sh404SEF® Features - Joomla SEO and more

sh404SEF® is the most popular add-on for maximizing your Joomla SEO efforts and placement in search engine result pages. 

General features
  • Most popular and longest developed Joomla SEO add-on
  • New version notifications in backend
  • Global parameters for extensions (lowercase URLs for example)
  • Flexible character replacement or stripping
  • Supports third-party SEF plugins via the standard Joomla installer including AceSEF and JoomSEF (Joomla 1.5 only)
  • Flexible backend filtering system for efficient URL management
  • Works with Apache and IIS, platform independent
  • Caching system for improved performance (Joomla core compatible)
  • Integrated Google Analytics including support for social sharing
Fix Joomla SEO problems instantly
  • Instanly add global support for canonical URLs (add rel="canonical" HTTP headers) (Joomla 2.5, 3)
  • Remove duplicate URLs, a common problem with Joomla web sites
  • Create human ear and search engine friendly (SEF) URLs
  • Control URL re-write mode on a per-application basis
  • View your Google Analytics dashboard in the Joomla administrative backend to keep a close eye on traffic volume and referral sites
  • Support for Google News URL format
  • Get the shortest, most significant urls for your site and your web rankings
  • quickly and easily add social media buttons to your entire site to allow sharing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and Pinterest.
  • monitor social sharing of your content in the Joomla administrative backend
  • Adjustable parameters for add-on extensions to customize URL appearance per-extension
  • Automatically generate tiny URLs (shURLs) for your content (formerly called pageID)
  • Customize the page title and page description
  • Automatically emphasize all your article titles with "Heading tags"
  • Satisfy many of the Google recommendations for search engine optimization with just a few clicks
  • Fully compatible with multi-language solutions for Joomla such as JoomFish (Joomla 1.5 only) and Joomla's Core Multi-Lingual features for Joomla 2.5 and higher (i.e. internationalization)
  • Drive traffic to your site with auto-generated QR codes
  • Automatically add previous and next HTML5 link types to your pagination links
Improvents in Site Useability
  • Create customized error pages (i.e. 404) with relevant links and other info
  • Add Heading tags to your articles
  • Automatically indicate the links on your site that lead to external sites with a small icon
  • Automatically convert table-based ouput of core Joomla extensions to the preferred tableless HTML
  • Automatically detect mobile devices and switch templates
Security Improvements
  • Harden against cross-site scripting attacks (XSS)
  • Harden against malicious page requests
  • Limit flooding attacks
  • Protect input forms such as the contact page from spam (using Project Honey Pot)
  • Control site access from suspicious domains (using IP address white listing and black listing)
  • Prevent CMS identification via the 'meta generator' tag

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