Marieke van de Rakt is the CEO of Yoast. Her main focus is on growing the company. She is really passionate about maintaining open and friendly company culture. Marieke is also heavily involved in the marketing of Yoast and with Yoast SEO Academy: the online courses platform.
Today, we’re launching the result of a great collaboration: the Yoast SEO plugin now seamlessly integrates with the Elementor page builder! We’re really excited about this integration. It means that millions of WordPress users can now easily build a page with Elementor and optimize its content with Yoast SEO. To make this happen, we’ve partnered up with the creators of the Elementor page builder.
For a long time, Yoast SEO and Elementor gave a subpar experience when used together. As of today, this has changed. Now you can finally use all Yoast SEO features to fully optimize the page you’ve created with the Elementor page builder! Read all about it in our Yoast SEO 15.4 release post.
Why Yoast and Elementor?
Both Yoast SEO and Elementor power a vast amount of WordPress sites. In 2020, Elementor crossed the five million active WordPress installs, while Yoast SEO crossed eleven million. This puts both plugins firmly in the top five most popular WordPress plugins in the world.
As Yoast, our mission is to make higher rankings possible for everyone. And we figured that if we partnered up with Elementor, the leading website builder platform on WordPress, we can make Yoast SEO work for many more WordPress users. Doing so, higher rankings might become a reality for lots of website owners world-wide!
While we make reaching the top of the search results achievable for everyone, Elementor makes building a website easier for everyone. Together, we can help millions of people achieve their dream of a successful business by helping them with an easy-to-build and high-ranking website.
What does the integration look like?
You’re probably wondering what this Yoast SEO Elementor integration looks like. If you edit your post in Elementor, you’ll find the Yoast SEO sidebar on the left-hand side of the Elementor editing screen:You’ll find Yoast SEO in the left hand sidebar of the Elementor editing screen
Here you’ll find all Yoast SEO features like the SEO and readability analysis and the Google preview, as well as the option to get related keyphrases with SEMrush. But also Yoast SEO’s premium features, such as Internal linking suggestions, the option to set synonyms and related keyphrases, and the social previews can be found in this sidebar.
Want to find out how it works exactly? Check out our help page: How to use Yoast SEO in Elementor or watch the short screencast below:
A great collaboration: what will the future bring?
We’re very happy we’ve build this integration with Elementor. Together we hope to make building website and SEO easier for many people and businesses world-wide. We have lots and lots of ideas for making Yoast SEO for Elementor even better. It’s been a pleasant collaboration so far, so you might see more of us in the future! Stay tuned!