WordPress is wonderful! It is a wonderful CMS and with it comes a wonderful community. At Yoast, we’re definitely WordPress fanboys and fangirls. We’re fans of the CMS, fans of the community and fans of all those kickass volunteers. That’s why we’ve decided to introduce a new fund: the Yoast Care fund. Care stands for …Read: "Celebrating the WordPress community: the Yoast Care fund"
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Contrary to what the version number might suggest, Yoast SEO 12.0 isn’t a huge release. It’s simply the next release in our current release schedule, but after hitting 11.9 a couple of weeks ago we had no choice but to go for 12.0 ;). That’s how it goes! But don’t worry, there’s enough interesting stuff …Read: "Yoast SEO 12.0: UX improvements and new Portuguese checks"
Lots of noteworthy news from WordPress land over the last week. Gutenberg is back on our radar with a new version. I’ll also highlight a new project that’s underway that aims to find a better solution for all those notifications in your WordPress Dashboard. And, there are bonus links. Of course! Let’s dive straight in! …Read: "Gutenberg 6.4, WP Local Environment and WP Notify progress"
Besides optimizing your product pages for user experience, you want to make sure these pages are as good as possible for SEO as well. Obviously, you might think. In this post, we’ll show you a couple less obvious — at least for most website owners — elements of product page SEO and tell you why …Read: "Product page SEO: 5 things to improve"
Our Yoast SEO plugin handles optimization of your WordPress site for search engines, and we dare say it does that pretty well! Most of that is technical optimization, like our XML sitemap functionality, and content optimization, like your content and readability analysis. But there’s more to SEO than that. You need links pointing to your website and …Read: "Social media optimization with Yoast SEO"
Working on your SEO takes a lot of time and effort. So, you want to be able to see if those efforts paid off, as well as keep an eye on how your site is doing. A great way to get a quick overview of your site’s overall performance is creating a dashboard in Google …Read: "How to create a dashboard in Google Data Studio"
A new week, a new WordPress Watch. We saw work for WordPress 5.3 getting properly underway. There was also news about some exciting integrations built to for the Block Editor. And, of course, we have a few bonus links for you as well again today. Let’s see what happened this week in the world of …Read: "WordPress 5.3, Block Lab, and Members Block Permission add-on"
It’s what’s hot in SEO right now – and it will be for years to come. We’re talking about structured data! How does it work? What does it do? More importantly: what can it do for you? On Thursday, September 5th, tune in from wherever you are to learn about structured data and its possibilities! …Read: "Free webinar: All about structured data!"
Content is essential for SEO as Google reads and understands the content. And, reading and understanding content is easier when a text is well-written. Both for humans and Google. Some people are blessed with great writing skills, but others are struggling a bit more. However, if you’re bad at writing now, that doesn’t mean that …Read: "How to become a better writer"
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 …Read: "Yoast SEO 11.9: More fixes and enhancements"