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How to Enable GZIP on WordPress

How to Enable GZIP on WordPress

Speed is at the top of every website owner’s wishlist. The faster the site, the better user experience, which leads to more conversions. Also, Google ranks pages that load more quickly higher in search results. So you have a good reason to eke out every last...

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EditorPlus 1.9 Adds Animation Builder for the Block Editor

EditorPlus 1.9 Adds Animation Builder for the Block Editor

Munir Kamal shows no signs of slowing down. He continues to push forward with new features for his EditorPlus plugin, which allows end-users to customize the look of the blocks in their posts and pages. He calls it the “no-code style editor for WordPress.” The latest...

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How to build Google Web Stories in WordPress

How to build Google Web Stories in WordPress

Edwin Toonen Edwin is a strategic content specialist. Before joining Yoast, he spent years honing his skill at The Netherlands’ leading web design magazine. What do Instagram Stories, Facebook Stories, Snapchat Stories and Twitter Fleets have in common? They are all...

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How to Find Out Who Is Hosting Any Website

How to Find Out Who Is Hosting Any Website

Have you ever been visiting a website and been amazed by the split-second load times? Or maybe your competitor’s website blasts past yours in terms of loading speed and the ability to handle massive loads of visitors. You might even be a first-timer and have no idea...

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Which redirect should I use?

Which redirect should I use?

Edwin Toonen Edwin is a strategic content specialist. Before joining Yoast, he spent years honing his skill at The Netherlands’ leading web design magazine. As an SEO or website owner, sooner or later you are bound to run into redirects. Whenever you delete a page,...

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SEO tips for non-profit organizations

SEO tips for non-profit organizations

Marieke van de Rakt Marieke van de Rakt is the founder of Yoast SEO Academy and CEO of Yoast. Her favorite SEO topics are SEO copywriting and site structure. SEO is important for every website that wants to attract traffic. SEO for non-profits, in that regard, isn’t...

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Exploring Full-Site Editing With the Q WordPress Theme

Exploring Full-Site Editing With the Q WordPress Theme

I have been eagerly awaiting the moment when I could install a theme and truly test Gutenberg’s full-site editing feature. By and large, each time I have tested it over the past few months, the experience has felt utterly broken. This is why I have remained skeptical...

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Virtual WordPress Page Builder Summit Kicks Off October 5

Virtual WordPress Page Builder Summit Kicks Off October 5

From October 5 through October 9, the first Page Builder Summit will open its virtual doors to all attendees for free. Nathan Wrigley, the podcaster behind WP Builds, and Anchen le Roux, the founder and lead developer of Simply Digital Design, are hosting the five-day...

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The latest news in SEO and WordPress: September 2020

The latest news in SEO and WordPress: September 2020

Joost de Valk Joost de Valk is the founder and Chief Product Officer of Yoast. He's a digital marketer, developer and an Open Source fanatic. Another month, another SEO news webinar at Yoast HQ! For the uninitiated, in these webinars, Jono Alderson and myself, run...

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Server-side Showdown: Apache vs NGINX

Server-side Showdown: Apache vs NGINX

Web servers are at the core of the internet. Without web server software such as Apache and NGINX, the web would be nothing like what we see today. However, they’re not interchangeable. To know which of those two options – Apache vs NGINX – is best for you, you need...

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New WordPress core team lead: Francesca Marano

New WordPress core team lead: Francesca Marano

Joost de Valk Joost de Valk is the founder and Chief Product Officer of Yoast. He's a digital marketer, developer and an Open Source fanatic. I’m very excited to announce that Francesca Marano is joining team Yoast as our new WordPress core team lead. When we recently...

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