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Questions tagged [seo]

Search Engine Optimization is the set of steps that can be taken to improve your page rank in search engines. Topics include: sitemaps, metadata, canonical links, search pagination, h1 and title tags, and url format.

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How to deal with Duplicated Content / URLs in Joomla?

I just found out a major SEO issue and while I have solved it for the time being; I am trying to figure out why it may have occurred in the first place and if there was mistake or is it something to ...
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How to remove the 'index.php' from URL's?

I was wondering if it is possible to remove the 'index.php' that is shown in every URL.
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How to change the title tag?

On each page I get the option of meta description and keywords but don't get Title. Where can I change what appears under the <title> tag.
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How Can I Get Rid Of Category Pages in Joomla

I have created several categories in my Joomla site to keep my articles organised but I have noticed that Google can see these categories and the category id and name is being added randomly to the ...
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Facebook Share - Remove: “The Joomla! content management system lets you create webpages…”

When I try to share anything from facebook, I get the default description: The Joomla! content management system lets you create webpages of various types using extensions. There are 5 basic types ...
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TimeToFirstByte problem in joomla

my site was working fine till a few months ago thanks to "jch plugin" and "cache plugin" and page load time improved to 3 seconds and response time under 1 second. but suddenly response time went up ...
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How to remove Content with 410 Status code

so I have a Joomla Website with a lot of content (10k+ items acumulated over the last 10 years). I want to remove the Content of the first 5 Years because it costs a lot of Crawler Budget for Google. ...
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How can I create custom page titles for blog articles?

I can specify custom page titles by editing menu options and editing Page Display -> Browser Page Title but how do I do this for blog articles which do not have individual menu options?
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Meta data hierarchy in Joomla

Can anyone explain the meta hierarchy in Joomla, please? I see the global meta, but also at the article detail, category and menu level. I assume that the global is intended to serve as the crawled ...
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How to hide robots.txt from users?

As robots.txt can be found: site.com/robots.txt everyone can see it, including also bad thinking persons. How can I hide the robots.txt from everyone except the search-bots?
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Joomla Redirect without changing url

I am looking for a way to redirect joomla to a different page without changing the url in the address bar. We currently have a site setup that when it encounters a 404 page (eg. site.com/fake-url) it ...
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Redirecting multilingual url

I'm having a hard time redirecting URLs on multilingual Joomla site. New site has following URL structure: http://sitename.com/[language]/[pagename].html and old site URL structure is as follows : ...
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How do I set the Page Title from within ChronoForms?

I am trying to set the page title, meta description and meta keywords to improve SEO on a ChronoForms v4 page by adding a Custom Code action in the On Load section: <?php if ($form->data['...
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duplicate content for an article URLs [duplicate]

look at the URLs below: 1. /essays/technical-essays/180-technologies/247-megapixel 2. /essays/technical-essays/247-megapixel 3. /essays/technical-essays/technologies/247-megapixel 4. /essays/...