Beta 2020 2019 2018

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v1.0.50.1 Oct 22, 2020

  • Fixed: ‘Add Image’ button was not working in the Social tab
  • Fixed: Typo in the Restaurant schema type
  • Fixed: Old EDD product schema converting to the WooCommerce Product Schema; this will not affect the frontend output
  • Fixed: Product schema was set on the newly created WooCommerce products instead of WooCommerce Product Schema
  • Fixed: Already reviewed checkbox was not working in the Elementor Modal’s Ask review tab

v1.0.50 Oct 20, 2020

  • Added: Reconnect button on the Analytics settings page. This option can be used to refresh the property list
  • Added: Individual WooCommerce Product reviews in the Schema markup code along with the aggregate rating
  • Improved: Removed some unused code and reduced the plugin zip file from 2.8 MB to 2.06 MB
  • Improved: Made Analytics menu dot red if Google services are disconnected
  • Improved: Hide the rest of the Google Analytics and Google Search Console properties once settings are saved so no one else can see which websites are verified under your account
  • Improved: Red color dot shows up beside the Analytics menu item if Google Services are not connected
  • Improved: The CTA action box styling in the Schema popups
  • Improved: Google Maps API Key option field now uses a password type to hide the key from showing up to everyone
  • Improved: Replaced multi-select fields in the Schema types with checkboxes
  • Improved: Schema module’s performance by optimizing the code further
  • Improved: Remove default border from the contact shortcode Map and also remove some unused CSS
  • Removed: Google Analytics traffic stats introduced in the last update as they were causing issue due to high usage on several installations
  • Removed: AdSense account and few other scopes as those are not required currently
  • Fixed: Encoded category URLs were throwing 404 error when the Remove Category Base option was enabled [Thanks to @dawnbirth]
  • Fixed: Schema @type set as false if the business type is set as none
  • Fixed: An issue where the Google services were disconnecting on some installations
  • Fixed: Date Archive enable/disable option labels were showing in the reverse order
  • Fixed: 404 Monitor page title shows as a link
  • Fixed: UI issues in the Elementor dark mode
  • Fixed: System Info tab showing “Copied!” text all the time

v1.0.49 Oct 10, 2020

  • Added: [NEW!] [HUGE!] Introducing the revamped Analytics module! Now you can track your site’s SEO performance from one place. Preview https://i.rankmath.com/mk2pTt
  • Added: [NEW!] [HUGE!] Google Analytics integration! Install Google Analytics code with a click of a button and track your unique visitors for every post/page of your website inside WordPress
  • Added: Automatically verify, add and configure your website for Google Search Console without leaving WordPress
  • Added: Automatically verify, add and configure your website for Google Analytics without leaving WordPress
  • Added: An option to exclude logged-in users from Google Analytics tracking
  • Added: Rank Math can automatically add Sitemaps into the Google Search Console. No more worrying about adding the Sitemaps manually inside Google Search Console
  • Added: New Analytics page shows your website’s overall SEO scores & optimization
  • Added: Keyword Position graph shows the number of keywords ranking in the top 3, 10, 50, and 100 positions that are driving traffic to your website
  • Added: Advanced graph in the Performance tab of the Analytics module that gives you an overview of overall Site Traffic, Search Impressions, Search Clicks, CTR, & Average Position of your keywords
  • Added: An option to select the timeframe for your Analytics stats. Choose between past 7, 15, 30, or 90 days
  • Improved: “SEO Score: Bad” post-filter now shows only the posts that have a Focus keyword added to them
  • Fixed: Auto-update cannot be enabled from the plugins admin page
  • Fixed: Empty itemList element in the Breadcrumbs Schema for the blog page when show homepage link option was enabled in the settings
  • Fixed: An Invalid object type error for the “publisher” field if the Local SEO module was disabled
  • Fixed: A PHP notice appearing on some installations while saving category or a tag page
  • Fixed: Save All button in the bulk edit was showing a 400 Bad request error if there were no changes in any of the posts
  • Fixed: Enable/Disable Author Archive toggle was not working as expected

v1.0.48.2 Oct 01, 2020

  • Added: Support for importing txt settings file on a Multisite setup
  • Fixed: Event Venue fields were not showing in the right Event Mode
  • Fixed: Missing mainEntityofPage property in the default schema added from the Settings
  • Fixed: Added logo URL using ImageObject in the Publisher entity
  • Fixed: Ajax-based Dropdown options were working in the settings page
  • Fixed: lodash is not defined error on the Settings page
  • Fixed: Broken Redirection loader image
  • Fixed: Beta updates were not working

v1.0.48.1 Sep 27, 2020

  • Added: A Filter hook in the Setup Wizard steps
  • Fixed: External Redirections were not working on some installations
  • Fixed: Content analysis was not detecting the content added in the Elementor editor
  • Fixed: Hidden Primary Category option in the Classic Editor due to small CSS bug
  • Fixed: Breaking of Rank Math metabox after using rank_math/gutenberg/enabled filter in the Block editor
  • Fixed: jQuery Migrate Helper deprecated warning appearing after the last update

v1.0.48 Sep 26, 2020

  • Added: [HUGE] Completely revamped the UI for our Schema module. Introducing tree structure UI, now anyone can easily understand the Schema markup in a visual format. Comes with required field validation.
  • Added: [NEW] Entity Graph for the Schema markup. Now all the nodes are connected by edges
  • Added: Code to make upcoming PRO version compatible with the free version
  • Improved: UI of the export option in the Redirections page
  • Improved: Some missing text in the translation file
  • Improved: Added a condition to check if a method exists in the Paper class
  • Improved: Use site_url() instead of home_url()
  • Improved: Beta functionality now downloads beta version from the Trunk folder of WordPress.org SVN
  • Changed: Time options in the Recipe Schema now need PT as a prefix, example: PT1H30M
  • Changed: Default mode to ‘Advanced’ on new installations
  • Fixed: Contact shortcode was not showing some contact info like Email & Phone number
  • Fixed: %name% variable was not working in the backend of single posts and pages
  • Fixed: %name% variable was showing the wrong user name in the profile edit page
  • Fixed: Variation Products were showing price mismatch warning in the Google Merchant Centre
  • Fixed: PHP warnings related to beta testing functionality on some installations
  • Fixed: Schema markup issue when BankOrCreditUnion is selected in the Local SEO settings
  • Fixed: Removed non-archive CPT pages from the breadcrumb’s schema markup code
  • Fixed: Shortcodes were not rendering on the frontend for the Category/Taxonomy description text
  • Fixed: CPTs created by some third party plugins in the Titles & Meta global settings were not displaying
  • Fixed: Datepicker styling issue with the Coupon theme from PremiumPress
  • Fixed: Opening Days in the Restaurant Schema were not available for the block editor & Elementor
  • Fixed: Minimum required WordPress version notice in the Setup Wizard
  • Fixed: Icon styling in the FAQ and HowTo blocks

v1.0.47.1 Aug 25, 2020

  • Added: Proper credits and attribution wherever they were missing. We are incredibly sorry about missing them in the first place. That should not have happened. Please feel free to reach out to us in case the credits are still missing anywhere in the plugin. We would be more than obliged to add.
  • Improved: Excluded image caption text from the auto-generated SEO descriptions
  • Improved: Added more automation to the Open Graph Image tag(og:image) functionality. It can now pick the first external image from the content as well
  • Improved: Fixed PHPCS warnings throughout the plugin
  • Removed: Unused remove_stopwords function from the Redirection module
  • Removed: Some unused error_log() calls from the plugin
  • Fixed: SERP preview section not showing Hindi characters properly

