Archives: WordPress

How to test WordPress 5.0 — and every other new release

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. December 6, 2018, is the day we shall remember for the birth of WordPress 5.0 and its new block editor. While we love the new editor, we’re advising • Read More »


Should you update to WordPress 5.0?

Joost de Valk Joost de Valk is the founder and CEO of Yoast. He’s a WordPress / Web developer, SEO and an Open Source fanatic. WordPress 5.0 is coming out December 6th, or, as I’m writing this, the day after tomorrow. This came as a surprise to us, as this release date has only been • Read More »


Reaching higher together: how we all benefit from open source

Marieke van de Rakt Marieke van de Rakt is both researcher and projectmanager at Yoast. She has a PhD in Social Sciences, her current research focuses on conversion and web analytics. You may know this open source fanatic as WordPress Core Contributor or esteemed speaker on WordCamps and other conferences. Today, Software Engineer & WordPress • Read More »


WordPress 5.0 RCs, Gutenberg related news and food for thought!

Remkus de Vries Remkus is Manager Partnerships at Yoast and also focusses on our Translate Yoast site. Additionally, he works on the WordPress Project organizing and mentoring WordCamps. Today’s roundup focuses on WordPress 5.0 and its upcoming release date, but we’ll also discuss some interesting and new Gutenberg related news. And, I did my best • Read More »



WordPress 5.0, Gutenberg, WooCommerce updates and a bonus!

This week’s roundup focuses on what’s new in Gutenberg, WordPress 5.0, (of course!) but we also discuss WooCommerce’s upgrade instructions and we have a cool bonus for you! Let’s get to it! It’s been a bit of a slow week when it comes to news in general. Well, that is, if we ignore the usual • Read More »