Magento SEO Questions

Magento SEO Questions

Magento SEO Questions

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Magento’s rewrite engine is known for causing SEO issues, with the numbers being appended to URLs being the most common one. The URLs are created when Magento thinks that the URL is already in use or has been used in the past – uploading via CSV can cause this issue because you’re essentially over-writing the existing URLs.

There’s also an error in a recent Magento Enterprise release that causes a lot of these issues.

 

Created by Lucky Man on May 16, 2016
Layered / faceted navigation is probably the most common Magento SEO issue and it’s also probably the most detrimental.I would recommend instead using the noindex, follow meta robots tag, which tells search engines not to index the pages, but to still follow the links. You should still have the canonical tag, however I’ve seen very few cases where it’s prevented over-indexation issues when it’s not been added from the start. I’ve also seen plenty of cases where the canonical tag has been implemented from day one of an ecommerce launch, however the pages have still been indexed and lead to duplicate content issues.In the event that you’re having issues with crawl budget, I would recommend using the robots.txt to block the... Read more
Created by Lucky Man on May 16, 2016