Category Joomla URLs

In this section you can read reviews of every Search Engine Friendly URL component available for Joomla. Which one will help your Joomla SEO?

When to Use a SEF Component


This post is intended to answer the question, “Can I avoid using an SEF URL component such as sh404SEF or SEF Advance? Joomla 1.5 default SEF URLs should be enough, right? Simply – yes. There are many sites and circumstances…

Moving Joomla 1.0 Default SEF URLs to 1.5

Joomla Backlink Plugin

This how-to came from a question posed by an SEO Club member: “How I do move from Joomla 1.0 to 1.5 yet still keep all my /content/view/24/32 URLs?” I’ve talked with him before and explained that redirecting URLs to a…

Solving Common Problems With sh404SEF


If you read this blog often, you’ll know I love building sites with sh404SEF. However, its such a powerful extension that it can be complex. There are several issues that people keep asking me about. So instead of giving the…

Funny SEF Advance URL

We use SEF Advance here on Alledia because it was the best option when we launched 2 years ago. It still does a good job but it does produce some strange URLs sometimes, particular when puncutuation is involved. Heres a…

Joomla 1.5 and SEO Components

Joomla 1.5 is now two weeks old and more compatible components are being released every day. For those of you interested in SEO, I thought I might write a short post about the status of SEO components for 1.5:

New SEO Component Coming for Joomla 1.5

Joomlatwork New SEF Component

Joomla 1.5 is definitely going to bring some SEO benefits in the core, including better URLs and no-follow on some key links such as PDFs. However, the mantra of the Joomla core for 1.5 is simplicity. Those of you who…

Complete SEF URL Extension Comparison


We’ve long talked about how important it is to use a Search Engine Friendly URL component with Joomla. The best ones don’t just create human-readable addresses but also help your site in many other areas of SEO. Trouble is, the…