WordPress archives


WordPress SEO Premium: (pre)-release

10 September 2013 by Joost de Valk » - 141 Comments

We’ve been working hard here at Yoast to offer you a Premium version of our WordPress SEO plugin with some really cool new features. But they’re not done yet. So we didn’t want to release WordPress SEO premium just yet either. However: more and more people are asking us for paid support on the plugin. So »

Category: WordPress

Content Analysis with the WordPress SEO plugin

22 August 2013 by Joost de Valk » - 67 Comments

content analysis

We’ve been rather busy with the WordPress SEO plugin the last few days. We did a release yesterday and a quick follow up today to fix a few collisions with other plugins. Loads of cool small fixes in there, but one in particular that I think is worth highlighting as it’s something other plugin developers »

Categories: Technical SEO, WordPress
Tag:

Help us by helping others!

2 July 2013 by Joost de Valk » - 74 Comments

While all of the below holds true, we now sell support for our WordPress SEO plugin, through our WordPress SEO Premium product. If you’re in need of support and don’t mind paying: buy that! The WordPress.org forums for our WordPress SEO plugin are rather busy. Unfortunately, there’s no way for us to keep up with »

Category: WordPress
Tag:

CDN for WordPress: using MaxCDN

25 June 2013 by Joost de Valk »

CDN

Yoast.com uses a MaxCDN / W3 Total Cache based WordPress CDN solution, speed up your blog too and get it today!

Category: WordPress

Mea Culpa on a bad update + lessons learned

21 June 2013 by Joost de Valk » - 89 Comments

Last night I pushed out an update to our WordPress SEO plugin, version 1.4.8. It included a ton of changes including support for the new author stuff Facebook announced yesterday. We had been testing all the other changes in that release for a while already and all seemed fine, so I was baffled when I »

Category: WordPress

WordPress SEO Community & Roadmap

14 May 2013 by Joost de Valk » - 41 Comments

Our WordPress SEO plugin has been getting more and more downloads, bringing it to the top of the most downloaded plugin chart on WordPress.org fairly regularly. With that comes more interest from other developers as well, which is something we absolutely love, but is kind of impossible to manage properly on WordPress.org. Which is why we’ve »

Category: WordPress
Tag:

The future of SEO plugins for WordPress

8 April 2013 by Joost de Valk » - 86 Comments

FI_Video180

I find myself becoming more and more defensive of WordPress SEO plugins, my own in particular. When people make jokes about them I tend to get angry, which is perhaps a stupid reaction, but it made me think: why would people make jokes about them, are they that stupid? What does the future hold for »

Category: WordPress
Tag:

Why I switched to Copyblogger’s Synthesis Managed WordPress Hosting

25 March 2013 by Joost de Valk » - 53 Comments

Last thursday, I migrated Yoast.com to Synthesis, the managed WordPress hosting platform operated by Copyblogger Media. Previously this site had been hosted on a VPS.net Cloud Server, which was rock solid as this site grew to almost a million pageviews per month. VPS.net is fast, affordable, provides good support, and I continue to recommend them. »

Category: WordPress
Tag:

Why we don’t support old WordPress versions

7 March 2013 by Joost de Valk » - 23 Comments

web content accessibility at yoast

For all sorts of reasons, some people have a problem with updating WordPress installs properly. I will state now that for both our free and premium plugins we do not support anything but the latest and the prior to last version. At the time of writing that’s WordPress 4.5 and WordPress 4.6 . If you’re running anything »

Category: WordPress
Tag:

500 Website reviews, what we’ve learned!

22 January 2013 by Joost de Valk » - 66 Comments

Reviews_FI

Over the last 3 years, we’ve sold & delivered 500 website reviews, selling our 500th today. I’m incredibly proud of this and wanted to share some of our learnings in this post, as well as announce some changes. Some stats on our Website reviews I started doing these website reviews in 2010, finishing 42 of »

Categories: eCommerce, Technical SEO, Usability & Conversion, WordPress
Tag: