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Favicons and your online brand: Make sure you stand out!

Michiel Heijmans Michiel is a partner at Yoast and our COO. Internet veteran. His main goal with most of his articles is to kick-start your site optimization. So much to do! Favicons are those little icons you see in your browser tabs. When you have lots of open tabs in your browser it helps you • Read More »


Get ready for our free WordPress for beginners course!

Yoast Academy is branching out! You’re probably familiar with our collection of SEO courses. But without a functional website, good luck trying to get it ranked! The better you set up your site, the easier it is to make sure it gets found and enjoyed by your audience. That’s why we’ve decided to help you • Read More »


Google’s New Link Building Guidelines

In case you missed it, Google has just changed up the rules for link building. It used to be that when people link to you, the link would either be a dofollow link or a nofollow link. Well, that’s now changed. They are now introducing 2 more link types that will affect SEOs. Now before • Read More »


Yoast SEO 12.1: Snippet preview updated

Edwin Toonen Edwin is an experienced writer, editor & content manager. Before joining Yoast, he spent years honing his skill at The Netherlands’ leading web design magazine. Yoast SEO 12.1 is out today! It features a couple of changes in order to match the design of Google’s search results pages, this includes those shiny new • Read More »


Gutenberg block editor improvements, and integrating plugins

Remkus de Vries Remkus is Manager of Partnerships at Yoast and also focusses on our Translate Yoast site. Additionally, he works on the WordPress Project organizing and mentoring WordCamps. Today’s WordPress Watch has a strong focus on the Gutenberg block editor. Two different tweets prompted me to focus on what you can do with the • Read More »


Yoast SEO: don’t just set it and forget it!

Marieke van de Rakt Marieke van de Rakt is the founder of Yoast Academy and CEO of Yoast. Her favorite SEO topics are SEO copywriting and site structure. Some of the things Yoast SEO does are pure magic. Lots of things are just taken care of after you’ve installed the plugin. You don’t have to • Read More »