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Performance improvements in WordPress 6.1: enhanced database peformance and more

4 November 2022 | Edwin Toonen

WordPress 6.1 – the last major release of 2022 – is finally here! This release is a step in the right direction for full-site editing, bringing various customization options and improvements to the content creation and site creation experience. We’ve covered some notable changes in this update, which you can check out here. This post …

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Performance improvements in WordPress 6.1: enhanced database peformance and more

WordPress 6.1: Enhancing the full-site editing experience

2 November 2022 | 1 Comment | Amy Lees

Have you heard the news? WordPress 6.1 is out! Welcome to the third and last major WordPress release of 2022. This release continues to build, iterate and refine the full-site editing experience introduced in WordPress 5.9 earlier this year. It brings us new possibilities to easily change up the styling of our website, spice up …

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WordPress 6.1: Enhancing the full-site editing experience

Product page SEO: 5 things to improve

29 September 2022 | Edwin Toonen

Having great product pages is so important for your sales. These are the pages where people decide to click that buy button. Besides optimizing your product pages for user experience, you want to make sure these pages are as good as possible for SEO as well. You might think this is obvious. That’s why, in …

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Product page SEO: 5 things to improve

Black Friday & holiday season SEO 2022: 7 tips to start preparing!

28 September 2022 | Edwin Toonen

The summer has just ended, but we’re already telling you to prepare for the biggest sales of the year: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. And let’s not forget about the rest of the holiday shopping season that’s coming up. Now is the time to start planning for the most beautiful time of the year. So, …

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Black Friday & holiday season SEO 2022: 7 tips to start preparing!

Product identifiers like SKU and GTIN are essential for ecommerce SEO

20 September 2022 | Edwin Toonen

Every product you buy has — or should have — a unique code identifying it. This product identifier comes in many forms, like an SKU, EAN, ASIN, or ISBN, depending on the product, where you sell it, or the area where you live. Adding a unique product identifier to your product is essential if you …

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Product identifiers like SKU and GTIN are essential for ecommerce SEO

New in Yoast WooCommerce SEO and Yoast SEO for Shopify: The product identifier check

20 September 2022 | Edwin Toonen

Do you have trouble getting your product to show up on Google? Are your competitors getting rich results, but the search results for your product are boring? It might be that Google doesn’t know every detail of your product. For instance, you might miss the product identifiers that Google uses to understand your products thoroughly. …

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New in Yoast WooCommerce SEO and Yoast SEO for Shopify: The product identifier check

You can now buy Yoast SEO Premium on WordPress.com

19 July 2022 | Edwin Toonen

Something to celebrate! WordPress.com customers with a paid plan can now buy Yoast SEO Premium straight from the backend. Yoast SEO is the first premium plugin to offer paid services to customers on WordPress.com. It doesn’t matter if you have a Starter, Pro, ecommerce, or business plan — all paying plans are eligible. Now, everyone …

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You can now buy Yoast SEO Premium on WordPress.com

Towards a trusted web: Timestamp content with WordProof

28 June 2022 | 7 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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Towards a trusted web: Timestamp content with WordProof

How to choose a focus keyphrase for product descriptions and categories

22 June 2022 | Edwin Toonen

You can set a focus keyphrase in Yoast SEO for Shopify and WooCommerce. With this focus keyphrase, you signal to the SEO app that you want to optimize this piece of content for this specific word or combination of words. There are various ways to think about this, depending on what kind of product-related content …

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How to choose a focus keyphrase for product descriptions and categories