v1.0.47 Aug 17, 2020

  • Improved: WooCommerce products with 100s of variations should load extremely fast with proper Schema data
  • Improved: Rank Math won’t add Meta tags on Divi’s frontend page builder area to improve the loading time
  • Improved: Redirect Core Sitemap URL(s) to Rank Math’s Sitemap
  • Improved: Long focus keyword in featured images should be getting detected properly
  • Improved: Added a primary key to rank_math_internal_meta table
  • Improved: Compatibility with MainWP Plugin’s Bulk Settings editor
  • Improved: RTL styling for the SERP fields in the preview area of Rank Math
  • Updated: Minimum WordPress version supported by Rank Math is 5.2 & PHP 7.0
  • Removed: Removed auto-update email notification feature to avoid any conflict with WordPress 5.5’s auto-update email notifications
  • Fixed: OG:Locale not updating for a couple of languages like Telugu & Urdu
  • Fixed: A typo in the filter to allow Shortcodes in the product Schema description
  • Fixed: AMP Plugin was throwing an Invalid URL error on a page that used rank_math_contact_info Shortcode
  • Fixed: The %parent_title% variable was showing the example text in the preview section. Though, the value was printing correctly for the search engine bots
  • Fixed: The open external links in a new tab option was not working when Nofollow Image Link option was enabled
  • Fixed: NoFollow External links option was not working with the AMP pages
  • Fixed: In the Classic Editor, Show SEO Score option was disabled even after enabling it in the Options Panel
  • Fixed: The exclude post type from the Sitemap option was not working on the sites where a boolean value was stored in an integer format
  • Fixed: The import data option from other plugins was not working when not run via the setup wizard

v1.0.46 Jul 30, 2020

  • [NEW] Added: Pixel length counter for the SEO title & description fields (view preview)
  • Added: Synced Rank Math’s auto-update feature with the auto-update option introduced in WordPress 5.5
  • Added: Rank Math’s blocks are now translation-ready in the WPML plugin
  • Improved: The UI of Import/Export settings page
  • Improved: Only show the SEO score in post lists when a focus keyword is set and if the post is indexable
  • Improved: Show a green indicator for keywords with the first position in the Search Console
  • Improved: Help & Support link in the sidebar menu now links directly to the Knowledge Base
  • Improved: Removed the description from the Article Schema code for Google Web Stories as Google no longer requires it
  • Improved: Tooltip icon styling and consistency across both the Classic and the Gutenberg (aka Block) editor
  • Improved: API error handling for the SEO Analysis functionality
  • Improved: Variables with double % will not show a preview in the Rank Math’s post preview area as they don’t work on the frontend
  • Improved: Error handling if an invalid file is uploaded in the settings importer
  • Improved: Checkbox styling in the Gutenberg & Elementor sidebar for the upcoming WordPress 5.5
  • Removed: Deprecated Structured Data Testing Tool from the admin bar
  • Removed: Disabled Core Sitemaps coming in WordPress 5.5 to avoid conflicts with the Rank Math’s Sitemap feature as Rank Math’s Sitemaps are more robust at this time
  • Fixed: twitter:image tag was not using the image set in the Facebook tab of Rank Math for the newly created posts using the Gutenberg Editor
  • Fixed: Broken links in the Twitter preview tab for App & Player Card notice
  • Fixed: An issue where an extra slash in the Elementor’s Canonical URL option was shown. Though, it was not affecting the output for the search engine bots
  • Fixed: Adding a copied link from the clipboard to the block aka Gutenberg editor was breaking the paragraph
  • Fixed: Content analysis was not working for the pending posts when the editor user role did not have the capability to publish_pages
  • Fixed: Multiple broken KB links in the Setup Wizard
  • Fixed: A PHP error appearing in the post list if ‘Hongo Addon’ plugin was active
  • Fixed: A problem where WP_HOMEURL was getting used instead of WP_SITEURL for the redirect 404 to homepage option

v1.0.45 Jul 06, 2020

  • Added: [New!] Support for Google Web Stories by integrating with the Web Stories plugin for WordPress
  • Added: An option to enable/disable update emails in the Auto Update option as well as the ready step of the setup wizard
  • Added: Facebook & Twitter meta fields in the WPML config file
  • Added: Some missing text in the translation file
  • Added: A filter to remove rank-math-link class from the content links on the frontend
  • Added: A dismiss button in the Auto-post Redirect notice that was missing accidentally. Sorry about that
  • Improved: Single post editor’s performance by removing some unnecessary Focus Keyword related combinations
  • Improved: Validating the Robots data before using them on the frontend
  • Improved: Hiding the Attachment Options in the Titles & Meta setting if the ‘Redirect Attachments’ option is turned on
  • Improved: Set attachments to noindex after importing settings from Yoast and if the Redirection Attachment option was set to on
  • Improved: Renamed ‘Media’ tab in the Sitemap settings to ‘Attachments’
  • Improved: Compatibility with WordPress 4.9 and the users will see a notice in the backend requesting them to update their WordPress to the latest version if someone wants to use the future releases of Rank Math (they might not be compatible)
  • Improved: Product In Stock value in the Product Schema shortcode will now show Available or Not Available instead of a boolean value
  • Improved: Enhanced security in some places in the plugin
  • Replaced: A third-party useragent checking API in the advanced 404 Monitor with a native library
  • Removed: Missing description tag HTML comment notice from the frontend for admins
  • Changed: Dropdown labels to filter the post by SEO Scores
  • Changed: Sitemap cache directory from plugin folder to wp-content/rank-math
  • Fixed: Few users were not able to connect their Google Search Console & Rank Math account
  • Fixed: The status of Elementor’s update button was not updating in some cases which were causing confusion
  • Fixed: An issue where the AMP plugin by Google was throwing errors for admin-related scripts. Even though it was working fine on the frontend
  • Fixed: Block Styling was not loading in the backend with the Gutenberg v8.4+ Plugin
  • Fixed: An issue where using a spacebar while adding a meta description was throwing the cursor to the end of the description entered
  • Fixed: Compatibility with the Duplicate Post plugin
  • Fixed: Getting an invalid argument supplied error in class-cmb2.php file on some installations
  • Fixed: Russian focus keywords were not getting detected in the URL in Rank Math’s tests
  • Fixed: An error was generating in the backend when the post thumbnail image was removed from the media folder
  • Fixed: In some cases, invalid was getting added to the Focus Keyword field after updating the post
  • Fixed: Guided Recipe Schema was throwing an invalid value in the field itemtype when a HowtoSection value was added
  • Fixed: A PHP warning for missing constant if WordPress version requirement was not met

v1.0.44.1 Jun 17, 2020

  • Added: In the WPML config file, added Breadcrumb’s homepage link option
  • Improved: Hardened security further. Props to Tanner Hodges
  • Fixed: An issue with the Recipe Schema where the Recipe Instructions field was not respecting the line breaks upon saving a post
  • Fixed: The Primary Category feature was not working properly when someone changed the default category in the WooCommerce
  • Fixed: The TOC test was failing on multisite installations when a plugin was activated on the entire network
  • Fixed: A problem where the custom rewrites were not displaying correctly inside the Canonical URL field in the backend. Though, it was working fine for the search engines
  • Removed: The sourceMap comments from the CSS files so users won’t get 404 warnings on their site

v1.0.44 Jun 12, 2020

  • Added: [NEW!] Added Social share buttons in the Gutenberg publish flow, now you will see the share buttons after publishing the post
  • Added: Title attribute for the sidebar tabs for better usability
  • Added: Full compatibility with the WPML plugin [WPML String Translation Plugin is required]
  • Added: Some missing strings in the translation file
  • Improved: The variable Product Schema output by replacing Offer with AggregateOffer
  • Improved: Made the registration step simpler to understand as to why a FREE account is needed and the benefits
  • Improved: The new UI’s checkbox styling was getting applied in the Classic Editor’s sidebar
  • Improved: We’ve tinkered with the internal workings and polished some rough edges. The plugin is now better & secure than it was
  • Removed: The usage tracking option is not needed as the data received was not stored on the servers or utilized
  • Removed: Unused JS files
  • Fixed: Option to set custom data in Twitter’s social tab was not working in the Classic Editor
  • Fixed: Open links in a new tab and nofollow options were not working if the Image SEO module was deactivated
  • Fixed: The strip category base option was not getting imported from Yoast
  • Fixed: The option to select multiple Employment Types in the JobPosting Schema was not working in the Gutenberg
  • Fixed: Sitemap was not working when a custom permalink structure with index.php was used before the %postname% variable
  • Fixed: Content analysis not working on the taxonomy pages when quotes were used in the title
  • Fixed: A redirection conflict with BuddyPress when the Redirect 404 to Homepage option was enabled in the General Settings
  • Fixed: The Gutenberg editor was incorrectly displaying the Icon Overlay in the Social preview when the overlay option value was set to off. This was not affecting the frontend output
  • Fixed: Redirections were not working from the advanced tab of the category/term edit page
  • Fixed: The URL preview in the Classic Editor was incorrect for languages like Arabic but the output, for the search engines, was correct
  • Fixed: An issue with the Members plugin where the general settings were not accessible when creating a new role using that plugin

