We at ThemeXpert, always keep bird eye view on the activities on Joomla community, forum as well as our personal clients. The question, we repeatedly face is why Joomla is not right out of the box SEO friendly as WordPress. The answer is pretty simple, each CMS runs with its own philosophy. There is not the such difference with Joomla! CMS. Joomla! concerns about security first.
you might be thinking Joomla doesn't care about SEO, right ? Let me give you total clarity. There are millions of websites running on the Joomla! CMS and their SERP (Search Engine Result Page) position is pretty impressive. Even many of you have found themexpert and this article from Search Engine Result Page. And our ThemeXpert.com running on Joomla! CMS.
So, you don’t need to worry about the SEO of your website. it’s pretty simple to make your Joomla website SEO friendly. It’s matter of few steps to go. Don’t think the steps are difficult to follow. For your convenience, we have created a complete joomla SEO guide for you. Here the steps, we discussed on the handy Joomla SEO guide.
- Select a specialized web host
- Rename robots.txt
- Enable sef urls
- Configure robots.txt
- Use alt attribute
- Redirect urls
- Leverage browser cache
- Create xml sitemap
- Enable gzip compression
- Enable MICRODATA
Creating a SEO friendly website depends numerous factors, such on-page factors and off-page factors. Only on-pages factors are consist of hundred of factors. I have discussed most effective and popular of them. Hope it will help you a lot.
Have I missed any important steps to discuss ?