Joomla .htaccess with GoDaddy Shared Hosting
SEO, SEF, Joomla, GoDaddy, .htaccess
Search Engine Optimization
The article comes on the heels of finally solving a problem that has plagued not only myself but countless other CMS users using GoDaddy shared hosting (Deluxe or Ultimate). This solution works on the new 2011 and 2012 - 4GH hosting.
SEO is extremely important for Joomla, Wordpress, Drupal and other CMS websites alike. One big problem with hosting is that it's so cheap with companies like GoDaddy, hence this article. Here are some tips and tricks for fixing .htaccess files to work with SEF URLs and Apache mod_rewrite.
The entire reason for having this done is to make sure you have functioning SEF URLs, right? One more addition you may want to take care of right now is to insert a 301 redirect for "non www" addresses. This will help boost your ratings on SEO optimization sites and improve your Google, Yahoo and Bing results.
I know I've read these solutions in other places, however I do not recall the exact pages I found the on and none of these solutions were placed all in one spot for me to site my references. If you would like to repost this, take credit for or whatever, it's yours! Hope this helps, enjoy.