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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Enabling Joomla! SEF URLs

Search Engine Friendly (SEF) URLs are an effective way of improving the experience that customers have on your website at the same time as fine tuning the results that a search engine might generate. Add to the good news that it is a simple one minute job to set them up and it makes sense to enable them.

Have a look at the following two URLs:

  • Without SEF URLS

    Consider the link yourdomainname.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=18&Itemid=162 just as an example. These type of links are not so good because they have none of our keywords and it is confusing to read them.

  • With SEF URLS

    The link yourdomainname.co.uk/index.php/category-1/28-3-reasons-to-use-long-tail-keyword is good enough, as we can read ...

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