The latest release of WordPress is here and it brings us loads of new features. In a nutshell, WordPress 5.9 is the next stop on the road to full site editing. But what does that mean? What is full site editing and what can you do with it? In this blog post, we’ll discuss exactly …Read: "What is full site editing (FSE) in WordPress?"
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It’s been around 6 months since the last update, but WordPress 5.9 was really worth the wait. There are loads of exciting new features to sink your teeth into. Full site editing is the real highlight, but there are loads more new features too. So it’s time to break your WordPress site out of the …Read: "WordPress 5.9 is here, now with full site editing!"
An auto-playing background video is a popular feature for the homepage of many websites, from big eCommerce brands to B2B software and services companies. You can use the added visual interest to capture the attention of new visitors and show off your brand personality. With WordPress, it’s very straightforward to set up a video background. …Read: "How to optimize an auto-playing background video in WordPress"
A blog is a great marketing tool. It might feel like an ‘old-school thing’, but it’s still a really strong SEO tool in 2022. Google just loves great content! So if you’re thinking about starting a blog, I only have one thing to say: go for it! Let’s make 2022 the year in which you …Read: "How to start a blog"
What a year it has been! Big things have happened within Yoast the company as well as in our Yoast SEO plugin. In this post, I look back at a wonderfully exciting 2021! In addition, I have asked Thijs de Valk – our brand new CEO – all kinds of questions to shine his light …Read: "Looking back at Yoast in 2021"
Nowadays, building an online store is easier than ever. Picking the right tool to power your new store isn’t. There are many tools out there, but for most people, the choice will be between the two market leaders: Shopify and WooCommerce. Although both ecommerce platforms have a comparable feature set, they have a different philosophy. …Read: "Picking an ecommerce platform: WooCommerce or Shopify?"
Site Kit is an official Google plugin designed for WordPress. It brings together a collection of Google tools to manage and optimize your site. It’s easy to use, even if you don’t have a lot of technical knowledge. So if you’ve ever wanted to check things like which of your pages gets the most visitors, …Read: "What is the Google Site Kit plugin?"
Having an accessible website means that more people can use your website and the information that you share. There are a couple of checks you can do yourself before publishing an article to make sure your article can be read and understood by as many people as possible. Did you know Yoast SEO and the …Read: "Writing accessible content: 4 checks you can do with Yoast SEO and the block editor"
Besides optimizing your product pages for user experience, you want to make sure these pages are as good as possible for SEO as well. Obviously, you might think. In this post, we’ll show you a couple less obvious — at least for most website owners — elements of product page SEO and tell you why …Read: "Product page SEO: 5 things to improve"
Need to create a 301 redirect in your WordPress site? You’ve come to the right place! We’ll show you how to set up 301 redirects using 4 different methods. Not sure if you need to use a redirect, or whether a 301 redirect is the right one to choose? No worries, we’ll explain that too. …Read: "How to create a 301 redirect in WordPress"