v1.0.43.1 May 29, 2020

  • Added: Check for the MBstring PHP extension in the Setup Wizard
  • Improved: Right to Left(RTL) language support with the new design
  • Fixed: Synced the SEO Score’s color in the posts’ list view with the single post editor view
  • Fixed: A PHP warning showing up on some installations related to WP_Screen
  • Fixed: A fatal error occurring on some sites where translation plugins like TranslatePress, Polylang, WPML, etc. were used
  • Fixed: openssl_decrypt error showing on some websites. You might need to reconnect the Search Console account if you still see the error

v1.0.43 May 27, 2020

  • Added: [NEW & HUGE!] A completely new design with best in class user experience. Setting and using the plugin can never be more comfortable. Check the preview here
  • Added: Easy & Advanced modes for better option handling. One can choose between the two to make the interface simpler or advanced. Easy mode is what we would recommend to 99% of the users
  • Added: A brand new Image SEO module by moving all the image SEO-related options into it
  • Added: An On/Off toggle for the Role Manager in the setup wizard
  • Added: If error logging is turned on a site, the error log’s data shows up inside the System Status page of Rank Math. Will come in handy when debugging issues
  • Added: A new filter is added to show NoIndexed posts/pages in the Sitemap. It is only for advanced users having an edge-case. For normal users, it is not recommended to use
  • Improved: Strengthened the plugin’s SECURITY further
  • Improved: The performance by removing the FontAwesome library from the backend and from the posts where ratings were shown on the frontend. Use any of the Schema types from here to show star ratings on the search results
  • Improved: The working of the focus keyword field. Now, as soon as you paste the keyword or click outside the focus keyword area, the keyword gets registered. No more requirement to press the enter key
  • Improved: The styling of the focus keyword area with long keywords not fitting perfectly in the Gutenberg sidebar
  • Improved: The confusing layout of the Search Console related options to make it easier to follow by showing just a single button on the first instance
  • Improved: Added a tutorial link in the Search Console step of setup wizard to let users use their Google App. It is highly recommended to the Agency owners. Read here
  • Improved: Updated the text inside the options panel to make them easier to understand
  • Improved: Schema Markup output now limits the title characters to 110. Props to Saijo George
  • Improved: Query performance related to the Rank Math Variables by running it on only required pages
  • Improved: Allow only one Focus keyword in the Taxonomy pages(Category/Tag etc.), as there are no tests for the secondary keywords
  • Improved: Internal linking SEO test now considers relative URLs as well when assigning a score to the page
  • Improved: Compatibility with the WPML plugin
  • Improved: Score calculating formula in the SEO Analyzer, you will see the slight score difference on the next run
  • Improved: Breadcrumbs code by adding better support for accessibility
  • Improved: SEO Meta can be changed even if a post is set to noindex
  • Improved: By default, the Elementor page builder’s templates are now set to noindex, this will not affect the posts/pages created using Elementor
  • Improved: As soon as someone deactivates the plugin, the site connected to the Rank Math’s account also gets removed
  • Improved: Recipe Schema to include contentURL as a required field in the Recipe Video
  • Improved: The options panel search is much more meaningful now and shows the options from all the Rank Math related settings
  • Improved: The Schema type for pages like Home, Contact Us, About Us, etc. will now have None selected by default
  • Improved: For the page set as the Blog page from the WordPress ‘Reading’ settings, there won’t be any content related tests. They made no sense on that page and users were finding it impossible to get a good score on that page
  • Removed: Stopwords functionality completely, as it is not relevant anymore due to the updates like BERT
  • Removed: Multiple Social meta options, as they are not required anymore for the Knowledge Graph by Google & Bing. You should only see the needed options in the Global Social Meta settings page
  • Removed: Social tests from the SEO Analyzer as those are not needed anymore
  • Removed: isSimilarTo Schema code from the single WooCommerce products to comply with Google’s demands
  • Fixed: Score was not updating immediately after adding new Focus Keyword in some cases
  • Fixed: Keyword density test not working when diacritics were used in the focus keyword
  • Fixed: URL count was not updating immediately and correctly. It should be displaying the count as expected
  • Fixed: Text in the contact info Shortcode was not translation-ready
  • Fixed: Filter to disable Gutenberg Sidebar works fine again. Sorry about this and we would recommend to try and get used to the sidebar version as that is more productive
  • Fixed: An issue with the lazy loading image scripts, where the automatic ALT & Titles tags were adding gibberish characters instead of the proper values
  • Fixed: Bulk image ALT edit was not working properly in the Media page[List View]
  • Fixed: Missing timezone error in onlineEvent Schema Markup
  • Fixed: The preview section was showing In Stock status for WooCommerce products even though products were out of stock. Frontend Schema Markup was printing correctly. They should be in sync now
  • Fixed: For WooCommerce, when the Remove Product Category Base option was enabled, double slashes were incorrectly getting added to the URLs
  • Fixed: Wrong homepage URL was showing in the Elementor Editor’s preview if the static page was set as the homepage
  • Fixed: Phone Number label in the Contact Info shortcode was not localized
  • Fixed: Score and color of the secondary keyword in the Classic Editor was not matching with the Gutenberg Score
  • Fixed: Yoast’s HowTo Block importer not working from the Status & Tools page. it was working fine from the setup wizard
  • Fixed: OG & Twitter description tags were missing on the archive pages
  • Fixed: Conflict with the WPML plugin and Remove Product Category Base option
  • Fixed: Rank Math was not detecting videos added using the Divi Builder because the builder adds video tag instead of embed tag
  • Fixed: The output of the %excerpt% variable in the SEO Description field will use custom post excerpt before creating an auto-generated description
  • Fixed: Some strings were not translating in the Gutenberg(block Editor)
  • Fixed: Importing the settings via a TXT file was throwing an illegal string error
  • Fixed: The filter to change the Sitemap’s base URL was not working
  • Fixed: The Classic Editor was not responding when special characters were used in the Permalink field
  • Fixed: Missing forward slash in the preview area if WPML plugin was active
  • Fixed: An issue where diacritics were not getting detected in the Power Words test
  • Fixed: Missing twitter:site tag in single posts added from the Twitter Profile URL was not working
  • Fixed: Ignore Case option in the Redirection module where it was getting selected automatically for the last source when two or more sources were added
  • Fixed: Elementor’s preview wasn’t displaying the category slug even though the URL after publishing an article was generating correctly
  • Fixed: Added some missing strings in the translation file. Please help in translating the plugin by contributing here

v1.0.42.3 Apr 20, 2020

  • Improved: Styling of the focus keyword field in the Classic Editor if keywords expanded to 2 rows
  • Improved: Strengthened security further
  • Improved: New posts where custom titles are not used, will now be generating the titles on the fly using the global variable template
  • Improved: Auto-update emails won’t contain the site name anymore
  • Improved: Removed Rollbar’s library from the plugin to make the plugin much smaller and faster
  • Fixed: Single posts’ Schema type was not honoring the global settings and needed a manual selection. That should not be the case now

v1.0.42.2 Apr 18, 2020

  • Changed: primary_term filter to admin/disable_primary_term
  • Improved: Strengthened security further
  • Fixed: A security issue that allowed deactivation of the conflicting plugins added inside the importer of Rank Math (AIO SEO, Yoast, Redirection, SEOPress, Schema Pro, All In One Schema Rich Snippets, etc.) even if user kept them enabled. Props to WordPress plugins team for notifying
  • Fixed: Rank Math meta box stopped working in WordPress 4.9 and ClassicPress
  • Fixed: An issue with TinyMCE script when the visual editor was disabled
  • Fixed: A problem with the previews in the backend when accented letters like, â, î or ô, etc., were used
  • Fixed: Social image set in the Author Profile was not working

