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Yoast SEO 5.2: Accessibility, compatibility and bug fixes

8 August 2017 by Willemien Hallebeek - 16 Comments

Today we’re releasing Yoast SEO 5.2. In this brand new version you’ll find some feature enhancements, accessibility improvements and a couple of bug fixes. In addition to that, we’ve laid some groundwork that will help us make Yoast SEO work well with the plugins our users use most. Read about all the improvements here! Accessibility Web accessibility …

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Yoast SEO 5.1: Internal linking suggestions in Italian

25 July 2017 by Edwin Toonen - 24 Comments

Our development team is steadily chugging along and today provides you with a new and improved edition of Yoast SEO. This release features mainly enhancements and fixes, plus a slew of updates to our language support. Let us walk you through the new version we know as Yoast SEO 5.1, starting with our main focus …

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Link building with Dixon Jones (Majestic)

24 July 2017 by Willemien Hallebeek - 7 Comments

“If nobody writes about it, then the content is a tree falling in the forest without anyone there to listen.” That’s how Dixon Jones, Marketing Director of Majestic, illustrates the importance of getting the right links to your content. We proudly announce that Dixon will be speaking at YoastCon 2017 on November 2! Learn link building …

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Yoast SEO 5.0: Site-wide SEO with the text link counter

6 July 2017 by Joost de Valk - 50 Comments

Our mission statement is SEO for Everyone. On many fronts, we’re making good on that promise. In 2016, Yoast SEO added revolutionary checks to content and readability analysis features. Much of that year was spent improving and enhancing the content part of the plugin. In 2017, we’re fixing the site structure problem, by adding, among other …

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New online SEO training: Structured data

29 June 2017 by Marieke van de Rakt - 19 Comments

If you want your search results to stand out from your competition’s, you’ll need rich snippets. You’ll want to pimp your results with 5 star reviews, stock information or location, for example. To get a rich snippet, you have to learn to implement structured data. Our latest SEO course will teach you exactly how to …

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Coming soon: Structured data training!

22 June 2017 by Marieke van de Rakt - 4 Comments

Do you want to increase chances people click on your page in the search results? Want to learn how to get those awesome rich snippets? This Thursday, we’ll launch our Structured data training. In this new training, you’ll learn how structured data can influence the appearance of your pages in the search results. After completing this …

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Interview with Marcus Tandler, Ryte – YoastCon speaker

9 June 2017 by Willemien Hallebeek - 5 Comments

We proudly introduce you to yet another pre-eminent speaker at YoastCon 2017: Marcus Tandler! Marcus, also known as Mediadonis, is co-founder and managing director at Ryte (previously known as OnPage.org). This award-winning SaaS Tech-StartUp helps webmasters make better websites. Marcus started working in the SEO industry about 20 years ago, so he gained a lot of experience over …

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Yoast SEO 4.8: Cornerstone content analysis

23 May 2017 by Edwin Toonen - 11 Comments

In this release, we’re fine tuning our algorithms to give cornerstone content articles the analysis they deserve. Articles you’ve marked as cornerstone content will now be judged on a different level, so we can make sure they have the quality and authority an article like that should have. Yoast SEO 4.8 helps you write better …

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Interview with Karl Gilis, AGConsult – YoastCon speaker

16 May 2017 by Willemien Hallebeek - 5 Comments

We’re thrilled to announce that CRO expert Karl Gilis will be speaking at YoastCon on November 2! Karl Gilis from AGConsult is one of the most influential usability and conversion optimization specialists in the world, and our go-to-guy if we need advice on these things for Yoast.com. We’ve asked him 5 questions – well 6 actually – …

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