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The a11y Monthly: Web content accessibility at Yoast

28 October 2016 | 1 Comment |

Post: Universal access to content is an essential aspect of the web. Helping people finding content is one of the first steps. For that reason, it is the responsibility of every developer to make sure content is accessible for everyone. At Yoast, accessibility matters a great deal. We’re all focused in an ongoing effort to improve the …

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Reinventing my developer happiness

22 June 2016 |

Post: Back in 2001 I did my first internship at a web company in Groningen (in the north of the Netherlands). This is where I discovered I have a passion for web development. Since then I’ve mostly worked at companies with a very small technical team (1-3 people) which brought out my constructive and problem solving …

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PhpStorm IDE at Yoast

16 March 2016 | 2 Comments |

Post: PhpStorm has been growing in popularity in WordPress circles. On one hand it’s a solid code editor choice in general. On another it’s great for projects in the WordPress ecosystem, which typically contain a balance of legacy code and modern PHP practices. I remember troubleshooting some issue in Yoast SEO years ago. I grumped that it wouldn’t …

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