We’re delighted to share the news that our new approach to including rich, complete and extensible Schema.org markup on all sites which run Yoast SEO is now live (from our 11.0 release). This is a project which we’ve been working on for months, and it was unashamedly ambitious. As search engines make more and more use of structured […]Read: "Our revolutionary solution to Schema.org markup"
I have a background in web development, digital marketing, and technical SEO. I’m a ‘digital native’ and driven to improve the web.
Over the years I’ve worked with startups, agencies, tool vendors, and some of the world’s biggest brands to fix websites, implement growth strategies, prepare for the future, and win markets. At Yoast, I make decisions that influence the SEO of millions of websites, across multiple platforms. But only after I’ve had plenty of coffee.
I’m happiest when knee-deep in PHP, on stage, or reading a good book. My favourite things are web development, futurology, WordPress, science-fiction, and gin.
Google Search Console (or ‘GSC’ for short) lets webmasters monitor and manage their websites through an official portal, which is full of useful statistics. To have access to tools and data provided directly by the search engines can make optimizing your website much easier! But what is it, exactly? It’s a communication channel Search Console accounts […]Read: "What is Google Search Console?"
Learning how to check your site speed doesn’t need to be daunting. This short guide will give you the basics, and point you in the right direction. There’s no single metric The first thing to understand is that there is no single metric or measurement for ‘speed’. There’s no simple number which you can use […]Read: "How to check site speed"
In our ongoing quest to make yoast.com lightning fast, we’ve reached a bottleneck when it comes to optimising our CSS. The ways in which WordPress themes manage, handle and output stylesheets just aren’t good enough. Technology has changed, the web has evolved, and the tools we have are out of date. We think we can come […]Read: "A better, faster approach to CSS in WordPress themes"
Before Google can rank your content, it needs to discover it, be permitted and able to evaluate it, and index it. If any of these processes go wrong, you might find that your pages don’t show up in the search results. Most of the time, you can rely on Google to correctly index your content, all by itself. […]Read: "Why doesn’t Google index my content properly?"
It seems that SEO experts are, more often than not, “cat people”. That’s why the first website which I’m looking at in this series belongs to the Cats Protection charity – a UK organization dedicated to feline welfare. I’m going to explore their website and see where they have issues, errors, and opportunities with their technical SEO. Hopefully, […]Read: "Jono reviews: Cats Protection"
Optimizing how your content looks when it’s shared on third-party platforms like Facebook, Twitter or WhatsApp can drive improved visibility, clickthrough, and conversions. But it’s not as simple as just picking a great social image and adding it to your page… When you share a URL on Facebook, Twitter, or other platforms, they’ll typically show […]Read: "Advanced Technical SEO: How social image sharing works and how to optimize your og:image tags"
Jono likes to talk about SEO, technical SEO, site speed and WordPress.
Jono was a guest on The Torque Social Hour - a weekly livestream about WordPress news, events, and life. They talk about how Jono uses AMP to create super fast websites.
Hear all about Jono's unique insights into doing SEO on WordPress, how SEOs are more like janitors than rock stars, and a little bit about Jono’s impressive sci-fi book list.
Jono shared practical tips to speed up your website with Philipp Schoeffmann at Affiliate World Europe 2019 in Barcelona.