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Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop 2016

30 November 2016 | Anton Timmermans

On Friday, Irene and I visited the Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop to learn more about information retrieval and to meet the Dutch/Belgian Information Retrieval community. Before going to this conference, I didn't know what Information Retrieval was. Now I know what it comprises and how it relates to software development at Yoast. In our recently released …

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The a11y Monthly: Web content accessibility at Yoast

28 October 2016 | 1 Comment | Andrea Fercia

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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PhpStorm IDE at Yoast

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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