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Four ways you could benefit from a Yoast SEO training certification

3 September 2018 | 4 Comments | Fleur Heesen

Once you finish a Yoast SEO academy training course, you get a shiny certificate of completion and a badge you can embed on your site or share on social media. In this way, you can let everyone know about your newly acquired SEO expertise. Awesome! But how useful is SEO training certification, really? Does it …

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What is WordPress?

3 August 2018 | Joost de Valk

WordPress is a CMS, which stands for Content Management System. Starting out as a blog platform, it’s now widely used to build websites of all sorts and types. The platform’s popularity is mostly attributed to the fact that it’s free, but certainly also to its ease of use, ease of extension and search engine friendly …

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What is WordPress?

Basic SEO training / SEO for beginners: What’s the difference?

22 June 2018 | 19 Comments | Jesse van de Hulsbeek

Yesterday, Yoast Academy released a new and improved Basic SEO course. But wait, didn’t Yoast release a free SEO for beginners course just a couple of months ago? Yes, we did. So what’s the difference? Doesn’t the SEO for beginners training also cover the basics? Why should you pay for access to the Basic SEO …

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What is the difference between tags and categories?

4 April 2018 | 28 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

Tags and categories help us structure our content. You can often find these in the visual metadata at for instance blog posts, or in a list of clickable links in the sidebar of a website. Tags are sometimes represented as a tag cloud, although most websites refrain from using that element these days. There is …

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