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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.

  • How to become an SEO expert »

    Want to outrank the competition? Read our article and learn how to become an SEOexpert, so both the technical and marketing side of your site are top-notch!

  • Creating SEO courses at Yoast – Interview by LearnDash »

    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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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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How to learn SEO: 7 tips for effective learning

13 February 2020 | Dijana Muzhdeka

SEO: they say it’s the key ingredient to online success. And, especially in the current situation, online success is crucial for many businesses. To help you with that, Yoast has made its All-around SEO training available for free, in addition to offering several other free online courses. Now, if you’re staying home in quarantine, you …

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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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Four ways you could benefit from a Yoast SEO training certification

3 September 2018 | 4 Comments | Jesse van de Hulsbeek

Once you finish a Yoast SEO academy training course, you get a shiny certificate of completion and a badge you can embed on your site or share on social media. In this way, you can let everyone know about your newly acquired SEO expertise. Awesome! But how useful is SEO training certification, really? Does it …

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Basic SEO training / SEO for beginners: What’s the difference?

22 June 2018 | 19 Comments | Jesse van de Hulsbeek

Yesterday, Yoast Academy released a new and improved Basic SEO course. But wait, didn’t Yoast release a free SEO for beginners course just a couple of months ago? Yes, we did. So what’s the difference? Doesn’t the SEO for beginners training also cover the basics? Why should you pay for access to the Basic SEO …

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Creating SEO courses at Yoast – Interview by LearnDash

8 May 2018 | 4 Comments | Jesse van de Hulsbeek

In November 2017, Yoast Academy took a big leap forward. Switching to a different Learning Management system, called LearnDash, was a key factor in this. Leading up to the release of our free SEO for beginners course, Justin from LearnDash and I decided to take twenty minutes to really dive into the Academy and discuss the …

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