v1.0.42.1 Apr 16, 2020

  • Added: One can add the permalink to a new post/page in Rank Math without saving it as a draft first
  • Improved: The output code of Recipe Schema now includes more data
  • Fixed: Classic Editor’s content analysis wasn’t working when an apostrophe was used in the focus keyword field
  • Fixed: An issue with Gutenberg plugin’s latest version, v7.9.0
  • Fixed: Some tests were missing in the newly created pages
  • Fixed: An inability to add a hyphen at the end of the permalink
  • Fixed: Social previews were not showing the auto description. Though, the social media sites were picking them just fine
  • Fixed: Incorrect word-count when the text from the main content was copied into WooCommerce product’s short description field
  • Fixed: Missing save/cancel buttons in the SEO details post-column when using the bulk editing feature
  • Fixed: HTML code was not stripped from the SEO title in the Classic Editor
  • Fixed: Trying to get property 'slug' error on the Post list page when there was no category set, and debug was turned on
  • Fixed: Added missing arguments in the save_post

v1.0.42 Apr 14, 2020

  • Added: HUGE! Classic Editor now uses Gutenberg aka Block Editor’s content analysis library to avoid test mismatch
  • Added: Dedicated SEO tests for the static page set as a homepage
  • Added: Text explanations in few areas to help understand options better
  • Added: A way to detect if a site was compromised and remove any data related to it in the redirections
  • Added: A filter to decode Shortcodes in the Schema data
  • Updated: List of German power words. Props to Peter Schieche
  • Improved: Sitemap’s code by adding new filters and hooks. Check all the Sitemap filters and hooks here
  • Improved: SEO score on the homepage won’t show up by default even if the option is turned on. One has to add a Shortcode in the homepage’s content to show the SEO score
  • Improved: Schema Pro plugin’s import now imports the default settings strategically
  • Improved: Strengthened the plugin security further
  • Improved: If a newer stable version is detected, the Beta update does not show anymore
  • Improved: Excerpt preview trims properly in the Titles & Meta options in the options panel
  • Improved: Changed ALT text’s default value to use the filename instead of the post’s title. One can change the setting to any other variable
  • Fixed: Address field not getting saved in Job Posting Schema in the Block Editor
  • Fixed: An issue where the redirection type wasn’t allowed to be changed on saved posts using the dropdown. Though, the redirections were getting saved correctly
  • Fixed: Schema auto description not matching with the Custom SEO Meta description set in the WooCommerce products
  • Fixed: A problem with WooCommerce’s Remove Category Base & Remove Parent slug options where an extra slash was getting added into the product’s category URL. Though, the canonical URL was printing correctly
  • Fixed: An error related to SEO Score Shortcode in the frontend
  • Fixed: Quick edit save breaking Rank Math columns
  • Fixed: The Schema data is not updating unless the default value is changed in the Block Editor options
  • Fixed: How To Section of the Recipe Schema not saving the data in the block editor
  • Fixed: wp_rank_math_internal_meta related error appearing in the Query Monitor on some installations
  • Fixed: Sitemap showing a blank page if Query Monitor and Debug is enabled
  • Fixed: A PHP Error on the Help & Support Page
  • Fixed: Small visual issue related to the Search form in the Add Link popup

v1.0.41.2 Mar 31, 2020

  • Added: A new auto-update test in the SEO Analyzer tool
  • Improved: The performance of the option to edit the .htaccess file inside the WordPress admin area
  • Improved: It should now be easier to locate the tests that require further improvements. Such tests would now display an orange color
  • Improved: Removed rotating effect from the beta warning. Now users can manually update to a beta version if they rolled back to an older version
  • Improved: Removed ‘Schema Type’ select dropdown from the Elementor Editor for WooCommerce products
  • Improved: ‘Category’ taxonomy in the Sitemap step of the Setup Wizard now shows the correct state, matching the value from the database
  • Fixed: Newly published posts showing 404 error on some installations due to default value set in the Global Redirections setting
  • Fixed: Social image was not getting fetched by Facebook on some installations
  • Fixed: ‘Author’ role was unable to save/edit Focus Keywords in the Gutenberg and Elementor editor
  • Fixed: Social tab not working in the Elementor editor
  • Fixed: Missing Schema tab icon in the Block editor when No Schema type was selected in the global settings
  • Fixed: Permalink field was not accepting a hyphen or space in the Block Editor and Elementor
  • Fixed: The %category% variable was not working in the new Block Editor
  • Fixed: Software Application Schema's rating was not displaying on the frontend
  • Fixed: A problem with the Auto Post redirect option where it was throwing an error
  • Fixed: A glitch with the rolled-back versions where an update notice was showing even if someone was on the latest version of the plugin
  • Fixed: An edge-case where forcing an update check inside WordPress was throwing a warning on some servers

v1.0.41.1 Mar 26, 2020

  • Fixed: CMB2 errors throwing up on some installations

v1.0.41 Mar 26, 2020

  • Added: [NEW!] A way for users to connect their Google API App to Rank Math for fetching the data from the Google Search Console
  • Added: A notice to NGINX server users, showing a code to be added in the configuration file if the Sitemaps were not opening
  • Added: 3 new English Power words into the list
  • Added: The left sidebar’s menu items appear instantly when a new module is activated from the Rank Math’s dashboard area
  • Added: An option to ignore cases when creating a new redirection
  • Improved: The scoring system in the plugin. You might notice a minor mismatch in the scores. You can revisit your posts/pages and follow this updated guide to score better points
  • Improved: Removed URL decoding to allow special characters in the redirection’s destination field
  • Improved: Synced all the default values for the Setup Wizard Options with the Options Panel
  • Enhanced: If the ‘Rich Media’, ‘Keyword Density’ & ‘Length of Content’ tests do not reach 100%, they will now show different colors so users would know these tests need more work. One can read more about these test in this scoring guide
  • Enhanced: Streamlined editing workflow for the SEO title using variables while editing posts/pages/CPTs. Previously, when you’d start entering a new meta title, the pre-defined variables would be removed, which made it difficult for some to make changes. This has now been changed so that this is no longer the case
  • Fixed: Authorization issues when connecting Google Search Console due to permission related inconsistencies
  • FIXED: A couple of REST API security issues reported by Wordfence team
  • Fixed: WooCommerce’s Product page was not getting redirected to the new base when Remove Category Base option was enabled
  • Fixed: URLs with Cyrillic characters were not showing correctly in the permalink field
  • Fixed: An issue where they were a score mismatch between the Classic & the new Block editor
  • Fixed: Filter to remove the Rank Math’s tests work with the new Block/Gutenberg editor as well
  • Fixed: Polylang’s SERP preview URL was not showing language code in term’s edit page
  • Fixed: A redirection issue on a sub-directory installation, where Rank Math was throwing a 404 error when a user tried to access the admin from the main domain. Fixed it following WordPress’s guidelines
  • Fixed: A WooCommerce issue where a trailing slash was getting added incorrectly to the product category pages when the ‘Remove Category Base’ & ‘Remove Parent slug’ options were enabled. Though, the Canonical URLs were working fine

v1.0.40.2 Mar 24, 2020

  • Fixed: Focus Keyword suggestions not working for the connected users
  • Fixed: Removed destination field for the 410 and 451 Redirection type

v1.0.40.1 Mar 21, 2020

  • Added: Given the current global situation, more events are going virtual, being postponed, and being canceled every single day. We want to acknowledge that we’re all being affected by COVID-19 🦠 (aka Coronavirus disease) in different ways. Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected, especially those who are in quarantine and have lost loved ones. Let’s follow these precautions religiously. And, on that note, we’re releasing support for the new Structured Data properties as per Google’s latest announcement. The Events that are getting canceled and moving online can now be marked using Rank Math’s Event Schema.
  • Added: An Option to set ‘Event Attendance Mode’ in the Event Schema [Offline/Online/Offline+Online]
  • Added: German Power words. Props to Peter Schieche

