Yoast SEO 20.0 Update Makes Big Modifications

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Yoast launched variation 20.0 presents significant changes to the user interface that are meant to make it easier to optimize a WordPress website.

New User Interface

The Yoast 20.0 user interface gets rid of the old technique of making users click on numerous tabs to access pages with many options.

The new variation of Yoast introduces a card-style interface.

The card interface doesn’t require users to make choices the way a tab user interface does. It presents the info as a series of functions that a user can turn on or off. It’s a simpler and more instinctive way of doing things.

Each category has its own row, with cards representing settings that can be toggled on or shut off.

The structure of the settings page resembles this:

Setting Category

Card– Card– Card

Each card, which is a setting, has an image at top, a description of the setting underneath the image, and in the footer location of the card is the on/off toggle and a Discover more link to a Yoast website that discusses that particular setting.

A Yoast Settings Card

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/ > When a setting is turned off, the image is shown in a gray scale (no color). If the image has color that suggests the setting is made it possible for. A user can know, literally with a glimpse, which settings in any category, are switched on or

off just by

whether a card has color or no color. That’s a macro view of the entire settings page that allows the user to understand the summary rapidly, something that isn’t possible with the old tab-and-click-and-scroll method of browsing the settings.

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A user likewise has the alternative of clicking the”discover more”button to check out a webpage that explains the specific setting in information. The”API Integrations” settings page follows a comparable card-style interface that likewise makes it simple to see what integrations are possible, like incorporating Yoast into the Elementor workflow, and then enabling that integration.

Yoast API Integrations Page

< img src="// www.w3.org/2000/svg%22%20viewBox=%220%200%20527%20900%22%3E%3C/svg%3E "alt ="Yoast SEO 20.0 Update Makes Huge Changes" width="527" height="900"data-src ="https://cdn.searchenginejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/yoast-api-integrations-63cfac5f421de-sej.png"/ >< img src="https://cdn.searchenginejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/yoast-api-integrations-63cfac5f421de-sej.png "alt ="Yoast SEO 20.0 Update Makes Huge Modifications "/ > I had the chance to set up a preview version of Yoast 20.0 on a test site and was impressed with the preliminary setup and the new interface. I’ve been practicing SEO for practically 25 years and this variation of Yoast is the simplest to utilize SEO plugin I have actually used to date.

The brand-new interface is so well thought out that virtually anyone of any knowledge level can utilize it without needing to check out a handbook. However if one requires background details that info is simply a click away.

Thijs de Valk, CEO of Yoast shared:

“I’m truly proud of what the group has actually integrated in the Yoast SEO 20.0 release. … Our brand-new interface reveals we’ll keep delivering the best possible experience to our users.”

I concur, Yoast SEO 20.0 is a fantastic advance, users are going to appreciate the changes.

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