Published June 29th in SEO by James Parsons

Joomla! is a content management system (CMS) designed to organize your entire website and display it with ease.
Before we dive in, know that I won’t be including the “!” at the end of Joomla every time I write it, because that’s just not necessary. Picture it there, in your mind.
Joomla is a common alternative to WordPress, and calls itself the most popular open source CMS on the market.
WordPress is still far more popular, but Joomla can be one-click installed from a number of hosting services and offers a robust set of tools that can dialed in for complex coding.
Oh, and it’s free.
After selecting a web host, laying out your content and publishing your site, most people face one gaping issue: they can’t be found.
You need to optimize your Joomla site for search. Here’s how.
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