v1.0.40 Mar 13, 2020

  • Added: [NEW!] A block to add HowTo Schema to a WordPress website using the new Block editor aka Gutenberg
  • Added: A HTML tab in the Category/Term description field
  • Added: A warning about the beta version on the plugins’ update page
  • Added: Compatibility needed for WordPress 5.4
  • Improved: On a multisite, moved the Version Control’s options to the network admin and now only the super admins can access it
  • Improved: Removed default values from the Opening Hours in the Local SEO tab & the Redirect Orphan Attachment option
  • Improved: Used @graph to combine multiple Schema types in a single JSON-LD tag
  • Improved: Added IDs to the Schema output of FAQ Block
  • Improved: Notice’s styling and changed beta changelog link to Rank Math’s changelog page
  • Changed: The default behavior of Powered by link inside the SEO score option to a follow link due to Google’s recent changes on how they see a NoFollow link. One can change the content of the link by using these filters. This is especially useful for agency owners. The option is turned off by default
  • Fixed: Rank Math not working with the standalone Gutenberg plugin
  • Fixed: Import/Export tab missing for the subsite owners in the Multisite installation
  • Fixed: FAQ Schema not printing when FAQ block was added in the Columns as an InnerBlock
  • Fixed: Block Editor crashing when someone clicked on the Rank Math Toolbar button while the page was loading on certain web hosts
  • Fixed: Sort by SEO Score not working in the Posts lists page
  • Fixed: Import step was showing in the setup wizard even after the import was completed
  • Fixed: Filter to hide the SEO Score in the frontend not working properly
  • Fixed: The protected meta was showing in the frontend if the_meta function was used
  • Fixed: The Bing verification option not working
  • Fixed: Missing yellow background in the SEO Score of the Classic editor area
  • Fixed: An undefined variable error in a WooCommerce file
  • Fixed: A bug that was preventing the translations from showing up inside the Elementor editor
  • Fixed: Elementor’s save button was greyed out even after changing values in the SEO tab of Rank Math
  • Fixed: Made Local SEO phone number field translation-ready
  • Fixed: SEO tab showing in the Elementor templates for some old installations

v1.0.39.2 Mar 5, 2020

  • Added: Indonesian Power Words. Thanks to Kenny Purnomo
  • Replaced: “German” power words were Dutch power words. Sorry for the mismatch
  • Improved: SEO Analysis score circle styling which broke in the last update
  • Improved: Yoast’s Block importer for FAQ Schema
  • Fixed: Output of encoded URLs from the Canonical field was printing incorrectly. Props to Shahram Rahbari for reporting. PLEASE re-save the posts where Canonical URLs were changed manually. It does not apply to the sites with the English language
  • Fixed: 404 errors getting misreported due to a recent change made in the plugin to handle the 404s coming from Elementor’s scripts
  • Fixed: 404 monitor reporting redirected URLs in the log
  • Fixed: Network admin wasn’t able to access the Rank Math Settings on a subsite
  • Fixed: A PHP notice when rolling back to a previous version using version control

v1.0.39.1 Feb 27, 2020

  • Fixed: HTML formatting & SEO fields not working in the Taxonomy editing area
  • Fixed: Sitemap having all non-canonical URLs listed in it. They should not appear now
  • Fixed: Incorrect headline & name values for hasPart Schema on the archive pages. Props: Ben @ StoreGear.
  • Fixed: An error in the hasPart Schema when no Article type was set on the archive pages. Props: Ben @ ActorGear

v1.0.39 Feb 24, 2020

  • Added: [HUGE!] A way to add FAQ Schema to a WordPress website using the new Block aka Gutenberg editor
  • Added: A filter to remove SEO Tab in the Elementor Panel
  • Improved: Site-Wide SEO Analysis code to work smoothly and error-free now. We will be adding more improvements to it in the near future
  • Improved: Recognize accented letters in the ALT description of an image
  • Improved: By default, added %term_description% variable in the term description fields of the general settings to improve the auto-generation of SEO description in the pages like categories or tag pages
  • Improved: Color contrast of the yellow Focus Keyword in the Classic Editor
  • Improved: Author description output in the Schema code by stripping out HTML tags
  • Fixed: Sitemap’s Cache folder permission so it could be accessed while backing up a site
  • Fixed: Variables printing as it is in the single CPT titles on the frontend unless someone updated the settings in the General tab
  • Fixed: The link text field not appearing in the Classic Editor
  • Fixed: Auto-generated descriptions not working as intended when content was starting with an image
  • Fixed: Category in the permalink wasn’t updating unless someone set the Primary Category
  • Fixed: A JavaScript error when creating a new Post Tag from Tags page
  • Fixed: An issue where Version Control’s JS code was loading on the front end
  • Fixed: An issue where Version Control’s assets were loading on all the admin pages
  • Fixed: Help menu showing in the backend sidebar even after disabling all the caps in the Role Manager
  • Fixed: TGMPA CSS’s conflict
  • Fixed: “Make” Theme’s compatibility issues
  • Fixed: A bug where the color coding on the focus keyword wasn’t changing if diacritic characters were used
  • Fixed: A PHP error appearing in the Elementor’s Theme Builder tabs if there are no templates present
  • Fixed: A bug with Elementor where Content Area Was Not Found in Your Page Error was appearing
  • Fixed: 404 monitor not able to detect the 404 pages created using Elementor

v1.0.38 Feb 10, 2020

  • Added: Version Control, if you face any issue(s) with the future updates, you can now rollback to the previous version with an inbuilt tool, more info.
  • Added: Beta Opt-in. Now anyone can take part in shaping the Rank Math by test-driving the newest features before anyone else
  • Added: The System Status page now shows in-depth system stats along with a one-click copy option for all the stats
  • Improved: Minor UI changes and improvements
  • Moved: Auto Update option in the Version Control tab
  • Moved: Import & Export tab in the Status & Tools page
  • Fixed: Minor bugs and prepared the plugin’s base for a Great upcoming feature

v1.0.37.4 Feb 06, 2020

  • Fixed: Minor JS error in the browser console
  • Fixed: WooCommerce Product pages throwing 404 error on some installations

v1.0.37.3 Feb 05, 2020

  • New: Added valueAddedTaxIncluded Schema field when Tax is enabled in the WooCommerce
  • New: Treat Easy Digital Downloads single posts as a product page. Better Schema markup output for EDD users
  • Improved: Removed ‘isRelated’ Schema code from WooCommerce Products to avoid unnecessary warnings in GSC
  • Improved: Changed references of ‘Rich Snippet’ to Schema across the plugin for consistency
  • Improved: Changed ‘Media’ tab name to ‘Attachments’ in the Titles & Meta Settings page
  • Improved: Only super admins are now allowed to edit .htaccess and robots.txt files in the Multisite network
  • Fixed: Websites were breaking when %seo_title% or %seo_description% variables were used in the General tab. These variables are built for the Schema tab only.
  • Fixed: Cron to update the internal links was not working
  • Fixed: Removed Rank Math’s score button from the new Block & Elementor editors for the roles that don’t have Rank Math’s access
  • Fixed: Conflict with the beta version of Elementor page builder
  • Fixed: Sitemap not adding images added using the WordPress widget in the Elementor page builder
  • Fixed: Elementor showing content changed notification even without making any changes in the content
  • Fixed: Elementor’s dark mode not working if the manual dark mode was selected and the system was using a light mode
  • Fixed: Notification text color in the Elementor page builder. Should be easy to read now
  • Fixed: “Unpublish when expired” option was not working in the JobPosting Schema in Gutenberg and Elementor
  • Fixed: “Use Data from Facebook Tab” option was not working in the Gutenberg and Elementor
  • Fixed: WooCommerce’s product pages were not redirecting to the new base when ‘Remove Category Base’ option was enabled
  • Fixed: Category description was not updating or truncating in the Rank Math’s Preview
  • Fixed: Pages with only H tags won’t pick up the heading tags in the auto-generated descriptions but the content inside those tags
  • Fixed: Unable to select Module title & description in the dashboard page
  • Fixed: Fatal error related to the Helper class
  • Fixed: splitText error happening in the content analysis of Classic Editor in some cases
  • Fixed: undefined index error in the Schema Section of Setup Wizard
  • Fixed: Link insertion adding an extra link in the Classic block of Gutenberg Editor

v1.0.37.2 Jan 20, 2020

  • Added NEW & better Auto-Generator for the descriptions. Search Engines are going to love the auto-generated descriptions from the Rank Math plugin if a focus keyword is set
  • Added power words for the Dutch language. Thanks to John Bernadis
  • Improved Elementor’s integration by hiding the SEO tab while creating custom sections in the Elementor builder
  • Hiding Power Words and Sentiment Analysis tests from non-English sites [Gutenberg & Elementor]
  • Fixed an issue with the Elementor where Rank Math wasn’t reading the content from certain pages & CPTs
  • Fixed a problem with the SEO tab, showing in the Elementor even if the metabox option was disabled in the backend
  • Fixed the %category% tag not showing primary category in the backend’s preview
  • Fixed a problem where noindex blog pages were sometimes showing in the post_sitemap on some installations
  • Fixed content analysis not working if taxonomy field was used in the ACF plugin
  • Fixed a PHP 5.6 error when editing the post (please update to at least PHP 7. Ask your hosting 🙏)
  • Fixed wrong description showing up in the BuddyPress Titles & Meta settings tab
  • Fixed an issue where Focus Keyword in the URL test was failing if stop word was present in the URL

