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Stuff about Yoast as a business, sometimes a bit off topic, sometimes business-y. Never boring. We hope.

Get ready for our new Keyword research training!

Yoast Academy proudly announces the newest addition to its SEO training catalog: the Keyword research training, coming August 23rd! In this online training, you will learn about the first and most important step in SEO: keyword research. Before you start writing your website’s content, you need to think about which search terms you want to …

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Get ready for our new Keyword research training!

Yoast SEO 8.0: Introducing the Yoast SEO Gutenberg sidebar & a revamped meta box

Please welcome the Yoast SEO Gutenberg sidebar! Update to Yoast SEO 8.0 and you’ll see our first steps to the – Gutenberg – future. If you’ve activated the Gutenberg plugin you’ll find a brand new version of the Yoast SEO meta box, in the sidebar! Not on Gutenberg yet? We’ve got good news for you …

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Yoast SEO 8.0

Yoast SEO 7.9.1: Dutch checks complete & improved keyword recognition

At Yoast we’re convinced readability is essential if you want to rank high and give users a pleasant experience on your website. That’s why we’re so happy we’re now capable of fully analyzing content in yet another language: Dutch! Plus, if you write in a language with diacritics, i.e. marks on a letter that indicate …

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Release 7.9.1

Try your free SEO lessons today: Yoast Academy trials available now

Want to learn how to make your site rank high? Get better at SEO and practice your skills in a fun way? We think our Yoast Academy SEO courses are exactly what you need, but maybe you’re not so sure yet. You can now try them out, for free! You can get free access to …

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Yoast SEO 7.7: New snippet editor & better snippet variables

26 June 2018 by Edwin Toonen - 65 Comments

The snippet editor is one of the core pieces of technology in Yoast SEO. It helps you build snippets that truly stand out in the search results to get you traffic. To make this vital piece future-proof and to update it with new features, we needed to rebuild it. In Yoast SEO 7.7, you’ll find …

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YoastCon 2019: Get your early bird ticket NOW!

YoastCon 2019 is going to be epic. On February 7 & 8, we’re hosting Europe’s best SEO and marketing conference in the Netherlands! It’ll take place in the Vereeniging in Nijmegen, just around the corner of our Yoast offices. Let me tell you all about our amazing speakers and the chock full schedule we’re currently …

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Basic SEO training / SEO for beginners: What’s the difference?

Yesterday, Yoast Academy released a new and improved Basic SEO course. But wait, didn’t Yoast release a free SEO for beginners course just a couple of months ago? Yes, we did. So what’s the difference? Doesn’t the SEO for beginners training also cover the basics? Why should you pay for access to the Basic SEO …

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New Basic SEO training

New Basic SEO training: Up your all-around SEO skills today!

Today, Yoast Academy is proud to release an all-new SEO course: Basic SEO. If you want to learn how to make your site rank high in Google, there’s no way around it: Take our Basic SEO training and start working seriously on your SEO. It teaches you exactly how to tackle the key aspects of …

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New Basic SEO training

Yoast’s WordCamp Europe sale: Taco’s personal favorites

13 June 2018 by Taco Verdonschot - 2 Comments

At the moment, members of team Yoast are enjoying WordCamp Europe in Belgrade, and we want to celebrate that awesome event together with all of you! Which is why we’re having a sale during WordCamp Europe: you can now save 10% on any Yoast product or Academy course! And there is even a 15% discount on …

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Yoast SEO 7.6: Shorter meta descriptions are back ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

5 June 2018 by Edwin Toonen - 42 Comments

Well, it was fun while it lasted. In Yoast SEO 7.6, we’re reverting the snippet length for meta descriptions in the snippet editor to follow Google’s latest change. That’s not all though, we’ve also updated our support for the Russian language, added transition words for Catalan, redirect support for WP-CLI and fixed several bugs. Find …

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Yoast SEO 7.6


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