Yoast SEO 20.0 Update Makes Big Modifications

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Yoast launched variation 20.0 presents significant modifications to the user interface that are planned to make it simpler to optimize a WordPress website.

New User Interface

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

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

The card interface does not require users to choose the way a tab interface does. It provides the info as a series of features that a user can switch on or off. It’s a much easier and more intuitive way of doing things.

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

The structure of the settings page is like this:

Setting Classification

Card– Card– Card

Each card, which is a setting, has an image at top, an explanation of the setting below the image, and in the footer location of the card is the on/off toggle and a Learn More link to a Yoast website that discusses that particular setting.

A Yoast Settings Card

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

off simply by

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

< img src="https://cdn.searchenginejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/yoast-ui-63cfabf1905ad-sej-480x562.png" alt ="Yoast SEO 20.0 Update Makes Big Changes"/ > Each card that corresponds to an individual setting has a short description of the setting.

A user likewise has the alternative of clicking the”discover more”button to visit a web page that discusses the specific setting in information. The”API Integrations” settings page follows a comparable card-style user interface that likewise makes it easy to see what integrations are possible, like incorporating Yoast into the Elementor workflow, and after that making it possible for that integration.

Yoast API Integrations Page

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

Thijs de Valk, CEO of Yoast shared:

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

I concur, Yoast SEO 20.0 is a great step forward, users are going to appreciate the changes.

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