Willemse
  • Fixes a bug with VoiceOver on the readability and keyword tabs.

3.7.1

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the configuration wizard couldn't go to the next step if PUT requests were disabled on the server.

3.7

Enhancements

  • Includes a few design improvements in the analysis section of the metabox. Design is now more consistent.
  • Makes sure author archives are disabled when a user confirms his site is single-author.
  • The configuration wizard is now called "configuration wizard" consistently throughout the plugin.
  • Makes sure the help center is now included on all Yoast SEO pages.
  • Added a notification asking users to rate Yoast SEO on WordPress.org.

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the metabox was taking up too much space on small screens.
  • Fixes a bug where the marking for consecutive sentences beginning with the same word was off by one.
  • Fixes a bug where the Google Search Console integration wasn't working well on multisite.
  • Fixes a bug where the newsletter signup always did a http request, causing mixed content errors on https sites.

3.6.1

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the admin bar would still show advanced settings when the advanced settings were disabled.

3.4.2

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where apostrophes would be stripped from the focus keyword.

3.4.1

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a stored XSS issue in the Yoast SEO metabox. Thanks Hammad Shamsi for reporting and responsibly disclosing this issue.

3.3.4

  • Fixed a bug in the 3.3.3 release that caused the release folder to not have a fix.

3.3.3

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the focus keyword is not shown for posts created using WordPress SEO 2.x.
  • Fixes a bug where changing the title in the bulk editor could be used to trigger JavaScript for the current user.

3.3.2

Enhancements

  • Removes non-minified files. This makes the download a lot smaller which will result in less cases of an incomplete or failed download.
  • Add setting and user option to disable the content analysis; The SEO analysis will still be present.
  • Change the overall content analysis bullet to be more lenient in non-English languages. This means it will be easier to get a green bullet for non-English languages.

Bugfixes

  • Fix issue where the settings export zip file could be read from the uploads folder after doing an export.

3.3.1

Enhancements

  • Adds help center to google search console page when not connected to google search console.
  • Adds video to the Yoast SEO dashboard to explain it.
  • Ships the production version of React instead of the development version.

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the primary category wouldn't be in the permalink if get_permalink was called outside the loop.
  • Fixes a compatibility issue where we set $ to jQuery.
  • Fixes a bug with redirects on a subsite in a multisite installation, props nicholas-eden.
  • Fixes a bug where invalid HTML would throw a warning.
  • Fixes a bug where reading server variables using filter_input returns an empty result.
  • Fixes a bug where the passive voice and transition words would be shown on non-english language

3.2.5

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug in the text analysis when there are more images, the alt tags are not analysed as expected.
  • Fixes a fatal when the BCMath component has been disabled in the host environment.
  • Fixes a fatal in wp-admin when certain plugins which hide the login are activated.
  • Fixes a warning in the sitemap index when no post types are shown and a last modified date is being requested.
  • Adds missing capability checks in AJAX request responses.

3.2.4

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a regression where the post URL would be numerical when no post title was set.
  • Fixes an issue that would cause notifications not to be dismissed even though they should be.

3.2.3

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the update notification cannot be dismissed
  • Fixes a bug where the notifications can be shown multiple times

3.2.2

  • Bugfix:
  • Fixes a bug where the text analysis was broken in certain languages in certain cases.

3.2.1

  • Bugfix:
  • Fixes bug where settings of the Advanced tabs "permalinks" and "rss" were no longer saved.

3.1.2

Enhancements

  • Makes sure the permalink on the frontend also makes use of the primary category if one has been selected.

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a compatibility issue with the upcoming WordPress 4.5, where the Yoast SEO metabox and columns were no longer shown on taxonomy and term edit pages.
  • Fixes a bug where the default category that was shown in the breadcrumbs was no longer the most deeply nested one.
  • Fixes a bug where the file editor could be accessed by non admin users. Thanks Jörn Lund for the patch!
  • Fixes a JS error on the post edit page that was caused when the WP slugeditor wasn't present.
  • Fixes an issue where our indexability check would fail on installs with WordFence that have the "block fake Google crawlers" setting enabled.

3.1.1

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where part of the Yoast SEO metabox was no longer translated.
  • Fixes a bug where the post slug would be overwritten with the post ID in case a post was autosaved and did not have a title yet.

3.0.7

Enhancements

  • Removes email notifications for OnPage.org indexability check. It caused more issues than it solved.
  • Adds several UX improvements to the snippet editor, making it more clear it is editable.

3.0.6

Bugfixes

  • Fixes the recalculate tool that was broken with the Localized Flesch Reading ease change...

