We’re excited to announce we’ve now joined forces with Yoast! Our parent company, Newfold Digital, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Yoast, the leading search engine optimization (SEO) WordPress plugin.
What is Yoast?
Yoast was founded in 2010 and is one of the fastest-growing companies in the WordPress industry. Yoast SEO, the well-known plugin for WordPress with over 12 million active installs, is the flagship product of Yoast. Based in The Netherlands, Yoast makes it easier for everyone to get great results from their websites. For more information visit yoast.com.
What does this mean?
By combining strengths, Bluehost and Yoast are committed to delivering WordPress solutions that help customers build and grow websites. As the most popular SEO plugin for WordPress, Yoast will partner with Bluehost to expand their mission of SEO for all and help users build SEO-optimized WordPress websites.
Craig Millman, SVP of Partnerships at Newfold Digital shared “It’s a huge win for our customers to have two WordPress powerhouses under one roof. Bluehost’s trusted hosting and new website builder paired with Yoast’s SEO expertise sets customers up for success with WordPress. Both brands share a passion and commitment to WordPress and the community. We look forward to working together to give back to the WordPress community and further the platform.”
Bluehost and Yoast are committed to supporting the WordPress community through ongoing WordCamp and Meet-Up sponsorships and core contributing teams. Together, the brands are one of the largest contributor teams and are proud to pledge more than 400 hours a week towards the platform’s growth.
“We have attended countless WordCamps with the Bluehost team over the years, and look forward to joining forces with them to not only enhance our product offerings, but also continue our contribution to the WordPress community,” said Joost de Valk, Founder and Chief Product Officer of Yoast.
“Bluehost is an authority in WordPress hosting for individuals and businesses. I am thrilled with the opportunity to bring the Yoast team’s expertise to Bluehost’s nearly 2 million customers while also investing and building upon Yoast’s user base.”
Together, Bluehost and Yoast, are empowering customers to build SEO-optimized WordPress websites.