The Grow by Mediavine WordPress plugin had a bug that interfered resulting in Yoast not outputting certain structured data elements. Some recipe sites experienced a lack of rankings because of this issue. Other sites maintained their rankings but lost the images from their Google rich results listing.
When a WordPress plugin causes an issue with another plugin, that’s called a conflict. That’s what happened in this case.
A conflict between the Grow Social Pro social sharing plugin caused issues with structured data, resulting in changes in how Google displayed the corresponding rich results.
MediaVine responded quickly and fixed the issue.
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According to an email sent by Mediavine:
“If you are running our WordPress Grow plugin (formerly Social Pug) and updated to either version 2.12.1 or 2.12.2 in the past couple of days, please update your Grow plugin to 2.12.3 ASAP.
Version 2.12.1 caused CSS display issues in some instances when optimization…