3.0.5

Enhancements

  • Made it possible to opt out from the OnPage.org indexability check.
  • Contains a few small performance enhancements in the Content Analysis.
  • Only includes Flesch Reading ease test when site language is set to English, since it doesn't really add value in other languages yet.

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a lot of issues with dismissible notices. Thanks Craig Pearson for writing the patch!
  • Fixes several issues with keyword recognition for keywords which contain punctuation.
  • Fixes an issue where keywords containing diacritics were not recognized in alt tags.

3.0.4

  • Enhancement: Made the "Analyze entire site" button have better color contrast and resemble JetPack. Thanks WPExplorer for the contribution.

Bugfixes

  • Fixes JS errors in combination with Give plugin, CMB2 Framework, ACF layout builder and any other plugin that replaces the editor with something else. Thanks a lot Daniel Seripap for fixing.
  • Fixes JavaScript error on post types without 'editor' capability. Thanks Aaron Hipple for the fix and Zvonko Biškup for testing.
  • Fixes a lot of text analysis issues for languages with non-latin scripts, including the "0% keyword density" issues.
  • Fixes an issue where html tags were not stripped properly from taxonomy descriptions for custom taxonomies.
  • Fixes possible "URI too long" errors when parsing shortcodes in the content before it is analyzed.

3.0.3

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the snippet preview was broken.

3.0.1

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where users where getting error notifications about how their site was not indexable when in fact no check had been performed yet.
  • Fixes a few broken links to help docs about the OnPage.org integration.
  • Fixes an edgecase where the indexability check would go wrong for sites that filter the home url.
  • Fixes a bug where the admin email that was sent to report the current indexability status was not rendered as HTML.

2.3.5

Bugfixes

  • Fixes the Twitter image metatag that was invalidated after a recent API change by Twitter. Thanks Andy Piper for notifying us.
  • Removes all tests directories from the release. Props Edward Beckett for reporting.
  • Updated the minimum required version of WordPress to 4.0.

2.3.4

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the focus keyword test in the Yoast SEO metabox was broken as a regression of removing the autocomplete functionality.

2.3.2

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where non-admin users were no longer able to update their profile with Yoast SEO active.
  • Fixes a bug where all labels in the Yoast SEO admin were bold.

2.3.1

Bugfixes

  • Makes sure authors and editors cannot submit advanced metadata on a post when the advanced tab in the metabox has been disabled for them. Thanks Peter Allor from IBM for finding and reporting this issue.
  • Fixes a bug where upgrading to version 2.3 would occasionally cause WSOD's on both admin and frontend. We were unable to pinpoint the exact conflicting plugins and themes, but we are quite confident it was caused by us using, and others hooking into, WP_Query too early.

2.2.1

  • Makes sure users can close the tour by circumventing possible JavaScript caching issues that might occur.

2.1.1

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the JSON+LD output was outputted twice when company or person info wasn't set.
  • Fixes a compatibility issue with Video SEO and WooCommerce SEO add-ons causing WSOD on the frontend for video's and WooCommerce products.
  • Fixes a compatibility issue with BBPress caused by hooking current_user_can too early.

2.0.1

Bugfixes

  • Fixes an issue where (in rare cases) people upgrading to 2.0 got stuck in a redirect loop on their admin.
  • Fixes a broken link in the Dutch translation, causing the Pinterest tab on the Social settings page to overflow into the Google+ tab.
  • Fixes a small typo on the about page.

1.7.4

  • Security fix: fixed possible CSRF and blind SQL injection vulnerabilities in bulk editor. Added strict sanitation to order_by and order params. Added extra nonce checks on requests sending additional parameters. Minimal capability needed to access the bulk editor is now Editor. Thanks Ryan Dewhurst from WPScan for discovering and responsibly disclosing this issue.

1.7.3.3

Bugfixes

  • Repair missing dependencies...

1.7.3.2

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the rel="next" and rel="prev" links were broken for all taxonomies.
  • Removes an obsolete quote from the html for the seo metabox.

1.7.3.1

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the keyword analysis was broken.
  • Fixes a bug where our plugin raised a fatal error in the wpseo_admin bar when the $wpseo_front global was used.

1.7.3

Bugfixes

  • Fixes a bug where the translations were corrupted due to an issue with out glotpress grunt task.

1.7.1

  • Security fix: fixed possible cross scripting issue with encoded entities in a post title. This could potentially allow an author on your site to execute JavaScript when you visit that posts edit page, allowing them to do rights expansion or otherwise. Thanks to Joe Hoyle for responsibly disclosing this issue.