5 reasons why your site isn’t showing up on Google

Edwin Toonen Edwin is a strategic content specialist. Before joining Yoast, he spent years honing his skill at The Netherlands’ leading web design magazine. You’ve done all the hard work — got a hosting package, installed WordPress, picked a nice theme and wrote some content. You hit publish on your first post. Time to rake • Read More »



When is your blog post ready for publication?

Marieke van de Rakt Marieke van de Rakt is the founder of Yoast SEO Academy and CEO of Yoast. Her favorite SEO topics are SEO copywriting and site structure. There is a subtle line between a crappy post and a perfect one. If you want to, you can endlessly tweak and improve upon your writing. • Read More »


Help, I’ve accidentally noindexed a post. What to do?

Willemien Hallebeek Willemien is Content Team Lead at Yoast. She loves to create and organize content in such a way that it helps people understand SEO. It can happen to anyone: You’re working on your site, fiddling on some posts here and there, and hit update when you’re done. After a while, you check back • Read More »


Mobile SEO: The ultimate guide

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. We are addicted to our smartphones. For many people, the smartphone is the first thing they check when they get out of bed in the morning and the • Read More »


Do High DA Backlinks From Blog Comments Help Rankings?

If you have ever left a comment on NeilPatel.com, you’ll notice that there is no URL field. Why? Well, a few years ago, blog commenting exploded. I was literally getting thousands of spam comments a day from people just leaving a comment for the purpose of link building instead of providing value to the community. • Read More »