After more than 15 years of duty, sh404SEF won't be ported to Joomla 4. To move to Joomla 4, please consider our newer extensions, released over the last couple years, including 4SEF to maintain your site SEF URLs (see Related extensions on this page or visit our website) and 4SEO for metadata.
sh404SEF is discontinued from August 17, 2023 - same as Joomla 3 end of support. Please update to 4SEF and 4SEO to maintain your URLs and metadata.
Joomla 4 notice
We created sh404SEF® for Joomla with SEO in mind. sh404sef helps you improve your search engine rankings and get more traffic to your website. Satisfy many of the Google recommendations for search engine optimization with just a few clicks.
sh404sef also includes many security features.
sh404SEF® is the most popular and longest developed Joomla seo extension. We are dedicated, full-time Joomla professionals who work each and every day to bring you the very best extensions and prompt support. Our staff have over 20 years of combined experience with Joomla (and Mambo) and we maintain some of the longest, continually developed Joomla add-ons available.
Brand new documentation set, including "Getting started" as well as other specialized short videos.
* sh404SEF rewrites Joomla URL to user-friendly format (SEF URL or URL rewriting): mysite.com/index.php?option=com_content&Itemid=69&id=34
becomes mysite.com/en/sh404SEF-and-url-rewriting/list-of-available-plugins.html but it does in a way that prevent Joomla standard SEF duplicate content issues.
Important: from version 4.17, we automatically add robots meta tag required for full visibility in Google search results.
NEW: Support for Google Analytics version 4
- NEW: Full Turkish translation
- NEW: insert a QRCode anywhere, on any page
- NEW: Redesigned Google Analytics reports, can now also display on frontend without having to log-in
- NEW: block requests based on simple rules
- NEW: Redirect mutiple URLs together, no more using .htaccess
- NEW: Add canonical tags to mutiple URLs in one go
- NEW: URL shortener can now shorten any URL, not just of current site
- NEW: extended Structured data support: social profiles, corporate contacts, logos
- Connector with wbAMP, our Accelerated Mobile Pages for Joomla plugin
- Automatic redirect of 404s errors to most similar page
- Google Sitename, Google breadcrumb and Google sitelinks search JSON+LD markup
- Using oAuth2 for Analytics authorization
- Twitter Cards support
- Google Analytics Universal support
- Google Tags manager support
- all output through JLayout, easily override in template
- Create and insert Open Graph data: quickly and easily add social media buttons to your entire site to allow sharing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Linkedin and Pinterest.
- Integrated Google Analytics reports display
- Automatically generate tiny URLs (shURLs) for your content
- Full urls and bulk meta data management
- Multi-lingual support
- Easily redirect 404s to suggested SEF URLS
- Instantly add global support for canonical URLs (add rel="canonical" HTTP headers)
- Removes automatically duplicate URLs, a common problem with Joomla websites
- Create human ear and search engine friendly (SEF) URLs
- Control URL re-write mode on a per-application basis
- Support for Google News URL format
- Easily customize the page title and page description with bulk updater
- Create customized error pages (i.e. 404) with relevant links, suggest best match pages
- 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 whitelisting and blacklisting)
We Support many third-party SEF plugins via the standard Joomla installer.
Components we support natively include: VirtueMart, K2, FlexiContent, Kunena, Jomsocial, Community Builder and more.
- Yannick Gaultier
- Last updated:
Jul 26 2023
1 month ago
- Date added:
- May 27 2007
- GPLv2 or later
- Paid download
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