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  • Yoast SEO academy: Teach yourself SEO »

    The Yoast Academy is the go-to place if you want to teach yourself SEO. In this post, Marieke explains how the Academy came about and why it's catching on.

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    Leading up to the release of our free SEO for beginners course, Justin from LearnDash and Jesse from Yoast Academy decided to really dive into the Academy and discuss the ins and outs of how we create courses at Yoast!


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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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Looking back at (almost) a decade of Yoast

30 December 2019 | 13 Comments | Marieke van de Rakt

It’s almost 2020 and a brand-new decade is right around the corner! A decade ago, Yoast didn’t even exist yet. A lot has changed in the past 10 years. In this blog post, I would like to look back at (almost) 10 years of Yoast. And, I’ll look at our plans for next year! 2020 …

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Yoast subscriptions: keep your SEO on track

Yoast has been offering subscriptions to our plugins and courses since November of 2018. Lots of happy customers have already purchased a subscription plan! But why would you need a subscription? Isn’t it enough to thoroughly invest in SEO once? What’s the use of an ongoing subscription? I am so glad you asked ;-). SEO …

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Yoast SEO academy: Teach yourself SEO

18 September 2018 | 10 Comments | Jesse van de Hulsbeek

It’s a common misconception that the internet is the ultimate learning environment. Yes, you can find everything you need, for free, but the information you end up with is not always trustworthy. It’s scattered, often outdated and sometimes contradictory. So if you want to learn all about a particular subject, you might be better off …

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