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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 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 We’ve asked him 5 questions – well 6 actually – …

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Yoast SEO 4.7: Introducing Italian

2 May 2017 by Joost de Valk - 7 Comments

Yoast SEO now supports transition words for the Italian language so the content analysis feature can give you more detailed information about the readability of your post. This is the first step in providing full support for Italian. The Insights and Internal Linking Suggestion features will soon follow. We’ve also added a new check to …

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Yoast SEO 4.6: the cornerstone content update

11 April 2017 by Joost de Valk - 6 Comments

Cornerstone content forms the foundation of your site. If you write a couple of authoritative articles about your chosen subject and keyword, you can link all your other posts to these articles. In doing so, you greatly enhance the chance of these articles ranking in the search engines. Build your site as the ancient Egyptians …

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New online course: Technical SEO 1

21 February 2017 by Marieke van de Rakt - 4 Comments

Today we’re launching our first technical SEO training. This training will help EVERYONE to understand those difficult technical SEO issues. We’ll teach you exactly how to analyze (and solve) the most common technical SEO issues. Technical SEO can be quite daunting, but with this training, you’ll be able to fully grasp al those complicated technical …

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