Rights for content on Yoast.com

Date last modification: 06-26-2020


Yoast is a trademark owned by Yoast BV, a Dutch limited liability company. The Yoast trademark registered both in the US and in Europe:

We do not allow other companies to use our trademark in domain names or otherwise without written permission.

Trademarks and our code

If you fork a Yoast software project under the GPL, we will ask that you remove all references to our trademark outside of our copyright lines. You’re welcome to build upon our code and our ideas, but we take protecting our brand very seriously.

License for code samples

All the code samples on our site are licensed under the GPL unless otherwise specified. If there is no copyright line and you want to add one, please use:

Copyright (C) <year of pub>, Yoast BV - support@yoast.com

Blog posts

All the blog posts on this site, unless otherwise specified, are created by Yoast employees and Yoast holds the full copyright. Reproducing them without permission is therefore prohibited. If you want to use (one of) those blog posts please ask permission by emailing us at ask – at – yoast.com. Of course you can quote liberally, as long as you link back to the original source.


Unless otherwise specified, the illustrations on our site are made by our own team of illustrators. We hold the copyright to those illustrations. Reproducing them without permission is therefore prohibited. If you want to use those illustrations please ask permission by emailing us at ask – at – yoast.com.