Celebrating 10 years of Yoast: YoastCon 2020!

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. There were rumors. People were talking. People were asking questions. And now… we can finally tell you all about the next YoastCon! It’s going to be a • Read More »


What makes a good website?

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. People often ask us to explain what makes a good website? If we have a list of elements that a great site should have? There isn’t an easy, • Read More »


The Ultimate List of Free SEO Tools

Who says you have to spend money to get more traffic? For today’s blog post, I thought it would be fun to break down all of the free SEO tools. Sure you may know of some, like Ubersuggest, but there are many more options than just my own tool. Now before I dive into the • Read More »



BuddyPress 5.0, WP 5.3 Beta 2 and translating WordPress 5.3

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. The work on WordPress 5.3 continued in various areas last week and we also saw a big update to one of my favorite social tools for • Read More »


How we make Yoast SEO understand your language

Manuel Augustin Manuel Augustin is a linguist and developer at Yoast. He is passionate about continually improving the Yoast content analysis and making its features available in all of the world’s languages (one at a time). One of the key features of Yoast SEO is the content analysis. The analysis consists of multiple checks that • Read More »