Custom Dimensions: The Sequel

Custom Dimensions: The Sequel

Two weeks ago I wrote a post about custom dimensions and which custom dimensions we’ve already preset for you in our Google Analytics by Yoast Premium plugin. I started explaining two of those custom dimensions. This post will divulge on the remaining 3 custom dimensions that are currently set up in our plugin. This will…

Recent posts and comments for WordPress

Recent posts and comments for WordPress

When I was writing the chapter about internal links for our ebook, I also mentioned Recent Posts and Recent Comments. But these subjects were mentioned only very briefly. It seems so logical to add these for any blog, that it didn’t seem necessary to use more than a page to explain these. But if it…

Black Friday through Cyber Monday promotion

Black Friday through Cyber Monday promotion

First of all, I hope all our American friends enjoyed Thanksgiving. We’re thankful for our loyal readers and customers from everywhere in the world. You’ve helped grow this company at an incredible rate, so we wanted to make you a nice offer today. From today through till Monday we’ll offer you two very specific bundles: Yoast…

What is Local SEO?

What is Local SEO?

Our Local SEO Plugin has been amongst our most popular plugins for almost two years now. However, we never really highlighted or explained why it is so awesome! Let’s do that right now! Local SEO basically is the optimization process for the local results in search engines. That means the plugin takes care of your…

Writing a blog: obtaining an attractive writing style!

Writing a blog: obtaining an attractive writing style!

A few months ago, I wrote a post containing 10 tips for an awesome and SEO friendly blog post. Since then, I have been thinking and reading a lot about writing and blogging. After the success of our first eBook, we decided to write a second one! In this eBook about Content SEO we discuss (rather detailed)…

Google Analytics custom dimensions

Google Analytics custom dimensions

Recently we’ve released our Google Analytics by Yoast Premium plugin. As all our premium plugins, it gives you support and extra features. The first added feature of this premium plugin is the Custom Dimensions. This is a very powerful ‘tool’ within Google Analytics which will give you a lot of extra tracking power. However, the fact that it’s…

WordPress security and Sucuri

WordPress security and Sucuri

When comparing WordPress to other website management platforms, people that favor other platforms tend to mock WordPress’ security. With the huge user base WordPress has, it’s not unlikely that hackers target WordPress websites. But that for sure doesn’t mean that WordPress is insecure per se! Actually, there is a lot that can be done to make it even more…

Custom campaigns and why you should use them

Custom campaigns and why you should use them

Google Analytics actually offers quite a lot of ways to customize your tracking. One of the ways to track things specifically to your liking is custom campaign tracking. In this post I’ll explain what custom campaigns are and how you can use them. Some of this post will go into custom campaigns pretty deeply. The main…

New eBook: optimize your website

New eBook: optimize your website

Just about 2 months ago we released our eBook optimize your WordPress site. It’s been sold over 5,000 times now, which makes us very proud. We have received a lot of positive feedback in that time encouraging us to do more eBooks. There was one question that kept popping up though: do you have a…

How to choose the perfect focus keyword

How to choose the perfect focus keyword

Adding quality content to your website on a regular basis is a very good SEO tactic. Google sees that your website is active because new pieces of information are added. On top of that, you increase the volume of your content. If your keyword strategy has been crafted properly and your content is nicely optimized for the…