Introduction

Facebook integration, URL Canonicalization , Core Enhancements, SEF, SEO & Metadata

Beautiful SEF URLs, SEO content analysis by Yoast, Google PageSpeed optimization, Facebook Instant Articles and XML Sitemaps for Joomla! Route 66 PRO supports Joomla! content, K2, Virtuemart, and HikaShop.

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Flexible SEF URLs definition using patterns

Route 66 allows you to define your site SEF URLs using patterns and not be restricted by limited URL options! Patterns can include any URL friendly character along with some tokens for generating dynamic variables ( like the article's date for example ). Here are some examples of URL patterns you can use in Route 66:

  • blog/{articleYear}/{articleMonth}/{articleAlias}
  • {categoryAlias}/{articleAlias}
  • {articleAlias}
  • page-{articleId}
  • {categoryPath}/{articleAlias}

It's that simple to add SEF URLs to your site with Route 66. Check out the documentation to see a list of all available tokens for the extensions that Route 66 supports. Last but not least, Route 66 allows you to define different pattern per language when multiple languages are enabled to your site.

SEO Content Analysis by Powered by Yoast

Route 66 can analyze your site's content and provide suggestions for improving the SEO score of individual articles (or K2 items) right into the article (item) edit form! The SEO analysis is powered by the famous Yoast SEO engine.

Exceptional performance

Unlike bulky SEF extensions that can store thousands of URLs to your site's database, Route 66 offers dynamic and high performance URL generation. In short, Route 66 will not impact your website’s performance.

Duplicate URLs handling - Canonical Links

If Route 66 detects any duplicate URLs it will redirect to the canonical URL automatically. Let's say for example that you have an article with ID 9 and alias "have-a-nice-day" . Let's also assume that you have set up Route 66 using the pattern story/{articleAlias}. The generated URL will be story/have-a-nice-day . URLs like the following which lead to the same article will get redirected to story/have-a-nice-day:

  • index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9:have-a-nice-day
  • component/content/article/9-have-a-nice-day
  • menu-alias/article/9-have-a-nice-day

For optimal SEO, Route 66 automatically adds the canonical url to the page header. This is especially important when pages utilize query and/or anchor variables appended to the URL (story/have-a-nice-day?modal=welcome ).

Route 66 PRO SEF URLs are implemented for the core Joomla! content extensions ( articles, categories and tags ) as well as for K2, Virtuemart and HikaShop.

Google PageSpeed Optimization

Route 66 now can optimize your site to achieve a high score at Google PageSpeed! Route 66 follows the Google PageSpeed recommendations to make your Joomla site get ranked high by Google.

Facebook Instant Articles

Route 66 now supports Facebook Instant Articles! It allows you to generate a feed of Facebook Instant Articles based on your site's content. You can also filter the feed articles based on categories. Finally, Route 66 comes with built-in integration for Google Analytics and Google DFP!
Note that Facebook Instant Articles work only for Joomla! articles and K2 Items.

XML and Google News Sitemaps

Make it easier for Google and other search engines to discover your site content with XML sitemaps. Route 66 can generate those sitemaps for you! It allows you to filter the sitemap content based on categories. The sitemap can include entries from Joomla! articles, Menu items, K2 Items, Virtuemart Products and Hikashop Products.

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Functionality

Works exactly as described. A few pre-sale questions we answered quickly and a minor issue after install was addressed and quickly fixed.

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Ease of use

Very easy to set up and use. No confusing maze of settings to navigate through, like other SEF extensions.

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Support

Quick, effective support. Very pleased.

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Documentation

Clear and easy to understand. In fact, it was so clear, my pre-sale questions were more to verify than to clear up confusion.

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Value for money

Excellent value.

I used this to: Our Joomla 3.8 website that supports our print publication, with thousands of K2 items, Joomla articles, submission forms and other related information. Needed to replace MijoSEF which is no longer supported.
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Functionality

Not have as many options as other extension on the JED, the ones it does have it excels at and are up to date

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Ease of use

The ease of use is really the gem of this extension

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Support

ticket system is as expected

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Documentation

Well documented for all features

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Value for money

awesome value

I used this to: multiple retail sites and blogging
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Great Joomla extension


Posted on 19 January 2018
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Functionality

Very good, it was exactly what I need.

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Ease of use

Simple for everyone.

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Support

Really fast response and very helpful.

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Documentation

Well documented.

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Value for money

Very Reasonable.

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Functionality

Worked very quickly with minimal configuration and made site faster.

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Ease of use

Anyone can set this up in a couple of minutes

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Support

Excellent support - got a fast reply even at the weekend.

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Documentation

Well documented

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Value for money

Great value - a fair price for the functionality it has and the time it saves you.

I used this to: www.alternativeincomereport.com as having tried a couple of other SEF extensions. I don´t need or want to spend hours on SEF. I just wanted a clean, easy to configure extension that would work with K2. Route66 Pro would have saved me HOURS if I had installed it before.
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Very Good Extension


Posted on 27 October 2016
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Functionality

Important plugin for those who want better route on their joomla installation.

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Ease of use

Very easy and handling!

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Support

Good Support and very helpful.

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Documentation

The documentaion its ok, although i believe it could be better.

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Value for money

Value for money!

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Functionality

Each feature works as it should. I also appreciate the ability to enable/disable added features (redirect & canonical)

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Ease of use

Straight Forward - just remember to use curly brackets and at least one identifiers token.

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Support

Excellent - the developer welcomed my jFeedback :)

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Documentation

Very Good - provided everything you need

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Value for money

Very Reasonable - works out to approx €2/mo if you get the 12 month Pro Plan

I used this to: remove the categories from my K2 items for short memorable SEF URLs
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Route 66 PRO

Version:
1.6.3
Developer:
Firecoders
Last updated:
Nov 30 2018
Date added:
Jun 20 2016
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Paid download
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c p
Compatibility:
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