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This site is based on WordPress, and customizing and SEO-ing it is a constant process, so we blog about that quite often. After all, good SEO on this blog makes for lots of visitors, which is exactly what we want of course.

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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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Categories: Announcements, WordPress
WCEU Taco Announcement

Using Gutenberg as an editor: does it make my life easier?

Being part of the blog team at Yoast I spend much time writing, correcting and editing content in the editor. Of course, I’ve heard about Gutenberg (it’s quite the thing here at Yoast) and glanced over it, but I didn’t take the time to do much with it myself. When the Gut Guys asked me …

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gutenberg and copy writing

Media / attachment URL: what to do with them?

30 May 2018 by Joost de Valk - 412 Comments

In our major Yoast SEO 7.0 update, there was a bug concerning attachment URLs. We quickly resolved the bug, but some people have suffered anyhow (because they updated before our patch). This post serves both as a warning and an apology. We want to ask all of you to check whether your settings for the …

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attachment pages fix




Yoast SEO 7.4: Enhanced image support

1 May 2018 by Edwin Toonen - 22 Comments

Please welcome to the stage: Yoast SEO 7.4! In this release, we’ve squashed a number of bugs and focused on enhancing the way Yoast SEO works with Open Graph images. We also made some other enhancements that improve the way the plugin functions. Happy updating!  Improved handling of images Images are very important for several …

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Yoast SEO 7.4

Personal configuration review: Train your skills and get our feedback

Today we’re launching the Personal configuration review: an extra personal assignment you can add to the Yoast SEO for WordPress plugin training. You can now test if you’ve understood the subject matter of our training well and do an extra assignment – on your own site! When you’ve configured Yoast SEO on your site, we’ll …

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Yoast SEO for WordPress plugin training

Yoast SEO 7.3: Import all the things

17 April 2018 by Edwin Toonen - 5 Comments

Two weeks ago, Yoast SEO 7.2 brought a solid update to the import features of the plugin. In Yoast SEO 7.3, we’ve expanded this improved importer with a slew of newly supported plugins you can import your data from. Find out which plugins we support in this post. But of course, there’s more! Importing from …

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Yoast SEO 7.3


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