Yoast SEO 19.11: Upgrading your SEO data

29 November 2022 | 4 Comments | Edwin Toonen

At Yoast HQ, we’re doing our part to make your websites run like clockwork. One of the things we’re working on is optimizing our Yoast SEO plugin to use fewer resources. This helps make your site faster and more efficient. In Yoast SEO 19.11, we’re doing this by streamlining your database. Improved SEO data optimization …

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Yoast SEO 19.11: Upgrading your SEO data

Cyber Monday: 1 day left for a 30% discount on all products

28 November 2022 | Marieke van de Rakt

It’s Cyber Monday, and the Yoast Black Friday deals are still going strong. Have you claimed your 30% discount yet? If not, hurry! Time is running out. Get the advanced features of our Premium plugins and outrank your competitors in Google. Are you looking to save time and access easy tools and practical tips on boosting your rankings? …

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Cyber Monday: 1 day left for a 30% discount on all products

Black Friday sale at Yoast: 30% discount on all products!

25 November 2022 | Marieke van de Rakt

Black Friday is right around the corner and we’re starting our sale extra early this year. This means that the Yoast Black Friday deals are here today! Are you waiting for that green traffic light? Now’s your chance — go go go! Buy Yoast SEO Premium or one of our other products and benefit from a whopping 30% discount. With $1 donated …

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Black Friday sale at Yoast: 30% discount on all products!


Sustainable SEO: How to focus on a lasting SEO strategy

24 November 2022 | Marieke van de Rakt

You’re probably familiar with SEO, but what do we mean by sustainable SEO? Well, it’s all about spending your time on the right things in order to outrank competitors in the search engines! But how do you keep doing SEO in an efficient and successful way? How do you keep ranking in the long run? If you’re …

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Sustainable SEO: How to focus on a lasting SEO strategy

How to write naturally beyond exact keyword matching

23 November 2022 | Marieke van de Rakt

Exact keyword matching used to be an important SEO tactic, but those days are long gone. Now search engines can understand when similar phrases and related terms mean the same thing. Adding too many exact match keywords might make Google think your post is just another piece of spam. We’ll explain how to write naturally …

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How to write naturally beyond exact keyword matching

How to use the new video indexing report in Google Search Console

17 November 2022 | Phil Nottingham

In July 2022, Google launched a new video indexing report in Google Search Console. This report will allow you to see how many pages Google has found, crawled, and indexed a video on, and much more. It’s incredibly useful because it helps you understand the foundation of your video SEO performance. Plus, the report also …

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How to use the new video indexing report in Google Search Console

A brief history of Google’s algorithm updates

16 November 2022 | Willemien Hallebeek

These days, the way we do SEO is somewhat different from how things were done ca. 10 years ago. There’s one important reason for that: search engines have been continuously improving their algorithms to give searchers the best possible results. Over the last decade, Google, as the leading search engine, introduced several major updates, and …

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A brief history of Google’s algorithm updates

Holistic SEO: Improve every aspect of your website

15 November 2022 | Willemien Hallebeek

At Yoast, we try to combat the notion that SEO is just a trick. While tricks might get you ranked quickly, they usually don’t work in the long run, and they might even backfire. Permanently ranking well in Google demands an extensive SEO strategy focused on every aspect of your website; the technical stuff, the …

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Holistic SEO: Improve every aspect of your website

How to get creative with content: An interview with Hannah Smith

11 November 2022 | Jono Alderson

Content creation is and will remain a vital part of your online efforts. Good content improves your SEO, user experience, reputation and much more. But how can you tell that you’re focusing on the right things? And how do you create content that achieves the goals you set out to achieve? Creating content can feel …

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How to get creative with content: An interview with Hannah Smith