This week’s roundup focuses on what’s new in Gutenberg, WordPress 5.0, (of course!) but we also discuss WooCommerce’s upgrade instructions and we have a cool bonus for you! Let’s get to it! It’s been a bit of a slow week when it comes to news in general. Well, that is, if we ignore the usual …Read: "WordPress 5.0, Gutenberg, WooCommerce updates and a bonus!"
We’ve got something new for you! We are very excited to introduce: Yoast subscriptions. Starting today, you can get all Yoast SEO plugins, training courses, or both, for a monthly or annual fee. We’re offering three different subscription plans, so there’ll be one for everyone. And you’ll be saving a lot of money! With these …Read: "Introducing: Yoast subscriptions!"
Most website owners make use of Google Analytics to measure their online marketing efforts. A lot of information can be pulled out of the data, which gives you valuable insights that can help you improve your future marketing campaigns. However, lots of website owners look at direct revenue from the channels used, and this can …Read: "Assisted Conversions in Google Analytics"
Users expect websites to be fast. As the world becomes increasingly mobile, and as consumers expect services to be on-demand and seamlessly delivered, having a poor site speed can seriously impact your SEO. Google understands that the time it takes for a page to load is a key part of the overall user experience. Waiting for …Read: "How site speed influences SEO"
It’s the stuff of nightmares: you’ve worked hard to build your company’s brand and make a great website, with flawless UX and impeccable structure. But then, a larger business in another industry, with the same name starts investing heavily in their SEO and dominates the search results at your expense. Your site has completely disappeared …Read: "Ask Yoast: Competing business names in the SERPs"
It’s been a busy week! With the focus fully on getting WordPress 5.0 ready, we’ve seen a lot of news around the Gutenberg integration in the past few days. So let’s dive right in! Release date concerns There’s isn’t much time left until the planned release of WordPress 5.0. With the WordPress 5.0 beta 3 …Read: "WordPress 5.0 is postponed, Gutenberg site building tips and more!"
“I love that WordPress allows you to raise your voice, no matter who you are, and where you are located.” That’s just one of the many inspiring quotes of Carole Olinger, our third interviewee in this series on open source. Carole is Community Manager at Plesk, and a true WordPress Community junkie. Learn why she …Read: "Open source: reducing boundaries and creating opportunities"
Mark your calendar! On November 20, we’re broadcasting our first ever Yoast Academy webinar: SEO in 2019. What’s going to happen in search next year? And, what does this mean for your website? In this webinar, Joost de Valk, Marieke van de Rakt and Jono Alderson shed their light on SEO in 2019. This is …Read: "Join our free webinar: SEO in 2019"
The landing page, perhaps a dimension you take for granted. That you look at, but don’t actually look at. Just like looking at what time it is without actually knowing or understanding what time it is. In my opinion, the landing page is a powerful dimension in Google Analytics. Let me explain why I think that. …Read: "Annelieke’s Analytics: The power of the landing page in Google Analytics"
At the end of this year, we’re going to make changes to our SEO analysis. These changes are the result of a long process of researching and evaluating our SEO analysis, in the past year. We wanted to recalibrate (re-assess) all of the checks in Yoast SEO. In this post, I’d like to tell you …Read: "New SEO analysis in Yoast SEO: a recalibration!"