free SEO extension Joomla! 3 Joomla! 4
For bigger Joomla! sites sometimes it comes handy when you can control all of the link attributes collectively. No matter if it's in the content or in a forum thread or in a 3rd party extension. With Rellink now you can add one or more attributes to the links. In addition you can specify those links by using a Regex rule.
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01 Download the Rel link plugin installer file from the latest version section from above.
02 On the administrator page go to Extensions ➙ Manage ➙ Install ➙ Upload Package File, then drag and drop the file into the appointed part.
03 Now go to Extensions ➙ Plugins ➙ chjoom. When you find it, click on it.
04 Recommended step: because of the plugin execution order set ordering to Order Last within the plugin. Further information: Ordering to order last
Rel link plugin tutorial video
Click on the button, and add a new rule.
For making the rule work, you have to enable it, then you have to add a value at Link Rel value.
With this setting option the given values can be validated in 2 different ways:
- In case of selecting yes: The link rel value will be valid only for the selected URL or regex rule.
- In case of selecting no: The link rel value will be valid for all the links, except the given URL or regex rule.
Plugin mostly written for SEF Joomla urls. We recommend to enable SEF (Search Engine Friendly urls), in Joomla Global Configurations. Please also note that the attributes of consecutive rules do not merge.
CSS Selector(s) field
Works only with JS engine!
The class specified here places the selected attribute/s on the elements within this parent class. This means that the attribute/s will be valid for every link within the parent class (e.g. div)
But let's say there are 4 links within a div element, and you would like to place the attribute/s selected here only to one of them.
The CSS class you want to place is: item-page, so you should type this to the CSS Selector(s) field in the plugin in this way:
Then you have to go to the content, because the class typed at the CSS Selector(s) field has to be placed in the content as well, to the proper link, but only in that case, if the class is not in the template CSS by deafult.
Configuring internal link(s)
Supported internal link examples
- /index.php?Itemid=123 - Olivér use case megírni ide use case link
- Regular Expressions ( Test your regex rules here.)
NonSEF regex examples
Specifying internal nonSEF Joomla links:
It will select urls with itemid=* in it.
Specifying a single nonSEF internal link
This case the REGEX will search any of the site nonsef url which contains 'itemid=156'
Selecting special Item IDs:
Only certain parts of nonSEF J! the url will be selected.
If you find that the attribute set in the menu item doesn't apply to the internal link(s) where it should work, please follow this step: Order to last (video)
Most popular link attributes:
This link type gives a command to the browser to navigate to the target resource without providing a new browsing context access to the document that opened it.
This tag tells search engines to ignore the link that is applied by this tag. Nofollow tag doesn't really impact search engine rankings as they do not pass PageRank.
There are links that are specifically the result of paid placement, ads, paid links etc. For these links the sponsored tag should be used.
UGC means user generated content. There are links which are created by users (for example a music link in a comment section), but this doesn't mean that this is a link trusted by page's author. So it's better to put this tag on the link.
Configuring external link(s)
Supported external link examples
- Only one specific url
- All of the external links (using regex)
- Domain specific extrenal link assignment (using regex)
- Regular Expressions ( Test your regex rules here.)
Specifying a single external domain
You can select a single external link for adding attribute(s) to it for example for every reddit.com link use the following syntax:
Assignment of all external links
You need to specify your own domain in order to make this syntax work. After that you should change the Matches field to No.
Using a subdomain use this:
- Set matches to yes: if you want to place the attributes for those links, which contain the subdomain.
- Set matches to no: if you want to place the attributes for all the links, e.g. all the external links, which do not contain the subdomain.
The rule containing matches=no has to go to the bottom beacause of the order of the rules. Check out on this link
Specifying a single external link
You can specify a single link but in most cases you don't want to focus on a single link.
- Provides a link to an alternate representation of the document (i.e. print page, translated or mirror)
- Provides a link to the author of the document
- Permanent URL used for bookmarking
- Indicates that the referenced document is not part of the same site as the current document
- Provides a link to a help document
- Provides a link to licensing information for the document
- Provides a link to the next document in the series
- Links to an unendorsed document, like a paid link. ("nofollow" is used by Google, to specify that the Google search spider should not follow that link)
- Requires that the browser should not send an HTTP referer header if the user follows the hyperlink
- Requires that any browsing context created by following the hyperlink must not have an opener browsing context
- The previous document in a selection
- Links to a search tool for the document
- A tag (keyword) for the current document
- User-generated content. This tag will let the Google know that the link is within user-generated content, like a user comment or forum post
- You can use this for any sponsored, advertorial or paid-for content
To check out the source: click here
Choose what type of engine should the plugin use.
server side rue matchmaking
fast and SEO friendly
selection via CSS is not supported
After the whole site loaded there is a JS triggered and it adds the rel=attributes for every links on the site, however there can be some cases when some templates or extensions might be missed out.
CSS selection supported
client side rule matchmaking
JS execution order or conflict could be a problem
SEO crawlers may not support JS every time