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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.

We write about our WordPress plugins, WordPress updates in general and how to optimize your WordPress site.

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Yoast SEO 7.3: Import all the things

17 April 2018 by Edwin Toonen - 2 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 conference update: Where were we in March?

5 April 2018 by Willemien Hallebeek

Team Yoast often attends WordCamps and other conferences. We’d like to keep you updated on the highlights of these events and share the knowledge we gained and the fun we had there. In March we went, for example, to WordCamp Oslo, WordCamp Antwerp, WordCamp Rotterdam, WordCamp Kathmandu and The Social Conference. We’ve picked some of the highlights for …

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SEO basics: The difference between tags and categories

4 April 2018 by Michiel Heijmans - 28 Comments

Tags and categories help us structure our content. You can often find these in the visual metadata at for instance blog posts, or in a list of clickable links in the sidebar of a website. Tags are sometimes represented as a tag cloud, although most websites refrain from using that element these days. There is …

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Get our new free plugin: Fact Check for Yoast SEO 1.4 Beta

1 April 2018 by Edwin Toonen - 40 Comments

While developing and benchmarking for new releases of Yoast SEO, we keep a keen eye on requests made by users. An issue that consistently raises concerns is the uprise of fake news. So today, we present Fact Check for Yoast SEO 1.4 Beta, a free add-on for our Yoast SEO plugin. Read how and why …

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Why we changed so many things in the 7.0 update

28 March 2018 by Joost de Valk - 5 Comments

On March 6, we released a major update of our Yoast SEO plugin. This update was aimed at making SEO easier and more understandable for our users. We removed quite a few settings and options. In other cases, we changed the names of settings making them easier to understand for non-technical users. All in all, …

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Why we reduced the price of our Yoast SEO for WordPress plugin training

27 March 2018 by Marieke van de Rakt - 7 Comments

Today we released our new Yoast SEO for WordPress plugin training. This online course will help you use Yoast SEO to its fullest potential. In this course we’ll train you on how to use all of the functionalities of our plugin best. And the most exciting news is, we decided to reduce the price of …

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