v1.0.23.1 May 4, 2019

  • Fixed Unparsable structured data error. Know more.

v1.0.23 Apr 4, 2019

  • Fixed a bug where the indexing of the posts was getting affected if someone previously selected any value in the custom tab of the general settings of the plugin but saved the settings using the default tab. Yep, it’s confusing, and thus it skipped through our nose. The good thing is, it’s caught and fixed. Hurray!

v1.0.22 Apr 1, 2019

  • Added some critical fixes to enhance the Redirection module
  • Made Robot Meta tags in sync with global settings. Do check them out
  • Added support for custom permalink in Strip Category base option
  • Added compatibility for Advanced Access Manager Plugin
  • Fixed link suggestion showing HTML data
  • Improved the notice for the conflicting plugins. It should not show up again once dismissed
  • Fixed a fatal error with the Review and Contact Shortcode
  • Fixed an error where Focus Keyword was not getting detected if it had ellipsis in it
  • Fixed a bug where SERP Preview was disabled even after changing the option back to indexed
  • Fixed Sitemaps not showing in Google Search Console on some sites
  • Fixed Redirection options not getting removed from the single post editor
  • Removed Google Plus (Google+ is buried)
  • Removed Crawl Errors from Search Console (Google disables the Crawl Errors API)
  • Removed unneeded validations on multisite
  • Enhanced the overall code further and added more unit tests

v1.0.21 Mar 19, 2019

  • Added Google Search Console Domain Properties support. It replaces sc-domain: with Domain Property: in the sites’ dropdown, disables the Sitemaps feature in the GSC module for domain properties (as Google does not have an API for it yet), and adds a note to inform the user about the same
  • Added search form in the GSC dropdown
  • Added a filter to change the number of pasted URLs in the Redirections source http://i.mythemeshop.com/f4sWd1
  • Setup Wizard refactored for the speed and efficiency
  • Integrated 404 Monitor Plugin & Rank Math plugin tightly
  • Added missing text in the translation(.pot) file
  • Updated help text for the WooCommerce Tab in the plugin
  • Updated Focus Keyword input placeholder text to Rank Math
  • Fixed WooCommerce product Schema errors
  • Fixed text domain issue for WordPress.org translations
  • Fixed bbPress Sitemaps not working bug
  • Fixed Sorry, you are not authorized to perform this action for the multi-site websites
  • Fixed an issue with the redirections where the folder name was automatically added in the Destination URL when someone changed the permalinks
  • Fixed a fatal error occurring on eCommerce websites where WooCommerce was not installed
  • Fixed Robots.txt editor not picking up the values. It was checking the robots_txt option in the wrong section
  • Fixed a bug where the title for the links was getting automatically prefilled as the title for all the other links when edited
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with the AMP plugin
  • Fixed primary keyword detection in the SEO analysis tests. It works as it should have been.
  • Fixed an issue in the Sitemaps where private taxonomies were accessible through direct URLs
  • Fixed the OG/image filter. It works perfectly now
  • Fixed Video Snippet error caused by entering incorrect values
  • Fixed an error with WooCommerce’s preview URLs where complete URLs were showing even after enabling the Strip Product Category option
  • Fixed small styling issues in the plugin so it looks better
  • Removed unneeded code
  • Improved backup ‘Restore/delete’ button style for the Russian language
  • Improved the speed and space usage by removing the custom image sizes code
  • Improved the overall code quality for the upcoming additions coming to the plugin

v1.0.20 Mar 6, 2019

  • Enhanced the Role Manager to disallow any permissions by default to lesser used roles like contributor etc.
  • Fixed a fatal error happening when users were upgrading from a version lower than 1.0.18 to the latest version

v1.0.19 Mar 5, 2019

  • Added new Business Types for Google’s Knowledge Base
  • Added a filter to allow users to add any business type
  • Improved sitemap performance by reducing query load
  • Changed few wrong URLs of RM’s Knowledge Base articles
  • Enabled Author Archive page by default
  • Fixed Secondary Keyword(s) tests to run completely
  • Fixed Author Sitemap last modification Meta issue, which helps to show the authors in a chronicle order
  • Fixed registration tab not opening for some users
  • Fixed a Redirection issue if WordPress was installed in the sub-directory
  • Fixed an error in the Local SEO Data
  • Fixed Rating Error in WooCommerce Product Schema where the content was getting picked from the comments instead of the actual reviews
  • Fixed incorrect Rank Math connect URL in the multisite installation
  • Fixed the slug change process from the posts list page. The changes show correctly now
  • Fixed one RollBar related issue which was throwing a fatal error on some installations
  • Improved the overall test coverage and the API related code in the plugin

