The 2014 Yoast year in review

The 2014 Yoast year in review

In 2014 Yoast once again grew exponentially. I thought it’d be fun to highlight some of the things that happened and show what we’ve been working on that might have been somewhat hidden. User base Our WordPress SEO plugin is now used by approximately 4 million users worldwide, with our Google Analytics plugin following with…

Custom dimensions and SEO

Custom dimensions and SEO

As you might’ve noticed, we’ve added a couple of pretty cool features to the Google Analytics by Yoast Premium plugin. This post is another sequel to the custom dimensions posts, in which I’ve been explaining the custom dimensions in the plugin. Today I’ll explain the new custom dimensions we’ve added and how they can actually help…

Clean up your bad backlinks

Clean up your bad backlinks

With the new year just around the corner, Yoast has decided to provide you with a head start for your website. The general idea: clean up your entire site for 2015. In this post, we will go beyond on-site optimization and explain a bit more about bad backlinks for your website. Bad backlinks, or low quality…

Yoast’s Holiday Sale

Yoast’s Holiday Sale

Note: The discount has ended, which means the links here will go to the packages with the normal prices again. The holidays are just around the corner! At Yoast, we truly do love Christmas and New Year’s eve. The main reason we love it so much, is because it gives people the motivation to start so…

Google Analytics by Yoast gets Dashboards

Google Analytics by Yoast gets Dashboards

Today we released quite a big upgrade to our Google Analytics plugin, for both free and premium users. We’ve built a dashboards feature that shows you some top of the line stats for your site, and if you’re a premium customer, provides high-quality reports on the custom dimensions included in it. Basic reports The first ones…

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…