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June 2, 2013
Magento SEO

Top Things To Remember: Magento SEO

 

Meta Information : “Meta” means “About the subject”. The meta tags of the page provide information to all search engines and help them categorize the pages better. It is of utmost importance that the meta tags of a particular page compliment its content.Search Engines change their policies regularly, so it is advised to provide all the information.

a. Optimizing Magento Pages: In Magento you can add meta information to the page by following the below given steps:

  • Log into your magento website’sback end.
  • Select CMS| Pages. The page displays all the pages present in the store.
  • Select the page whose meta information you want to add/edit.
  • Click on the “Meta Data” tab and add the “Meta Keywords” and “Meta Description” of the page

b. Optimizing Magento Products : This works just like optimizing magento pages but instead of the above steps you have to follow a bit different but similar procedure.

  • Log into your Magento website’s back end.
  • Select Catalog| Products. The page displays all the products present in the store.
  • Select the product whose meta information you want to add/edit.
  • Click on the “Meta information” tab and add the “Meta Keywords” and “Meta Description” of the product.

c.  Magento product URL rewrite: In Magento you can edit URL’s of specific products by following the specific steps

  • Log into your magento website’s back end.
  • Select Catalog| URL Rewrite Management. The page displays all the products present in the store.
  • Select the product whose URL you want to edit.

d.  Add Google Sitemap: In Magento you can add your store’s google site map by following the specific steps

  • Log into your magento website’s back end.
  • Select Catalog| Google Sitemap.
  • Click on Add Sitemap.
  • Give the appropriate file name and path and click on save.

These are some basic tips and tricks for optimizing your website on various search engines like Google, Bing, yahoo etc. For complete optimization of your magento e-store contact us today at info@theoctopustech.com

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