In Yoast SEO, you’ll find a focus keyphrase input field for every page on your site. Here, you can enter the keyword or keyphrase you’d like the page to rank for in Google. Next, Yoast SEO will run a check on the page’s content to see if search engines will recognize what it is about. …Read: "How to choose the right focus keyword"
We’re launching an updated first-time experience for new Yoast SEO users. In Yoast SEO 18.9, we’re making it easier for users to set up the essentials that search engines need to make sense of your site. The first-time configuration takes you by the hand and guides you in properly setting everything up. A new first-time …Read: "Yoast SEO 18.9: Updating the first-time experience"
Our mission at Yoast is ‘SEO for everyone’ and we believe that Shopify users can benefit a lot from SEO. That’s why we recently launched an app that helps you attract more people to your online store on Shopify: The Yoast SEO for Shopify app. What makes this app stand out is that it’s been …Read: "6 reasons why the Yoast SEO Shopify solution will boost your rankings!"
There’s a new Google Analytics coming to town and it’s time to get ready! This new Analytics will eventually replace the good old Universal Analytics as we know it. Although you can use your current Analytics for another year, we strongly recommend getting started with Google Analytics 4 right away. In this post, we’ll tell …Read: "How to prepare yourself for Google Analytics 4"
Link building isn’t easy. That doesn’t mean it’s rocket science. It means it takes a lot of work if you do it right. Link building done the wrong way can backfire, resulting in a ban from Google altogether. In this post, I’ll discuss our ideas about getting more backlinks: link building from a holistic SEO …Read: "Link building from a holistic SEO perspective"
Writing quality content should be a key aspect of every SEO strategy. But when is your content considered high-quality? And does high-quality mean the same for your users as it does for Google? In this article, I’ll discuss what quality content is and how you can make sure your content hits the mark. It will …Read: "What is quality content and how do you create it?"
Earlier today, Google announced some changes to how they read and support XML sitemaps. And just a few hours later, we’ve already released an update to our plugins. Our users can stay right at the cutting edge simply by upgrading to the latest version. Stay on top of best practice The SEO landscape is always …Read: "Yoast SEO 18.8: XML sitemap improvements"
Today, we proudly present Yoast’s new leadership team. The past year has been quite the year at Yoast. Big things happened at our beloved company. As the icing on the cake, we’d now like to introduce our new leaders to you. Say hi to Chaya, Marieke, Inge, Irene, Herre, Taco and me: the new leadership …Read: "Meet Yoast’s new leadership team!"
One of the ways to draw more potential customers to your online store is by using SEO. And believe us when we say that there’s a lot you can do yourself when it comes to SEO. But getting started and spending enough time on it is tricky when you’re running a business. That’s why it …Read: "How the right Shopify SEO tools can boost your traffic"
Sometimes, content on your website becomes irrelevant or out of date, and you need to decide whether to update it or delete it. It’s part of your regular content maintenance activities. There are several ways to go about this and this article helps you decide what’s the best solution for your old content. Before we …Read: "Update or delete? Cleaning up old content on your site"