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Page experience: a new Google ranking factor

7 July 2021 | 2 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Some time ago, Google announced Web Vitals — a new set of metrics to measure websites’ speed and user experience. Last year, Google announced that these metrics would make their way into a core algorithm update as new ways of judging and ranking sites based on the page experience they offer. This update is now …

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Page experience: a new Google ranking factor

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. …

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


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 …

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

Learn about the three Core Web Vitals: LCP, FID & CLS

15 March 2021 | 2 Comments | Edwin Toonen

Some time ago, Google caused quite a stir by announcing a new ranking factor for 2021: page experience. User experience has always been an essential part of building the best site out there, but now, it will play an even bigger role in helping you build awesome sites for your customers. All this is powered …

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Learn about the three Core Web Vitals: LCP, FID & CLS

The latest news in SEO and WordPress: February 2021

25 February 2021 | 10 Comments | Camille Cunningham

Every month, we organize a free webinar to discuss what’s new in the world of SEO and WordPress. During these webinars, our SEO experts Joost de Valk and Jono Alderson guide you through the latest news and tell you what you need to know for your site. This time there was lots to discuss, from …

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The latest news in SEO and WordPress: February 2021

Timeless SEO tips: 6 universal SEO tactics that never go out of fashion

Things are always on the move in the SEO world. Google regularly updates its algorithm and the competition is never far behind. And the current situation is only making things harder, with the shift to online for businesses that might not be prepared. So if you’re not sure what to do, wouldn’t it be nice …

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Timeless SEO tips: 6 universal SEO tactics that never go out of fashion

10 tips to improve the quality of your page

Is your page not attracting the number of people you thought it would? Or are you wondering what you can improve to get your page higher up in the search results? And to get people to stay on (and come back to) your site? There are a few things you can do to give your …

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10 tips to improve the quality of your page