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These snippets are examples of how you can modify the Yoast SEO breadcrumb visual output. These snippets will not alter the breadcrumb schema output. Please consult the schema documentation to change the breadcrumb schema: https://developer.yoast.com/features/schema/api#to-add-or-remove-graph-pieces
<?php
/********* DO NOT COPY THE PARTS ABOVE THIS LINE *********/
/*
* Remove the last breadcrumb, the post name, from the Yoast SEO breadcrumbs
* Previous breadcrumb link will become text
* Credit: Jason @ http://thejasonjones.com/wordpress-seo-breadcrumbs-tweaks/
* Last Tested: Jun 11 2018 using Yoast SEO 7.6.1 on WordPress 4.9.6
*/
add_filter( 'wpseo_breadcrumb_links', 'wpseo_breadcrumb_remove_postname' );
function wpseo_breadcrumb_remove_postname( $links ) {
if( sizeof($links) > 1 ){
array_pop($links);
}
return $links;
}
<?php
/********* DO NOT COPY THE PARTS ABOVE THIS LINE *********/
/*
* Remove the last breadcrumb, the post title, from the Yoast SEO breadcrumbs
* Previous breadcrumb will remain linked
* Credit: David @ https://generatepress.com/forums/topic/how-to-hide-the-title-part-in-the-breadcrumb-im-using-yoast-seo/#post-614239
* Last Tested: Apr 11 2020 using Yoast SEO 13.4.1 on WordPress 5.4
*/
add_filter('wpseo_breadcrumb_single_link', 'remove_breadcrumb_title' );
function remove_breadcrumb_title( $link_output) {
if(strpos( $link_output, 'breadcrumb_last' ) !== false ) {
$link_output = '';
}
return $link_output;
}
@Apfelbiss
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Apfelbiss commented Apr 1, 2022

Hello,

thank you very much for these snippets.

But "$text_to_remove" does not work for text with an "&" in it.
I tried it with (all without blanks, of course):

  • &
  • & amp ;
  • & #x26 ;
  • & #38 ;

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cdils commented Oct 25, 2022

If anyone needs an example of appending text to both a parent breadcrumb and a child breadcrumb, here's the gist and an accompanying tutorial.

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