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How many internal links does a post have? Find out the easy way!

2 September 2020 | 39 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

Do you wonder how often you link to a certain post? Or how many outgoing links it has? If you don’t, you should. Because if you want a post to rank, you should link to it from related content. And, if it’s an important post, you should link to it more often. But how do …

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How many internal links does a post have? Find out the easy way!

Set up cornerstone content and get it ranking in 6 steps

On your site, you’ll probably have a few articles that are most dear to your heart. Articles you desperately want people to read. Articles you want people to find in Google. At Yoast, we call these articles your cornerstone articles. How does the Yoast SEO plugin help you set up a cornerstone content strategy? We’ll …

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Set up cornerstone content and get it ranking in 6 steps

Related posts in WordPress: make sure to suggest the best

Showing related posts below your post are a great way to keep visitors on your website. That’s why lots of site owners already use related posts to reduce the number of visitors that leave their site after reading an article. You could say that a related posts section is the glue that binds posts together. But …

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Related posts in WordPress: make sure to suggest the best


Yoast SEO 14.8: Related links block in Premium, a new Schema tab and Arabic keyphrase recognition

Get ready for a brand new version of Yoast SEO! The 14.8 release is so full of remarkable free and premium features we’re having a hard time mentioning them all in this short introduction. So, to make everyone’s life easier, let’s start this post with a list of new features. In Yoast SEO 14.8, you’ll …

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Yoast SEO 14.8: Related links block in Premium, a new Schema tab and Arabic keyphrase recognition

Improve your site structure in 4 simple steps

Optimizing your site structure should be an important aspect of your SEO strategy. A good site structure is of crucial importance for your SEO, as it makes it easier for both your users and Google to navigate your site. But how do you improve a site’s structure? Where do you start and how do you …

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Improve your site structure in 4 simple steps


A much-improved internal linking tool in Yoast SEO Premium: What’s new?

5 August 2020 | 12 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Our users often cite the redirect manager as their favorite tool in Yoast SEO Premium, but the internal linking tool is also high on the list. For months, we worked hard to improve the internal linking tool making it smarter and faster. I sat down with our developers Natalia Shitova and Hans-Christiaan Braun, two of …

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A much-improved internal linking tool in Yoast SEO Premium: What’s new?

Yoast SEO 14.7: Smarter and faster internal linking suggestions in Premium

Say hi to Yoast SEO 14.7, chock-full of enhancements to help you with your site’s SEO. Have you heard about the addition of XML sitemaps in WordPress 5.5? The Yoast SEO plugin is completely prepared for this. We also have some great news for users of the Web Stories plugin. But most importantly, we’re releasing …

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Yoast SEO 14.7: Smarter and faster internal linking suggestions in Premium

Parent and child pages: Linking hierarchical post types for SEO

When we talk about site structure on WordPress we often focus on blogs post: “Use taxonomies and link to related posts!” But you probably have hierarchical post types on your site too. An example of a hierarchical post type is the Page post type; a page can have parent, child, and sibling pages. Inherently, these …

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Parent and child pages: Linking hierarchical post types for SEO