One of the focal points of Yoast SEO is getting out of your way. If we look at the technical aspects of SEO, Yoast SEO gets stuff done. Plus, most of it happens in the background, without you noticing it. But whenever you need to dive deeper and customize your setup for specific use cases, …Read: "Yoast SEO 16.2: Getting your technical SEO in shape"
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Today, we’d like to welcome another release: Yoast SEO 16.1. In this release, you’ll find a list of fixes and enhancements. That’s not all, as we’re also releasing News SEO 12.7. News SEO now comes with an improved user experience and a new spot in the WordPress sidebar. Read on! Enhancements Yoast SEO 16.1 comes …Read: "Yoast SEO 16.1 & News SEO 12.7: enhancements and fixes"
There was quite a bit of discussion about a study that said that nearly 65% of Google searches in 2020 did not result in a click. This is one of the topics that our resident SEO experts Joost de Valk and Jono Alderson talked about in this month’s webinar. Want to know what they had …Read: "SEO news in March 2021: A rise in Google’s zero-click searches"
This week marks the 16.0 release of Yoast SEO and we’re quite proud of how far we’ve come. That’s why we thought it would be fun to look back at more than 10 years of work on Yoast SEO. And who better to ask than someone who has been there all along: our founder Joost …Read: "Yoast SEO 1.0 to 16.0: An interview with Joost de Valk"
SEO should be for everyone. Everyone -big or small- should have a fair chance in the search engines. That’s why we build software for everyone at Yoast. With WordPress, everybody can build a website and publish their ideas. Add our plugin and you’ll also be able to outrank your competition. And today is a happy …Read: "16% off and 16 sweet reasons to love Yoast SEO!"
Many years ago, Joost de Valk launched version 1.0 of a plugin the world would know as the number one WordPress SEO plugin: Yoast SEO. Today, we’re celebrating the sweet sixteen of Yoast SEO with the release of Yoast SEO 16.0. Of course, we’re not letting this go unnoticed! Happy sixteenth, Yoast SEO! While the …Read: "Yoast SEO 16.0: Sweet sixteen!"
Today we released a patch release of Yoast SEO, 15.9.1, to prepare for some of the changes in WordPress core. There were two changes in WordPress itself that we needed to account for, one to do with updates and one to do with meta robots output. We also had to fix an issue with how …Read: "Yoast SEO 15.9.1: WordPress 5.7 & FAQ schema patches"
Today sees the release of Yoast SEO 15.9 and Video SEO 13.7. In Yoast SEO 15.9, we focussed on performance improvements and general enhancements. In addition, we made Video SEO available in Elementor. Find out more! Performance improvements Improving the performance of our plugins is always on our radar. Sometimes, we do big changes that …Read: "Yoast SEO 15.9: Performance improvements"
Yoast SEO 15.8 is out and it comes with a cool new gift: a breadcrumbs block for the WordPress editor. This makes it easy to just drop your breadcrumb in a page, without having to touch any code. Now available for everyone! We also have a cool new update for our Video SEO add-on that …Read: "Yoast SEO 15.8: A free block for your breadcrumbs"
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"
Yoast SEO is the tool you need to optimize your WordPress site. Its readability and SEO analysis will help you create content that your readers and search engines love! Plus, it will allow you to preview how your page appears in Google, fixes technical stuff for you in the background and helps you combat duplicate content! Read about all new features and developments here.