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Inclusive language and SEO: Does inclusive language help you rank?

13 December 2022 | Sam Alderson

If you own a blog or a business, SEO is probably important to you. Then you also know that Google cares a lot about user experience. But there’s one aspect of user experience that’s often overlooked: inclusive language. But why should you care? Creating inclusive content is good for your users and your SEO. On …

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Inclusive language and SEO: Does inclusive language help you rank?

New in Yoast SEO Free: the inclusive language analysis

13 December 2022 | Camille Cunningham

Earlier this year, we added a new feature to our Premium plugin, the inclusive language analysis. Now we’re excited to say that we’re also bringing it to Yoast SEO Free. Why? Because we believe that using inclusive language is essential in making the web a better place. Taking a stance We believe that inclusive language …

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New in Yoast SEO Free: the inclusive language analysis


Image SEO: How to optimize your alt text and title text

1 December 2021 | 6 Comments | Joost de Valk

Adding images to your posts and product pages encourages people to read them, and well-chosen images can also back up your message and get you a good ranking in image search results. But you should always remember to provide your images with good alt attributes. Because alt text strengthens the message of your pages with …

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Image SEO: How to optimize your alt text and title text

Writing accessible content: 4 checks you can do with Yoast SEO and the block editor

4 November 2021 | 5 Comments | Carolina Nymark

Having an accessible website means that more people can use your website and the information that you share. There are a couple of checks you can do yourself before publishing an article to make sure your article can be read and understood by as many people as possible. Did you know Yoast SEO and the …

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Writing accessible content: 4 checks you can do with Yoast SEO and the block editor

How to improve the accessibility of your website

6 September 2021 | Camille Cunningham

Accessibility matters. And making sure that your website is accessible for everyone shouldn’t be an afterthought. It plays a big part in the usability of your website and that’s why Google is also focusing more on how accessible your content is. Fortunately, awareness is growing and platforms such as WordPress offer lots of possibilities to …

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How to improve the accessibility of your website


Yoast SEO 5.2: Accessibility, compatibility and bug fixes

8 August 2017 | 16 Comments | Willemien Hallebeek

Today we’re releasing Yoast SEO 5.2. In this brand new version you’ll find some feature enhancements, accessibility improvements and a couple of bug fixes. In addition to that, we’ve laid some groundwork that will help us make Yoast SEO work well with the plugins our users use most. Read about all the improvements here! Accessibility Web accessibility …

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Yoast SEO 5.2: Accessibility, compatibility and bug fixes

WordPress plugins and accessibility

6 April 2016 | 4 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

WordPress recently announced that “all new or updated code released into WordPress core and bundled themes must conform with the WCAG 2.0 guidelines at level AA.” This means WordPress will be making the product more accessible with every new update. Rian Rietveld’s article WordPress goes WCAG clearly reflects her enthusiasm about this step forward in terms of accessibility. It aligns …

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WordPress plugins and accessibility