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Yoast SEO 15.7: Helping you write better content

Today, we’d like to welcome Yoast SEO 15.7. For this release, we thought we’d remind you of some cool stuff Yoast SEO does to help you write awesome content. For Premium users, we’ve added a new language with full readability and word form support: Turkish! Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Yoast SEO is your SEO expert and content editor...

How to plan an SEO campaign for higher rankings

A new year asks for a new and improved content SEO strategy! Are you also pumped and full of plans to improve your SEO strategy and start a brand new SEO campaign? In this post, I’ll tell you just how to set up a content SEO campaign and quickly improve your chances to outrank your competition in the search engines! Step 1: Assess your current...

A primer on JavaScript SEO for WordPress

The technologies which power the web, and which power parts of WordPress, are changing. It’s increasingly common for developers to use JavaScript to make our websites behave more and more like apps. Done well, these approaches create rich, interactive experiences. When built poorly, they can be catastrophic for SEO. For most WordPress website...

20% off Yoast SEO: 7 features that’ll make you happy!

So sorry! This sale has ended… don’t want to miss our discounts? Sign up for our newsletter below! Time to brighten up your Blue Monday! What better way to do this than with a special Blue Monday discount? Get rid of the blues instantly: claim your 20% discount – valid just on Blue Monday. Here are 7 features in Yoast SEO that will definitely...

How to rewrite and republish content with Yoast Duplicate Post

We all want to write the best possible content on our favorite topic. As writers, we also know that that not always happens on the first try. While you do need to deliver quality on that first try, it doesn’t hurt to dive back into published articles to updated and improve them wherever you can. We have a helpful tool that makes the process of rewriting...

Yoast SEO 15.6: Estimated reading time and Norwegian word forms

Yoast SEO 15.6 is out today! This release comes with a lot of goodies, like support for the Norwegian language, a new estimated reading time feature and improved support for web stories. But that’s not all! We’ve added a brilliant new feature to the free Yoast Duplicate Post plugin to help you seamlessly rewrite and republish your content. Curious?...

Looking back at Yoast in 2020

The year 2020 is coming to its end and what a wild year it’s been! The pandemic has had a huge impact on all of us, and this isn’t different for our team at Yoast. As many shop owners turned to the web to stay in contact with their (potential) customers, we saw the importance of improving our plugin even more. That’s why we’ve added lots of features...

Towards a trusted web: Timestamping content with WordProof

The worldwide web is one of the greatest achievements of mankind. It has revolutionized communication and allowed for a stunning amount of innovation to happen. As a place without regulation, the web was allowed to grow tremendously. But today, we cope with the side-effects of that unregulated growth: misuse hurts people and even democracies. Now, there...

The latest news in SEO and WordPress: December 2020

It’s December, the last month of the year and that means that we’ve also had our last webinar of 2020. In this month’s edition, our SEO experts Joost de Valk and Jono Alderson discuss the latest in Google, Facebook, WordPress and other SEO news. To give some spoilers, you can expect to hear more about the importance of mobile optimization and the release...

Transition words: why and how to use them

Using transition words in your writing can help you enhance the readability of your content. These words help your text flow and show readers the relationship between phrases and paragraphs. That’s why the readability check in Yoast SEO provides feedback on your use of transition words. But what are they exactly? Why are they so important? And how should...

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