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Yoast SEO 6.0: More characters for your meta descriptions

20 December 2017 by Edwin Toonen - 44 Comments

The end of the year is coming up fast. Today is the day we’re releasing the last update of Yoast SEO in 2017. It’s been a wild ride this year and we’re already working on big plans for 2018. But first, Yoast SEO 6.0. And yes, we’ve heard you loud and clear; we’ve extended the …

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Yoast SEO 5.9: A more accessible content analysis

5 December 2017 by Edwin Toonen - 16 Comments

A new release doesn’t always have to bring incredible features, as it can silently set the stage for bigger things to come. Yoast SEO 5.9, released today, is such a release. While this release doesn’t contain groundbreaking new features, it does provide an important new piece of the Yoast SEO puzzle for the future: we’ve …

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How to connect Google Search Console to Yoast SEO and fix errors

29 November 2017 by Michiel Heijmans - 19 Comments

In our plugin, you can connect Google Search Console to Yoast SEO. This verifies your website for your Google Search Console account and allows you to view your crawl errors. Especially when you have a large site, the number of crawl errors might scare you. In this post, I’ll explain a bit more about crawl …

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Gutenberg: Concepts for integrating Yoast SEO

27 October 2017 by Joost de Valk - 16 Comments

Gutenberg is the new editing experience coming to WordPress. We’ve talked about it before. While we have some hesitations, we do see Gutenberg as a major step forward and are thinking about how we will integrate Yoast SEO into Gutenberg. In this post, we’ll share some of the ideas we’re excited about. Gutenberg introduces new concepts, …

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Managing access to Yoast SEO with SEO roles

26 September 2017 by Edwin Toonen - 1 Comment

With the release of Yoast SEO 5.5 comes a great new feature: SEO roles. A site admin can now determine in the backend of WordPress who gets access to the various settings and features of Yoast SEO. This makes for a more fluid and flexible access protocol for different kinds of users on a site. It is no longer …

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Search appearance variables in Yoast SEO

22 September 2017 by Edwin Toonen - 5 Comments

Variables have become a staple of Yoast SEO. Variables make it possible to automate certain processes on your site. They also make it easy to change large batches of meta descriptions for instance, since you only have to change the structure of the variable – the site fills in the data automatically. Here, we’ll take …

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What are custom taxonomies in WordPress?

28 August 2017 by Michiel Heijmans - 3 Comments

In WordPress, content can be grouped using categories and tags by default. WordPress calls these groups taxonomies. When you are serious about your content and have a lot of it, it will pay off to create other groups as well. By creating these custom taxonomies, you’re making your life as a content writer easier. More importantly, you’ll …

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