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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

How to test WordPress 5.0 — and every other new release

7 December 2018 by Edwin Toonen - 11 Comments

December 6, 2018, is the day we shall remember for the birth of WordPress 5.0 and its new block editor. While we love the new editor, we’re advising people to hold off updating to WordPress 5.0 until early next year when the release will be much more stable. Not to mention, the busy holidays will …

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Yoast SEO in WordPress 5.0: a visual guide

6 December 2018 by Willemien Hallebeek - 28 Comments

Today, WordPress 5.0 comes out. It ships with a brand new WordPress editor, previously known as Gutenberg. If you decide to update — read Joost’s post to make an informed decision on that –, you’ll find a brand new interface with lots of changed functionalities. You might wonder what happens to Yoast SEO if you use …

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Pressing questions about Gutenberg: the new editor in WordPress 5.0

5 December 2018 by Edwin Toonen - 11 Comments

December 6th, 2018, we’ll see the release of WordPress 5.0. With it comes 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 by Marieke van de Rakt - 5 Comments

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 5.0 RCs, Gutenberg related news and food for thought!

30 November 2018 by Remkus de Vries

Today’s roundup focuses on WordPress 5.0 and its upcoming release date, but we’ll also discuss some interesting and new Gutenberg related news. And, I did my best to introduce a couple of interesting bits throughout this roundup. Every single link is certainly worth checking out! Let’s dive in, shall we? When will WordPress 5.0 be …

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WordPress 5.0, Gutenberg, WooCommerce updates and a bonus!

16 November 2018 by Remkus de Vries - 23 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! Update! WordPress 5.0 is about to be launched soon. Should you update to WordPress 5.0 right away? Read Joost’s advice! It’s been a …

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

9 November 2018 by Remkus de Vries - 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! Update! WordPress 5.0 is about to be launched soon. Should you update to WordPress 5.0 right away? Read Joost’s advice! Release …

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Open source: reducing boundaries and creating opportunities

9 November 2018 by Marieke van de Rakt - 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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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.