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Twenty Nineteen, GlotPress & ACF Gutenberg integration

26 October 2018 by Remkus de Vries - 1 Comment

As we’re getting closer to the release of WordPress 5.0, the amount of WordPress 5.0 related news is increasing. Today, we have news for you on the new Default WordPress Theme, the Gutenberg integration of Advanced Custom Fields and GlotPress. Welcome to the third edition of my roundup! New Default WordPress Theme is here: Since …

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The Yoast SEO Premium analysis: new vs old

25 October 2018 by Caroline Geven - 8 Comments

Yoast SEO Premium 9.0 fulfills a long lasting wish of many bloggers and content writers, including me. The Yoast SEO premium analysis is able to do something it has never done before: take word forms into account (amongst other things). As one of Yoast’s linguists pointed out: “Google knows word forms, so should we.” Testing the …

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On Google’s related entities patent: Write awesome posts!

24 October 2018 by Marieke van de Rakt - 2 Comments

Perhaps you’ve read about the related entities patent which was recently granted to Google, or perhaps you haven’t yet. You should read Dave Davies post about it on Search Engine Land and find out more about it. The related entities patent gives us valuable insights into how Google identifies relationships between content. It was a …

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Premium SEO analysis: As smart as Google

23 October 2018 by Marieke van de Rakt - 22 Comments

In our Yoast SEO Premium 9.0 release, we added great functionality that will help you write SEO-friendly texts. We’ve been working on it for some time now, and the software and our techniques are really smart and advanced. So, at Yoast, we’re very proud of our Premium SEO analysis. But why do YOU need this? Will …

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Yoast SEO 9.0: A much improved SEO analysis

23 October 2018 by Edwin Toonen - 27 Comments

Welcome to the dawn of a new era. For ages, Yoast SEO has helped you optimize your content using a focus keyword. This works well but could be a lot more flexible. The plugin only recognized an exact match of your keyword and didn’t take plural forms into account, for instance. So, sometimes you had …

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How Google Analytics wants to help you

Aaah, lovely Google Analytics. A tool some people love to hate. And I must agree, I have a tough relationship with Google Analytics as well. It has so many functionalities and so much to offer, which can make it quite overwhelming. But Google Analytics is really trying to help you get along with its data tool. In this …

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Crawl efficiency: making Google’s crawl easier

16 October 2018 by Joost de Valk - 6 Comments

Search engines crawl your site to get the contents into their index. The bigger your site gets, the longer this crawl takes. It’s important that the time spent crawling your site is well spent. If your site has a 1,000 pages or less, this is not a topic you’ll need to think about much. If  you intend …

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