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How to use WordPress: Answering 12 common WordPress questions

26 September 2019 | 2 Comments | Remkus de Vries

WordPress is huge. According to the latest stats, WordPress powers almost 35% of the web — and growing quickly. With so many sites using the CMS and so many new sites bursting onto the scene, there’re a lot of new users taking their first steps in the wonderful world of WordPress. People from all walks …

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New & free online training: WordPress for beginners

26 September 2019 | Jesse van de Hulsbeek

Whoa, big news! As of today, a new online Yoast Academy course is available to you: the WordPress for beginners training. And best of all: it’s completely free! Do you have great ideas or products to share with the world? But you’re afraid you’re not technical enough to build a website? Or you don’t know where to …

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Three new features in Gutenberg 6.5 and more on WordPress 5.3

23 September 2019 | 13 Comments | Remkus de Vries

The work on the next versions of WordPress and Gutenberg is moving along nicely, which is why today’s WordPress Watch focuses on those two projects. But, there’s more going on in the world of WordPress besides those two projects. So, get ready for a few bonus links again! Hope you enjoy. New features in Gutenberg …

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Favicons and your online brand: Make sure you stand out!

20 September 2019 | 13 Comments | Michiel Heijmans

Favicons are those little icons you see in your browser tabs. When you have lots of open tabs in your browser it helps you recognize and find the page you were looking for. They are important for your branding, even more so, because Google recently decided to add them to the mobile search results. So, …

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Get ready for our free WordPress for beginners course!

19 September 2019 | 18 Comments | Fleur Heesen

Yoast Academy is branching out! You’re probably familiar with our collection of SEO courses. But without a functional website, good luck trying to get it ranked! The better you set up your site, the easier it is to make sure it gets found and enjoyed by your audience. That’s why we’ve decided to help you …

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Gutenberg block editor improvements, and integrating plugins

16 September 2019 | Remkus de Vries

Today’s WordPress Watch has a strong focus on the Gutenberg block editor. Two different tweets prompted me to focus on what you can do with the editor a bit more. We’ll discuss improvements to the editor, as well as useful plugins that integrate with the block editor, so I hope you enjoy this edition. Don’t …

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How to change your favicon in WordPress: a step-by-step guide

12 September 2019 | 18 Comments | Joost de Valk

Have you seen that icon in the search results in front of your website’s URL? It’s visible for most people in mobile results now. So, no excuses, your site needs a good favicon. Luckily, setting a favicon in WordPress is very easy. Here we’ll explain how to change the favicon of your WordPress site! We’ve …

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Content areas in Gutenberg, Twenty Twenty update and Elementor integration

9 September 2019 | 3 Comments | Remkus de Vries

It’s Monday, time for a fresh WordPress Watch. We’ve got more news on Twenty Twenty in WordPress 5.3 and there’s an update on what’s going to be the next big focus of the Gutenberg project. There’s also exciting news about the integration of two different solutions. Let’s get to it! Twenty Twenty! Last week it …

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Celebrating the WordPress community: the Yoast Care fund

5 September 2019 | 6 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

WordPress is wonderful! It is a wonderful CMS and with it comes a wonderful community. At Yoast, we’re definitely WordPress fanboys and fangirls. We’re fans of the CMS, fans of the community and fans of all those kickass volunteers. That’s why we’ve decided to introduce a new fund: the Yoast Care fund. Care stands for …

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