Joomla! 1.5 SEO
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- Improve the rankings of your Joomla! site in the search engine result pages such as Google, Yahoo, and Bing
- Improve your web site SEO performance by gaining and producing incoming links to your web site
- Market and measure the success of your blog by applying SEO
- Integrate analytics and paid advertising into your Joomla! blog
Book DetailsLanguage : English
Paperback : 324 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : October 2009
ISBN : 1847198163
ISBN 13 : 9781847198167
Author(s) : Herbert-Jan van Dinther
Topics and Technologies : All Books, CMS and eCommerce, Content Management (CMS), Joomla!, Open Source
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Developing your SEO and Keyword Strategy
Chapter 2: Optimizing Site Structure
Chapter 3: Improve Joomla! SEO with the Joomlatwork SEF Patch
Chapter 4: How to Write Keyword-rich Articles
Chapter 5: Joomla! Blogging and RSS Feeds
Chapter 6: Create Search Engine Friendly URLs with sh404SEF
Chapter 7: The Importance of Good SEO Joomla! Templates
Chapter 8: Why Speed is Important in SEO
Chapter 9: Tracking and Tracing to Improve Your Web Site
Chapter 10: How to get Incoming Links
Appendix A: A Joomla! Case Study in SEO
Appendix B: Joomla! robots.txt and .htaccess
The author of this book has chosen to go directly to the practical and clear steps to increase the number of visitors to Joomla! web sites. This book is RECOMMENDED for anyone who wants to get better rankings for a Joomla! website in the search engines for a little money, if not for free!
Joomla 1.5 SEO will allow you to improve search engine positioning of your website made with Joomla! This translates directly into increased visitors to your site and the positioning concepts you learn are also applicable to other websites not done with Joomla!
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What you will learn from this book
- Set up your SEO and Keyword strategy
- Develop and implement a plan to improve the ranking of your web site
- Organize your content in a search engine-friendly and user-friendly way
- Get more SEO improvement possibilities with an SEF patch
- Impress the search engines and your visitors by writing titles and articles
- Set up a Joomla! blog and run its RSS feed using Google's FeedBurner service
- Install and use sh404SEF, an SEF component to improve your URLs
- Pick a good SEO template for speed and SEO techniques
- Speed up your site with better images and cache settings
- Monitor visitors and keep a track of the visits to your site using Statcounter stats and Google Analytics
Some sites always appear at the top of a search result while others fail to even make it to the top ten. Wouldn't you want to see your site on the first page of any search result? This is not easily feasible if you are depending solely on the marketing guys whom you hire for SEO.
Joomla! SEO will help you to attract more visitors and improve the way you rank in search engines by giving you the techniques and knowledge to work your site into higher visitor numbers. It will help you to create and improve your site in an easy way. Joomla! is great, and you can make it perform even better by using the guidelines and ideas in this book.
Search Engine Optimization is becoming a must for every web site. As the competition on the Internet grows you need to make sure your site is among the top results on the major search engines. More and more people use search engines to find the information they are looking for, so you need to make sure you show up in those search result pages to get those visitors to your web site.
Joomla! SEO will provide you with a lot of information, ranging from keywords strategies through technical improvements and content creation. All this information and the tutorials provided are targeted to give you the best base for gaining higher rankings.
In the book, you will learn how to build a keyword strategy and create a better site structure for SEO. You will read about technical improvements that will give you better options for SEO. There is a separate chapter that helps you create search-engine friendly and keyword-rich URLs.
In the end, you will have a web site that is ready to outperform your competitors and a manual to refer to for improving every step you take.
Get better rankings for your Joomla! site and attract more visitors using SEO techniques
This is a practical, hands-on book that will lead you through the process of search engine optimization of your Joomla!-based web site. It provides clear instructions and detailed screenshots, so you can see exactly what to do at each step in the SEO process.
Once you have finished reading the book and gone through the detailed plans from each chapter, you will have the knowledge to improve the rankings and visitor numbers of almost any Joomla!-based web site.
Who this book is for
This book is written for anyone using Joomla! ranging from owners of business sites to web site developers and personal web site owners. Any Joomla! web site owner who wants to sell products or services, or send out a message to the world will find that getting better rankings in the search engines will help them reach their goal.
Some prior knowledge of Joomla! is expected but no prior knowledge of search engine optimization is needed for this book. The reader will get a deeper level of knowledge on how to make their web site rank better and attract more visitors to their site.