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 »



Networking for bloggers: why, how and where

Caroline Geven Caroline is a technical product specialist at Yoast. In her spare time she writes and maintains a blog about life as a mother. In September 2014 she joined the company as a software developer without any idea what the Yoast SEO plugin even did. Something with SEO, sure. But who needs that as • Read More »


How to create the right meta description

The meta description is a snippet of up to about 155 characters – a tag in HTML – which summarizes a page’s content. Search engines show the meta description in search results mostly when the searched-for phrase is within the description, so optimizing the meta description is crucial for on-page SEO. What does a meta • Read More »