SEO for different locations

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SEO for different locations

Postby JohnSmithers » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:52 pm

How would you set up your Joomla pages and SEO to target users in specific - local - locations; In other words if they search for a local service in their home town?

Would you have separate subdomains, with the town in its own joomla install?

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Re: SEO for different locations

Postby gws » Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:49 pm

I would have separate pages for towns and optimise those pages for the targeted town.

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Re: SEO for different locations

Postby JohnSmithers » Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:22 pm

So the urls would be:

www.mywebsite.com/index.php/anytown?

as opposed to

www.mywebsite.com/anytown?

Got this now I hope. Falls into place. Thanks for your response. You've lightened someone's load tonight :-)

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Re: SEO for different locations

Postby wesdunn » Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:31 pm

I agree with gws on this, you should create pages on the same site that targets each location. you don't want subdomains as these are essentially separate websites. it may be an option if you have lots of articles about each area but I will stick to one site for now...

The second option looks good John Smithers, I would ditch the index.php and just have yoursite.com/town1 etc..
good luck

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Re: SEO for different locations

Postby laptopman » Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:44 am

You need to create separate, optimized pages for each business location.

These should not be identical. Include:

That location’s name, address, and phone number (NAP)

Location-specific content (staff information, testimonials, news, etc.)

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Re: SEO for different locations

Postby effrit » Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:56 am

in fact there is such solutions but sadly it ioncubed and in Russian language.
you can make individual text insertion in same page based on selected sity.
like {town=1}Town 1 text{/town}.
https://github.com/active-programming/mycityselector

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Re: SEO for different locations

Postby alexkevin » Tue May 15, 2018 12:26 pm

Depends on you,

You can create subdomains
Wou can also create separate pages


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