Google Panda part of Google’s core algorithm

14 January 2016 | 7 Comments | Joost de Valk

Panda has become a part of Google’s core algorithm. This post discusses what that means for SEOs and webmasters. Amidst (or actually slightly before) all the kerfuffle about the changes to Google’s core algorithm this week, Jennifer Slegg posted a huge article about Google Panda, that’s really worth a look. It was vetted by people on Google’s webmaster team, and …

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Google Panda part of Google’s core algorithm

Google update: Real time Penguin? Or something else?

11 January 2016 | 28 Comments | Joost de Valk

We’re currently seeing one of the biggest and most dramatic changes in Google rankings we’ve seen in the last few years. At first we were guessing it’s the promised real time Google Penguin roll out, but all the reports seem to say that it’s multi-faceted and not really tied purely to links, so we’re not 100% sure. …

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Google update: Real time Penguin? Or something else?


Yoast SEO 3.0 release: a recap

1 December 2015 | 52 Comments | Joost de Valk

What. a. week. We released Yoast SEO 3.0 last week. This was arguably one of the biggest releases we’ve ever done. There was quite a bit of buzz around this release, both positive and negative. I wanted to post an update after a week to show where we stand and what we’ve learned. We’ve made mistakes, obviously. Of course, …

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Yoast SEO 3.0 release: a recap