v1.0.37.1 Jan 12, 2020

  • Fixed Keyword Density test not working in the Classic Editor
  • Fixed wrong option status showing for the nofollow & sponsored option in the Classic Editor
  • Fixed translation not working for the sidebar tests
  • Fixed ‘Event Status’ option value not saving in the Gutenberg Editor
  • Removed SEO options for users from the multisite network root

v1.0.37 Jan 10, 2020

  • [HUGE!] Added enhanced Elementor SEO integration so everything related to the Rank Math SEO could be set while using the Elementor’s editor
  • Added support for Elementor’s new Table of Content widget
  • Added Star Rating in the preview area for all the, supported Schema types
  • Added frontend SEO Score option in the Gutenberg sidebar
  • Added Rank Math’s SEO column in the Easy Digital Downloads products area
  • Added a warning if “Delete Rank Math data filter” is present in the theme https://i.rankmath.com/C2k2O2
  • Added cache flushing of the Sitemap when a post or page is set to noindex from the Top Admin Bar on the frontend
  • Improved output of the SEO Description for the pages with the page builders using shortcodes, like Divi
  • Improved Schema Markup’s Title and Description output to use the data from the General SEO tab by default
  • Improved the obsolete Review Schema type by adding ‘Unsupported’ word in the dropdown so users would, use the converter to fix the Review Schema errors
  • Improved BuddyPress integration, now the module automatically activates after BuddyPress’ activation
  • Updated locale list supported by Facebook for the OG tags
  • Removed TOC test support for CM Table Of Contents, Easy Table of Contents, f(x) TOC, HM Content TOC, Shortcodes Ultimate, Simple TOC, Table of content, Table of Contents Plus, Thrive Architect, Fixed TOC. These and other plugins can add the support for the Rank Math plugin by using this filter
  • Fixed Bulk editing not working after the Gutenberg’s release
  • Fixed Block Editor aka Gutenberg’s Sidebar translation not working
  • Fixed Focus Keyword not recognizing words with diacritics in Gutenberg (German words etc.)
  • Fixed Focus Keyword not getting detected when it had HTML tags in it
  • Fixed a browser console error when ++ was used in the Focus Keyword field
  • Fixed Primary Term option not working with the new Gutenberg sidebar design
  • Fixed “Rich Snippet” Block not appearing in the block list
  • Fixed Schema type set in the global settings not applying to the newly created posts
  • Fixed disconnect account issue happening on some installations
  • Fixed lodash conflict happening with few plugins
  • Fixed an issue where WooCommerce’s short description and tag variables were not working in the Global settings
  • Fixed Global Description Meta template not applying to the single Product Previews in WooCommerce
  • Fixed an issue which was preventing to select the Employment type in the JobPosting Schema in the sidebar design
  • Fixed an issue where Date variable was showing incorrect value on the archive pages
  • Fixed few Role Manager related issues. Everything with the Role Manager should be working as intended
  • Added various CSS enhancements, bug fixes, and general stability improvements

v1.0.36.3 Dec 23, 2019

  • Added Role Manager support for new Gutenberg Sidebar Editor
  • Fixed SEO meta not saving if Custom Fields section is enabled in the single post editor
  • Fixed show unsupported schema notice only if old ‘Review Schema’ type is selected
  • Fixed page builder shortcodes not rendering in the description tag
  • Fixed SEO: Not Available issue happening on some installations
  • Fixed wp_set_script_translations() related error happening on some installations which are using WP v4.9 or less
  • Fixed a rare escaped_value() related error happening with the Role Manager

v1.0.36.2 Dec 21, 2019

  • Improved the scoring mechanism to work in sync with the Classic Editor
  • Fixed an issue with WordPress 4.9 where the Rank Math plugin was refusing to load on some installations
  • Fixed a bug where new Meta Data was not getting saved on category pages
  • Removed rankMathApi.js file as the plugin was never using it. Rank Math was using the rank-math.php file instead all the time
  • Made Pillar Content icon show up in the SEO Column of posts and pages

v1.0.36.1 Dec 19, 2019

  • Fixed “Cannot read property ‘snippetType’ of undefined” error on some installations
  • Removed the notice to re-connect the account. You can do so by heading to Rank Math > Dashboard > Help Tab

v1.0.36 Dec 18, 2019

  • [HUGE!] Added complete Gutenberg support. The new editor will be shown in the sidebar
  • [HUGE!] Added a filter to add unlimited Focus keywords. Here’s the code
  • Added Nofollow, & Sponsored options for the links in the Gutenberg/new editor as well
  • Added a filter to bring the old Rank Math box in the new editor area. Here’s the code
  • Added ACF integration in the sidebar edition of Rank Math as well
  • Added a new smoother way to connect the Rank Math account. PLEASE RECONNECT your account from inside the plugin
  • Added email notification to be sent every time Rank Math gets auto-updated
  • Added Elementor’s compatibility with the Sitemap module of Rank Math to make it efficient
  • Added a clear warning of the unsupported Review Schema type. Please convert to the new system by following this guide (if you haven’t already)
  • Removed ‘Flesch Reading Score’ test
  • Improved the performance of the post editor area to load faster
  • Improved the Review Schema of the supported Schema types to include single-author rating instead of aggregateRating. Props to Matthew
  • Improved Rich Snippet Shortcode’s output
  • Improved the integration with WooCommerce
  • Improved the analysis of a focus keyword. Now the keywords with a comma are treated separately
  • Improved Power Words library to fix some typos
  • Fixed an incompatibility with PHP 7.4
  • Fixed an error with the Schema Markup becoming unreadable in some cases
  • Fixed the missing fields in the Dentist Schema markup
  • Fixed an error where users were unable to access the setup wizard in some cases
  • Fixed small issues detected by Rollbar to make the plugin more performant
  • Fixed an issue where the Rank Math’s admin toolbar JS was running even if the admin bar was disabled by an admin
  • Fixed many minor styling issues in the backend
  • Please note that the minimum version to run Rank Math is now WordPress 4.9

v1.0.35.3 Nov 25, 2019

  • Added a filter to modify Advanced Robots using a new filter: rank_math/frontend/advanced_robots
  • Added a condition to hide Search Console widget from the dashboard if the module is inactive
  • Improved the Shortcode output of various Schema types
  • Improved the translation of German letters with the Rank Math SEO plugin
  • Improved content analysis for WooCommerce to include product’s short description
  • Improved WooCommerce Schema’s output to exclude MPN values via the Brand value
  • Fixed redirection issues with the .htaccess file export with 410 type
  • Fixed an issue where incorrect author Robots values were being imported
  • Fixed an error in BuddyPress’s module
  • Fixed an issue where author pages were showing a warning when admin menu bar was enabled
  • Fixed an error with the output of the title of author archive pages
  • Fixed an error of datePublished & dateModified showing an incorrect time when timezone was not set to UTC

v1.0.35.2 Nov 14, 2019

  • Added a condition to prevent the ratings from showing on WooCommerce & Easy Digital Download pages

v1.0.35.1 Nov 14, 2019

  • Added an option to show Snippet reviews before and after the content on the frontend for the allowed types
  • Added default Advanced Robots to all the existing/older posts
  • Fixed a JS error when WooCommerce or iTheme Security plugins were active
  • Fixed CMB2 multiple dependencies Array not working since 1.0.35 version
  • Fixed an error in the MedicalClinic Schema related to non-existent of an image on a page
  • Fixed an issue with the Sitemap where it was incorrectly adding a trailing slash on some installations where the URL of the website was left blank in General settings
  • Fixed some PHP warnings
  • Fixed CSS issues related to WordPress 5.3

