Joost de Valk

Founder & Chief Product Officer @ Yoast

Joost de Valk

Founder & Chief Product Officer @ Yoast

Wijchen

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  • 5.6
  • 5.5
  • 5.4
  • 5.3
  • 5.2
  • 5.1
  • 5.0
  • 4.9
  • 4.8
  • 4.6
  • 4.4
  • 4.3
  • 4.2
  • 4.1
  • 4.0
  • 3.9
  • 3.8
  • 3.7
  • 3.4
  • 3.2

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I’m an internet entrepreneur from Wijchen, the Netherlands who is best known for developing Yoast SEO and founding the company Yoast.

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Posted a reply to Yoast 15.7 not compatible with SiteGround Ultrafast PHP, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Hey everyone, we're aware of an issue here and are working with the team at…

6 days ago

Wrote a comment on the post New WordPress Make Team, on the site Make WordPress.org: Looking forward to seeing how this pans out @mkaz!

3 weeks ago

Wrote a comment on the post Automatically Catching Bugs in Plugins, on the site Make WordPress.org: There are good cases for not using translation functions or for not using a text…

3 weeks ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: Treat FLoC like a security concern, on the site Make WordPress Core:I'm not the first to say this but I think there are a couple of…

4 weeks ago

Wrote a comment on the post Experiment: Coordinating Sponsored Contributor Teams, on the site Team Updates:I don't think I fully understand what @chanthaboune is saying here as the goal /…

2 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Discussion: Dropping support for IE11, on the site Make WordPress Core:Agreed to exactly this.

2 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Big Picture Goals 2021, on the site Team Updates: The problem is that that issue, while giving a high level overview of FSE, does…

4 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Big Picture Goals 2021, on the site Team Updates: Question: I've been unable to determine what has been determined as being "MVP" for Full…

4 months ago

Committed [2445458] to Plugins Trac: Tagging 1.12

5 months ago

Committed [2445457] to Plugins Trac: Committing 1.12 to trunk

5 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Discussion: align the WordPress release cycle with the industry standard, on the site Make WordPress Core:I worry that we aren’t allowing space for older bugs that aren’t specific to the…

6 months ago

Committed [2429869] to Plugins Trac: Tagging version 0.3

6 months ago

Committed [2429848] to Plugins Trac: Add header and icon

6 months ago

Posted a reply to Working with version 5.5.3, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Perfect, thank you! Just updated the stats.

6 months ago

Committed [2429027] to Plugins Trac: Set version correctly

6 months ago

Committed [2429021] to Plugins Trac: Tagging 0.2

6 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post WP5.6 | Auto-Update Implementation Change, on the site Make WordPress Core: I have some comments: On the feature in general: • If we enable WordPress core…

6 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: Event Schema for WordCamp.org, on the site Make WordPress Communities:This works perfectly. Do we have a page about the WordPress Community Support entity? Then…

6 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: Event Schema for WordCamp.org, on the site Make WordPress Communities:Thought I would personally put this to future development and focus on getting some version…

7 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: Event Schema for WordCamp.org, on the site Make WordPress Communities:Maybe we can use the same description that organisers update for central.wordcamp.org? Works for me.…

7 months ago

Wrote a new post, Proposal: Event Schema for WordCamp.org, on the site Make WordPress Communities:We have taken some great steps in improving the SEO of WordCamp sites by rearranging the…

7 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post WordCamp.org URL Migration Complete, on the site Make WordPress Communities: Super excited to see this happen. Thanks for all you hard work @iandunn!

7 months ago

Confirmed as a speaker for WordCamp Bulgaria 2020

7 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: A font enqueue API for WP core, on the site Make WordPress Core:Both local and remote font loading should be allowed and possible with this API. We’re…

7 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: A font enqueue API for WP core, on the site Make WordPress Core:I would object to stop allowing that from an API perspective. Whether the themes team…

7 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: A font enqueue API for WP core, on the site Make WordPress Core:I think this can just hook into wp_print_styles

8 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: A font enqueue API for WP core, on the site Make WordPress Core:I’m presuming this isn’t going to magically provide a UI to download those fonts to…

8 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: A font enqueue API for WP core, on the site Make WordPress Core:Well I guess you shouldn't use it with theirs then :)

8 months ago

Wrote a new post, Proposal: A font enqueue API for WP core, on the site Make WordPress Core:The themes team is proposing for themes to require local web font loading. The reasoning…

8 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: REST API Authentication / Application Passwords, on the site Make WordPress Core:The fact that it works for XMLRPC is, IMHO, a historical necessity that's now a…

8 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Proposal: REST API Authentication / Application Passwords, on the site Make WordPress Core:I'm / we are 100% in favor of this. Opening this up is like opening…

8 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Enhancing image preview: core proposal, on the site Make WordPress Core:By the way, if we're building this, I think we should at least consider building…

8 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Enhancing image preview: core proposal, on the site Make WordPress Core:I disagree with that. The fact that people say "I want to be in Google"…

8 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Enhancing image preview: core proposal, on the site Make WordPress Core:Agreed, I think I slightly misread that bit when I typed my comment this morning.…

8 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post Enhancing image preview: core proposal, on the site Make WordPress Core:So what I'm seeing here are a couple of different things: * A proposal to…

8 months ago

Posted a reply to Deprecated: wpseo_opengraph Update 14.0.1, on the site WordPress.org Forums:Hi @platcatheo They're not going to go away, another plugin you'r running, or your theme,…

8 months ago

Wrote a new post, Deprecated JavaScript globals, on the site Make WordPress Core: In WordPress 5.5 the global JavaScript objects listed below were removed without being deprecated. WordPress 5.5.1 adds…

9 months ago

Wrote a comment on the post WordPress environment types, on the site Make WordPress Core: Hi Frank, as far as I know core doesn't use that.

9 months ago

Wrote a new post, WordPress environment types, on the site Make WordPress Core: In WordPress 5.5 we introduced the new wp_get_environment_type function which allows retrieving the type of…

9 months ago

Created a new ticket, #51171, in Core Trac: Properly deprecate removed JavaScript globals

9 months ago

Posted a reply to Tabs not visible / Dropdowns not working., on the site WordPress.org Forums: The jquery helper doesn’t affect us, it means another plugin you’re running causes errors without…

9 months ago

Posted a reply to Tabs not visible / Dropdowns not working., on the site WordPress.org Forums: Does your browser show any JavaScript errors?

9 months ago

Posted a reply to Tabs not visible / Dropdowns not working., on the site WordPress.org Forums: Not sure, I think the problem was introduced in WordPress 5.5 but I’m not sure…

9 months ago

Posted a reply to New update breaks Gutenberg, on the site WordPress.org Forums: The plugin didn’t. WP core did, unfortunately. I don’t know what exactly yet...

9 months ago

Posted a reply to New update breaks Gutenberg, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Hmmm will see if we can find what could cause that, but I would contact…

9 months ago

Posted a reply to Tabs not visible / Dropdowns not working., on the site WordPress.org Forums: No you won’t lose data but I doubt that’s it... could you try and check…

9 months ago

Posted a reply to New update breaks Gutenberg, on the site WordPress.org Forums: What happens if you switch to the default theme?

9 months ago

Posted a reply to Tabs not visible / Dropdowns not working., on the site WordPress.org Forums: Hi! Sorry to hear that, which version of yoast SEO are you on?

9 months ago

Posted a reply to New update breaks Gutenberg, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Are you using Elementor?

9 months ago

Posted a reply to Yoast tabs are not visible in WP 5.5, on the site WordPress.org Forums: Hi Sarah, Sorry to hear that! Which version are you on right now?

9 months ago

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