Search engine optimization (SEO) is an important aspect of a website’s development process, as it provides valuable info to both search engines and visitors of a website. Joomla, as a complete Content Management System, features most of the settings you will need to optimize, in order to achieve better Google rankings.

1. Enable cache

Joomla comes with a handy cache feature that is disabled by default. As caching affects the overall loading speed of a website, it actually has a major impact on search engine optimization. To enable cache you will have to :

  • Turn on Conservative Caching on the System tab of the Global Configuration, under Cache settings
  • Enable the System – Cache plugin (where you might leave ‘On browser caching’ disabled)
  • Enable the cache of your template (where available)