Joost de Valk on improving the web, schema, and the CMS market
In this Tech Bound podcast, I speak with legendary founder Joost de Valk about the importance of Schema for the web, the CMS landscape, and SEO Fitness. You probably know him from Yoast, the #1 WordPress plugin for SEO, but Joost has to offer way more.
0:56 State of the CMS market
3:38 The rise of WordPress
7:32 The biggest challenges webmasters face today
10:14 SEO fitness and dieting
17:28 How important is technical SEO in 2021?
20:05 The future of rich snippets and Schema
24:39 A fully Schema-augmented web
29:08 Trust and Blockchain timestamps
33:38 What it’s like to run Yoast
36:02 The future of Yoast
Yoast CMS market share analysis: https://joost.blog/cms-market-share/
NY Times link rot analysis: https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/21/22447690/link-rot-research-new-york-times-domain-hijacking
(Free) duplicate post plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/duplicate-post/
Schema on Github: https://github.com/schemaorg/schemaorg