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Yoast SEO 19.1 & Premium 18.7: More crawl settings

14 June 2022 | 3 Comments | Edwin Toonen

As we’ve said many times, crawlability is an important aspect of SEO. Your site has to do away with technical hurdles that can hinder crawling while keeping the number of crawlable URLs in check. Crawlers are eager to crawl everything they can find on your site — even if you have a small site with …

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Yoast SEO 19.1 & Premium 18.7: More crawl settings


Yoast SEO 19.0: Optimize crawling and Bing discoverability

31 May 2022 | 1 Comment | Edwin Toonen

One of the most important aspects of SEO is optimizing the crawlability of your site. Search engines have near-endless resources, so they have the power to crawl everything they find — and they will. But, that is not the way it should be. Almost every CMS outputs URLs that don’t make sense and that crawlers …

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Yoast SEO 19.0: Optimize crawling and Bing discoverability

Our first-time configuration helps Google understand your site!

23 May 2022 | Camille Cunningham

When you started your business, what were the first steps you took to establish yourself in the market? You probably thought of a name and created a logo to go with it. Who knows, maybe you also created a few social accounts to introduce your business to potential customers right away. But like most businesses, …

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Our first-time configuration helps Google understand your site!

Premium SEO analysis: As smart as Google

Yoast SEO Premium comes with a great functionality that will help you write SEO-friendly texts. We put a lot of work and care into developing it, and the software and our techniques are really smart and advanced. So, at Yoast, we’re very proud of our Premium SEO analysis. But why do YOU need this? Will it …

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Premium SEO analysis: As smart as Google

Yoast SEO 18.9: Updating the first-time experience

17 May 2022 | Edwin Toonen

We’re launching an updated first-time experience for new Yoast SEO users. In Yoast SEO 18.9, we’re making it easier for users to set up the essentials that search engines need to make sense of your site. The first-time configuration takes you by the hand and guides you in properly setting everything up. A new first-time …

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Yoast SEO 18.9: Updating the first-time experience



Yoast SEO 18.6: Continuing with fixes and enhancements

19 April 2022 | Edwin Toonen

Working in the software industry isn’t easy. A lot of the time, fixing bugs in software is overlooked in favor of new features and code. But, bug fixing is important. Bugs become a huge problem if they are not promptly fixed. Additionally, fixing bugs ensures that future bugs and glitches in the program are avoided. …

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Yoast SEO 18.6: Continuing with fixes and enhancements