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Yoast SEO: announcing breaking API Changes

26 August 2015 | 13 Comments | Joost de Valk

As we announced a while back, we’re working on real time content analysis functionality for Yoast SEO. While we wanted to preserve backwards compatibility, we’ve come to the conclusion that we won’t be able to for some filters. This means that some themes and plugins, who integrate with our page analysis functionality, will need to be updated. We …

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Why relative URLs should be forbidden for web developers

17 August 2012 | 60 Comments | Joost de Valk

Many web developers still use relative urls in their CMS. A relative url is a url that is not complete. Usually it’s just the last part (the path) of a url, which means the domain name is left out. It’s often used by web developers, because it comes in handy when moving content from a test or …

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