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Yoast SEO 4.1: Mobile snippets and German readability

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By Joost de Valk As you might know, we’ve added quite a few Buy now » Info Mobile snippet preview Since mobile traffic has eclipsed desktop traffic, it’s imperative that you optimize your site in any way you can for…

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The sense and nonsense of XML sitemaps

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By Michiel Heijmans Fact: if your website is set up the right way, you shouldn’t need an XML sitemap at all. You shouldn’t need to think about your category’s XML sitemaps or about including images in your post’s XML sitemap….

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Ask Yoast: security measures new domain

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By Joost de Valk There are several reasons to move your website to a new domain. Maybe you’ve gained access to a much stronger domain. Perhaps you’re changing direction or you’re rebranding. Or you’d like to start over with a…

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Structured data with Schema.org: the ultimate guide

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By Edwin Toonen Schema.org takes care of all the structured data needs on your website. You can use it to markup products, reviews, events and menu items so search engines like Google can pick up this data and present it…

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How to start your keyword research: a case study

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By Marieke van de Rakt If you start a new site, either a blog or an online shop, you won’t rank immediately. So, what’s the first step you need to take to boost your rankings? In our view, you should…

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Ask Yoast: AMP for small business owners

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By Joost de Valk You may have heard the term “AMP” very often lately. In 2015, Google pushed out this new concept called Accelerated Mobile Pages, in short AMP. AMP aims to make pages load instantly on mobile and, thereby,…

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Social media optimization with Yoast SEO

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By Joost de Valk Our Yoast SEO plugin handles optimization of your WordPress site for search engines and we dare say it does that pretty well. Most of that is technical optimization, like our XML sitemap functionality, as well as…

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Ask Yoast: importance of keyword strategy

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By Joost de Valk Optimizing your site or page for words that people don’t use doesn’t make any sense. That’s why you have to do proper keyword research. You’ll have to get inside the heads of your audience and find…

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Ask Yoast: can I cancel a 301 or 410 redirect?

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By Joost de Valk After creating a redirect, it might happen you’d like to use the URL of that post or page again. Or perhaps you decide that you’d like to cancel that redirect after some time. Reasons for this…

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Playing with the X-Robots-Tag HTTP header

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By Joost de Valk Traditionally, you will use a robots.txt file on your server to manage what pages, folders, subdomains or other content search engines will be allowed to crawl. But did you know that there’s also such a thing…

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