At Yoast we’re convinced readability is essential if you want to rank high and give users a pleasant experience on your website. That’s why we’re so happy we’re now capable of fully analyzing content in yet another language: Dutch! Plus, if you write in a language with diacritics, i.e. marks on a letter that indicate the pronunciation, like in mot-clé in French, we have some good news for you: Yoast SEO is now able to identify those keywords too. Leesbare teksten in het Nederlands In Yoast SEO 7.9.1 we’ve completed all Yoast SEO content checks for Dutch. By adding the final assessment: the passive voice check, we’re now able to fully check all assessments that belong to the readability and SEO analysis. We’ve added Dutch to the list of completed languages, as we’ve already did for English, Spanish, French, Russian, German an Italian. Dutch might not be the most-used language on the planet, but it’s dear to our heart … [Read more...] about Yoast SEO 7.9.1: Dutch checks complete & improved keyword recognition • Yoast
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The Audience data in Google Analytics beholds a lot of interesting data about your users. Not only does it provide you information about from which country they’re coming or the language they’re using, but it also gives insight in the device they’re using when visiting your site and the browser they’re using for doing that. And that my dear friends, is information you can use to make your site more accessible and user-friendly. Technology report Information about the browser people are using to visit your website, can be found in the Technology report. Expand the Audience tab and scroll down: The Technology report has some pretty cool features, let me show you: This is the default report you see when clicking on Technology. You can see the most popular browsers that are used for visiting your website. For this particular website, Chrome is by far the most important browser. But you can also check Operating System, Screen Resolution, Screen Colors, … [Read more...] about Annelieke’s analytics: Technology report in Google Analytics • Yoast
Anyone who has browsed through Google Analytics should have come across a whole lot of variables in the reporting stats. The reports consist of dimensions and metrics; Google Analytics calls these the building blocks of your reports. And if you want to create a custom report in Google Analytics or Google Data Studio, you have complete freedom in what dimensions and metrics you put in this report. But be careful, you might create a useless report. In this post, I’m going to explain what the difference is between dimensions and metrics. And what to look out for when combining these two yourselves. What are dimensions in Google Analytics? All the data you see in Google Analytics, all variables in reports is either a dimension or a metric. Google explains dimensions as: Dimensions are attributes of your data. So in a way, a dimension is a description, a characteristic, a feature or aspect of your data. It’s not a quantitative variable but more a qualitative … [Read more...] about Annelieke’s analytics: What are dimensions and metrics in Google Analytics? • Yoast
When browsing through the ‘Behavior’ section in Google Analytics, you’ll come across the term ‘pageviews’ a lot. And you might think that the more pageviews a page has, the better. But is that actually true? What’s a pageview exactly and can pageviews help you understand your site and audience better? Find out in this post! What are pageviews in Google Analytics? Google Analytics has this handy feature that explains what a certain metric or dimension is when you hover over the question mark icon. According to Google Analytics, the definition of a pageview is: Pageviews is the total number of pages viewed. Repeated views of a single page are counted. According to Google’s Google Analytics support site, a pageview is: A pageview (or pageview hit, page tracking hit) is an instance of a page being loaded (or reloaded) in a browser. Pageviews is a metric defined as the total number of pages viewed. Now that’s a pretty … [Read more...] about Annelieke’s Analytics: What are pageviews in Google Analytics? • Yoast
Google Analytics filters allow you manage and segment your incoming data giving you increased insight for your website. Google Analytics filters can be created for internal traffic, capturing sub domains, rewriting URLs within your reports, gaining a better understanding of referring keywords and even the exact page on Google where your traffic came from. Below we have found some blogs/articles which have created some excellent best practices, tips and usages for Google Analytics filters. Creating a Google Analytics filter for Image Search - Yoast PPC Keywords Filter for Google Analytics - E-Nor 5 Must Have Google Analytics Filters - Search Marketing Ads Basic Google Analytics Filter: Track Site Subdomains - Marshall Ball Stop Google Analytics From Stealing Your Valuable AdWords Keyword Data - Get Elastic Need the IP address of your visitors in Google Analytics Reports? Is it possible? - Merkados Track SEO rankings with Google Analytics - Yoast Custom Filters for GA: … [Read more...] about Need Help with Google Analytics Filters?