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Annelieke’s Analytics: What are sessions in Google Analytics?

10 April 2018 by Annelieke van den Berg - 13 Comments

I remember my first time in Google Analytics. As a data lover, I enthusiastically clicked my way through the numerous tabs. Seeing terms like sessions, pageviews, users, bounce rate and so on. Being so enthusiastic, I didn’t really think about what these terms actually mean. And that’s pretty important, because without knowing what Google Analytics’ definition of the term …

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Ask Yoast: Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

6 April 2018 by Joost de Valk - 3 Comments

Maintaining a website is hard work, and to do it right, you have to be skilled in many things: writing, editing, SEO, marketing (if you own a business) and perhaps even a bit of coding, to name but a few. But that’s not all. If you handle and collect the data of your site’s visitors, …

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Categories: Analytics, eCommerce
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Yoast conference update: Where were we in March?

5 April 2018 by Willemien Hallebeek

Team Yoast often attends WordCamps and other conferences. We’d like to keep you updated on the highlights of these events and share the knowledge we gained and the fun we had there. In March we went, for example, to WordCamp Oslo, WordCamp Antwerp, WordCamp Rotterdam, WordCamp Kathmandu and The Social Conference. We’ve picked some of the highlights for …

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Caroline’s Corner: Finding inspiration for your next blog post

5 April 2018 by Caroline Geven - 14 Comments

After (re)defining the niche of my blog and creating a proper site structure with the needed categories, I felt as if I had reinvented my blog. I decided I wanted to publish at least three articles each week. This meant I would have to write 156 blog posts a year. That number sounds extremely daunting, …

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SEO basics: The difference between tags and categories

4 April 2018 by Michiel Heijmans - 28 Comments

Tags and categories help us structure our content. You can often find these in the visual metadata at for instance blog posts, or in a list of clickable links in the sidebar of a website. Tags are sometimes represented as a tag cloud, although most websites refrain from using that element these days. There is …

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Get our new free plugin: Fact Check for Yoast SEO 1.4 Beta

1 April 2018 by Edwin Toonen - 40 Comments

While developing and benchmarking for new releases of Yoast SEO, we keep a keen eye on requests made by users. An issue that consistently raises concerns is the uprise of fake news. So today, we present Fact Check for Yoast SEO 1.4 Beta, a free add-on for our Yoast SEO plugin. Read how and why …

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Fact Check for Yoast SEO 1.4: only facts of course!