New & free online training: WordPress for beginners

Jesse van de Hulsbeek Jesse van de Hulsbeek is the Yoast Academy lead. He creates SEO training courses and works on the Academy’s didactic methods. Whoa, big news! As of today, a new online Yoast Academy course is available to you: the WordPress for beginners training. And best of all: it’s completely free! Do you have great • Read More »


How I Ranked For 636,363 Keywords Using This Simple Hack

When I started doing SEO on NeilPatel.com I used this advanced formula to rank for 477,000 keywords. Over time, my traffic started to flatline and I wasn’t ranking for many more keywords, even though I was continually creating more content. But then I figured out a simple hack that took me from 477,000 keywords to • Read More »



Three new features in Gutenberg 6.5 and more on 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 the next versions of WordPress and Gutenberg is moving along nicely, which is why today’s WordPress Watch focuses on those two projects. But, • Read More »


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 »