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This site is based on WordPress, and customizing and SEO-ing it is a constant process, so we blog about that quite often. After all, good SEO on this blog makes for lots of visitors, which is exactly what we want of course.

We write about our WordPress plugins, WordPress updates in general and how to optimize your WordPress site.

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Recent WordPress articles

WordPress 5.0, Gutenberg, WooCommerce updates and a bonus!

16 November 2018 by - 16 Comments

This week’s roundup focuses on what’s new in Gutenberg, WordPress 5.0, (of course!) but we also discuss WooCommerce’s upgrade instructions and we have a cool bonus for you! Let’s get to it! It’s been a bit of a slow week when it comes to news in general. Well, that is, if we ignore the usual …

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WordPress 5.0 is postponed, Gutenberg site building tips and more!

9 November 2018 by - 13 Comments

It’s been a busy week! With the focus fully on getting WordPress 5.0 ready, we’ve seen a lot of news around the Gutenberg integration in the past few days. So let’s dive right in! Release date concerns There’s isn’t much time left until the planned release of WordPress 5.0. With the WordPress 5.0 beta 3 …

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Open source: reducing boundaries and creating opportunities

9 November 2018 by - 4 Comments

“I love that WordPress allows you to raise your voice, no matter who you are, and where you are located.” That’s just one of the many inspiring quotes of Carole Olinger, our third interviewee in this series on open source. Carole is Community Manager at Plesk, and a true WordPress Community junkie. Learn why she …

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Remkus’ Roundup: Genesis, Gutenberg, WordPress 5.0

2 November 2018 by - 4 Comments

This week, we talk about the updates in the Genesis Framework. Also, learn what StudioPress is planning to do with it. Of course, we have some Gutenberg and WordPress 5.0 news as well. Let’s dive in! Genesis Framework receiving love again One of the oldest WordPress theme frameworks out there is the Genesis Framework by StudioPress. In …

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Remkus’ Roundup: Twenty Nineteen, GlotPress & ACF Gutenberg integration

26 October 2018 by - 1 Comment

As we’re getting closer to the release of WordPress 5.0, the amount of WordPress 5.0 related news is increasing. Today, we have news for you on the new Default WordPress Theme, the Gutenberg integration of Advanced Custom Fields and GlotPress. Welcome to the third edition of my roundup! New Default WordPress Theme is here: Since …

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Annelieke’s Analytics: How Google Analytics wants to help you

Aaah, lovely Google Analytics. A tool some people love to hate. And I must agree, I have a tough relationship with Google Analytics as well. It has so many functionalities and so much to offer, which can make it quite overwhelming. But Google Analytics is really trying to help you get along with its data tool. In this …

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Remkus’ Roundup: New conferences, Gutenberg news and more!

12 October 2018 by - 2 Comments

It’s time for my weekly roundup again. This week of WordPress news has been an interesting one. So, let’s dive right in. The focus of last week was mostly on the release date WordPress 5.0 with the inclusion of Gutenberg as a primary goal. As you can imagine, there was a lot of discussion on the …

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Caroline’s Corner: No inspiration to blog? Work on your blog’s foundation

11 October 2018 by - 6 Comments

I have a list of blog post ideas for my series here at Yoast.com. I have them written down in my bullet journal and refer to them whenever we’re discussing what my next blog post will be. Usually, when I’m inspired, I can finish such a blog post in about an hour. This time was …

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Remkus’ Roundup: Are you ready for WordPress 5.0?

5 October 2018 by - 11 Comments

Welcome to the first of my weekly Remkus’ Roundup post. This is the beginning of a series where I’ll share what’s happening in the WordPress community. Let’s start with this week! The road to WordPress 5.0 The most important news of this week revolves around two blog posts over at the Make WordPress Core blog. …

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Start contributing to open source: Pro tips from Felix

28 September 2018 by - 1 Comment

Two weeks ago, Joost shared his vision on open source. Today, we introduce yet another WordPress fanatic: Felix Arntz. As a freelancer Felix works part-time for Yoast. Half of that time he’s working on and consulting with the SEO plugin, and the other half Yoast sponsors him to contribute to WordPress core, mainly focusing on …

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