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Meta tags and Joomla SEO - How to program meta tags


Metatags in JoomlaJoomla! is one of the most powerful Open Source Content Management Systems on the planet. It is used all over the world for everything from simple websites to complex corporate applications. Joomla! is easy to install, simple to manage, and reliable.

Joomla! is a search engine friendly system. It doesn't mean it is search engine optimized! Joomla has several search engine features you have to use.


Joomla version 1.5

SEF stands for Search Engine Friendly

  1. URL Rewrite is managed in Joomla 1.5 via the SEO settings in your Global configuration.

  2. You can use the SmartSEF URL Rewriter Component for Joomla 1.5. The SmartSEF URL Rewriter is a native Joomla 1.5 component that allows you to create Search Engine Friendly URLs for Joomla 1.5.
  3. Use the Joomla 1.5 SEF patch by



Setup and manage


Please look for the meta tags - tab in Joomla!

Global Configuration - Metadata

metatags joomla - Global Configuration - Metadata

Do not use the Global meta tags settings! Leave this item empty

Manage your meta tags for each page: Meta Info

joomla metatags - Content Items Manager - metainfo

Make time to fill out all the pages with relevant meta tags.


Meta tags Joomla Summary - Important SEO things to remember

We suggest that you use Meta tags for each and every page in your Joomla CMS.
  1. Read why meta tags are important and how they affect the search engines.
  2. Use our meta tags generator to create the correct meta tags.
  3. Use our website analyzer to get professional advice from the meta tags experts.
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