Google Enhanced Ecommerce, multi-domain robots.txt file, redirects to htaccess! – SEOPress 3.8.8 update release

SEOPress 3.8.8 is now available. We encourage you to update your site as soon as possible to take advantage of the latest features and improvements.

🎉 New – Enhanced Ecommerce for Google Analytics (beta – PRO)

The most requested feature by our users is finally here!

  • measure purchases
  • measure additions to shopping carts
  • measure removals from shopping carts
SEOPress - Google Ecommerce options
SEOPress – Google Ecommerce options

Currently it works with WooCommerce only but we hope to support Easy Digital Downloads in a future update.

Please follow this guide to setup ecommerce tracking for your WordPress site.

Note that this feature is in beta and will be improved regularly.

🎉 New – multi-domain robots.txt file (PRO)

If you have a multisite setup in multi-domain or sub-domains, you can now have robots.txt file per site.

We also rewrote the code of this feature. NGINX users no longer need to add our custom rewrite rules!

🎉 New – export your redirects for your .htaccess file (PRO)

You can now export your redirects in txt format. You will just have to copy its content and paste it into your .htaccess file.

Go to SEO, Tools, Redirections tab to create your txt export file.

🎉 Other news

We have added a new class “seopress-help” to our documentation links / icons so that you can easily hide them. PRO users can use the dedicated option to handle this from SEO > PRO > White label tab.

404 monitoring now logs IP addresses (in a new column).

Questions/answers for FAQ schema are now sortable.

It’s now easy to add a noindex meta robots on paginated archive pages from SEO, Titles and metas, Advanced tab.

New hooks for developers:

We also improved accessibility, compatibility with Elementor, WooCommerce, Permalink ManagerAdmin Columns PRO, WPML, Polylang and MultilingualPress (v2) plugins and fixed several issues. More information on the changelog below.

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Changelog

This update contains the following changes (full changelog here):

= 3.8.8 = 25/06/2020
* NEW Google Enhanced Ecommerce! Measure purchases, additions and removals from shopping carts 🎉 (PRO)
* NEW robots.txt file for multisite and multidomain installations (PRO)
* NEW Export Redirections for an .htaccess file (SEO, Tools, Redirections - PRO)
* NEW Option to add noindex meta robots on paged archive pages (SEO, Titles and metas, Advanced tab)
* NEW Add IP address to 404 monitoring (PRO)
* NEW Hook 'seopress_pro_breadcrumbs_remove_cpt' to remove CPT from single view for Breadcrumbs (https://www.seopress.org/support/hooks/delete-the-custom-post-type-archive-from-a-single-view-for-the-breadcrumb/ - PRO)
* NEW Hook 'seopress_gtag_ec_purchases_ev' to filter GA Enhanced Ecommerce Purchase event (https://www.seopress.org/support/hooks/filter-google-analytics-ecommerce-purchase-tracking/)
* NEW Hooks 'seopress_gtag_ec_add_to_cart_checkout_ev', 'seopress_gtag_ec_add_to_cart_single_ev', 'seopress_gtag_ec_add_to_cart_archive_ev' to filter GA Enhanced Ecommerce Add To Cart event (https://www.seopress.org/support/hooks/filter-add-to-cart-events-for-google-enhanced-ecommerce/)
* NEW Hooks 'seopress_gtag_ec_remove_from_cart_checkout_ev', 'seopress_gtag_ec_remove_from_cart_ev' to filter GA Enhanced Ecommerce Remove from Cart event (https://www.seopress.org/support/hooks/filter-remove-from-cart-event-for-google-enhanced-ecommerce/)
* NEW White Label: hide SEOPress links / help icons (SEO, PRO, White Label)
* INFO Add responsive controler for our Elementor Breadcrumbs
* INFO Improve accessibility for tooltips and SEOPress' metaboxes
* INFO Improve compatibility with Permalink Manager plugin if autoredirect enabled for "keywords in permalink" feature
* INFO Sortable questions for FAQ schema
* INFO Add WooCommerce short product description to content analysis
* INFO Add target keyword column to Admin Columns PRO (PRO)
* INFO Remove "cancel reply", "reply" nofollow links from content analysis to avoid confusion
* INFO Exclude avatar from content analysis - alt texts of images (not relevant)
* INFO Automatically remove WP 5.5 XML sitemaps feature to avoid any conflits and SEO issues
* INFO Refactoring robots.txt feature: you don't need to add rewrite rules for NGINX servers anymore!
* INFO Remove hreflang tags from WPML, Polylang, MultilingualPress v2 if noindex
* INFO Video duration field converted to input text to avoid browser compatibility issues
* FIX Blog page and Shop page for Breadcrumbs (PRO)
* FIX Fix Italian translation PO/MO
* FIX servesCuisine property typo for SEO > PRO > LocalBusiness schema (PRO)
* FIX 403 error on license activation with some webhosts
* FIX Social notification for Twitter Preview if Social options are disabled
* FIX JS error from SEO, Social Networks page when uploading a default OG/Twitter img
* FIX Google Analytics to avoid sending a double code when clicking on the Accept button if GDPR is off
* FIX Escaping dynamic variables with custom schema
* FIX PHP warning in HTML sitemap if "Pages" post type is not included

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