Weekly SEO Recap: Apple & Mobilegeddon

Weekly SEO Recap: Apple & Mobilegeddon

News comes in weird bumps sometimes. While last week was filled to the brim with search news, this week it’s incredibly slow. There was a lot of news out of Apple though, and some of it touches on search and online enough that it warrants discussing it here. Apple news Ad blocking In iOS9, Apple will let…

What type of content should a cornerstone article be?

What type of content should a cornerstone article be?

People often ask us how to improve their rankings on specific keywords. In our site reviews, we can really analyse a site and come up with a tailor made answer to that question.  But in most cases, the information in a blogpost about cornerstone content written by Joost de Valk almost an era ago would still…

WordPress SEO 2.2

WordPress SEO 2.2

Both WordPress SEO Premium and the free version of WordPress SEO have been updated to version 2.2. This new release brings quite a few changes and some nice new additions. We’ll explain the changes in this post. Security fixes This release contains a fix for a potential XSS issue in the admin, specifically the snippet preview. It was caused by issues…

Your website needs (better) forms

Your website needs (better) forms

One of the things we notice are hardly ever optimized on most websites are forms. Forms are an integral part of just about every website. However, for some reason, people don’t (want to) spend much time thinking about these. There’s a lot of different forms your website can have. However, I think most of them boil…

Weekly SEO recap: Panda, Penguin, Mobilegeddon

Weekly SEO recap: Panda, Penguin, Mobilegeddon

We’ve decided that we’re going to turn my “somewhat” regular recent posts on changes in the Search and SEO world into a weekly SEO recap. It’ll run on Friday most of the time, so you know when to expect it. This week was absolutely packed with search news, so let’s dive right in. The Headlines News from SMX…

Five things you are doing wrong

Five things you are doing wrong

The more reviews we do, the more we feel there is a serious problem with the website owners’ perception of their websites and the content on these website. In this post, we will give our recommendations for the top five issues most websites have and probably do not know they have. Call-to-action on your homepage I’m…

Feature highlight: WP SEO Premium redirect manager

Feature highlight: WP SEO Premium redirect manager

One of the things we are understanding more and more, is that we have failed to explain why our WordPress SEO Premium plugin is awesome. Today, I’d like to tell you about the redirect manager that’s contained in it. First, let me show you this video: This is one of the 13 videos that you…

YoastCon free livestream

YoastCon free livestream

We’re very excited that it’s only two days until YoastCon kicks off! So it’s high time we share the link to the free livestream that’ll also be available for this day. Tune in for free here » Or copy this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vWp16iZsnTo The day is planned out as follows: Timetable 27th May Time What Streamed 08:45…

Announcing a Yoast redesign

Announcing a Yoast redesign

As I announced in our previous post on the evolution of Yoast avatars, we’re working on a redesign. In fact… The HTML and CSS are mostly done, but we’ll take quite a bit more time to work on it. Over the summer we’ll make a WordPress theme out of it and make sure that all the…

Phantom Quality Panda and Google Search Console

Phantom Quality Panda and Google Search Console

At Yoast, we’re all really busy in the preparation for YoastCon next Wednesday, as you will understand. When us SEO people are really busy focussing on other stuff, Google tends to ‘surprise’ the online community with breaking news, algorithm updates or other developments that really need our attention as well. How is that, you might…