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We’re launching an IndexNow integration in Yoast SEO

28 June 2022 | Edwin Toonen

Over the last couple of months, there’s been a lot of talk about a new protocol called IndexNow. This new protocol automatically notifies search engines that support it about all the updates on your site. While initially skeptical about this development, we’ve decided to add an IndexNow integration to Yoast SEO Premium 18.8. What is …

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We’re launching an IndexNow integration in Yoast SEO



SEO basics: What is crawlability?

16 June 2022 | Marieke van de Rakt

Ranking in search engines requires a website with flawless technical SEO and great, relevant content. Luckily, the Yoast SEO plugin takes care of (almost) everything on your WordPress site. Still, if you really want to get the most out of your website and keep outranking the competition, some basic knowledge of technical SEO is a must. …

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SEO basics: What is crawlability?


Our first-time configuration helps Google understand your site!

23 May 2022 | Camille Cunningham

When you started your business, what were the first steps you took to establish yourself in the market? You probably thought of a name and created a logo to go with it. Who knows, maybe you also created a few social accounts to introduce your business to potential customers right away. But like most businesses, …

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Our first-time configuration helps Google understand your site!




Indexing in Yoast SEO: What pages to show in Google’s search results

14 February 2022 | Edwin Toonen

You probably want Google and other search engines to show most of your content in the search results. But most websites also have a few pages or posts that don’t need to be featured in those search results. So how do you tell Google what pages to show and which ones not to? This is …

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Indexing in Yoast SEO: What pages to show in Google’s search results