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17 Jul 17 Jul 2009 1Comment

Some of you who work with Magento for a long time might think that this topic is so clear that it doesn’t need to have an article. We get many inquiries to finalize the work somebody already started. One of the things we notice is that some developers tend to embed the Google Analytics code directly in the Magento theme files. Yes, it works and you will see the standard traffic data in the Google Analytics interface, but it is not a way to go.
In most of the cases, those …

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17 Jul 17 Jul 2009 Comments Off

Magento Commerce is certainly an “SEO-friendly” shopping cart – but just like much of its brethren, there is still room for improvement. Granted, it has come along to fix some of the issues we pointed out in our first Magento review, and a few in the community have put together some extensions to further that along.  Yoast has even gone so far as to creating a beginner’s SEO guide for Magento which does a great job of covering some of the basic setup points for those setting up a Magento …

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17 Jul 17 Jul 2009 3Comment

Social Media aspects are coming to Magento… you will soon be able to use your Facebook page to showcase products in your Magento ecommerce site using this plugin.

Magento SEO Update 2/11/2009: More activity with SEO and Magento, with some SEO developers trying to make a name for themselves in the Magento space. See below.
Magento SEO Update 11/4/2008: Magento SEO is actively evolving, and SEO links (SEO resources for those working with Magento ecommerce) are now listed down below.

It’s never too early to be looking at SEO aspects of Magento, the …

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16 Jul 16 Jul 2009 Comments Off

Search Engine Optimization For your Magento Platform based website…
Magento Ecommerce and it”s community is quickly growing. One of the concerns of many Magento users and general web shop owners are SEO. Although Magento is already very SEO friendly when installed, there are a lot of things that can still need to improve upon it. Semaphore SEO Team have researched and discovered a lot techniques to optimize Magento Platform based website.
Some Tips to Optimize Magento Based Website.

By default your Magento install the title “Magento Commerce”. To make it Search Engine Friendly …

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16 Jul 16 Jul 2009 1Comment

Magento is an open-source e-commerce platform which has many advanced features and is arguably one of the most adaptable e-commerce platforms available and incorporates many SEO features. The approach for optimising an e-commerce site is broadly the same as that for any other web site however there are a few caveats.
Titles and Meta Information
These days many e-commerce platforms allow you have friendly URLs, unique titles, meta information and so on. Even when these items are not available, plug-ins have been developed to add these …

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5 Jul 5 Jul 2009 2Comment
How to do basic technical SEO for Magento

1. General Configuration
Magento is one of the most search engine friendly e-commerce platforms straight out of the box, but there are several known issues that can be taken care of to optimize your Magento SEO. The first step is to get the most recent release. Then, to get started, enable Server URL rewrites. You will find this setting under System => Configuration => Web => Search Engines Optimization. Another good thing to configure now you are on this screen is “Add store Code to Urls” under “Url Options”. In most …

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