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How to build Google Web Stories in WordPress

24 June 2021 | 8 Comments | Edwin Toonen

What do Instagram Stories, Facebook Stories, Snapchat Stories, and Twitter Fleets have in common? They are all so-called social media implementations of the same story idea. A story is a series of images or others types of content that belong together, and thus, tell a story. Visual storytelling is huge, and now the web has …

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How to build Google Web Stories in WordPress

5 SEO quick wins to implement right now

We all want to increase our sales, lift engagement, and get the best possible result out of our website. Wouldn’t it be great to have a quick and easy list of things you can do right now to improve your SEO? This five-step rocket of SEO quick wins will help you kick-start your website! Here …

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5 SEO quick wins to implement right now

Setting up WordPress for AMP: Accelerated Mobile Pages

This post explains what AMP is and aims to do, who should implement and why, how to get your WordPress site ready for AMP and how to make sure Yoast SEO integrates nicely with it. What are Accelerated Mobile Pages/AMP? The Accelerated Mobile Pages project aims to make pages load instantly on mobile. The web is slow …

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Setting up WordPress for AMP: Accelerated Mobile Pages


Metadata and SEO part 2: link rel metadata

9 March 2017 | 4 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

In the first post of our metadata series, I discussed the meta tags in the <head> of your site. But there’s more metadata in the <head> that can influence the SEO of your site. In this second post, we’ll dive into link rel metadata. You can use link rel metadata to instruct browsers and Google, for example to point them to the AMP version …

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Metadata and SEO part 2: link rel metadata

Optimizing the searcher’s journey – Interview with Maile Ohye (Google)

18 November 2016 | 4 Comments | Edwin Toonen

According to Maile Ohye of Google, “SEO is evolving into what Loren George McKechnie described as ‘search experience optimization’. It’s less about top ranking, and more about optimizing the searcher’s journey. It’s the intersection of content, UX, and as always, staying smart about search engines.” We had the chance to ask Maile a couple of questions, …

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Optimizing the searcher’s journey – Interview with Maile Ohye (Google)

AMP for eCommerce

7 October 2016 | 10 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

In October 2015, Google announced a little thing called AMP. Initially, AMP started with a focus on news pages, but that focus rapidly changed towards every page of your website. That doesn’t just go for news websites. It seems like AMP is here to stay and every website can use it to optimize their mobile SEO. …

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AMP for eCommerce