Yoast News SEO
Aim for that top spot in Google’s news carousel with our rewritten way of adding relevant schema data like NewsArticle to your articles. There is no easier way for search engines to grasp the main information from your article to make sure it ranks well in Google News and the likes.
The News SEO plugin for the Yoast SEO plugin helps you do all the things that allow you to optimize your site for Google News. It’ll make sure that Google is aware of any new articles on your site as soon as possible, using a specific XML News Sitemap. It will also help you optimize some of the more advanced XML News sitemap options like stock tickers.
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XML News Sitemap
The module immediately pings Google on the publication of a new post and because it uses the WordPress SEO plugins’ sitemap API it creates a sitemap on the fly: no waiting times, no long sitemap generation issues.
All the relevant schema.org markup
Our News SEO plugin adds all the right and relevant NewsArticle schema.org markup to your posts. This will allow Google to grab all the information they need to make sure your article is properly crawled and indexed, without any hassle and problems!
Advanced News SEO
The module allows you to do a bit more advanced News SEO by allowing you to decide whether a specific article should be in the Google News XML sitemap.
Yoast News SEO metabox in WordPress
With the News SEO plugin you can easily disable specific categories that shouldn’t be included in the Google News XML sitemap. You can select them after you enabled certain post types.