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Yoast SEO 11.9: More fixes and enhancements

20 August 2019 | 22 Comments | Caroline Geven

Are you ready for another exciting release to round up the Yoast SEO 11 cycle? Because we are! In Yoast SEO 11.9, we have improvements for Schema and security, we have bug fixes and updates for Local and News SEO! Improving Schema once again With the closing of the Yoast SEO 11 releases we’ve yet …

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WooCommerce 3.7 and Gutenberg 6.3 updates

19 August 2019 | 7 Comments | Remkus de Vries

The past week was all about two big plugins releasing important updates. Both WooCommerce and Gutenberg got significant improvements. Gutenberg saw another accessibility improvement and WooCommerce now has even more integration with, well, Gutenberg 😄. Let’s dive in and see what’s what! WooCommerce introduces more Block Editor integration WooCommerce 3.7 was released last week and …

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Google’s Knowledge Panel: What is it and how to get one?

Google’s Knowledge Panel is the block you’ll find on the right side of your screen in the search results. Nowadays, you’ll see it for a lot of queries. It presents the results of Google’s Knowledge Graph, which can be seen as an engine connecting all kinds of data Google finds on the web. If you …

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How to use Yoast SEO’s content analysis tool

The content analysis in the Yoast SEO plugin assesses crucial aspects of the posts and pages you add to your website. In particular, it checks how SEO friendly and easy to read your content is. Here, we’ll go through the most important features of this tool. Check out our step-by-step guide on to optimize your page and …

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WordPress 5.3, Atomic Blocks and EditorsKit

12 August 2019 | 2 Comments | Remkus de Vries

You might think it would be quiet in the world of WordPress because of the summer holidays, but there are some interesting things beeping on my radar. What about the next major version of WordPress: the 5.3 release? Also, the developers of Atomic Blocks and EditorKits haven’t been loitering around; they’ve added some useful features …

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Panel research for your business: Benefits and tips

9 August 2019 | 3 Comments | Meike Hendriks

What are the benefits of having a research panel for your business? And what are the differences compared to other types of research? In a nutshell, panel research can give you deeper insights into your audience and it’s most valuable if you combine it with other types of user research. Here, we’ll tell you what …

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How to use the readability analysis

8 August 2019 | 7 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Everybody knows the colored bullets in Yoast SEO. Two parts of the plugin use this traffic light system: the content analysis and the readability analysis. The first checks whether your post is SEO-proof, while the latter checks if it is readable for a general audience. Of course, these two are interconnected, as readable content is …

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