Public locations/venues — like art theaters, parks, bus stations, and stadiums – play a massive role in people’s lives in a community, town, or city. They are present in every community, and they are the foundational elements of a healthy and functional society. But when it comes to online presence, they may not get the …Read: "Putting local stadiums, aquariums, and museums on the map with Yoast Local SEO"
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A good XML sitemap acts as a roadmap of your website that leads Google to all your important pages. XML sitemaps can be good for SEO, allowing Google to find your essential pages quickly, even if your internal linking isn’t perfect. This post explains what they are and how they help you rank better. What …Read: "What is an XML sitemap and why should you have one?"
Do you want to start a blog or online store? Then you’ll need a website. But did you know you’ll also need web hosting if you want to start your own website? There are many aspects to web hosting. You have to choose a host, a type of hosting, and many other things. That’s why …Read: "Hosting guide: how to pick the right host for your site"
Yoast SEO Premium has a new feature that helps you quickly check your SEO settings. The front-end SEO inspector is designed to help you do just that — inspect the metadata your post outputs right from the front end. You no longer have to open posts in the WordPress editor to see what you set …Read: "Meet the front-end SEO inspector in Yoast SEO Premium"
If you’ve been following our releases, you might notice that we’ve been pumping out a lot of new features recently. Continuing that momentum, we’re releasing yet another feature: the front-end SEO inspector. This tool allows you to quickly and intuitively view your SEO settings, without leaving the front end of your website. Besides that, we’re …Read: "Yoast SEO Premium 19.1: new front-end SEO inspector"
Today we are launching the first two in a series of technical SEO courses: Hosting and server configuration, and Crawlability and indexability! SEO is about more than using the right keywords and writing great content. Without a solid technical foundation, you risk losing the benefits of all your other SEO efforts. We know that technical …Read: "Out now: Two technical SEO courses on hosting and crawlability"
Yoast SEO Premium 19.0: new emoji picker tool, word complexity feedback in more languages and Schema improvements
We’re always working to improve and refine the Yoast SEO user experience with every release. In this release, we’ve rolled out improvements to our Schema structured data implementation and fixed a couple of bugs. Aside from that, we’ve decided to include some exciting additions to our plugins, starting with a new emoji picker tool and …Read: "Yoast SEO Premium 19.0: new emoji picker tool, word complexity feedback in more languages and Schema improvements"
You might have heard that you need structured data on your website. Not only will Google understand your content better, but it will also increase your chances of getting those shiny rich results. In Yoast SEO, we output schema as a graph. This means it’s all tied together and the relationship between various elements is …Read: "Schema – why you NEED Yoast SEO to do it right!"
Bots have become an integral part of the digital space of today. They help us order groceries, play music on our Slack channel, and pay our colleagues back for the delicious smoothies they bought us. Bots also populate the internet to carry out the functions they’re designed for. But what does this all mean for …Read: "Bot traffic: What it is and why you should care about it"
The worldwide web is one of the greatest achievements of mankind. It has revolutionized communication and allowed for a stunning amount of innovation to happen. As a place without regulation, the web was allowed to grow tremendously. But today, we cope with the side-effects of that unregulated growth: misuse hurts people and even democracies. Now, …Read: "Towards a trusted web: Timestamp content with WordProof"