v1.0.35 Nov 9, 2019

  • Improved the Setup Wizard to be more straightforward with lesser options
  • Improved Google Search Console module by adding oAuth 2.0, separate client and API wrappers, etc.
  • Improved the text present on the Tools page to help understand each option better
  • Improved the filter for deleting all the Rank Math related data, upon uninstallation, to work correctly with the multisite setup as well
  • Fixed Google Search Console Authentication Error
  • Fixed empty title issue happening on some installations with older PHP versions
  • Fixed the Global Index option for author archive not working
  • Fixed a problem with the importer where a false warning was getting generated when redirections were not detected
  • Fixed bulk redirections/404 monitor not working with the Persian language
  • Fixed a bug with the auto-post redirection option which was creating an infinite loop if someone deleted a post several times
  • Fixed an issue with the Remove Product base option, so it works as intended
  • Fixed a bug with WooCommerce’s variables, showing incorrect title on the category pages
  • Fixed an issue with WooCommerce’s shop page where %title%, %excerpt% were showing the data from the first product instead of the page’s meta values

v1.0.34.2 Oct 28, 2019

  • Fixed an issue where some 3rd party themes were not working properly due to a bug in the core of WordPress
  • Fixed a small issue with the Redirection importer

v1.0.34.1 Oct 26, 2019

  • Added tooltip to the newly added robots meta options
  • Fixed errors appearing on BuddyPress user page
  • Fixed fatal errors appearing on some installations
  • Fixed JS error on some installations where stopwords option was enabled

v1.0.34 Oct 24, 2019

  • Added a new one-click converter tool to help fix the Review Schema related errors which were appearing in GSC for all the older articles. Read here
  • Added an option to add any Custom Field to page analysis. No more tinkering with code (Rank Math >> Titles & Meta >> Posts/Pages/Post Type)
  • Added options to set new Robots Meta tags: max-snippet, max-video-preview, max-image-preview (https://i.rankmath.com/8ItIa7)
  • Added rel="ugc" attribute to all the links present in the comments and author URLs
  • Added an option to set rel="sponsored" attribute (https://i.rankmath.com/YZpWmd)
  • Added dedicated Aggregate Rating options in Book, Course, Event, Product, Recipe and Software Schema types
  • Added an option to show Blog Page in Breadcrumbs when Static Page is selected
  • Removed stopwords from Focus Keyword when checking for the FK in URL test
  • Improved Event Schema to accept 0 as the price value
  • Improved secondary keyword tests performance
  • Improved/Optimized Variables functionality
  • Fixed the issue where some variables were not showing value in the Preview area
  • Fixed Breadcrumb Shortcode error when Breadcrumbs were disabled in the settings
  • Fixed WooCommerce Opengraph Error
  • Fixed undefined error when editing a post which doesn’t has an editor
  • Fixed Redirection module not detecting when a term was deleted or changed
  • Fixed links autofill issue
  • Fixed a fatal error with the Role Manager module when all the options were unchecked
  • Fixed compatibility with Divi Premade layouts
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with Easy Digital Downloads showing the wrong title in the Preview
  • Fixed an Undefined property error on post type archive page
  • Fixed the working of a filter to remove tests from the content analysis
  • Fixed Optician Schema showing missing priceRange, image errors
  • Fixed missing fields in the Dry Cleaning business type
  • All pesky bugs have been exterminated. Continue as you were
  • Improved the code further for better performance as something huge is coming in one of the upcoming versions

v1.0.33 Sep 18, 2019

  • Added complete ACF support. Simply activate the ACF plugin, and Rank Math will detect the custom fields for Content Analysis. No more tinkering with code
  • Added status and Tools pages for better debugging
  • Added range value for the price field in Service Schema
  • Added some performance fixes to get the plugin ready for an upcoming major update
  • Improved the working of power words, sentiment words and the focus keywords
  • Improved module manager and optimized for speed
  • Changed the default priority to show description text before the excerpts in the Schema data
  • Updated WordPress Helper library to 1.0.8
  • Updated auto keyword suggestion API to the latest version from Google
  • Removed BreadcrumbList Schema from the frontpage to adhere with Google’s guidelines
  • Fixed a few tests not running if secondary focus keyword is selected
  • Fixed an Open Graph error on single product pages of WooCommerce
  • Fixed few tests in the SEO Analyzer, so it does not fail on some installations
  • Fixed a warning when filtering the content for missing focus keyword in the title of the post
  • Fixed an issue where WooCommerce variables were not working in the previous version properly
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with the Ultra Seven Theme
  • Fixed the “WordPress Database Error Column ‘term_id’ in field list is ambiguous” error
  • Fixed an issue where %currentmonth% variable was not showing a translated month in the preview

v1.0.32.1 Aug 29, 2019

  • Fixed fatal error happening on some WooCommerce installations
  • Fixed WooCommerce redirection issue on some installations

v1.0.32 Aug 28, 2019

  • Improved WooCommerce’s module for speed and readability
  • Added complete compatibility for the BuddyPress plugin
  • Added Rank Math’s options in the Screen options for users with onpage_general capability (like Editors etc.)
  • Added redirection to old product links, to the new ones, when Remove Product Base option was turned on. Previously the plugin was only adding a Canonical URL
  • Added changes in the Setup wizard to make it more GDPR-friendly
  • Added a filter to hide SEO scores
  • Updated all date() to date_i18n() functions
  • Removed default Schema from About & Contact pages
  • Fixed an issue where the plugin was not obeying the DISALLOW_FILE_EDIT rule
  • Fixed Dashboard widget showing an empty box instead of hiding itself when the permissions were not correct
  • Fixed Redirection issues when + or ? were used in the source URLs. They should be working fine now
  • Fixed an issue with the redirection to the document file showing a 404 page. Document files should normally open now as expected
  • Fixed a CSS overflow in SEO Analysis when long URLs were displayed
  • Fixed Robots.txt editor not working when the site was set to NoIndex
  • Fixed an issue where the auto-generated description was removing diacritics from the preview area
  • Fixed an issue where About Us and Contact pages were not showing in the Organization data of Schema Markup

v1.0.31 Aug 2, 2019

  • Added diacritics into consideration while running the content analysis. Finally, all other language words can be analyzed!
  • Improved the logic of honoring the Global Meta so, there are no mismatches between the settings of a single post vs general settings and also for the importers. Please review your Rank Math’s settings properly if you happen to import. Here’s a detailed guide
  • Improved the searching in the redirections & 404 errors
  • Improved SEO Analysis text further to make things clearer
  • Updated the analysis’s API URL to Rank Math’s
  • Fixed a bug with WordPress 4.x (to everyone still using WP 4.x, please update to the latest WP and use Classic Editor plugin alongside)
  • Fixed an issue with the importing of the Redirections. Disabled redirections were getting imported as active. That should not be happening anymore.
  • Fixed a bug where CSS & JS files were loading on the frontend even if the admin bar was disabled
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with WooCommerce’s category permalink flushing
  • Fixed an issue with the Snippet Shortcode occurring with a Non-numeric value
  • Fixed an issue with the redirections where QueryString with trailing slash / was not working fine
  • Fixed few typos in the description of the helping text
  • Fixed an issue with the auto-update. It should be working fine now.
  • Fixed a compatibility bug with WPML

v1.0.30.2 Jul 23, 2019

  • Improved the compatibility with the AMPforWP plugin further by making it performant with MariaDB as well
  • Improved the styling of the feedback form upon deactivation
  • Improved Focus Keyword filter further to perform better
  • Fixed an issue with the importing of the Redirections from other plugins
  • Fixed a PHP 7.3 deprecation notice (hopefully!)

