Posts by Taco Verdonschot

Taco Verdonschot

Taco Verdonschot is community manager at Yoast. He is leading the support team, managing translate.yoast.com and tester for our software. You can regularly find him at WordCamps and meetups. His ultimate goal is to help others deliver high-quality software for everyone, in every language.

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Monthly conference update: Where were we in April?

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Again it was a month packed with great conferences we were lucky enough to attend. Some Yoasters – of course – went to WordCamps like Torino, London and Vienna. In addition to that, others went to Playgrounds blend, React and TYPO3 UX. To top it off, I was given the opportunity to do a digital »

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Yoast SEO Premium for TYPO3 available now!

9 March 2018 by Taco Verdonschot » - 3 Comments

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Today, MaxServ and Yoast proudly present Yoast SEO Premium for TYPO3! With this premium version you can take your TYPO3 website to the next level. Create redirects effortlessly, make your content rank for multiple focus keywords and find out which pages should get more links. In addition to that, we’re also releasing Yoast SEO for »

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New release: Yoast SEO for TYPO3 2.0

14 February 2018 by Taco Verdonschot » - 11 Comments

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It’s with great pleasure that we announce the release of Yoast SEO for TYPO3 2.0. This brand new version includes functional and technical changes, making the extension easier to use and more complete! It’s now available on the TYPO3 Extension Repository, on Packagist and Github. The new version has been a team effort, and many people »

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Yoast in 2017: Events we attended

27 December 2017 by Taco Verdonschot » - 1 Comment

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2018 is approaching rapidly. Time to look back at yet another awesome year at Yoast. A year in which we attended quite the number of conferences. In this post, we’ll give you an impression of a few of the conferences we have been to, cities we’ve visited and friends we’ve made! So, without further ado, »

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Release candidate Yoast SEO for Magento 2 now available

5 May 2017 by Taco Verdonschot » - 1 Comment

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Today, we’re announcing the start of our final testing round before the official release of Yoast SEO for Magento 2. This release candidate contains all the functionalities that will be available in the 1.0 release. The next few weeks will be all about testing. That’s why we want to invite you to help us test Yoast »

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Yoast goes TYPO3

25 April 2017 by Taco Verdonschot »

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Mid February, we announced our cooperation with the Dutch web agency MaxServ. Together we’ve been working on two new versions of Yoast SEO: Yoast SEO for TYPO3 and Yoast SEO for Magento 2. After an intense period of developing and testing we tagged our first stable version of Yoast SEO for TYPO3 last week. Such »

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Three reasons for you to test Yoast SEO 3.1-RC

10 February 2016 by Taco Verdonschot » - 11 Comments

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Update 24 February 2016: Uploaded Yoast SEO 3.1-RC3 to replace RC1. Let’s face it. You don’t like testing new software. You want software to be done and production ready. You don’t have time to try out new software. Especially when you’re in the middle of a busy period. I know. Now spare a few minutes »


The social WordCamp US

23 December 2015 by Taco Verdonschot »

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Compared to many other IT-related conferences, WordCamps have always been slightly less technical. Not as focused on writing code as many others are. Over the years I’ve learned this may have something to do with the way our community is built. The WordPress community is not as homogeneous as others. It consists of developers, designers, »

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You should never attend a WordCamp

17 December 2015 by Taco Verdonschot » - 6 Comments

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Let’s be honest. We’ve all been tempted at times. A gathering of hundreds or thousands of people with the same interest, the same goals, the same vision. That sounds really promising, doesn’t it? Well no. It doesn’t. Let me show you why you should never attend a WordCamp. WordCamps are full of people As most »

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Road to Yoast SEO 3.0

18 November 2015 by Taco Verdonschot » - 28 Comments

Yoast SEO 3.0

It all started long, long ago in a town far, far away (from most of you) when Joost came up with a major improvement for our Yoast SEO plugin. “Imagine”, he said, “imagine that you’d no longer have to wait for your post to be finished and saved to analyze the content. Imagine that changes »

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