v1.0.18 Feb 27, 2019

  • IMPORTANT!! You will have to CONNECT your account again as we have changed all the instances of MyThemeShop to Rank Math
  • Added a new Filter to add/remove noopener attribute based on a domain
  • Improved Redirection Regex tests
  • Improved the handling of 410 & 451 redirection types and their logging in the 404 Monitor
  • Improved the Redirection module by removing the extra & duplicate code from it
  • Improved the working of the Category Content Analysis for secondary keywords
  • Fixed an issue with the Gutenberg editor reloading over and again
  • Fixed the link of Focus keyword already used to start showing the results again
  • Fixed an error in the image Alt attribute causing a fatal error
  • Fixed an issue with the feed generation resulting in an undefined variable error
  • Fixed a problem where an archive page was not recognized as a parent page
  • Fixed SEO Analysis API error on some instances
  • Fixed a Redirection issue when the sub-directory structure was used for creating automatic redirections
  • Fixed an Invalid Argument error
  • Fixed all the broken links to the KB articles
  • Fixed an issue which was breaking the layout on the category edit pages when the secondary keyword was selected
  • Fixed WooCommerce Permalinks Plugin issue which was removing the parent category base from the permalinks when the primary term was set

v1.0.17 Feb 19, 2019

  • Added new Sanitization tests
  • Added an option to add a social image for CPT archive
  • Added Schema Type in the SEO Details Column
  • Added Query Strings to be honored by the Redirection module
  • Changed the dependency of the Cron job on WordPress only
  • Fixed Flesch Readability issue
  • Fixed the SEO Analysis by not considering the Info tests in the total count
  • Fixed the option of Add icon overlay to thumbnail not working
  • Fixed the validation of the URLs before considering them as external link attributes
  • Fixed Elementor adding link attributes conflicting with the Rank Math plugin
  • Fixed Redirection notice not showing a dismiss link
  • Improved the code further

v1.0.16 Feb 12, 2019

  • Added different Facebook profile IDs/per post option
  • Added code to move title inside the Rank Math’s meta
  • Improved Redirection module for better performance
  • Improved the external links function by not including links like mailto, tel etc.
  • Removed AMP for WP’s code from RM as they added the support
  • Changed admin menu icon of Rank Math
  • Fixed SEO Analysis API error
  • Fix few Redirection issues
  • Fixed an issue related to Emojis in the meta tags
  • Fixed an error when shop page was used as the homepage
  • Fixed an issue when the Flesch score was touching 80
  • Fixed SEO score not working when Sitemap was disabled
  • Fixed an issue with the importer from other plugins, where it showed the progress bar 100 immediately
  • Fixed some typos
  • Improved the code overall to remove some duplicated code

v1.0.15 Feb 06, 2019

  • Added an option to force Rewriting titles
  • Added AJAX saving behaviour to the module buttons
  • Added an option to change the homepage’s link in the Breadcrumb
  • Added nonce check when resetting options
  • Added a filter to change the priority of Rank Math’s meta box
  • Added new Rank Math’s logo in the plugin
  • Improved the link counter module to check only for the published or scheduled posts
  • Improved the SEO score module to show the scores even if the Sitemap module is disabled
  • Improved the import/export process to use a TXT format file
  • Changed the number of posts in the Sitemap to 200 instead of 1,000 for a performance boost
  • Fixed Keyword density showing incorrect count in some cases
  • Fixed Sitemap showing wrong modified date
  • Fixed some styling issues
  • Fixed an error showing up in the Modules screen on new installations
  • Fixed Rank Math’s logo messing the layout in the Edge browser
  • Fixed automatic permalink inconsistency with the Polski language
  • Fixed a styling issue in the Breadcrumb’s separator option
  • Fixed class not found error on some installations
  • Fixed one typo error
  • Fixed an error when shop page was used as the homepage
  • Removed some unwanted code

v1.0.14 Jan 22, 2019

  • Added a new filter to change Editor’s choice text in the review Shortcode
  • Added noopener tag to all the external links
  • Improved the Snippet code and separated it to make it load much faster and work efficiently on large sites
  • Improved the Syntax for Array
  • Improved the AMP link in the plugin’s module page
  • Fixed an issue with the Local SEO dropdown that made it to not work effectively
  • Fixed an issue with the Editor script where the Editor screen was freezing when more than 4 words were used as a focus keyword
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with WooCommerce Multivendor Marketplace plugin
  • Fixed Duplicate Redirection creation issue where successive clicks on the ‘Add Redirection button’ was causing redirections to be created twice
  • Continued moving the things to the API

