What is a headless CMS and what does it mean for SEO?

13 July 2021 | 12 Comments | Edwin Toonen

You’re bound to have come across the term headless before, probably concerning a headless CMS. A headless CMS doesn’t have a presentation layer attached to it, making it a flexible solution when you want to target many different formats. But what does a headless CMS encompass, and are they even a good idea? Find out …

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What is a headless CMS and what does it mean for SEO?

Yoast SEO 16.7: Extended headless support

13 July 2021 | 6 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Did you know Yoast SEO comes with a REST API that developers can use to access our metadata in a headless WordPress installation? By exposing this data, we help developers make sure that the SEO of the site you built in your headless CMS is top-notch. In Yoast SEO 16.7, we’re making more data available …

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Yoast SEO 16.7: Extended headless support


Cindy Krum on passage ranking, PWA, voice search and the new SEO tools of MobileMoxie

7 July 2021 | Nino van Tour

In this episode Cindy Krum, Founder & CEO of MobileMoxie, and Joost talk about the ever-changing field of SEO. Luckily, both these experts are never out of fresh innovative ideas for SEO. For example, they talk about passage ranking, PWA in search results, a JSON-LD only version of a URL and voice search. Listen to this …

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Cindy Krum on passage ranking, PWA, voice search and the new SEO tools of MobileMoxie

Page experience: a new Google ranking factor

7 July 2021 | 2 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Some time ago, Google announced Web Vitals — a new set of metrics to measure websites’ speed and user experience. Last year, Google announced that these metrics would make their way into a core algorithm update as new ways of judging and ranking sites based on the page experience they offer. This update is now …

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Page experience: a new Google ranking factor

Need help with WordPress? 10 tips to avoid common mistakes

6 July 2021 | 3 Comments | Edwin Toonen

WordPress, as a CMS, is great for people who are just starting with their first website. It doesn’t require users to write code, it’s SEO-friendly and easy to manage. Still, there are a few mistakes many beginners make with WordPress, and some that more experienced WordPress users make too. That’s why it’s time I shared …

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10 tips to streamline your blog content workflow

5 July 2021 | Willemien Hallebeek

Content production seems quite simple, in principle. You come up with an idea, write about it, do some SEO checks and click publish. Simple, right? In reality, it hardly ever turns out that way, especially if you’re working with a team. Miscommunications, last-minute changes, confusion about what needs to happens when. We’ve all been there! …

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10 tips to streamline your blog content workflow

Internal linking for SEO: Why and how?

Before your content can rank, it needs links. Google finds your posts and pages best when they’re linked to from somewhere on the web. Internal links also connect your content and give Google an idea of the structure of your website. They can establish a hierarchy on your site, allowing you to give the most important pages …

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Internal linking for SEO: Why and how?

SEO news in June 2021: Google updates, WordPress 5.8 beta, and loads more

1 July 2021 | 2 Comments | Edwin Toonen

It’s been a busy month for SEO news! We’ve had lots of Google updates and the start of the Page experience rollout. Plus loads of new Google Business and Shopping features — is Google the new high street? Finally, don’t miss our first look at WordPress 5.8, and a brand new search engine called Brave. …

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SEO news in June 2021: Google updates, WordPress 5.8 beta, and loads more