Google’s new subtopics ranking, a page builder that’s also focusing on performance and a tool to easily rewrite and repost old content. These are a few of the news items that our SEO experts Joost de Valk and Jono Alderson discussed during our SEO news webinar on the 26th of January 2021. Missed it? No …Read: "The latest news in SEO and WordPress: January 2021"
WordPress 5.0 is out! It includes a new, so called, block editor. This change will also affect you if you have a WordPress website!
You can now build your posts and pages with blocks, and that’s only the start of something bigger.
We believe that working with the Gutenberg block editor is very nice, so we’re happy to see people move to WordPress 5.0. Do make sure you test it on your site, first! Or read our FAQ about the new block editor.
Must read articles about Gutenberg
If you use WordPress you're bound to have heard somebody mention Gutenberg. But what is Gutenberg? And why is everybody talking about it? Find out now!
We've gathered 18 frequently asked questions about the new editor in WordPress 5.0: Gutenberg. This will help you get up to date.
We feel the time is right for people to move to WordPress 5.0. The Gutenberg block editor is great to work with, so get ready to update!
Recent Gutenberg articles
It’s here, the release of WordPress 5.6! What a wonderful journey it has been. As one of the release mentors of WordPress 5.6, I thoroughly enjoyed helping the team in any way I could. In this blog post, I’ll tell you more about the process, the people involved, and what we focused on. Essentially, the …Read: "The road to WordPress 5.6: a look behind the scenes"
You might know that structured data in the form of Schema.org can do wonders for your search results. It also forms the basis for an ever-increasing amount of new and exciting developments on the search engine front. Google has said many times that structured data is beneficial. Today, we’re going to look at an exciting …Read: "How to add HowTo Schema using Yoast SEO blocks"
Many, many sites have an FAQ page. This is a page where a lot of frequently asked questions get the appropriate answer. It is often a single page filled to the brim with questions and answers. While it’s easy to add one, it’s good to keep in mind that not all sites need an FAQ. …Read: "How to add FAQ Schema in WordPress using Yoast SEO"
It’s here! The official release of WordPress 5.5, a major update stuffed with new features and improvements. Not only does this release come with improvements to the block editor, it also allows you to edit inline images, gives you an improved content preview and much (much!) more. To give you an idea of what this …Read: "WordPress 5.5 is here! 5 things you need to know"
Are you considering switching from the classic editor to the block editor? That’s great, as the block editor will give you lots of possibilities to create awesome, high-quality and high-ranking content! Not sure how to go about this though? Don’t look any further. Here, we’ll guide you through the process of making the switch to …Read: "How to make the transition to the block editor (from the classic editor) in WordPress"
We write a lot of blog posts. And, not only about SEO topics, but also about our mission, company culture, and our broader vision. We hope that by writing those kinds of posts we can give you a glimpse into who we are as a company, and who we are as people. But, blog posts …Read: "The creation of our first digital story using the block editor"
At Yoast, we truly believe you should be using the block editor (formerly known as Gutenberg) in WordPress, simply because it’s a much better experience than the ‘classic editor’. Unfortunately, when we look at our statistics, we see that a large segment of our users still uses the classic editor. Which is why we’d like …Read: "The WordPress block editor: Why you should be using it"
A while ago, we gave the advice not to upgrade to WordPress 5.0 as it was nearing release. I’m happy to say that as of about a week ago, we feel we’re happy for everyone to move to WordPress 5.0 and start using Gutenberg. Of course, we still advise you to make sure you test how …Read: "On Gutenberg and WordPress 5.0"
December 6, 2018, is the day we shall remember for the birth of WordPress 5.0 and its new block editor. While we loved the new editor, initially, we advised people to hold off updating to WordPress 5.0 until a more stable release. But now, we’re happy to tell people to move to WordPress 5.0! Nevertheless, …Read: "How to test WordPress 5.0 — and every other new release"