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Yoast SEO changelog - page 8

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  • Made the sitemaps class load in backend too so it always generates rewrites correctly.
  • Changed > to /> in class-twitter.php for validation as XHTML.
  • Small fix in metabox CSS for small screens (thx Ryan Hellyer).
  • Load classes on plugins_loaded instead of immediately on load to allow WPML to filter options.
  • i18n
  • Updated bs_BA, cs_CZ, da_DK, de_DE, fa_IR, fr_FR, he_IL, hu_HU, id_ID, it_IT, nl_NL, pl_PL, pt_BR, ru_RU and tr_TR


  • i18n:
  • Updated .pot file
  • Updated bg_BG, bs_BA, cs_CZ, fa_IR, hu_HU, pl_PL & ru_RU


  • Focus keyword check now works again in all cases.
  • Fix typo in Video SEO banner.


  • Don't show banners for plugins you already have.


  • i18n & documentation:
  • Updated Hebrew (he_IL)
  • Updated Italian (it_IT)
  • Updated Dutch (nl_NL)
  • Updated Swedish (sv_SE)
  • Updated some strings to fix typos.
  • Removed affiliate links from readme.txt.


  • Fixed a bug in saving post meta details for revisions.
  • Prevent an error when there are no posts for post type.
  • Fix the privacy warning to point to the right place.


  • Slight performance improvement infunctionality by not resetting query when its not needed (kudos to @Rarst).
  • Slight performance improvement in options call by adding some caching (kudos to @Rarst as well).
  • Changed inner workings of search engine ping, adding YOAST_SEO_PING_IMMEDIATELY constant to allow immediate ping on publish.
  • Changed design of meta box, moving much of the help text out in favor of clicking on a help icon.
  • Removed Linkdex branding from page analysis functionality.

  • Bug with revisions in XML sitemap for some weird combinations.
  • Improved logic for rel=publisher on frontpage.
  • Allow variables in meta description for post type archive.
  • Improved counting of images for page analysis.
  • updated Turkish (tr_TR)
  • updated Russian (ru_RU)
  • updated Indonesian (id_ID)
  • updated French (fr_FR)
  • updated Czech (cs_CZ)
  • added Japanese (ja)

  • Regex annoyances anyone? Sigh. Bug fixed.

  • Added missing filter for meta box priority.
  • Fixed bug in JS encoding.

  • Some of that escaping was too aggressive.


  • Fix somewhat too aggressive escaping of content.
  • Added notice text for non-existing .htaccess file / robots.txt file.


  • Long list of small fixes and improvements to code best practices after Sucuri review. Fixes 3 small security issues.
  • Updated .pot file
  • Updated Danish (da_DK), Indonesian (id_ID), Chinese (zh_CN), Russian (ru_RU), Norwegian (nb_NO), Turkish (tr_TK), Hebrew (he_IL) and Persian (fa_IR).
  • Added Arabic (ar), Catalan (ca) and Romanian (ro_RO).

  • Fixed %%category%% and %%tag%% and some other variables that weren't working since

  • Revert gplus changes in that were causing issues.
  • Fix a tracking timeout.
  • Fix a bunch of notices throughout variables functions.

  • Fixed a bug for MultiSite due to a missing attribute in calling get_admin_url.
  • Updated Hebrew (he_IL), Dutch (nl_NL) French (fr_FR), Czech (cs_CZ), Italian (it_IT), Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR).
  • Added Norwegian (nb_NO) and Portuguese (pt_PT).
  • Added a wpseo_robots filter for the robots meta tag.
  • Fixed integration with the Facebook plugin.

  • Fix for double title issues with themes that filter wp_title, by having WP SEO filter a bit later in the process (but no too late because the genesis