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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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Interview with Marcus Tandler, Ryte – YoastCon speaker

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 4.9: fixing bugs

7 June 2017 by Joost de Valk - 9 Comments

Today, we’re releasing new versions of all our plugins, including Yoast SEO 4.9. This release brings loads of bug fixes and multiple enhancements to Yoast SEO and the News, Video, Local and WooCommerce add-ons. In this post, we’ll describe what you can expect when you hit that update button. Read on if you want to …

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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

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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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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Yoast SEO 4.5: update your PHP version

21 March 2017 by Joost de Valk - 33 Comments

This is a rather special release, as it’s a project that’s close to my heart. It’s not a full-featured release, however, it is just necessary as a regular release. In Yoast SEO 4.5, we are urging site owners whose sites run on servers with an outdated version of PHP to update to a more recent …

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Yoast SEO 4.3: It’s time for Spanish

14 February 2017 by Joost de Valk - 8 Comments

Did you know over 550 million people speak Spanish? Did you know there are now more Spanish speakers in the US than there are in Spain? And that Spanish is considered the second most important language in the world, just after English, and before Mandarin? These are huge numbers, and we are now proud to …

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