Wordpress Plugins

    • How to use Twitter Cards

      Back in 2012, Twitter introduced a system called Twitter Cards which allows site owners to display enhanced tweets on their websites using a syntax very similar to that of OpenGraph. Thanks to this new system, Twitter can show nicer looking tweets, including ones containing media such as images, audio and video.

      Yoastin Social How To's- 18 readers -
    • Why there’s only one model: the open source model

      WordPress was built by the community. In just a few incredibly productive years, it grew to become the most popular CMS in the world, and all of us in the WordPress Community played a role in the evolution and development of WordPress. Together, we made it into the popular powerhouse it is today. If there was one thing that made it possible, it was the open source philosophy.

      Yoast- 11 readers -
  • What You Need to Think About When Building Your WordPress Site

    … building your WordPress site, it should be as easy to use (and as appealing to look at) as possible. Supporting Data You probably already know that online users value ease of use as well as strong aesthetics. HubSpot, however, has gathered data demonstrating the importance of those qualities. If a site has trouble loading, 39% of users will stop…

    Growmapin Blogging- 15 readers -
  • Social buttons: How to add and track them on your site

    … media sharing is done correctly so we can easily see what social media platforms are popular among our readers. The code for this is relatively simple and depends on the Google Analytics Tracker being properly implemented into your website. Assuming this is the case, the following code will be of great help: jQuery( document ).ready( function…

    Yoastin Social How To's- 30 readers -
  • Yoast SEO 4.4

    … Today marks the release of the next version of our flagship WordPress plugin: Yoast SEO 4.4. In Yoast SEO 4.4 you’ll find many small changes and a couple of new features that make it even easier to work with the plugin. In this release post, we’ll give a brief overview of the changes that we’ve made, starting with Yoast SEO Premium. New features…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 18 readers -
  • Top WordPress plugins every site should have

    … WordPress in itself is a decent system but plugins can really take it to the next level. Adding top WordPress plugins can make WordPress into the Swiss Army Knife of websites: just pull out whatever functionality you need for your specific site! Top WordPress plugins Many people have asked us for our list of top WordPress plugins. Of course…

    Michiel Heijmans/ Yoastin Blogging- 32 readers -
  • Social media optimization with Yoast SEO

    … Our Yoast SEO plugin handles optimization of your WordPress site for search engines and we dare say it does that pretty well. Most of that is technical optimization, like our XML sitemap functionality, as well as aids in content optimization, like your content and readability analysis. But there’s more to SEO than that. You need links pointing…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin Social SEO- 22 readers -
  • We’ve created the fastest related posts ever

    … When we say “related posts for WordPress“, we say “bad performance”. Without using an external service like ElasticSearch, it’s practically impossible to have related posts work fast in WordPress. That’s why we’ve always stayed away from including any related posts plugin on our site. It’s also the reason we haven’t tried to come up…

    Yoast- 15 readers -
  • Get WordPress Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

    … The time has become, new WordPress Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals and Discounts is running across WordPress arena. This became a habit in the community as a way of awareness and promotion. Check these awesome WordPress Black Friday deals. Now you can secure some great WordPress products for your business in 2017. …

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  • How to reduce HTTP requests to speed up your WordPress site

    …, the biggest improvement you can make is reducing the amount HTTP requests you send to the server. Additionally, making the files smaller through minification can also help speed things up. So, go forth and optimize your CSS and JavaScript! Lower those HTTP requests! Your visitors and servers will thank you for it. Read more: ‘Site speed: tools and suggestions’ » …

    Yoastin How To's- 32 readers -
  • Yoast SEO 3.7: meet Insights

    …. In a little while, we can give you all kinds of cool suggestions for your texts or the structure of your site. And who knows what else. It’s one of a slew of features we have planned for Yoast SEO Premium. If you don’t have premium yet, we highly recommend you get it, since it adds a lot of value to the plugin. We can’t wait to show you what’s next…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 15 readers -
  • Yoast SEO 3.6

    … At Yoast, we love to make our work available for everyone. We try to develop products that follow accessibility guidelines to take away any technical hurdles people may stumble on. But we can always take an extra step to help the user navigate the front-end. That’s why we’ve added a wizard to Yoast SEO 3.6, one that guides the user through…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 24 readers -
  • WordPress: How to noindex a post!

    … SEO Premium Buy this plugin now More info » On the advanced tab, you’ll find the meta robots dropdown. It’ll default to the default robots meta setting for that post type. Set it to noindex to make sure this page does not show up in the search results: Please note that if the post you’re setting to noindex is already in the search results…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO Blogging How To's- 21 readers -
  • Yoast SEO 3.5

    … We’ve just pushed out a new release of Yoast SEO, our flagship plugin. The new version, 3.5, mostly has a metric ton of small bugfixes. In this post, we’ll discuss the most notable changes, but you should mostly be aware that this is what we would call a bugfix release. XML Sitemap changes We’ve decided to remove the change frequency and priority…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 23 readers -
  • Why every website needs Yoast SEO

    …. That’s the beauty of the WordPress plugin system: you can outsource your SEO to a team of pros. In the past years, the number of plugin installs of Yoast SEO has grown immensely. On professional hosts like WP Engine, we’re the most installed plugin. Many sites like SearchEngineLand, The Next Web and the New Yorker use Yoast SEO. And did you know…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 18 readers -
  • Yoast SEO 3.4: accessibility first

    … (more on that here), we knew we were in for a treat. He’s one of the leading accessibility developers for WordPress, and he didn’t disappoint. This release is, in large part, his work. Improving accessibility means a ton of small changes, and we have the changelog to show for it. Some simple highlights that show that where accessibility is concerned…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 13 readers -
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