Joomla SEO Functions

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Joomla SEO Functions

Post by Best Glaze » Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:22 pm

Just wondering what SEO functions are included with the latest verison of Joomla out of the box, or is there a plugin required to get the most out of Joomla?

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Re: Joomla SEO Functions

Post by pe7er » Mon Sep 14, 2020 2:34 pm

Welcome to Joomla forum!

Joomla has good SEO out of the box if you know what to do:
  • You can configure: Browser page title, use a semantic HTML structure, add images with alt tags, use meta description (not for indexing but for text on Google SERP page), etc
  • The URL structure of your website is based on how you configure the menu items (the title "alias" is used in the URL)
  • If you enable the Modern Routing System, you can display articles without numbers in the URL, see:
You don't need non-core extensions ("plugins") for SEO.

However there's an extension that makes it easier to create articles that are SEO optimized for keywords (sort of Yoast for Wordpress)
PWT SEO (commercial extension)

And I often use a free 3rd party sitemap to create an XML sitemap (based on the menu) for search engines.
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Peter Martin, Global Moderator - Joomla specialist, Nijmegen, Nederland
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Re: Joomla SEO Functions

Post by AudibleX » Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:45 am

Hello there

I am first time on forum, read on every corner about joomla.

I know this is good site for boosting SEO, so I want to little improve my site?
How can I do no-follow link for my site on joomla? ...or that is forbiden...

Thank for help.

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