New in version 4.0.4 – Released on November 22, 2020

  • Fixed: Title formats not always migrating correctly

New in version 4.0.3 – Released on November 21, 2020

  • Updated: Moved all action scheduler items into the aioseo group
  • Fixed: SEO data occasionally not saving while using the Classic Editor in Pages/Posts/Terms
  • Fixed: Migrations not fully completing when upgrading from V3
  • Fixed: Weglot injecting language switcher into sitemap stylesheets
  • Fixed: Genesis Theme outputting duplicate SEO data
  • Fixed: Paged numbers appearing in the AIOSEO Details column when navigating through the posts table
  • Fixed: Post/page titles not migrating with the proper format
  • Fixed: Social profile urls failing when they are valid
  • Fixed: Twitter and Facebook images not displaying in the preview
  • Fixed: Focus keywords not being added when first creating a page
  • Fixed: AIOSEO Settings section not always displaying on Edit Post screen in classic editor in WP 4.9 – 5.1

New in version 4.0.2 – Released on November 17, 2020

  • Fixed: Display of Titles and Descriptions while migration is running
  • Fixed: Post/Term meta not always saving because of using PUT requests instead of POST
  • Fixed: Social Profile urls not validating with subdomains or trailing slashes
  • Fixed: Social Profile urls were not all being output if some were using the same username
  • Fixed: Memory leak on certain sites with thousands of transients
  • Fixed: PHP 5.2/5.3 notice compatibility

New in version 4.0.1 – Released on November 14, 2020

  • Fixed: Issue with sites using different database engines

New in version 4.0.0 – Released on November 14, 2020

  • NEW – Complete rebuild of the plugin for better performance and SEO enhancements
  • NEW – Onboarding wizard to streamline SEO setup for your site
  • NEW – Centralized dashboard to provide you with your current SEO status
  • NEW – TruSEO Analysis for posts and pages
  • NEW – SEO Analyzer with competitor site analysis
  • NEW – Customizable access control
  • NEW – Internal settings backup and restore
  • NEW – 100+ enhancements and bug fixes
  • Updated – Minimum PHP version compatibility to 5.4

3.7.1 – Released on September 23, 2020

  • NEW – various tests and debug info for All in One SEO under the Site Health area
  • Removed the Additional Headers settings and Unprotect Post Meta setting in the General Settings menu. You will see a notice with more details if you are affected by this change
  • Fixed an issue where the meta description for terms falling back to the term description was being wrapped in an HTML paragraph tag
  • Fixed an issue where the Image SEO module didn’t strip punctuation properly
  • Readded a missing RTL stylesheet for our font icons
  • Fixed a minor conflict with WP Bakery where shortcodes weren’t executed on the 404 page
  • Fixed a minor conflict with the WP Debug Bar plugin that triggered a deprecated function warning

3.7.0 – Released on August 18, 2020

  • NEW feature: RSS Content – allows users to append/prepend data to their site’s RSS feed so that search engine can identify their site as the original publisher of an article if it is scraped and posted elsewhere
  • Added a notice to inform users that the Local Business SEO module requires the general schema markup to be set to “Organization”
  • Improved user sanitization plugin-wide
  • Improved the Importer/Exporter module with a few QoL changes
  • Fixed a number of styling issues introduced in WordPress 5.5
  • Fixed an issue where the plugin couldn’t extract images from the post content for our Article schema markup
  • Fixed an issue where the Google News sitemap triggered a notice while it is disabled
  • Fixed an issue that threw a PHP undefined index notice

3.6.2 – Released on July 15, 2020

  • Fixed an issue where a PHP undefined index notice was triggered
  • Improved the output of SEO meta fields + added additional sanitization for security hardening
  • Fixed an issue where the Image SEO module threw a few notices when an image is embedded in the content that wasn’t uploaded through the Media Library, but still resides in a /wp-content/ subdirectory

3.6.1 – Released on July 9, 2020

  • Added a Notifications menu page in our toolbar to notify users of new notifications
  • Fixed an issue where the Local Business structured data triggered a notice if the postal address isn’t filled in
  • Fixed an issue where our gear logo no longer appeared in our toolbar menu
  • Updated the URL for the Google Structured Data Test tool in our list of external SEO tools

3.6.0 – Released on July 8, 2020

  • NEW Pro feature (Business Plan and above): Local Business SEO module
  • Added Publication Name setting for Google News sitemap
  • Added default thumbnail as fallback for oEmbed & self-hosted videos that don’t have one
  • Added LinkedIn Post Inspector to our external SEO tools list in the toolbar
  • Fixed an issue where AIOSEO broke off subsequent plugin updates after being updated itself
  • Fixed an issue where nested categories listed themselves as their parent in their schema breadcrumb trail
  • Fixed a conflict with WPML where we deleted the meta of translated posts/terms after updating the original post/term
  • Fixed conflict with WooCommerce where we included pages in the sitemap that WooCommerce noindexes
  • Fixed an issue where the plugin ignored external image URLs for the schema organization logo and instead fell back to the site logo
  • Fixed an issue where the sitemap included resized images instead of their full-sized version
  • Fixed an issue where the external SEO tools in the toolbar used the URL of the latest post instead of the homepage
  • Fixed an issue where the default filename of the video sitemap wasn’t set in the database
  • Fixed a JavaScript console issue where the preview snippet tried to get the content of the excerpt for CPTs that don’t have an excerpt
  • Fixed an issue where the quick-edit columns for terms didn’t have a maximum height
  • Fixed an issue where one of our upsells caused a minor CSS conflict with ACF Extended
  • Improved the CSS of the link format modal for the Classic Editor on mobile devices
  • Updated the URL for the Facebook Debugger tool in our list with external SEO tools
  • Added a URL version param to the autotrack.js script for GA to prevent it from being cached
  • We’re now restricting our toolbar CSS to administrators so that it doesn’t load for other site users or visitors
  • We’re now deregistering the upcoming built-in WP Core sitemap feature when the XML Sitemap module is activated to prevent conflicts

