Magento 2 SEO extension was developed by Mageplaza is the best marketing tool in order to help you automatically optimize and greatly improve the performance of your Magento-based store in Search Engines. With a list of outstanding and effective tools, our Better SEO extension will bring to your store a great chance to own an amazing speed as well as gain the higher and higher rank in the popular and famous search engines such as Google, Bing, or Yahoo.
In User Guide Document, Mageplaza divides into three main parts: Basic Settings, DashBoard, and Rules
Firstly, we will familar with the module via the list of the configuration. Login as Admin account, go to the path
Mageplaza > SEO > Settings.
Open General Configuration section, you can see:
To allow improve the connect between component URLs in a paginated series as well as move to another page easily, you can use Next/Prev tag if choosing “Yes” in the
Enable Next/Prev tag field
Add Nofollow meta in Search Resultif you select “Yes” option
Add Nofollow meta in Product Galleryif you select “Yes” option
Enable Sitelink Search Boxto “Yes” means showing another search box that shows the more detailed search results on the destination site.
Continue with the next session - Duplicate Content, there are some configurations related to the duplicate content:
Add Canonical URL Meta
Canonical points to httpsfield, you can choose “Yes” or “No” option depending on whether you would prefer the https version of a page or not
Social Shares provides the working fields that support for the better SEO on the social channels. Now expand that section and do the following:
It is possible to show Open Graph that is a short description of your website whenever visitors publish on the social medias like Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and other social networks.
If disable the open graph on the social network, please choose “No” to turn it off in
Add Open Graph meta tags field
You can also
add Twitter Card Meta tags when the visitors share your website on Twitter
Pinterest Confirmation Code to verify your website. Follow the instruction here
Google+ Publisher Page if you need
|Scroll down and expand the **Rich Snippet||Structured Data** section, you will:|
Include Rich Snippet in the search results right after enabling the rich snippet in the configuration
Rich Snippet may be review stars, an aggregate rating value, and vote count, etc. You can learn it more at the link
Product Structured Data by selecting “No” if your theme or module implements it’s own product snippets.
Organization Information that describes the results in detailed. Furthermore, you can custom that data via this guide
Mageplaza SEO extension permits to show Social Profiles when your website is searched on Google.
You can enable Business Information if choosing “Yes”. Just enter the information into the corresponding fields, then all of them will be show on the search result.
Enabling Breadcrumbs is the way to show the exact position in the site hierarchy, for example:
www.mageplaza.com > Magento 2 Extensions > Better SEO. If you really want to apply for your product page, under Breadcrumbs section, please select “Yes” in the
Enable Breadcrumbs Rich Snippet field.
This html sitemap configuration contains Categories Sitemap, Pages Sitemap, and Products Sitemap while all of them can be displayed in the footer of your page. You can see the settings in the following screenshots:
XML Sitemap is a
.xml map of your website and the map will show a list of the page that the visitors can access.
Under the XML Sitemap section, you can:
Homepage Optimizationwhen choosing “Yes”
Enable Additional Linksto “Yes”
The Hreflang tag is the necessary tag if your website must approach multi-countries. The hreflang attribute tells Google which language you are using on a specific page, so the search engine can serve that result to users searching in that language.
In order to use the hreflang tag, you need to do:
SEO Checklist includes a list of the notifications: Success, Error, and Warning. Basing on this status of the notification, you will know whether your store is optimized and ready for SEO or not.
Mageplaza SEO allows the store owner to create the specific rule information. To add new SEO rule, please follow the path
Mageplaza > SEO Rules > Rules, click on Add New Rule button.
Apply Templateto “Skip if ready defined” and “Force Update”
Meta Tile Template,
Meta Description Template, and
Meta Keywords Template
Robots Templatefrom one of the options:
Statusto “Enable” for the active rule
Store Viewwhere the rule is applied
Priorityif need while 0 is the highest level.