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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.

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Recent WordPress articles

New roles in the WordPress project, blocks and WordPress 5.1

21 January 2019 | Remkus de Vries

Today’s roundup is a nice collection of interesting things that happened in the WordPress Community in the last couple of weeks. There’s some very exciting news about expanding the WordPress leadership team and I’ll discuss a couple of new features of the next version of WordPress. Expanding WordPress Leadership Matt Mullenweg published a post this …

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WordCamp US 2018, WordPress 5.0.1 and what’s next?

18 December 2018 | 15 Comments | Remkus de Vries

In case you missed it, WordPress 5.0 was released almost two weeks ago, one day prior to WordCamp US 2018 (December 7-9). At WordCamp US, Matt Mullenweg gave his yearly ‘State of the Word’, outlining what’s been going on with the WordPress Project. A reflection, but, most certainly also a look at the future. Let’s …

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How to test WordPress 5.0 — and every other new release

7 December 2018 | 11 Comments | Edwin Toonen

December 6, 2018, is the day we shall remember for the birth of WordPress 5.0 and its new block editor. While we loved the new editor, initially, we advised people to hold off updating to WordPress 5.0 until a more stable release. But now, we’re happy to tell people to move to WordPress 5.0! Nevertheless, …

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Yoast SEO in WordPress 5.0: a visual guide

Today, WordPress 5.0 comes out. It ships with a brand new WordPress editor, previously known as Gutenberg. If you decide to update, you’ll find a brand new interface with lots of changed functionalities. You might wonder what happens to Yoast SEO if you use the new editor? Don’t worry, your favorite SEO tool is ready …

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Pressing questions about Gutenberg: the new editor in WordPress 5.0

5 December 2018 | 11 Comments | Edwin Toonen

December 6th, 2018, we saw the release of WordPress 5.0. With it came one of the most talked about — and divisive — new features ever: a brand-new editor, the one we currently know as Gutenberg. Gutenberg is not just a simple refresh of the interface, no, it is an entirely re-imagined editor with a …

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Reaching higher together: how we all benefit from open source

30 November 2018 | 5 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

You may know this open source fanatic as WordPress Core Contributor or esteemed speaker on WordCamps and other conferences. Today, Software Engineer & WordPress Consultant Alain Schlesser shares the details of his first experiences with open source and how to learn from, as well as contribute to open source projects. And, he is clear on …

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WordPress

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.