Classic SEO

Plugin Description

SEO Plugin For ClassicPress

Classic SEO is the first SEO plugin built specifically to work with ClassicPress. The plugin contains many essential SEO tools to help optimize your website.


Installation

    1. Head over to the Releases section of this GitHub repository.
    1. Expand the “Assets” dropdown by the latest release and download the classicpress-seo.zip file.
    1. Go to the “Plugins > Add New” section of your site’s dashboard and upload the zip file there using the “Upload Plugin” button.

Key Features

  • Module Based System
  • Google Schema Markup aka Rich Snippets
  • XML Sitemap
  • Optimize up to 5 Keywords
  • Google Keyword Suggestion
  • Redirection Manager
  • Local SEO / Knowledge Graph
  • SEO Optimized Breadcrumbs
  • 404 Monitor
  • Support for ACF
  • Support for Classic Commerce
  • Internal Linking Suggestions
  • Role Manager
  • Importers for Rank Math, Yoast, All In One SEO and The SEO Framework

Support

If you need support for Classic SEO or find a bug, you have threee choices:

Changelog

v 2.1.3 / 2023-05-25

  • FIXED: SSL issues, deprecations

v 2.1.2 / 2023-02-03

  • REMOVED: Remove REST API /disconnectSite endpoint (#150)

v 2.1.1 / 2023-01-25

  • FIXED: Bad ZIP was attached to previous release

v 2.1.0 / 2023-01-24

  • FIXED: Add support for PHP 8.0

v 2.0.1 / 2020-09-29

  • FIXED: Missing semicolon

v 2.0.0 / 2020-09-29

  • REMOVED: Google Search Console feature has been removed completely. See #112 for discussion. (#118)
  • UPDATED: Replaced references to “WooCommerce” with “Classic Commerce” (#114) (props @simplycomputing)
  • UPDATED: Update readme (#126)
  • IMPROVED Minor CSS tweaks and accessibility improvements (#128)
  • FIXED: Fix wrong field name in redirections cache (#119)
  • FIXED: Fix display of CPSEO icon in admin menu (#123)
  • FIXED: Fix display of icon and heading in CPSEO dashboard (#124)
  • FIXED: Cleaned up some left over code (#122, #127)

v 1.0.0 / 2020-08-30

  • FIXED: Fix for misaligned Classic SEO icon in top admin toolbar when viewing site #103
  • FIXED: Remove empty title separator #104
  • REMOVED: Remove legacy Rank Math help images #106
  • UPDATED: Update language pot file #107
  • UPDATED: Minor updates to help pages #108
  • FIXED: Replace “ClassicPress-research” with “ClassicPress-plugins” #109

v 1.0.0-rc.1 / 2020-08-02

  • IMPROVED: Clarify wording on Author Archives and Date Archives option settings #85
  • IMPROVED: Add clear installation instructions to readme #89 (props @nylen)
  • REMOVED: Auto Update setting removed. This was a legacy setting from RM and hasd no effect in CPSEO #86
  • FIXED: Corrected misaligned CPSEO icon in top admin bar and left-hand nav menu #91
  • FIXED: Fix Search Console stats database query syntax which caused “Unknown column” error in some installations #97 (props @nylen)
  • FIXED: Fix a PHP notice (Undefined index: path) in Conditional::is_rest() #98 (props @nylen)
  • FIXED: Fix for Search Console jQuery error which prevented SC cache from being cleared in General Settings #94
  • FIXED: Excludes .gitignore and .gitattributes release builds via git archive #96 (props @nylen)
  • FIXED: Clean up .gitignore #92 (props @nylen)
  • FIXED: Removes extraneous ‘%s’ placeholder on Search Console settings page #100
  • UPDATED: Minor CSS tweaks #95, #99

