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What are breadcrumbs? Why are they important for SEO?

10 February 2021 | 2 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Breadcrumbs are an important part of almost every good website. These little navigational aids don’t just tell people where they are on your site, but they also help Google work out how your site is structured. That’s why it makes a lot of sense to add these helpful little pointers. Let’s take a look at …

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The latest news in SEO and WordPress: January 2021

28 January 2021 | 10 Comments | Camille Cunningham

Google’s new subtopics ranking, a page builder that’s also focusing on performance and a tool to easily rewrite and repost old content. These are a few of the news items that our SEO experts Joost de Valk and Jono Alderson discussed during our SEO news webinar on the 26th of January 2021. Missed it? No …

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How to rewrite and republish content with Yoast Duplicate Post

14 January 2021 | 20 Comments | Edwin Toonen

We all want to write the best possible content on our favorite topic. As writers, we also know that that not always happens on the first try. While you do need to deliver quality on that first try, it doesn’t hurt to dive back into published articles to updated and improve them wherever you can. …

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Towards a trusted web: Timestamping content with WordProof

18 December 2020 | 5 Comments | Edwin Toonen

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, …

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The latest news in SEO and WordPress: December 2020

17 December 2020 | 8 Comments | Camille Cunningham

It’s December, the last month of the year and that means that we’ve also had our last webinar of 2020. In this month’s edition, our SEO experts Joost de Valk and Jono Alderson discuss the latest in Google, Facebook, WordPress and other SEO news. To give some spoilers, you can expect to hear more about …

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Twenty Twenty-One: New default theme for WordPress 5.6

9 December 2020 | 21 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Almost every year, WordPress gets a new default theme. This theme is bundled with the last major release of WordPress for the year. This time, we welcome a new theme in WordPress 5.6. The theme is called Twenty Twenty-One and it is a stunner. It was designed by Automattic’s Mel Choyce-Dwan and built by a …

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Five awesome new features in WordPress 5.6

9 December 2020 | 26 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Today, WordPress 5.6 sees the daylight! This release is chockfull of good stuff, with a new default theme called Twenty Twenty-One, application passwords, loads of editor updates and an automatic update feature. This release was led by an awesome team and they did a really good job. Here’s an overview of some of the best …

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