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Indexing in Yoast SEO: What pages to show in Google’s search results

14 February 2022 | Edwin Toonen

You probably want Google and other search engines to show most of your content in the search results. But most websites also have a few pages or posts that don’t need to be featured in those search results. So how do you tell Google what pages to show and which ones not to? This is …

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Indexing in Yoast SEO: What pages to show in Google’s search results



How to optimize an auto-playing background video in WordPress

17 January 2022 | Phil Nottingham

An auto-playing background video is a popular feature for the homepage of many websites, from big eCommerce brands to B2B software and services companies. You can use the added visual interest to capture the attention of new visitors and show off your brand personality. With WordPress, it’s very straightforward to set up a video background. …

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How to optimize an auto-playing background video in WordPress



Picking an ecommerce platform: WooCommerce or Shopify?

22 December 2021 | 4 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Nowadays, building an online store is easier than ever. Picking the right tool to power your new store isn’t. There are many tools out there, but for most people, the choice will be between the two market leaders: Shopify and WooCommerce. Although both ecommerce platforms have a comparable feature set, they have a different philosophy. …

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Picking an ecommerce platform: WooCommerce or Shopify?

What is the Google Site Kit plugin?

10 November 2021 | Edwin Toonen

Site Kit is an official Google plugin designed for WordPress. It brings together a collection of Google tools to manage and optimize your site. It’s easy to use, even if you don’t have a lot of technical knowledge. So if you’ve ever wanted to check things like which of your pages gets the most visitors, …

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What is the Google Site Kit plugin?

Writing accessible content: 4 checks you can do with Yoast SEO and the block editor

4 November 2021 | 5 Comments | Carolina Nymark

Having an accessible website means that more people can use your website and the information that you share. There are a couple of checks you can do yourself before publishing an article to make sure your article can be read and understood by as many people as possible. Did you know Yoast SEO and the …

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Writing accessible content: 4 checks you can do with Yoast SEO and the block editor

Product page SEO: 5 things to improve

26 October 2021 | 5 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Besides optimizing your product pages for user experience, you want to make sure these pages are as good as possible for SEO as well. Obviously, you might think. In this post, we’ll show you a couple less obvious — at least for most website owners — elements of product page SEO and tell you why …

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Product page SEO: 5 things to improve