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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Magento

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Set NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW on particular products

My magento store has the following to allow google/search engines to crawl the entire site. <meta name="robots" content="INDEX,FOLLOW" /> I am now in need for some particular products to have: ...
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Product Tags feature is not included in Magento 2

First, I'm confused whether this question will fit the requirements of a question expected on this site, if that's the case, please indicate that. Just installed a fresh version of Magento 2 to get ...
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how to setup noindex,follow in a static page in magento2?

I would set the robots meta tags to "noindex,follow" in a static page. For Magento 1.9 I used to do it like this: <reference name="head"> <action method="setRobots"><value>...
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Remove Title suffix from home page only

I have give Title suffix in magento system configuration like | Magento site. So this 'll add Title to every page in the store as suffix. But when i goto home page title shows like Home | Magento ...
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turn off url rewrites from sql / database

I have a mage install with url rewrites turned on, but the server does not do rewrites, so I need to turn rewrites off just to get into admin! I deleted core_url_rewrite, but did not help. It ...
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Using URL subfolders for multi-language Store Views in Magento 2

I configured Magento 2 with two Store Views in order to have two front-end languages (English and Italian) and I would like to have the following behaviour: http://example.com/ --> Store View ...
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Always show full URL including categories for product

For our Magento webshop (1.7.0.2), we're trying to optimize the URL structure. We've already managed to improve some things, but in one things we didn't succeed. We want to use a full URL (including ...
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How do I configure Robots.txt in Magento?

I'm trying to setting up de robots.txt on our Magento store. Actually, I have no idea of the best way to set up the robots.txt.
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how to implement HSTS for magento

How to implement HSTS in magento? I have just moved from http to https, and I read that HSTS should be implemented to reduce latency and improve security, so how do I go about it?
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Meta noindex, follow in Magento 2.1

It is commonly recommended to use "Meta noindex, follow" over robots.txt to disallow pages from being indexed by google ... for example http://www.magestore.com/magento-2-tutorial/most-extreme-magento-...
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Change Magento URL category Rules

I'm trying to modify URL-Category Rules, from Category Hierarchy-Oriented rules to Seo-Oriented rules. So i need to change URLs in this way. From: - Root-Category (URL: /rootcategory.html ) -- ...
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Proper use of Heading (<h1>,<h2>…) tags for SEO on Product Page

I've done a lot of searching and can't seem to find a straight answer and conflicting information. Since this applies to all who have a Magento eCommerce site, I thought I would post the question here....
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SEO Product URLs Not Showing in Anchor Categories on Store View

I have a lot of categories that are set as anchors for its subcategories. It seems to me that this is easier on the database, rather than having so many rows to crawl through. However, on one of my ...
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Item Count Appearing on Search Engines in magento 1.9.2.4 [duplicate]

When we search in google it displays its description with "Item Counts". While rich snippets is enabled for Enable Rich Snippet Reviews And Rating ,Price And Instock ,Breadcrumbs, Description. And ...
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Getting 404 Not Found Error on every page except index.php [closed]

Because of some reason my site stopped working. After that I have uploaded the backup which I had created earlier. I am getting a "404 Not Found Error The resource requested could not be found on ...
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Is it possible for breadcrumbs to always display on a product page? Not just when navigated to through category layers

I.e. if you click on a product link in a Google search for example, when you come to the product page it will show the breadcrumb simply as: Home / Product name Which is missing the category ...
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What is the rationale behind the ___store and ___from_store URL query parameter?

I need to decide whether I list these query parameters out in Search-Engine-Indexers (like it's advisable for SID) or if I can safely remove them from the pre-made templates (language switcher). With ...
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NO INDEX, NO FOLLOW on Specific Category Magento 2

Can I set a specific category to NO INDEX, NO FOLLOW in Magento 2? In the previous version I could use an updated layout XML reference to do this within a specific category.
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How can I add meta noindex to all catalog search result pages in Magento2?

As the title states: How can I add meta noindex to all catalog search result pages in Magento2? I am hoping for an XML Layout solution.
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Show breadcrumb on product details page

I'm customizing rwd theme. I'm not able to show breadcrumb on product page. In admin breadcrumb is enabled for CMS pages. Inside rwd/default/layout/page.xml <block type="page/html_breadcrumbs" ...
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Remove default page title suffix from home page (or any specific page)

I have been scouring the forums for the right way of changing the page title for a specific page or layout in Magento 2 but many answers rely on action methods which are now deprecated. Essentially, ...
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Duplicate meta titles / descriptions for review pages

Consider the following example: KHAKI BOWERY CHINO PANTS If you inspect page source, you'll notice: <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /> <title>Khaki ...
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How can I get rid of the Google search results snippet prefix “Items 1-30 of …”?

