[Joomla Tip] 5 Joomla SEO Tips to Boost Your Website Ranking
If you own OR manage a Joomla website, you need to understand that online marketing is the most competitive place to walk through and SEO tweaks in the website plays a vital role in achieving the best results in the search engines.
Here are few tips and best practises to improve the ranking of your Joomla website:
1) Speed up your Joomla website
One of the most important factor from the Search Engine point of view is "How fast your website loads". Better the speed best the ranking website will get. Also, it will improve the user experience as well.
In order to speed up your Joomla website, you need to have fast web server + few Joomla optimizations in place.
If you are not sure, what optimizations need to be done, you can take avail our Joomla site page speed up service and we will make sure, your website loads within 1-3 seconds.
2) Search Engine Friendly URL Structure
Another important aspect is "Search Engine Friendly URLs". Joomla CMS provides a very good SEO friendly URL structure but you have to make sure, it is enabled from Global configuration settings. So go to Global Configuration and tick the “Search Engine Friendly URLs” and "Use URL Rewriting" to "Yes". This will remove randomly generated ugly URLs and optimize them so they rank higher in the search engines.
Along with that, you can use the 3rd party SEO extensions as well in order to improve the URL structure.
3) Relevant Page Titles & Meta Descriptions
TITLE tags are highly regarded by Search Engines. Title is one of the highest seo ranking factors when it comes to on-page SEO which you can influence and can make a significant positive or negative impact. So please make sure that Page Titles matches the keywords you want to rank for and also make sure that Page Titles matches the quality guidelines by Google.
Meta Description is also an equivalent important factor as Meta Title so you should put a description which makes sense, ideally for each page. Meta Description should include targeted keyword and also it needs to be written cleverly so search engine crawlers find it interesting and also, it looks appealing to real users.
4) Mobile Friendly
In past few years, Google has made a lots of changes in their search engine algorithm and most of them are favouring the mobile factor in great manner. So if your website is responsive and mobile friendly, it will definitely get more attention by Google crawlers for mobile site search as well as non-mobile searches.
Along with the search engines, it will improve the real user experience as well if your website is optimized to view best in mobiles and tablets.
5) Quality Content
Last but not the least, it all depends on what kind of content you have on your website. Content was the KING and will remain the KING!
Duplicate content is a ranking killer so quite frankly, one of the best things you can do for your website’s search engine rankings is consistently invest in quality content. It takes time but believe me, over the time it will get attention by search engines and real users and you will start seeing the benefits of it.
Content of your Joomla website does not always need to be SEO centric but it needs to be valuable and useful for your website users too so that they keep visiting your website, keep coming to your website and share your content too.
So that's all about how you can start with Optimizing your Joomla website and I am sure you will like it. If you do, please share it :-)
I got an urgent assignment but I was busy with another project and could not say NO as he is my regular client. Contacted JoomlaDevs and within a fraction of seconds I got reply and quotation, I gave go ahead and I got the template within 48 Hours! Are these guys machines? Franking Awesome! Highly Recommended Service…
Awesome work done by Joomladevs with quickest turnaround time... Placed an order and send the PSD and I got my Joomla template within 10 hours. Are you guys machines? I checked the code and I'm very much impressed with the work quality as well. Kudos to you guys, hats off!
Quickest PSD to Joomla Service provider I came across till date. Quality of code is good too.. So highly recommended workers. Thanks guys for getting this job done for me quickly.
Fasted PSD to Joomla service provider.. I had an urgent project and I got my Joomla template within 24 hours. Awesome work guys, neat and clean code. Thanks again!
I will say "JoomlaDevs" are my find of 2013. Great Communication, Great Turnaround and Great Quality of code. They won me and I will definitely have some more work for them in near future. Keep up the good work guys.. You are just great!
Great work done by these guys while I am on holidays. They provided great back support and coding standards and turnaround times are great as always. Glad to have such reliable outsourcing partner like JoomlaDevs. Keep up the good work... Highly Recommended.!
Guaranteed 24 hours delivery.. I loved this guys. Quickest on the earth. Will use them again for urgent project. Thank you JoomlaDevs, you guys are awesome. I am impressed with English too.
Perfect Joomla Development Company for overseas companies who believe in outsourcing. They provided me best backup while I was away on vacation. Great Quality and my clients are very happy with their performance.. Thanks JoomlaDevs!
Highly recommended Pixel Perfect PSD to Joomla Template service provider.. Used them a couple of times for complex designs and they came up with the best work.
35+ Joomla Projects in approx 20 Months and it's going on.. We feel blessed that we found an outsourcing partner partner JoomlaDevs. Very reliable Joomla Development Company.
These guys should be at the top of the list, they are the best! I highly recommend them and we use them a lot on complex projects.
NichoCEO 9co Webdesign
We have been using these guys since 11 months now and very happy with the quality and professionalism. My all Joomla clients are very satisfied with the outcome. Thank you guys.. You deserve no. 1 position in this list.
I have tried a couple of other providers in the last 4 months but had horrible experiences. Then one of my friends introduced me to JoomlaDevs and they created their impression from the very first project. In the last 2 months, we have completed 4 projects and I am really stunned looking at their professionalism and quality coding. Highly Recommended Service to everybody…
Best ever Joomla Development company I've worked with... Spot on development and great communication. Will definitely work with them in future for my upcoming projects.
We have been using JoomlaDevs since long and they never gave us a chance of disappointment. Highly Recommended Joomla Service provider for outsourcing firms. Well Done guys.
Very fast and reliable PSD to Joomla service provider. Very professional and quality services. Highly recommended!
I am very happy with the Joomla 3.x template that they have designed and programmed for me. I used rocket theme templates in past which I found hard to upgrade and hard to modify sometime when we have customizations to do but now I think, I will use these guys again and again for my need. Keep up the good work guys and you will have lots of work from us.
I would like to say amazing! I am really surprise when I see, they completed the job within 24 hours and without a single mistake. Awesome! Highly recommended PSD to Joomla service provider. Fast communication is a plus point.
Just one word "Awesome" is the best way to describe the Joomla services provided by Joomladevs team. I contacted several companies but most of them told it's not possible to implement with Joomla but Joomladevs guys made it possible for me. Thank you Joomladevs again! Highly Recommended Service provider!
Amazing developers and great UX designers.. I just loved their creations that they have created for my business. I am already seeing a boost in conversation within 25 days. Fast workers and polite support. Keep up the best work guys, you deserve to be on top of this list.
I needed 24 Hours Turnaround time for a complex PSD to Joomla Template Project and these guys did it.. Quickest Turnaround time with great quality of work. Salute you guys, keep up the good work. A++
Overwhelmed with prompt responses and prompt delivery. Coding was excellent so I will call it a perfect execution of project within short notice period. Thanks guy
Excellent Service and Great Support. Even after 3 months, they replied my questions quickly. What else do we need? Thanks Guy, you deserve 5 stars…