Yoast Boost Sees Grammar Rule the Roost

Update to popular WordPress plugin sees greater emphasis on spelling, punctuation, and grammar as well as SEO techniques

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Good grammar is next to godliness: the latest additions by Yoast sees good grammar at the forefront. Image by Luna2631 (via Shutterstock).

The Yoast SEO plugin has received a major update this week. Version 3.3 sees the addition of spelling, punctuation, and grammar features to its plugin. Till the release of 3.3, Yoast could calculate the Flesch Reading Ease score of your post or page. From 3.3 onwards, content creators can see how the Flesch score is calculated. For all languages, Yoast 3.3 is able to check: Continue reading “Yoast Boost Sees Grammar Rule the Roost”

Secure Domains for All on WordPress Sites

WordPress blogs on custom hosting packages set to gain HTTPS domains

WordPress secure domain image.
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Automattic, owners of the WordPress blogging platform, have extended the use of secure domains to websites using their custom hosting packages. Since 2014, weblogs hosted on a subdomain of WordPress.com have had a secure domain.  Its extension brings them in line with WordPress.com hosted sites.  Fears of increased surveillance and security concerns have prompted the company’s decision. Continue reading “Secure Domains for All on WordPress Sites”