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There is no h1 tag in the home page

There's no need for all that, although it is a great way to customize core views. Joomla has support for H1 & H2 tags most certainly. To edit your H1 tag for a page, go to that menu's management ...
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How do i remove the id from Joomla 3 URLs using code

Good question. It looks likely that the new Joomla router held over until Joomla 3.6 will fix this issue. In the meantime, there is a $15 extension, SEF Wizard for Joomla that, "removes IDs from the ...
Neil Robertson's user avatar
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redirect component in joomla doesn't work

From the Joomla documentation:"This component is primarily used for redirecting URLs for web pages that no longer exist on your website to web pages that are working. The URL you want to redirect from ...
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Joomla Robots.txt and Google

Media and Templates folders shouldn't be disallowed at first place. GoogleBot now requires access to the css/js of a website in order to understand the design and layout of a website, and these two ...
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Custom template creates multiple H1 tags on same page

The issue of multiple H1 tags was introduced because the page I was viewing was showing featured articles. Solution was to make an override of com_contents featured file by changing h1 to h2 in the ...
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redirecting index.php urls on non-index.php urls

To remove the index.php out of the URL, you could try adding this to your .htaccess:RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/index.php/ RewriteRule ^index.php/(.*) /$1 [R,L]
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There is no h1 tag in the home page

The above post is correct but I personally ( based on SEO ) like more control. At times I do not use the same title name as the most important text on the page which is what H1 ultimately is. So I ...
norcal johnny's user avatar
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What is the best way to switch an existing Joomla site from http to https (SEO)

Keep your .HTACCESS rule, but change it to: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^domain.fr [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://www.domain.fr/$1 [L,R=301] In your configuration.php file, make sure these two lines ...
Michael Yaeger's user avatar
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Delay in loading home page modules

"Lazy loading" may be what you are describing. There is a free Joomla extension, "Lazy Load for Joomla!" which helps with this but is more for images than modules.
Neil Robertson's user avatar
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Having absolute SEF links in Joomla

Make sure the System - SEF plugin is published. This plugin contains the following code, which should be adding the correct URL path to images before the page is rendered: // Replace src links. $...
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How to remove Content older than a specific date with 410 status code

I have never had to do something like this before. However, I just had a somewhat awkward but certainly simple idea which could work for you. Create a template override for the article view in: /...
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Custom message by menu item

Option 1 A quick way to do this is to install Regular Labs Sourcerer (or similar) and use a Custom HTML module with similar code to the following: {source} <?php $app = JFactory::getApplication();...
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Joomla page title is not article title for some articles

If there is a menu item pointing directly to an article, then the page title can be set at the menu item level. Additionally, there are some SEO tools (such as sh404SEF) that will allow you to set the ...
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How to have article page use a template other than the one of its category?

Last time I need to get different style depending of the component without using menu, I've used a trick using the Jinput variable $jinput = JFactory::getApplication()->input; $jinput->get('...
Lucas Duval's user avatar
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Difference between article meta description and Google result's presented text

If you look at the page source of your site are the meta tags showing correctly? Assuming that they are, then my answer is as follows. Google will often provide its own metadescriptions, often ...
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Legacy component + jquery + SEO = 404

I needed a / in front of the jquery url: /index.php?option=com_todomanager&task=save&format=raw Otherwise the url would get prepended with a menu item path, which was causing the 404 tasks/...
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Redirect component is showing a lot of links with index.php at the end of URL

This is normal. There are so many bots trawling the web for vulnerabilities that you will end up with thousands of urls stored in the database by the Redirect Component in a short period of time and ...
Neil Robertson's user avatar
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SH404SEF : How to redirect a URL to home?

sh404SEF developer here The answer by FFrewin above is not correct. To redirect some URLs to home page, you simply: Click on the "Home page meta" toolbar button on any page of sh404SEF control panel ...
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how to remove Duplicate meta for each page breaks in joomla?

These pages would appear to be generated by the tags component, which are paginated lists of articles. Each individual tag can have separate meta data if you create a tagged items menu item for each ...
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redirect component in joomla doesn't work

Please ensure that the system redirect plugin is activated
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Joomla 3 and Google Security Issues - Security Issues

Redirecting the links is probably a short term solution at best. Ideally you need to find and fix the hacker's point of entry (e.g. update Joomla and all third party extensions to the latest versions)...
Neil Robertson's user avatar
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Redirect K2 article url after alias change

The Redirect Manager only works if the URL of the first article returns a 404 error. If it doesn't, then the redirect will not take place. I suggest you do this redirect in the .htaccess file by ...
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Having absolute SEF links in Joomla

If your image appears in HTML body like that <img src="images/image.png"> at front-end then keep in mind that URL are related to your base url, wich is added as base meta tag in your page &...
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Is it safe to use `Use URL Rewriting` option?

When SEF is enabled on a Joomla website, the old non-sef urls still work normally so search engines will still be able to find the pages whether they use the SEF or non-SEF url. These days, Google ...
Neil Robertson's user avatar
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things to consider when choosing an eCommerce template

Speed Speed is probably the main consideration when choosing a template for an e-commerce site as website visitors will browse away if they wait too long. Tools such as https://gtmetrix.com and https:...
Neil Robertson's user avatar
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Joomla page title is not article title for some articles

I found the resolution for my case, it was simple, I just didn't notice. The articles that didn't display the Article title as the Page title, they didn't have the Itemid=XXX parameter on their URLs.
Suthan Bala's user avatar
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Language code 'en' not removed from URL

The remove language code refers to the site's default language. You can't remove the language code for all languages, as if we suppose something like this would be allowed by the plugin, you would end ...
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unwanted categories and pages shown on the website

When you do not have any associated menu item, Joomla will default to the homepage menu item. The urls from other components will be generated appropriately using component/componentname syntax. To ...
Nagarjun's user avatar
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Joomla incorrectly displays the modules of the homepage on blog articles page

It appears that specific version of Joomla had trouble getting the lang param. Changing the URL to http://example.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=166&Itemid=140&lang=...
Suthan Bala's user avatar
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How to set noindex on components

You can use the robots.txt file to disallow the indexing. Try using this directive in your robots.txt file. User-agent: * Disallow: /*?option=com_users* The cons of this approach is that not all ...
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