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Questions and Answers – Google+ edition

28 November 2011 by Joost de Valk - 12 Comments

In honor of the new Yoast Google+ page, I’ve taken questions there which I’ll answer here, so everyone can benefit. Do you think the increased number of metatags released by Google are good for webmasters and the web, or just making things more complicated for the amateur so only those that can afford SEO consultancy …

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(Collaboratively) Translating Yoast Plugins

3 October 2011 by Joost de Valk - 28 Comments

I’ve been bugged for over 2 years now by people who wanted me to make it possible to translate my plugins into their language. Only a few of my plugins so far have had proper internationalization options, mostly due to me being lazy busy with other stuff. This is now changing, rapidly, though! Last friday …

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Tower of Bable: no longer!

rel=”next” & rel=”prev” for paginated archives

15 September 2011 by Joost de Valk

Google is once again showing why standards compliant building might be very beneficial for SEO. They have started to use rel=”next” and rel=”prev”, both part of HTML4 and HTML5, to recognize archives and paged articles. A few years back, I was having a discussion with Nathan Rice, one of the developers of Genesis over how one …

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Category: Technical SEO
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rel=”author” and rel=”me” in WP and other platforms

23 August 2011 by Joost de Valk - 127 Comments

The recent changes from Google and my post about it regarding the highlighting of authors in search caused quite a few questions. People have been asking me how to do specific things and how to make certain elements contain rel=”author” or rel=”me”. Instead of replying to each of those emails and comments I decided to write one …

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Scobleizer's about link, that should have rel="author"



Clicky Analytics (getClicky) Review: clean, simple, effective

26 June 2011 by Joost de Valk - 18 Comments

In my post last week about social buttons, I included code samples for Clicky Analytics. I got some emails asking me why I use Clicky and Google Analytics alongside each other. In this review I want to show you some of the cool features I use from Clicky Analytics (aka getClicky) that make me use …

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Category: Analytics
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