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How to create a poll in Joomla 1.5

How to create a poll in Joomla 1.5

Poll system on a website gives the ability to quickly and effectively get valuable information and feedback from the user community. It will help you find out the type of content people want to see on your website. And once you start writing on such topics, it encourages your visitors to return over and over again. Additionally this helps in increasing your search engine traffic. Joomla has in-built Poll system which you configure with the help of Poll manager.

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How to make URLs search engine friendly in Joomla 1.5

How to make URLs search engine friendly in Joomla 1.5

The URLs of your website play an important role in deciding its ranking in various search engines such as Google, Yahoo, etc. In order to make your site appear as early as possible in search results and get it indexed quickly, its URLs should be search engine friendly and readable by humans i.e. they should have meaningful names. Usually the URL of a particular page is made up of the words from its title separated by hyphen. Joomla comes equipped with this SEO functionality and you just need to enable it. By default the URLs are complex and non user friendly. An example of the page titled as The News is shown below.

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