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byvesnik.n, July 11, 2014
SEO Boss Pro
This authors does not provide support at all. If you post something on their forum, you will never get answer from the authors.
This component include black SEO and spammy option called external link. With this option users can rewrite external links and make them internal for saving space for higher PR. And users of this, get wrong, if they do not analyze what they are doing with such rewriting of external links. According to Google Inside Search, menu Fighting Spam, such kind of rewriting link is categorized as Black techniques, and lead to Website to be penalized. So read this on Google Inside Search, Fighting Spam. Further, imagine e-commerce Website I am building just now with over 700 product, and large volume of sales... Imagine that such kind of Website is penalized because of SEO Boss component, how much my client will lost, until problem is solved. I do not have to tell any more, just to inform you to look on JED as they are real SEO Boss component but they are called differently. Best regards to all!
Owner's reply

Hello
External Links Manager - one of several features provided by SEO Boss component. As any SEO tool you should use it carefully and you should have an idea what you are doing.
External Links Manager is not designed for Page Rank saving( however it could be useful in this aspect)
The main goal of this feature is to hide outgoing links which are not related with the theme of your site. Such links can worsen your site ranking.
If your site users can post contents, they can leave such kind of links and you can hide them using External Links Manager feature.
In any case you can hide redirect page using robots.txt

byvesnik.n, July 9, 2014
SEO Boss
I do not like to post negative review, but if I am sure that something is important for Joomla! JED users I must share own experience with components I properly tested and explorer.
This Component, SEO Boss, I tested for 2 months on Joomla 2.5.19. This component has free tools that can be used for SEO process, like keyword tracking, ading meta description on one single page..etc. But this component and authors proudly promote Spam option integrated in the core of the component. They call it external link. To explain, this option allows user to hide external links and make them internal, but when user click on some link he goes to external page properly. For to months period Google indexed my pages, but he also indexed those external link that I make internal with SEO Boss functionality. I created page that is about my partners and for 2 of them I published separated articles, with description of their history, business culture and at the and of those articles I included links to their facebook pages, twitter accounts, youtube channnels ect, and make them internal. This function up Flow and saved space for Page RAnk. But on the other hands Google consider those links as internal pages and indexed them. So in SERP, visitors see my partners article main title, description I put in articles and link / and when user click on such results he goes to link that is indexed, for example my partners facebook group istead of page he except. So it try to play with Google rules, websites visitor, etics, profit of websites...ect. Insted of SEO Boss it comes to Black SEO or Spamy SEO component according Google Webmaster recommendations, and can be disaster for ecommerce websites as I build now. The first seo rules is not to create spam on website. If You don`t believe me, than I will provide link to google spam policy and this component can be categorized in more that 1 option. Please, remove external links as function from component immediately and apologize to all of your customers.
Owner's reply

Hello
External Links Manager - one of several features provided by SEO Boss component. As any SEO tool you should use it carefully and you should have an idea what you are doing.
External Links Manager is not designed for Page Rank saving( however it could be useful in this aspect)
The main goal of this feature is to hide outgoing links which are not related with the theme of your site. Such links can worsen your site ranking.
If your site users can post contents, they can leave such kind of links and you can hide them using External Links Manager feature.
In any case you can hide redirect page using robots.txt

byvesnik.n, July 8, 2014
OK! This plugin I use for more than 4 years on different web sites and it saves a lot of time for webmaster by allowing website optimization in few steps, by using this together with Joomla! default settings. It automate job of web master by adding automatically keywords, The only one reason I get 4 star to author is canonical settings in this plugin that could be very dangerous when it comes to SEO. I suggest author to improve canonical settings, because for now by following constructor description this plugin cause some importan error.
If you activate canonical tag in this plugin as author suggested with entering URL like this http://www.example.com main pages is not indexable that show a lot of seo software analysis tools, for example seo doctor, but all other pages are have properly set canonical tag. If I correct error and enter URL like this, full path, http://www.example.com/ then main page is OK, but all other pages are not indexable because their URL get one more slash /. And page, for example about-us, look like this www.mydomain.com//about-us.
I hope that autor will consider these changes and publish new plugin with properly set canonical tag, or to exclude that option from the plugin. Plugin is free, I appreciate this, but if this has serious error like this, than free can cost much more when judges come to crawl website, for example google bot, ect.
Owner's reply

Thank you very much for your feedback.

There is no error and no problem of using canonical URL with or without slash, it is just about preference. Pick up what version do you prefer and use it. The only problem with Metageneratos is that it doesn't let you to choose what version of the URL you prefer and only support top level domain URL without slash.

If you don't belive me, read this from Google Webmaster Blog and from Matt Cutts:

- http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com.es/2010/04/to-slash-or-not-to-slash.html
- http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/seo-advice-url-canonicalization/

byvesnik.n, January 31, 2011
JV-Relatives
This plugin works as described. Support is fast and provided to JV community via quality forum.
This plugin can be fully customised so everyone can setup this under specific needs. You can control data, sections, categories setup and many more. Code is clear and advances. Timestamp is enabled. Thanks to JV relatives for this great plugin.