3.5.2 – Released on May 27, 2020

  • Fix for Google News sitemap options appearing in Video Sitemap module
  • Fix for PHP error with schema
  • Fix for bad CSS in WP Link format modal

3.5.1 – Released on May 20, 2020

  • Fix PHP error with schema

3.5 – Released on May 19, 2020

  • NEW Pro feature (Business Plan and above): Added News Sitemap
  • Added last change date to Author sitemap
  • Improved performance of sitemap
  • Fix for duplicate links when inserting a link in Text editor with Classic Editor plugin
  • Fix for schema breadcrumb error on multisite installs
  • Fix for incorrect date archive URLs in schema breadcrumbs
  • Fix for missing & duplicate images on sitemap
  • Fix for title attribute in Gutenberg
  • Fix for schema context timeouts with large sites
  • Fix for sitemap date archive missing yearly archives
  • Change URLs to have UTM params in the plugin settings Support sidebar

3.4.3 – Released on April 21, 2020

  • Fix for non-dismissible notices
  • Fix for XML Sitemap rewrite rules interfering with alternative sitemap solutions
  • Fix for conflict with Make theme & conflict with Toolset Types plugin
  • Fix for i18n issue with qTrans
  • Fix for quickedit column cells no longer having max. height
  • Fix for multiple PHP notices
  • Fix for missing closing bracket in CSS file
  • Fix for mistranslated string in Turkish translation
  • Improvement to toolbar menu stylesheet. We now only load it for users that are logged in
  • PRO – Fix for Video Sitemap no longer correctly including VideoPress & videos

3.4.2 – Released on April 1, 2020

  • Fix for Breadcrumb schema missing name value.
  • Fix for various PHP 5.3 errors. (Please note that we will soon increase the minimum required PHP version to 5.4)

3.4.1 – Released on March 25, 2020

  • Fix for sitemap indexes all linking to first index

3.4 – Released on March 25, 2020

  • NEW Pro feature (Business Plan and above): Image SEO module
  • NEW Pro feature: Control XML Sitemap priority and frequency on individual posts/terms
  • NEW Pro feature: Added Schema markup for Attachment pages
  • NEW: Control your link title attribute, nofollow attribute and sponsored attribute
  • NEW: Link to SEO tools from the SEO menu on the Admin Bar
  • Schema: Added Schema breadcrumbs markup
  • Social Meta: Default Open Graph image now uses site logo
  • XML Sitemap: Taxonomies and terms set to noindex are excluded from sitemap
  • XML Sitemap: Images in NextGen galleries are included in the image sitemap
  • XML Sitemap: Images in Jetpack galleries are included in the image sitemap
  • Video Sitemap: Improvements to scanning of videos 
  • New About page
  • Improvements to Preview Snippet
  • Improvements to notices throughout the plugin
  • Improvements to inline help and documentation
  • Improvements to how external scripts are handled
  • Added new API filter hooks
  • Added a review request
  • Removed banner advertising
  • We now display a security notice if you’re on PHP < 5.4
  • Translation updates
  • Various code refactoring and improvements
  • Fix for XML Sitemap on WordPress multisite installs
  • Fix for character counter on category / tag screens
  • Fix for conflict with Wholesale for WooCommerce plugin
  • Fix for HTML output in Gutenberg Screen Options
  • Fix for notice output incorrectly on XML Sitemap
  • Fix for priority and frequency override in XML Sitemap
  • Fix for incorrect date for taxonomies in XML Sitemap
  • Fix for character encoding in Schema markup
  • Fix for incorrect Schema markup on WooCommerce shop page

3.3.5 – Released on February 07, 2020

3.3.4 – Released on December 20, 2019 

3.3.3 – Released on November 18, 2019

3.3.2 – Released on November 13, 2019 – Released on November 12, 2019

3.3 – Released on November 11, 2019

3.2.10 – Released on October 17, 2019

  • Fix for undefined index
  • Improve tooltip text for XML Sitemap module
  • PRO – Improve tooltip text for Video Sitemap module

3.2.9 – Released on September 26, 2019

  • Fix for sites running old versions of PHP

3.2.8 – Released on September 23, 2019

3.2.7 – Released on September 10, 2019

3.2.6 – Released on September 8, 2019

3.2.5 – Released on August 29, 2019

3.2.4 – Released on August 19, 2019

3.2.3 – Released on August 8, 2019

3.2.2 – Released on August 6, 2019

3.2.1 – Released on August 2, 2019

  • Fix for users running old versions of PHP (< 5.5)

3.2 – Released on August 1, 2019

3.1.1 – Released on June 15, 2019

3.1 – Released on June 10, 2019

  • XML Sitemap – changed file naming convention. Read our blog post for more details.

3.0.4 – Released on June 7, 2019

3.0.3 – Released on June 6, 2019

3.0.2 – Released on June 5, 2019

3.0.1 – Released on June 4, 2019

3.0 – Released on June 3, 2019

This is a pretty massive update, containing a total of 117 resolved issues.

Read the release post.

2.13.1 – Released on May 6, 2019

  • Support for WordPress 5.2
  • Improvements for Gutenberg compatibility

2.13 – Released on February 21, 2019

2.12 – Released on January 31, 2019

  • XML Sitemap – improved special characters encoding
  • XML Sitemap – massive performance optimizations
  • XML Sitemap – fix for missing sitemap name in sitemap indexes
  • Fix for incorrect default Open Graph object type on taxonomies
  • Fix for Japanese language
  • Additional automated testing
  • Various other bug fixes