Wordpress Plugins

    • Social buttons: How to add and track them on your site

      To help your blog gain more readers, you can make use of social buttons which allow your current readers to share interesting posts on their social media accounts. But how should you go about implementing them? In this post we’ll explain how we’ve done this at Yoast and will give you some pointers on how to get started.

      Yoast- 22 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.

      Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 15 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- 25 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- 16 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- 14 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

    … another will result in longer loading times. Now you might be wondering “How do I speed this process up?”. Luckily, there are a few techniques and advancements in browser technology that can help you with this. Order a website review and get a plugin of your choice for free. We'll even configure it for you » $ 699€ 699 - Buy now » Info Browser…

    Yoastin How To's- 25 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- 13 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- 17 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- 16 readers -
  • Yoast SEO 3.5

    … as well. This means German and Dutch writers will now get a score that is meaningful for their language. Add @id to schema.org output Yoast SEO outputs JSON+LD metadata on the page. This metadata informs Google about whether this is a site for a person or a company, what your social profiles are, etc. This change, which is admittedly a bit more…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 18 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- 13 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- 12 readers -
  • Help center in Yoast SEO

    … inline. We actually load those articles from our knowledge base as AMP articles, in an iframe: With the new knowledge base search in the plugin, you have the knowledge base at the tip of your fingers. Because the help center has a fixed height, you can scroll past it and adjust settings while looking up the configuration help. Email support If you…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoast- 14 readers -
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  • Tomorrow: new Yoast SEO: content, content & content!

    … Big news! Tomorrow we’ll update Yoast SEO. We have really awesome new features in our free plugin. You may have noticed our focus on creating high-quality content in our blog post and in our academy products. We really believe that writing quality content should be part of every SEO strategy. Read more: ‘SEO copywriting: the ultimate guide…

    Marieke Van De Rakt/ Yoast- 13 readers -
  • How to Speed Up Your WordPress Site

    …. Just be sure to backup your data first! Content Delivery Networks quickly deliver your static content regionally to your readers. We’ve written a great overview, What’s a CDN? to help you understand. Speed Up Image Issues by reducing your image sizes without sacrificing quality. We use Optimus from KeyCDN on our site and it’s been rock solid…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social Blogging How To's- 25 readers -
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