The Pitfalls of Web Fonts: Embracing the Benefits of System Fonts for Web Design

2023-webfonts

Choosing the right typeface is a critical decision that influences a website's aesthetics, readability, and overall user experience. While web fonts are popular for their versatility and creative possibilities, they come with their fair share of disadvantages. In this post, we'll explore the drawbacks of using web fonts and showcase a new feature in Joomla 5 to make better use of system fonts.

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Keyword or not keyword tag, that is the question

2023-DEC-Keyword-or-no-keyword

Recently, a friend of mine posted a singular question on a famous social media:

Do you still use the keyword field in articles?

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Joomla SEO title tags: everything you must know (and more)

September-SEO

When browsing through a bookstore window, it is often the title that persuades you to choose one book over another. It's the same thing when you look at the results of the Google search results pages. You click on the most relevant result to your search, and you ignore the poorly written or unclear titles.

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Chat GPT extensions to aid web development

July-AIChatPlugins

AI is becoming part of Joomla with extensions and plugins, but it should also become part of your workforce, becoming your assistant, allowing you to be more productive and taking away some of the day-to-day chores.

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Explore the Core: Native SEO Options

June-SEO

It’s often said that Content Management Systems other than Joomla are best for SEO. What’s not said so often is that it’s only true if that CMS has plugins installed to manage its SEO. Joomla comes with SEO tools out-of-the-box, so you’re already one step ahead.

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Matomo, Cloud or Self Hosting?

2023-March-Matomo-analytics

In the previous article, I looked at Matomo, what it is and what it does.
https://magazine.joomla.org/all-issues/february-2023/web-analytics-alternative-to-google-analytics-matomo

There were several pros and cons that we went through and the costs were made clear. In this follow up I will go through the resources that are available to use Matomo as either a self-hosting package or a cloud package.

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How to Write a Blog Post. Start blogging and become a blogger!

August-Blog

The topic of how to write a blog is a big one as it encompasses many aspects: the niche, planning, where to write it and how, and once you have your blog growing, how to promote yourself as a blogger.

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Do we have the Authority to make Joomla grow?

July-Authority

Dear reader, I am going to make a prediction: I feel I know you. I can tell that you are someone who is interested in Joomla, that you are familiar with the Joomla magazine and many of the people involved in this CMS. Am I right?

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Our intent to use "Search intent"

June-SearchIntent

Google has a major influence on search. About 78% of all searches on desktop and mobile are using Google. Bing has the second spot with 10.5% and Baidu the third place with 4.25%

Around 93% of all web traffic is via search, so if you want your articles read, then you need to get them into a search engine and in front of the relevant audience, but how? 

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Joomla SEO Checklist: 28 Tips To Rank in the SERPs

May-SEO Tips and tricks for SEO

Despite the wide range of SEO tools available today, most business owners lack the resources to optimize their websites for search engines. They are at risk of failing to sustain their brand online without having a content management system such as Joomla. It greatly affects the site’s ranking, page speed, user experience, and visibility.

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