Introducing Google Tag Manager, Analytics, and sh404SEF® to Joomla

Anything Digital is delighted to announce its latest release of sh404SEF®.

sh404SEF® continues to be the most complete and widely used SEO extension that exists today for Joomla users.

We do not sit on those laurels, and continually develop sh404SEF® to ensure that the latest SEO methods and trends are supported. We are excited to announce these new features to save you time and maximize your SEO efforts:

  • Support for Google Analytics Universal
  • Support for Google Tag Manager
  • One-click update across all versions

What is Universal Analytics?

Last year Google launched Universal Analytics, a new technology that allows you to measure customer interactions across platforms and devices.

At Anything Digital, we’ve implemented a solution to help you integrate your existing Google properties to the new infrastructure.

Universal Analytics gives you access to improved data processing, new collection methods, and more analysis tools.

Universal Analytics integration in sh404SEF® provides an easy process to change over your existing properties from classic Google Analytics to Universal Analytics.

You can read about how to upgrade your analytics account easily on the official Google Analytics blog

Universal Analytics and sh404SEF® Setup

From your sh404SEF® Configuration Dashboard, Click Analytics 


Select the Universal in the dropdown menu


Enter the ID for this site, as supplied by Google Analytics Universal edition and Save & Close

Protip: you don't need to create a separate google analytics accounts for sh404SEF®.

About Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager allows you to easily update tags on your website (such as tracking and marketing optimization tags).

You can add and update AdWords, Google Analytics, Floodlight, and non-Google tags from the Google Tag Manager user interface instead of editing site code. This reduces errors, frees you from having to involve a webmaster, and allows you to quickly deploy tags on your site. Google Tag Manager for the Web

If you are interested in learning about google tag manager and it’s features you can read about it here and watch the video below.

Together, Google Tag Manager and sh404SEF® greatly expand your ability maximize your SEO efforts through improved tracking and reporting.

sh404SEF® and Google Tag Manager

From your sh404SEF® Configuration Dashboard, Click Analytics


Select the Tag Manager in the dropdown menu


Enter the ID for this site, as supplied by Google analytics Universal edition and Save & Close

Never Miss another sh404SEF® update

The one click update feature is a serious time-saver for any Joomla user.

Roll out updates from the sh404SEF® intuitive control panel to stay current & safe as publishes new releases for Joomla 2.5 and beyond.

After logging in to your website administrator, visit the sh404SEF® control panel

Visit the Version and Updates tab



Apply the update in just one click.

How to get the latest version

Upgrading to this sh404SEF® is very easy. Simply use the download the new version from the My Account area and install. Its that easy!


Upgrading to future versions will now be much easier, simply enter your Update Keys and you will be able to upgrade to future releases directly from the Joomla Administrator. See the installation documentation for details on how to activate sh404SEF® 1-Click Updates

This release includes a number of changes, but two stand out simple as they are designed to save you time and help maximize your seo on your Joomla websites.

Of course, our Documentation, FAQs and support staff are available to provide guidance.

Now that you’ve got so much free time on your hands, why not check us out on Google Plus and drop us a note! :)

Last modified on Jan292014
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