The Beginners Guide to Joomla Metadata

beginners guide to metadata

In "The Absolute Beginners Guide to Joomla's Aliases" you learned how Joomla's URLs are actually set up in your Joomla site. Now it's time to talk about Joomla metadata.

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to control what appears in Google search results when people find your site. We'll show you how to modify Joomla's meta title and meta description.

We highly recommend you download a copy of OSMeta before trying this tutorial. OSMeta is the best way to manage your Joomla metadata.

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The Absolute Beginners Guide to Joomla's Menus

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If you followed "The Easiest Workflow to Add Your Joomla Content" post, you learned how to easily create a dozen articles on your site. You practiced that task and built your site using the CASh workflow.

In this lesson, you'll continue using the same site and learn why the task of creating its menu links must follow the same CASh workflow.

Menu links allow visitors to find pages on your site. Without menus, all your visitors would be stuck on the home page. In Joomla, menu links also have substantial control over how your page is laid out and displayed.

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Beginners Guide to Translating Joomla's Menus

3 Different Approaches to Multilingual Joomla Sites

In the "How to Add More Languages to a Joomla Site", you learned to use the power of Associations.

You mastered how to link articles together to take your Joomla article visitor from one language version to another.

In this tutorial, you will go a step further. You will learn how to offer to your visitor menus in two languages as well. This will enable you to offer them the smoothest and most reliable multilingual experience.

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The Absolute Beginners Guide to Joomla's Aliases

Absolute Beginner Guide to Joomla Aliases

In "The Complete Guide to Joomla Search Engine Friendly URLs", you've seen how to turn Joomla's default Search Engines Friendly URLs into URLs that are shorter, easier to remember, and easier to read.

What you are going to learn in this post is how these URLs are actually set up in your Joomla site. You will take a look at how to work with the alias feature that appears in various places in your Joomla site.

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Joomlashack Has Acquired Perfect Web

Joomlashack Has Acquired Perfect Web

Joomlashack creates extensions and templates to make your Joomla sites better.

Over the last 11 years, the Joomlashack team have built popular and powerful extensions including OSMap, OSEmbed, OSMeta and OSCampus.

Joomlashack has also successfully acquired JCal Pro, jInbound and Tabs and Sliders from other developers.

Today we’re delighted to announce another acquisition that allows Joomlashack to move closer to being a one-stop destination for all your Joomla needs.

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The Absolute Beginners Guide to Joomla's Custom Fields

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In the "previous tutorial", you learned how to make your Joomla articles look more exciting and more interesting. But what if your content needs more than a title and text?

This tutorial explains how you can add interesting and useful data to your Joomla articles with custom fields. Joomla provides custom fields which you can use to show dates, numbers, images, URLs and much more.

At the end of this tutorial, you'll be able to do the following:

  • Understand the different types of Joomla fields.
  • Display the fields on your Joomla articles.
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How to Add More Languages to a Joomla Site

3 Different Approaches to Multilingual Joomla Sites

In the "Installing a New Multilingual Joomla Site" tutorial, you learned how to create a new multilingual Joomla website. This is the easiest method because Joomla does so many things automatically for you.

However, not all of us are going to be lucky enough to be in that situation. Some will need to translate an existing unilingual website. That is what you will learn by the end of this tutorial.

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Upload Your Site Backups to Google Drive Automatically with Akeeba Backup

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One of our customers asked how to upload backups of their site to Google Drive. They were creating backups with the popular Akeeba Backup extension.

In this blog post, you will learn how to set it to automatically upload your Joomla site backups to Google Drive.

Just click to start your backup and the component will do the rest.

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Why the www. Domain Mismatch Causes Joomla Errors

Joomla Errors and the www. Domain Mismatch

Many website builders experience problems with their site for a surprising reason: the www version of your site and the non-www version are the not the same address.

This is not a Joomla-specific issue, but it can cause problems with Joomla sites.

This issue can manifest itself as login failures, WYSIWYG editors failing to load or failing to save content, javascript execution halted with error messages.

In this blog post, you will learn what causes the www domain mismatch and what to do to avoid it.

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How to Troubleshoot Joomla SEF URLs

How to Troubleshoot Joomla SEF URLs

In "The Complete Guide to Joomla Search Engine Friendly URLs," you learned how to make your Joomla URLs easy-to-remember and easy-to-use.

This will help your site in the eyes of both human visitors and search engines.

In this blog post, we are going to give you some troubleshooting tips, in case you would like to set up the search engines friendly URLs exactly how you want.

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