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New: Understanding structured data course!

4 February 2021 | 4 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

We’ve added a new course to Yoast SEO academy: the Understanding structured data training course! Do you want to explore structured data in depth? Then this course is for you. After completing this course, you’ll understand the concepts and terms related to structured data in detail. And, implementing this knowledge could help you get great-looking …

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Coming soon: Understanding structured data course!

There’s a new Yoast SEO academy course on its way: the Understanding structured data course! Are you ready to take a deep dive into the theory of structured data? After completing this course, you’ll understand the concepts and terms related to structured data in detail. And, implementing this knowledge could help you get wonderful rich …

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Structured data for beginners: New and free training course!

19 November 2020 | 2 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

Today, we’re adding a NEW and FREE training course to Yoast SEO academy: Structured data for beginners! Want to get noticed in Google? Want your pages to stand out from the other search results? Then you need colorful, rich results that entice people to click. To show rich results for your website, search engines need …

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Get free access to all our SEO training courses with the Yoast SEO Premium plugin!

18 November 2020 | 29 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

We have very exciting news to share with you: we’re combining Yoast SEO Premium with Yoast SEO academy! If you buy Yoast SEO Premium, you’ll now also get free access to all of our SEO training courses in Yoast SEO academy. So the price of Yoast SEO Premium hasn’t changed, but what you’re getting has! …

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New and temporarily free Local SEO training: Learn how to rank locally!

8 September 2020 | 2 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

With a website, you’re able to reach out to the entire online world. But what if you want to target a local audience? Then you need to practice local SEO! Especially now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s incredibly important to make sure your local audience can find you online. That’s why today, we’re launching a …

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Brand-new free online training: Block editor training

At Yoast, we are huge fans of the block editor. Admittedly -not right from the start-, but we’re now block-editor fanboys and fangirls. That’s why we created an awesome free block editor course! We hope it will help everybody to use the block editor to the fullest! In this course, you’ll learn how to create …

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How to make a WordPress website

20 February 2020 | 7 Comments | Iris Guelen

Need to switch to online asap and don’t have a website yet? WordPress is your best friend! Whether you want to create your own personal blog, an online store, or a business website – with WordPress, creating your own website is easy as pie. If you know what you’re doing, of course. In this video, …

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