v 1.0.0-beta4 / 2020-05-24

  • NEW: Add new title separator characters (#71)
  • NEW: Add ‘%’ to CTR heading in Search Analytics view within Search Console (#72)
  • NEW: Use native custom post types dashboard icon in Titles & Meta Setting (#75)
  • IMPROVED: Output of SEO meta for pages created with page builders (#74)
  • IMPROVED: Hide cpseo meta key data in custom fields on post edit page (#76)
  • UPDATED: Help page content updated (#78)
  • UPDATED: Translations (#79)
  • FIXED: Dash menu not updating when module activated (#77)
  • FIXED: Missing cpseo prefix in some settings (#81)
  • FIXED: Removed broken link from title on Dashboard page (#73)

v 1.0.0-beta3 / 2020-04-03

  • NEW: Add new Events schema properties to help with events that have been cancelled or postponed as a result of Covid-19
  • UPDATED: Code Potent Update Manager updated to latest version

v 1.0.0-beta2 / 2020-02-14

  • NEW: Add usage tracking notice and opt out (props xxsimoxx)
  • FIX: Variables translations in help pages will now translate
  • FIX: Fix for duplicate “view details” when GitHub updater is active (props xxsimoxx)
  • FIX: Fix for PHP error when refreshing sitemap in Search Console

v 1.0.0-beta1 / 2020-02-08

  • NEW: Integrated Code Potent’s Update Manager
  • NEW: Check for WP_CLI (props xxsimoxx)
  • IMPROVED: Services rich snippets (added missing properties)
  • Moved to new ClassicPress-plugins GitHub repository
  • Renamed dashicon image
  • Remove other superfluous images
  • Translation file updates

v 0.7.0 / 2020-01-17

  • NEW: Adds importer for The SEO Framework

v 0.6.0 / 2019-12-28

v 0.5.3 / 2019-12-21

  • FIX: Fix for wrong message shown on post edit page when content length was between 500 and 600 words
  • TWEAK: Minor tweaks to AIOSEO import

v 0.5.2 / 2019-12-20

  • FIX: Fix for “Undefined variable: sitemap_settings” in class-aioseo.php

v 0.5.1 / 2019-12-20

  • IMPROVED: All In One SEO import

v 0.5.0 / 2019-12-18

  • NEW: Added All In One SEO import
  • IMPROVED: Yoast import

v 0.4.4 / 2019-12-06

  • FIX: Second fix for issue #24 – keywords from Rank Math not being imported

v 0.4.3 / 2019-12-05

  • FIX: Fix for issue #24 – import from Rank Math not working as expected

v 0.4.2 / 2019-11-29

  • NEW: Added charts on Search Console overview page
  • FIX: minor bug fixes

v 0.4.1 / 2019-11-28

  • FIX: Fix for PHP error: “Fatal error : Cannot redeclare Classic_SEO::define_constants() in /home/xxx/public_html/xxx/xxx/wp-content/plugins/classicpress-seo/classicpress-seo.php on line 223”

v 0.4.0 / 2019-11-28

  • NEW: Added support for Google Search Console

v 0.3.3 / 2019-11-25

  • FIX: Fix for #20: Plugin is not automatically deactivated when using PHP < 7.0.

v 0.3.2 / 2019-11-20

  • FIX: Fix for #17: PHP error “call_user_func_array() expects parameter 1 to be a valid callback, function on_login not found or invalid function name”

v 0.3.1 / 2019-11-18

  • FIX: Classic SEO icon size in admin menu

v 0.3.0 / 2019-11-18

  • NEW: Plugin has new name. Now called Classic SEO as per discussions on forums. Note: plugin directory is still called “classicpress-seo” and the main PHP file is called “classicpress-seo.php”. These will be changed in a future version.
  • NEW: Added ability to set metabox position on post/page/product edit pages
  • NEW: Added support for Pinterest meta tag
  • NEW: Added “nosnippet”, “max-snippet:[number]”, “max-video-preview:[number]” and “max-image-preview:[setting]” Advanced Robots Meta settings.