You knows the basics, right? Great content and a good number of incoming links are necessary for gaining the top SERP (Search Engine Ranking Points) for a particular keyword phrase. The good old way to reach this goal was to build an attractive landing page and add to it as many links as possible.
If you are not familiar with using htaccess, the instructions below will help you check that mod_rewrite is available on your server and then allow you to install an htaccess file containing the modifications described in this post. The instructions assume that if you already have an htaccess file in use on your site, it is the standard one supplied as part of the Joomla installation - if not you will need to make the modifications to the file yourself.
There was some big news this week in Joomla! CMS development with the merging of massive rewriting of queries. Why? And why rewrite? Because this makes it possible to run the Joomla! CMS on many different databases, not just MySQL and MySQLi as in the past.
SEO - or Search Engine Optimization - is a complex area of web development. I've been working with SEO for a number of years, and with Joomla and SEO for almost 4 years now.
In this post, I talk about ten important factors you should consider when optimizing your site.