WordPress Permalinks Optimal settings

WordPress permalinks optimization

Basic On-Page WordPress Search Engine Optimization always starts with Search Engine Friendly URLs.

You can set these via the Permalinks option in your WordPress administration Panel.
But be aware that for these setting to work, you need to be on an Apache Web server that has Mod_Rewrite active and working!

If you are on a widows based hosting package, there is one way to achieve SEF URLs, and you don’t have settle for the standard ?p=123 produced by WordPress.

The easy way

The easiest way the get a good working .htaccess file is this:

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Basic SEO Settings in Joomla 3.x

Joomla SEO

With the new Joomla 3.x version you get a completely different Administration panel with basic SEO Settings.

Joomla! 3.x Global Configuration

Joomla! 3.x Global Configuration

Once you are logged in, go to the Global Configuration. It will open with the Site  tab on which you can manage the main site setting. You will also find the SEO settings and the Metadate settings on this Tab.

Joomla Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Settings

Joomla! 3.x Search Engine Optimization Settings

Joomla! 3.x Search Engine Optimization Settings

As you can see there are no check boxes but slider buttons. This makes it clear to what option is active and what’s not.

You should always use the Search Engine Friendly URLs, so set that to on.

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A New Hummerbie.com Website Setup

Website Building Information

I was playing with the thought of moving Hummerbie.com from Joomla! to WordPress for a while now. The new Google update give me good reason to finally move the site to the WordPress platform. So I went from the old Hummerbie.com layout to this new version. Note: The old hummerbie website was still on a very old […]

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Joomla 1.5.17 and the SEF Patch

WordPress Themes

Joomla.org has a new release ready for you to download, version 1.5.17. This release is a fix for release 1.5.16 and it brings you extra security for your website. Upgrading from 1.5.15 to 1.5.17 is as easy as ever. Download the upgrade package for your websites current version and unzip all the files in a […]

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The Difference between WordPress Pages and Posts

WordPress Information

If you login to WordPress you have two big options in your administration dashboard: “Write a new page” and “Write a new post“. The thing here is that in version 2.6. of WordPress the order of those two changed, first it was the Post and then the Page… Looks like WordPress is heading to a […]

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How To Build a Blog with Joomla

Joomla is becoming more and more a valid Blogging platform, although it is not as specific for Blogging as WordPress, you can have a blog on your Joomla website. Advantage of Blogging with Joomla: Integration of Blog into your main website Easy editing of articles Lots of components to help you with your blog Just […]

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How to SEO Your Joomla website

This article is going to be a long one, showing you all the aspects of the technical details on how to make your Joomla website search enigine friendly. So take some tea of coffee and learn about all aspects of SEO for Joomla, it is not as hard as it seems, and you will (hopefully) […]

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WordPress and Blogging Books

below you can find a small collection of WordPress Blogging and Bloggers books that I really like and that can take you to the next level in Blogging. There will also be books on Joomla, as this is what this website is Build on. Want to know how to build your own WordPress site, visit […]

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How to use the All-in-One-SEO-pack plugin

Using the All-in-One-SEO-Pack plugin is one of the best plugins to use if you want to optimize your WordPress installation for better Search Engine results. Installing All-in-One-SEO-pack Installing the plugin is simple and straight forward like any other WordPress plugin. Download Unzip Upload via FTP to wp-content/plugins Activate the plugin and your off One thing […]

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Get your metatag descriptions done right

 One of the biggest problems with Joomla and Search Engine optimization (next to the URL issues af course) is the fact that the metatag description and keywords are always set for each content item. This means that you get the Global settings first, and then the descriptions of the content items ar added to those […]

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