SEO and WordPress news archives

Recent SEO and WordPress news articles

SEO news November 2021: A core update, new Google Maps features, and the future of SEO

30 November 2021 | Edwin Toonen

It’s November, Black Friday has been and gone, but forget the sales — the best things in life are free. Just like our monthly Yoast SEO news webinar! Ready for a recap? We’ve got loads of SEO updates and industry news to spoil you with, so get comfortable and dive in. Sign up for our …

Read: "SEO news November 2021: A core update, new Google Maps features, and the future of SEO"
SEO news November 2021: A core update, new Google Maps features, and the future of SEO

SEO news October 2021: Multi-modal search, WordPress performance

21 October 2021 | 4 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Welcome to another recap of the Yoast SEO news webinar. It’s October and we’re fast approaching the holiday season and the end of the year. For this year, we still have two SEO news webinars planned — be sure to join us! This month, hear our experts Jono Alderson and Joost de Valk discuss topics …

Read: "SEO news October 2021: Multi-modal search, WordPress performance"
SEO news October 2021: Multi-modal search, WordPress performance

SEO news September 2021: Page experience, internal links and much more

30 September 2021 | 3 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Every month, our resident SEO experts Jono Alderson and Joost de Valk discuss all the latest happenings in the online world. Topics discussed range from Google’s newest updates to relevant developments with the WordPress CMS or tech news that will influence how you do your work. In the September 2021 edition of the SEO news …

Read: "SEO news September 2021: Page experience, internal links and much more"
SEO news September 2021: Page experience, internal links and much more

SEO news in August 2021: Google’s new title tag update, a new button on Twitter and more

2 September 2021 | 5 Comments | Camille Cunningham

Google has made changes to the way they show page titles in the organic search results and the SEO community is up in arms. But that’s not all that happened this month. There was lots of SEO news in August 2021 and as usual, our resident experts Joost and Jono discussed all of it in …

Read: "SEO news in August 2021: Google’s new title tag update, a new button on Twitter and more"
SEO news in August 2021: Google’s new title tag update, a new button on Twitter and more

Exciting news: Yoast joins Newfold Digital

Big news for Yoast! We’re so incredibly happy to announce that we are joining Newfold Digital. Joining forces with this leading web presence solutions provider will enable Yoast to take SEO for everyone to the next level! We look forward to new possibilities to help even more people to improve their SEO. We believe that …

Read: "Exciting news: Yoast joins Newfold Digital"
Exciting news: Yoast joins Newfold Digital

SEO news in June 2021: Google updates, WordPress 5.8 beta, and loads more

1 July 2021 | 2 Comments | Edwin Toonen

It’s been a busy month for SEO news! We’ve had lots of Google updates and the start of the Page experience rollout. Plus loads of new Google Business and Shopping features — is Google the new high street? Finally, don’t miss our first look at WordPress 5.8, and a brand new search engine called Brave. …

Read: "SEO news in June 2021: Google updates, WordPress 5.8 beta, and loads more"
SEO news in June 2021: Google updates, WordPress 5.8 beta, and loads more

SEO news in May 2021: Google introduces a new language model

This month, Google held their annual I/O conference, an event at which they announce new product releases and other interesting stuff. They introduced us to MUM, their new language model and the next step in understanding online content. But meeting (their) MUM wasn’t all. There was lots of SEO news in May 2021 and our …

Read: "SEO news in May 2021: Google introduces a new language model"
SEO news in May 2021: Google introduces a new language model

SEO news in April 2021: More time for your Core Web Vitals

A bit of a scandal involving hospitals and the noindex tag, a postponed deadline for your Core Web Vitals and a whole new editing experience in WordPress. Our SEO experts Joost de Valk and Jono Alderson discussed the latest SEO news in April 2021 in our monthly webinar. If you’ve missed it, or simply want …

Read: "SEO news in April 2021: More time for your Core Web Vitals"
SEO news in April 2021: More time for your Core Web Vitals

SEO news in March 2021: A rise in Google’s zero-click searches

There was quite a bit of discussion about a study that said that nearly 65% of Google searches in 2020 did not result in a click. This is one of the topics that our resident SEO experts Joost de Valk and Jono Alderson talked about in this month’s webinar. Want to know what they had …

Read: "SEO news in March 2021: A rise in Google’s zero-click searches"
SEO news in March 2021: A rise in Google’s zero-click searches

WordPress 5.7: What’s new in this release?

Thanks to contributors from all over the world, the improvements to WordPress are never at a standstill. This continuous work on WordPress is reflected in the number of new features that can be found in any new release. The latest release of WordPress 5.7 “Esperanza” is no exception. It comes with a few great enhancements, …

Read: "WordPress 5.7: What’s new in this release?"
WordPress 5.7: What’s new in this release?