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Omar Reiss

Omar is a partner and the CTO at Yoast, with a background as both a philosopher and a full-stack web developer. He is also a WordPress committer, working mostly on making WordPress' build tooling better.

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I graduated from the University of Amsterdam in 2014 with a Master’s degree in Philosophy. While studying philosophy, I was already pursuing a career in software development through an internship at an Amsterdam based startup. There I learned how to be a full-stack web developer, working in an agile team for enterprise customers.

I joined Yoast in september 2014 as a software architect and quickly became responsible for professionalizing the development processes. As Partner and CTO I focus on the bigger picture of Software Development at Yoast, working together with a great team of skilled software engineers. I also spend a lot of time contributing back to WordPress.

You can find me on Twitter @OmarReiss

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We’ve created the fastest related posts ever

5 December 2016 | 32 Comments | Omar Reiss

When we say “related posts for WordPress“, we say “bad performance”. Without using an external service like ElasticSearch, it’s practically impossible to have related posts work fast in WordPress. That’s why we’ve always stayed away from including any related posts plugin on our site. It’s also the reason we haven’t tried to come up with a solution ourselves before. In the […]

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