When the Google search results return a Magento shop category it seems to always be prefixed by the term "Items 1-30 of ...". It is related to pagination. If you have less than a full page of ...
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Multistore, multiple languages: optimal SEO versus user friendliness

I have read these threads, but they don’t seem to answer my confusion: How to create Multiple Store with different domain in Magento http://www.ecommercegorilla.com/how-to-set-up-multiple-store-...
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Can't find where to change meta description, keywords and title

I've checked in both the admin area configuration > design > HTML Head. The current title, description and keywords currently don't come from here although in the backend file head.phtml the code ...
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Magento2 - SEO strength and SEO Architecture

I have just installed Magento2 EE and noticed that the Front-End is built upon the default template and the luna template. The page renders lots of ajax calls which get the html files of the ...
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Help me understand how Google bots find product “id” links and how to block without negative impact

I've been periodically checking Google Webmaster Tools and recently noticed a large number of ERROR 500 messages for links to pages that do not exist. Example: http://www.mysite.com/eng/catalog/...
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Remove var Translator = new Translate from <head> section

When I install my language files (nl_NL) in my Magento 1.9.2.2 install, in the head section appears a JS tag that starts with: var Translator = new Translate({... What follows is a whole lot of ...
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Google Webmaster Verification

I maintain a large number of Magento installations. I tend to find Google verification scripts littered across many production servers and many times the file is created directly on the box, failing ...
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Magento setting to remove Google indexed urls that had parameters

I have been setting up a new magento site for a client and while I was still learning my way around Magento (only new to it) Google managed to index the entire site and has indexed +7000 entries for a ...
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How Can I fix missing title tags and duplicate URLs?

It is a Magento store and I see the following in Webmaster tools. How Can I fix missing title tags and duplicate URLs?
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magento meta description not showing

I'm hoping someone out there can help me :) I'm running Magento 1.9 - everything seems to be working pretty much out of the box, but I am having issues with the Meta Descrioptions not appearing ...
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Looking at converting entire site to https (SEO)

I'm looking to make my site entirely secure for 2 reasons. 1. Google has indicated that this will become a ranking factor and 2. I've invested in a EV SSL certificate and would like to show visitors ...
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How to use noindex, follow on duplicate pages for search engines

I can easily set NO INDEX, FOLLOW on particular page through layout update. But what I want is, I need to set NO INDEX, FOLLOW when the page loads after filtering from layered navigation on product ...
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Magento use categories path for product URLs on search result page for SEO

We currently have Magento setup to "use categories path for product URLs", this ensures the category url key is applied in-between the domain and product key. Working correct URL http://domain.com/...
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How to add wrapper div on product page so that it includes related products sidebar?

I'm trying to implement schema.org microdata for rich snippets. I can do that for the main product, easily. But I would like to tag the related products with the isRelatedTo property for the main ...
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Tried everything to get index.php out of the URL and everything returns Not Found error

Things I've confirmed: Site is on Ubuntu 13.10 server at /var/www/mysite.com/htdocs/ Uncommented: /var/www/mysite.com/htdocs/.htaccess RewriteBase / Catalog URL Key = phones Desired URL for this ...
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Magento : Product URL with last subcategory

I am exporting products from Wordpress to Magento. In Wordpress url structure is like this: www.mysite.com/sub-category/product/ but when I am opening this in Magento product url is like this: www....
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Magento 2 - Clean SEO URL with attribute

We run Magento 2 - 2.1.6 Question: If I create a link based on layered navigation attributes (storeurl: /clothes?cat=1029&gender=124) for example. We get a lot of errors regarding Google Search ...
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How is generated default meta_titles?

I need to export all the meta_title used for each products, categories and brands. Magento automatically generates the meta_title when they are not set in the admin meta_title field. I would like to ...
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Magento 2 Layered Navigation SEO Friendly Urls

Context: When selecting a filter on a category page, that displays multiple products, a url is built. For example. Selecting color => red will result in the following url: www.shopurl.com/[category]...
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Add a custom text field to categories in Magento 2

I want to add a new text area to my categories in Magento2, similar to this, but its for Magento 1: adding custom drop down field to category Basically there should be a field for each category where ...
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301 to 302 URL redirection

Magento has the facility of 301/302 re-directs. I'm working on a project for which 301 works fine for each country, say if I'm visiting from India, it re-directs me to example.in from example.com . It'...
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Google craws errors of links that don't, and Never existed

In the last couple of days I'm having trouble with Googlebot crawlers. I've experienced an increased of 404 links that don't exist, and have never existed. Trying to see the origin of these 404 ...
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Keep old urls for default store view in magento after enabling store code in urls

I have enabled store codes for my Magento website and it is working fine. I have two store views, arabic and english. For arabic, i have store code ar and en for english. My default store view is ...
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Magento URL rewrite - dynamic [duplicate]

In My Magento website, There are around 1800 URLs which follow this pattern www.mywebsite.com/(subcategory)/brands-1/(brand) These need to be redirected to www.mywebsite.com/brands-1/(brand) Can any ...
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Magento duplicate meta tags in google webmaster

I have magento 1.7. For seo reasons I am getting Duplicate meta descriptions Tags problem from google. For example /paralympics-paralympische-spelen/ /paralympics-paralympische-spelen (with and ...
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Handle for Category page when filter is applied

I want to set <action method="setRobots"> <value>NOINDEX,FOLLOW</value> </action> For category page but only when any filter is selected. So I did the following.. <...
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Magento2 - Remove Meta Keywords from all pages

I'm currently developing some Magento2 themes. I noticed that in Magento2 Meta Keywords are still added. I want to remove this meta keywords from all pages, does anyone know the proper way to achieve ...
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Magento 2 remove Meta Tag robots From whole Website

Doe anyone know where and how to remove <meta name="robots" content="INDEX,FOLLOW"/> tag for good? Thanks!