Posts by Joost de Valk archive - page 11


Adding a Pinned Tab icon for Safari

2 October 2015 by Joost de Valk »

Safari pinned tabs - mask-icon

With the release of Mac OS X 10.11, Safari finally got pinned tabs. While all other browsers use a site’s favicon for the pinned tab, Apple deemed that “not esthetically pleasing enough” and created a new type of icon for it, which they call a “mask-icon”. By default, they’ll use the first letter of your domain »

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Ask Yoast: do I need to optimize all of my product pages?

30 September 2015 by Joost de Valk » - 5 Comments

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In the series ‘Ask Yoast’ we answer your SEO related question. Submit your question by sending an email to ask@yoast.com and you might get a personal answer on video! Today’s SEO question comes from Gude Hudson-Gool from Kent. She is wondering: “In my online shop, should I aim to get the SEO ‘green light’ on each individual »

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Weekly SEO Recap: local and iOS9 search

25 September 2015 by Joost de Valk » - 1 Comment

Joost's Weekly SEO Recap

I’m at the airport in Munich while writing this, going back home after a week with the brightest minds in SEO surrounding me at SEOktoberfest. Luckily, there was plenty of news to discuss :) Local search If you’re doing local search optimization and want to know a bit more about it, Moz’s local search ranking factors research piece »

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Ask Yoast: how to handle blog posts that will expire?

24 September 2015 by Joost de Valk »

Ask Yoast pulse

Two weeks ago we asked you to post your SEO question for Yoast on our Facebook page. We loved to see the questions coming in! We’ve chosen (what we considered) the best ones and in the weeks to come we’ll provide you with answers to the selected questions. The first question that got selected comes from Chris: “How »

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Yoast SEO for Drupal 1.0-beta

23 September 2015 by Joost de Valk »

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Today we’re launching Yoast SEO for Drupal 1.0-beta. Or, in the common Drupal versioning scheme, Yoast SEO for Drupal 7.x-1.0-beta. Meaning, it works for Drupal 7. First of more platforms As announced earlier, this is the first time we’ve moved Yoast SEO to another platform, but it won’t be the last. We chose Drupal as a »

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Weekly SEO Recap: antitrust ranking factors

18 September 2015 by Joost de Valk » - 3 Comments

Joost's Weekly SEO Recap

I write this knowing that next week I’ll be in Munich with many friends of the SEO industry for SEOktoberfest, a conference unlike any other. We’ll talk shop with some of the best and brightest minds in our industry and to say I’m excited is an extreme understatement. Google loses antitrust case in Russia These headlines »

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Yoast.com: redesigned

14 September 2015 by Joost de Valk » - 22 Comments

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This September, we released our redesign. Of course, we changed our design for a reason. Years ago, Yoast.com was “just” a blog, now it’s much more and our new design reflects all the sides of our business better. As soon as you enter our homepage you can see we do a lot more than just write informative blog posts. »

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Weekly SEO Recap: Panda U-Turns and new Bing tools

11 September 2015 by Joost de Valk » - 8 Comments

Joost's weekly SEO recap

New iPhones! Search news? Oh right… So… About that search news. Panda’s making U-turns, Yandex penalizing sites for selling links, Bing offering new keyword tools and more! What happened to Panda? Google announced a Panda 4.2 update that’d “very slowly” roll out a while back, we covered that. It seems as though, according to this post by »

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Yoast SEO… for Drupal

9 September 2015 by Joost de Valk » - 28 Comments

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Today I’m proud to announce the first step in Yoast SEO going cross-platform. We’ll release the first version of Yoast SEO for Drupal on September 23, 2015. This brings the core functionality of Yoast SEO to the users of Drupal 7. This core functionality includes management and optimization of content and meta data (like titles and »

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Weekly SEO Recap: app interstitials, snippets & knowledge panel

4 September 2015 by Joost de Valk » - 15 Comments

Joost's Weekly SEO Recap

Next to Google getting a new logo, there was also actual news this week. Like… Google increased the height of its search box. Yes, really. Shocking, right? There’s more: Do you have app interstitials? Drop them. If you run a site that has an app interstitial, a popup asking the user to install your iPhone / Android »

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