Show Dates on Blog Posts or Not

Showing a date can help or hurt your click-through rate in search. Same with showing it on the actual post. Generic advice abounds about whether or not you should include a date, what Google indexes, and how the Google freshness algorithm factors into the mix. This post will help you cut through that noise and come to a conclusion that works for your site and audience. Plus, tips on how to change whether you show dates or not.

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WordPress SEO Plugin Version 2.1 Tour

Yesterday, +Yoast released ver. 2.1 of his plugin and there are some big updates, including the new Google mobile breadcrumbs instead of permalinks, and changes to Twitter and Facebook in the Social section. See the video tour below for a quick view of the new features. FYI, you only need a Facebook App ID if […]

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WordPress SEO Beta 1.8 Plugin – First Look

Team Yoast has released beta versions https://yoast.com/public-betas-plugins/ of their popular WordPress SEO and Google Analytics plugins for the public to help test. I put the WordPress SEO through its paces to see if it meets the claim of 30-40% faster processing. Plus, I ran it through Google’s mobile testers and checked the microdata output on the Google Structured Data Tool as well. Get a quick look at my results.

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