Yoast SEO 20.0 Update Makes Huge Changes

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Yoast launched variation 20.0 introduces major changes to the user interface that are planned to make it much easier to optimize a WordPress site.

New Interface

The Yoast 20.0 interface does away with the old method of making users click on numerous tabs to access pages with many options.

The new version of Yoast presents a card-style user interface.

The card interface doesn’t need users to make choices the way a tab user interface does. It provides the details as a series of functions that a user can switch on or off. It’s a much easier and more user-friendly way of doing things.

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

The structure of the settings page is like this:

Setting Classification

Card– Card– Card

Each card, which is a setting, has an image at top, an explanation of the setting underneath the image, and in the footer location of the card is the on/off toggle and a Find out more link to a Yoast webpage that discusses that specific 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 means the setting is enabled. A user can know, literally with a glance, 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 whole settings page that enables the user to understand the overview rapidly, something that isn’t possible with the old tab-and-click-and-scroll way of browsing the settings.

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A user likewise has the choice of clicking the”find out more”button to go to a website that explains the particular setting in information. The”API Integrations” settings page follows a comparable card-style user interface that likewise makes it simple to see what combinations are possible, like incorporating Yoast into the Elementor workflow, and then allowing 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 opportunity to set up a sneak peek variation of Yoast 20.0 on a test site and was impressed with the initial setup and the brand-new user interface. I have actually been practicing SEO for almost 25 years and this version of Yoast is the most convenient to use SEO plugin I’ve utilized to date.

The brand-new user interface is so well thought out that practically anyone of any understanding level can use it without having to read a manual. However if one needs background info that details is just a click away.

Thijs de Valk, CEO of Yoast shared:

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

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

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