v1.0.13 Jan 21, 2019

  • Used for internal testing

v1.0.12 Jan 14, 2019

  • Made PHP 7.2 as the recommended version of the plugin. We will continue supporting PHP 5.6 till March and will then move the support to at least PHP 7
  • Added a Shortcode for the Review Schema to show the output on the frontend according to Google’s guidelines. All older posts where Review Schema is used, the output will display below the content
  • Added easier integration with the WPML plugin to help translate the strings easily
  • Added CodeCanyon’s TOC plugin to the list of compatible plugins
  • Added an option in Export Settings to Export the Redirections
  • Improved JS files and it’s now 55KB smaller
  • Fixed the compatibility with the bbPress plugin. Now you can enjoy the same functions on your forums as well
  • Fixed CMB2 issues with the other plugin using the same class names
  • Fixed the redirection option not working in the post settings section
  • Fixed the nagging of the SEO Notice. It will go away once dismissed
  • Some massive improvements under the hood. You can expect a faster plugin with this version
  • Continued moving the things to the API

v1.0.11 Jan 08, 2019

  • Fixed PHP 5.6 compatibility issues and related notices

v1.0.10 Jan 07, 2019

  • Added a new filter to change Breadcrumb items
  • Added a new test to the SEO Analysis module
  • Improved the working of Google Search Console. It will now only display the website currently being used, not all other websites linked to your account.
  • Improved the generation and working of default robots.txt file
  • Improved the bootloader API
  • Improved the Focus Keyword content test when more than four words are used in the Focus Keyword.
  • Fixed an issue with the sentiment analysis as it wasn’t working properly in some rare cases.
  • Fixed Rollbar warnings so they won’t bother you again. It will work behind the scene just like it is supposed to.
  • Fixed an issue with the Product Snippet gets mixed up with the Breadcrumb Schema
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with Elementor where you couldn’t scroll past the initial screen in post editor when both plugins were active.
  • Fixed an issue with the WPML plugin. It should work fine now.
  • Fixed an issue with the excerpt_only tag when used to generate automatic SEO meta descriptions
  • Fixed an issue with the registration form
  • Fixed setup wizard errors and warnings
  • Fixed an error with the Breadcrumb & Contact shortcode
  • Fixed a Social share error
  • Fixed some unexpected Errors with WooCommerce
  • Fixed the sitemap command
  • Fixed a major issue with the Thrive Architect plugin
  • Fixed the PHPUnit
  • Fixed an issue with the Focus Keyword test where the test wasn’t working when a word was repeated in the Focus Keyword
  • Fixed an issue with the Product Snippet getting mixed up with the Breadcrumb schema
  • Fixed an issue with the image size notification when adding og:image
  • Fixed an issue with the import of redirections from the Redirection plugin
  • Removed the setup notice on the registration page
  • Important performance related additions

v1.0.9 Dec 26, 2018

  • Removed debug functions from the plugin to make the Redirections work properly

v1.0.8 Dec 26, 2018

  • Added new fields for Product Schema in accordance to latest product schema changes recommended by Google
  • Added a Pinterest validator to External Tools in SEO Analysis
  • Added some minor CSS tweaks to the author pages on the frontend
  • Improved the Readability Score algorithm to take into consideration the usage of codes inside your text
  • Improved the Breadcrumbs functionality which now adds page numbers when a user enters a paginated series
  • Improved the display of automated titles inside the Rank Math single post editor meta box
  • Fixed an issue with WooCommerce notices where an error message wasn’t visible when Rank Math was active
  • Fixed the Undefined index: access_token error on some installations
  • Fixed an issue with JS Console on new Rank Math installations
  • Fixed conflict with the Sensei LMS plugin, now Rank Math single post editor box appears in the custom post types
  • Fixed and improved og:image and Twitter tags on taxonomy pages
  • Fixed a bug in the focus keyword when underscore is used in it
  • Fixed an issue with OpenGraph fields on author archive pages
  • Improved cron job handling when Google Search Console account is removed from the Rank Math settings
  • Removed Rank Math’s CSS file from loading on the frontend when the admin bar is disabled

