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 »

Category: General SEO

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. Just yesterday I was having a discussion with Nathan Rice, on of the developers of Genesis over how one should deal »

Category: General SEO

The heading structure for your blog

2 September 2010 by Joost de Valk » - 45 Comments

The heading structure of your pages is one of the very important aspects of on-page SEO. It defines which parts of your content are important, and how they’re interconnected. Because they have different goals, a single post needs another heading structure than your blog’s homepage or your category archives. This post intends to give you »

Categories: General SEO, WordPress

Link dump: interesting reads from around the web

24 August 2010 by Joost de Valk » - 10 Comments

So last week I’ve started sharing a lot more of what I read on a day to day basis on Twitter, and I decided I had to share these links here on as well. Below is a quite extensive list of links that I found interesting, ordered by topic. I’ll try to do these »

Categories: General SEO, WordPress