v1.0.30.1 Jul 23, 2019

  • Fixed a compatibility issue with AMPforWP plugin

v1.0.30 Jul 23, 2019

  • Added localization of weekdays in the Contact Shortcode
  • Added a filter for GET_query params so they could be redirected as well
  • Improved the behavior of Rank Math’s icon to match the score’s color, instead of showing red all the time
  • Improved the redirection behavior when site domain was present in between the URL, it is not getting stripped anymore
  • Improved compatibility with PHP 7.3
  • Changed the behavior of ‘Remove category base’ option. The new URLs are now using a 301 instead of Canonical URLs
  • Removed Redirection option from 410 and 451 types as it’s not needed there
  • Fixed a PHP notice showing up about a Breadcrumb property not being set
  • Fixed the variable of %focuskw%, showing all the Focus Keywords instead of just the primary keyword
  • Fixed the image ALT test for the featured images. Plugin wasn’t detecting the ALT text in the featured images
  • Fixed Yandex’s Schema Markup error for the Collection page
  • Fixed the redirection of the URLs with diatrics in them aka accents
  • Fixed the auto redirection option. It stopped working after the last update
  • Fixed the 404 redirection option to work properly
  • Synced the ALT test with the auto-ALT feature. Now the content analysis won’t throw a false warning if %focuskw% is used
  • Added small fixes and performance improvements

v1.0.29 Jul 16, 2019

  • Added new Google Rich Results testing tool’s link in the External tools list menu
  • Added text/HTML tab on the category pages
  • Fixed the noindex option not working in the Custom Post Types, due to this CPTs were appearing in the Sitemap
  • Fixed Rank Math metabox not showing up on WP v4.8.x & 4.9.x
  • Fixed WP Rocket minification not working when the Rewrite title option was enabled
  • Fixed RTL styling issue of Review Snippet on the frontend
  • Improved styling of Recipe ingredients section on the frontend
  • Replaced Graph dashicon with the Rank Math’s icon in a couple of places
  • Added some small performance improvements

v1.0.28.1 Jul 12, 2019

  • Fixed an issue happening on some installations where the content analysis API was conflicting with the MetaBox

v1.0.28 Jul 12, 2019

  • Added Content Analysis API, now developers can make their custom fields compatible with Rank Math, [more details about the API and implementation]
  • Added an option to auto-update the plugin [Rank Math >> General Settings >> Other]
  • Added few extra code checks in the SEO analyzer Page to avoid 503 Error on some websites
  • Improved CSS files by removing vendor prefixing (-webkit)
  • Fixed Sitemap not showing indexable posts in some cases
  • Fixed incorrect hasPart type in CollectionPage and BlogPost Schema
  • Fixed recipe ingredients printing in the same line even if a line break or a comma separator was present
  • Fixed range value not working in the salary field of JobListing Schema
  • Fixed a JS bug in the editor screen for non-admin users
  • Fixed custom term variables missing in the Global Settings
  • Fixed missing Image in the Physician schema
  • Fixed Paper class showing 404 data
  • Fixed 404 Monitor not detecting the user-agent correctly

v1.0.27.4 Jun 25, 2019

  • Fixed redirections not working on some installations
  • Fixed ‘500 error’ appearing on some installations after updating the plugin settings

v1.0.27.3 Jun 24, 2019

  • Fixed ‘500 error’ appearing on some installations after updating the plugin settings

v1.0.27.2 Jun 23, 2019

  • Added offload images and third-party libraries in the plugin
  • Improved sanitization throughout the plugin
  • Fixed an error in the contact Shortcode when the time was added in a string format

v1.0.27.1 Jun 21, 2019

  • Fixed Product page showing ‘Page not found error’ when Remove base option is enabled
  • Fixed security issue related to Rank Math Settings for logged in users
  • Fixed exclude posts option not working in the Sitemap

v1.0.27 Jun 18, 2019

  • Added a filter to show Meta Keywords tag to the Search Engines like Yandex
  • Added some important security fixes
  • Added more improvements to how the SEO Analyzer works inside the plugin
  • Enhanced the output of the Rich Snippet’s Shortcode showing the formatted date
  • Improved the comments to make them more meaningful
  • Fixed an issue with the Breadcrumbs not showing the primary category on the product pages
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with the Indexing API plugin and Rank Math
  • Fixed an issue where product categories were showing 404 when Remove Category Base option was enabled
  • Fixed the problem with the categories date variables not working correctly in the settings fields
  • Fixed a conflict with WooCommerce One Page checkout plugin
  • Fixed an issue where the feeds were not updating when the WooCommerce module was activated
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with the Ultra theme, not showing the text editor
  • Fixed an issue where the Search Console Box was appearing for all the users in the dashboard
  • Fixed a problem in the SEO Analysis where missing ‘Focus Keyword in Title’ test wasn’t working as intended
  • Prepared the plugin for upcoming updates related to Gutenberg’s compatibility

v1.0.26 Jun 6, 2019

  • Added new variables to display custom taxonomies term in the post title & description fields
  • Improved the Review Schema options to honor decimals in the score
  • Improved SEO Analysis to detect external Sitemaps
  • Improved detection of title & description tags on the backend by adding proper sanitization
  • Improved the cron job related to the Search Console’s data not updating regularly. It should be working fine now
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with ESSB plugin
  • Fixed an issue with the SEO Analyzer throwing errors on old installations
  • Fixed bulk edit options not working since the last version
  • Fixed insecure warning appearing due to one HTTP call in the plugin
  • Fixed bulk delete option not working in the 404 Monitor
  • Fixed an issue with the AMP plugin printing the Schema Markup twice
  • Fixed a problem with emojis not displaying in the Meta description settings in the plugin’s settings page

v1.0.25.1 May 30, 2019

  • Improved the code related to post edit screen freezing issue on some hosting environments
  • Updated the queries running on the posts list page to improve the speed
  • Updated the URL pointing out to Pinterest’s verification page
  • Fixed an error with the AMP plugin, appearing in their setup wizard with Rank Math active
  • Fixed an incompatibility with the bbPress plugin and the module in the Rank Math plugin
  • Fixed an error showing up in the browser’s console related to the parsing of SourceMap

v1.0.25 May 28, 2019

  • Fixed unresponsiveness of single post editor for non-English websites
  • Fixed incorrect OG type for WooCommerce’s products
  • Fixed PHP notices in the SEO Analyzer tool

v1.0.24.1 May 26, 2019

  • Fixed Router class not found error.

v1.0.24 May 25, 2019

  • Added a brand new bbPress Module
  • Added SEOPress & SEOPress Pro plugin importer
  • Added automated Article & blogPosting Schema Markup for older articles. Should help improve the overall rankings of all the articles without updating them manually now
  • Added KML file reference in the Sitemap for the Local SEO
  • Added an option to select Brand & Manufacturer value in the WooCommerce module
  • Added some Schema Markup data validation
  • Added missing words into the translation file so everything could be translated now
  • Added a way to help users easily leave a review, without hijacking their dashboard, with a dismissible notice
  • Added instant form field errors for the Schema Markup fields
  • Added Schema Markup types to the sanitization function
  • Added custom Meta values for Author & Date based archives for more control
  • Added a way to show the SEO score on the frontend ❤️
  • Added a filter to define a TOC plugin’s compatibility with the Rank Math plugin
  • Improved Breadcrumbs & Contact form working with the Elementor page builder
  • Improved the working of the Google Search Console data in the plugin
  • Improved the logic used for the noindexing of the empty categories. Parent category, even if empty, won’t be marked as noindexed anymore
  • Improved compatibility with WP Bakery Page Builder plugin
  • Improved the plugin importers by optimizing their code a lot
  • Improved Alt text detection recommendation to be in sync everywhere
  • Improved Focus Keyword’s Title Case, it will now be maintained
  • Made the experience smoother when using the preview tool of the post editor
  • SEO Analysis Results now reset on a plugin update
  • Fixed an issue of duplicate Meta Tags getting printed when using AMP for WP plugin
  • Fixed a long-awaited issue of using Shortcodes in Meta Description field causing the page layout to break. It should not happen with most of the plugins now
  • Fixed an issue with the Social Tab’s preview area where the text was not reflecting as entered by the user
  • Fixed an issue where incorrect Meta description was showing in the preview area of the archive pages
  • Fixed an issue when the Meta tags were not getting picked from the global settings of the plugin
  • Fixed an issue with the focus keyword not getting detected when HTML tags were used
  • Fixed an issue with the focus keyword field not working when special characters were used (like + etc.)
  • Fixed a fatal error on the product post type when WooCommerce plugin was inactive
  • Fixed wrong value getting passed to %title% placeholder on the Shop page
  • Fixed a bug with the ProfessionalService Schema Markup. Image & Telephone fields were missing which was resulting in an error. Added those fields now
  • Fixed an issue where the parent category option was not showing up in the category edit settings
  • Fixed Archive page error related to author & Meta values
  • Fixed an issue with the Breadcrumb filter not working correctly in some situations
  • Fixed the URL length recommendation value to be in sync with the overall tests
  • Fixed a conflict with the JS Jobs plugin
  • Fixed Robots.txt file’s encoding error with special characters like &
  • Fixed the non-detection of the Alt text in the text editor
  • Improving WPCS code in the plugin

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 (Major)

  • No known issue