v1.0.7 Dec 18, 2018

  • Fixed an issue with the color coding of focus keywords when you moved their position to the first place
  • Fixed a bug with the Google Search Console
  • Fixed a redirection issue happening with Regex patterns
  • Fixed an issue with PHP 7.3 where users were getting an error related to switch case
  • Fixed an issue with the admin bar, top menu options were not working
  • Fixed an issue with comparing url_encoded string with Focus Keyword so that they can work with other languages
  • Fixed noindex was not being appropriately added to the Paginated Pages on the Homepage
  • Fixed author custom URL option was not working
  • Added full compatibility with the WP Rocket cache plugin
  • Changed the text inside the sitemaps to make it clearer
  • Optimized the detection of internal and external links in Gutenberg blocks
  • Improved Redirection notices so that the errors and messages are more clear

v1.0.6 Dec 11, 2018

  • Added compatibility for the Classic Editor plugin
  • Fixed a typo in the tests

v1.0.5 Dec 10, 2018

  • Improved: deeper code changes to make the plugin lightweight and faster
  • Enhanced: the Redirection Module to handle 410 and 451 redirections as they should be
  • Enhanced Sitemap’s functions
  • Changed Pillar content icon
  • Changed few critical things in the Search Console Module to fix an incompatibility with WP v5.0
  • Added XML version declaration header in SVG files to remove any false warnings
  • Added conditions for conflicting plugins, no more nag notices if a particular module is disabled
  • Added filters to disable the auto og:image using the fallback conditions
  • Added connect to MyThemeShop’s link back in the registration step
  • Fixed already used focus keywords link wasn’t working when multiple focus keywords were used in an article
  • Fixed translated posts not showing in the Sitemap
  • Fixed some vital Breadcrumb related issues
  • Fixed WooCommerce product categories showing two description boxes and hiding the product’s thumbnail
  • Fixed a bug with the quick edit page options
  • Fixed auto post redirect not working with the WordPress v5.0
  • Fixed focus keyword not used in title test issue in the SEO Analysis
  • Fixed the word count test to reflect the correct count
  • Fixed auto description length issue in the WP Real Estate free plugin’s listing
  • Continued adding support for extending the plugin’s API

v1.0.4 Dec 04, 2018

  • Added new internal tests and increased their coverage
  • Added code to log API error shown in SEO Analysis for better error handling and reporting
  • Added code to detect gallery shortcode inside the posts for better content analysis
  • Added a new filter to disable each test and modify the score accordingly
  • Fixed an error in word-count when content was 2000+ words long
  • Fixed ‘Add SEO Metabox’ was enabled by default for Attachment page, it is disabled now
  • Fixed an error on posts where the author didn’t exist
  • Improved SEO Details column. It is now more detailed and easy to understand
  • Improved internal link counter further
  • Improved the Asset Manager
  • Improved Featured image is now counted as an image asset
  • Improved handling of the Search Console module
  • Improved importing from the Redirection plugin
  • Improved and optimized the code in several core files.

v1.0.3 Nov 26, 2018

  • Added a condition to check if terms are updated or not
  • Added support for WooCommerce’s reviews in Search Preview
  • Added breadcrumb shortcode in the description of ‘Breadcrumbs’ tab
  • Added links to the posts where focus keyword is missing in the SEO Analysis section
  • Added an option to change the meta of Data/Author archive easily
  • Added validation for Schema data fields
  • Fixed the fatal error on the multisite activation
  • Fixed the bug which was not detecting ‘Strong Testimonials’ plugin’s CPT
  • Fixed small RTL issue in the focus keywords section
  • Fixed Unicode error in SEO title and description
  • Fixed a rare issue in which Media attachment settings weren’t getting saved
  • Fixed import issue of some redirections from the latest version of Yoast
  • Fixed an issue in the Redirection module where the imported links were not working properly
  • Various other small fixes and optimizations

v1.0.2 Nov 24, 2018

  • Added relative URL support for importing from the ‘Redirection’ plugin
  • Added ‘Not Set’ words when we do not find any focus keyword set for an article
  • Fixed Importing from Yoast’s Premium version
  • Improved some files with a better code

v1.0.1 Nov 22, 2018

  • Fixed a minor JS Console error caused by using images as the first thing inside a paragraph
  • Fixed wired fatal error for Editor role that didn’t have full access to Rank Math features
  • Fixed a minor issue that caused the error message NOT to show up when the wrong credentials were entered
  • Fixed sync issue of ‘Nofollow External Link’ option in the Settings with JS Tests
  • Fixed too many redirects error, ‘Auto Post Redirection’ option enabled by default was causing the manual redirections not to work
  • Fixed multiple other incorrect error messages

v1.0.0 Nov 19, 2018

  • Official Plugin release

Known Issues

  • Placeholder is not picking the page title instead it takes the Product archive title – ETA for the fix – In the week of 8th April, 2019