Ask Yoast: include taxonomies in XML sitemap?

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https://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/i3atxA-zTsY Your tag and category pages could be very important pages on your site. If you’re using these pages in the right way, they can boost your site’s SEO. You might wonder if you should also include these taxonomy pages in your XML sitemap. In this Ask Yoast we explain whether you should, and why! Our support team received the following…

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AtoZ CSS Quick Tip: Keyframe Animations

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This article is a part of our AtoZ CSS Series. You can find other entries to the series here.View the full screencast and transcript on Keyframe Animations here. Welcome to our AtoZ CSS series! In this series, I’ll be exploring different CSS values (and properties) each beginning with a different letter of the alphabet. We…

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15 Best eCommerce Plugins for WordPress

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WordPress has come a long way over the past couple of years. It has developed from only a blog to the most powerful platform for your eCommerce website. But a simple WordPress site would mean nothing without its skillful sidekicks. Each of these plugins has its own functionality that the platform has come to master…

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Revealed: Why Building Your Email List is so Important Today!

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Are you thinking about building an email list, but not sure why it is so important? Many bloggers and business owners don’t see the importance of building an email list right away until they see the impact email lists can have on website traffic and revenue. In this article, we will show you the top…

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How Optional Breaks the Monad Laws and Why It Matters

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Java 8 brought us lambdas and streams, both long-awaited-for features. With it came Optional to avoid NullPointerExceptions at the end of stream pipelines that might not return an element. In other languages may-or-may-not-contain-a-value types like Optional are well-behaving monads – but in Java it isn’t. And this matters to everyday developers like us! Introducing java.util.Optional…

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10 Most Valuable Places for Your Keywords

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This article is part of an SEO series from WooRank. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. More from this author Pagination and SEO: Best Practices & Common Issues Your Guide to Creating a Keyword Strategy SEO is all about making your page as relevant as possible to a target keyword used in…

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WordPress SVG Support: How to Enable SVGs in WordPress

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Vector images are becoming increasingly common on the web. SVGs provide a scalable, responsive and fast alternative to standard images with the primary benefit being that they look crisp and sharp across any device and they are typically smaller in file size. Cross-browser support is also now comprehensive, with all modern browsers supporting SVGs when…

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Fighting Recruiter Spam with PHP – Proof of Concept

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Ever since I moved off of Google services (due to quality, not privacy concerns), I’d been looking for the perfect email service. Having tried several, and having been with FastMail for a while now, I came to the realization that there’s no such thing. The biggest concern I have with modern email providers, is the…

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Income Report Roundup – September 2016

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PLEASE SHARE One of the most popular posts I publish are my income reports. So I decided to round up as many income reports as possible and rank them based on earnings to see how I stack up against the rest. If you publish an income report on your blog and would like it included…

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Is that a Possum near me?

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https://yoast.com/yoast-mercury.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/2010/10/Yoast_Local_SEO_plugin_Banner.png For a year and a half now, we SEOs have been talking to small business owners and each other about how Google’s handling near me searches better and better. Needless to say that mobile traffic is growing and location based ‘everything’ needs to be taken into account for every location dependent business. With the…

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