WordPress SEO 2.3

WordPress SEO was updated to version 2.3, from version 2.2.1. Changelog:

  • Adds full integration with Google Search Console (formerly: Google Webmaster Tools). It is now possible to see all errors from Google straight in your WordPress install.
  • Adds a dashboard widget showing published posts’ SEO scores.
  • Adds a customizer panel for Yoast SEO Breadcrumbs if breadcrumbs are enabled or the active theme has declared theme support for it.
  • Renames plugin from “WordPress SEO by Yoast” to “Yoast SEO”.
  • Adds a warning advising to change the tagline, if a site still has the default WordPress tagline “just another WordPress site”.
  • Changes the default columns visibility for the edit posts overview page. Only the SEO score column is now visible by default.
  • Contains several en_US string improvements, including a fix for a typo in the word “typos”.
  • Adds a filter to allow filtering the content before analysis in the Twitter class.
  • Adds a link to our knowledge base on how to retrieve a Facebook admin user ID.
  • Fixes a bug where sitemaps for taxonomies with no eligible terms were still included and responded with 404 errors when visited.
  • Fixes a bug where breadcrumbs were wrongly nested on archive paginations.
  • Fixes a bug where the wrong separator was used after import/export.
  • Fixes a bug where XML Sitemaps query invalidation caused other queries to fail as well.
  • Fixes a bug where the wrong placeholder was being used for the search term string in the JSON+LD Search markup.
  • Fixes a bug where the link to the newsletter signup in the tour was broken by uncommunicated changes in Mailchimp.
  • Fixes a bug where the Edit Files settings page in the network admin was broken.
  • Fixes a broken link in the advanced tab of the Yoast SEO metabox to the titles and meta’s settings.
  • Removed the possibility to redirect a post in the advanced tab of the Yoast SEO metabox.
  • Moved the option to include a post in sitemap from the advanced tab of the Yoast SEO metabox to the sitemap settings.
  • Removed the option to configure sitemap priority in the advanced tab of the Yoast SEO metabox.
  • Added multiple checks to prevent plugin compatibility issue between Yoast SEO and old versions of Google Analytics by Yoast.
  • Updated the banners with new designs.