Magento 2 SEO extension

2.1.1 2018-06-05 07:21 UTC


Mageplaza SEO for Magento 2 is a bundle of outstanding features that are auto-active when you install it from Mageplaza without any code modifications. It is also friendly with your store if you need to insert meta keywords and meta descriptions for your product. It will do perfectly for your better SEO.

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1. Documentation

2. How to install

Install via composer (recommend)

Run the following command in Magento 2 root folder

composer require mageplaza/magento-2-seo-extension
php bin/magento setup:upgrade

Install Package from copy-paste package

Download the latest version at Mageplaza SEO for Magento 2 then follow installation guide

3. FAQs

Q: I got error: Mageplaza_Core has been already defined

A: Read solution:

Q: My site is down

A: Please follow this guide:

4. Contribute to this SEO module

Feel free to Fork and contrinute to this module and create a pull request so we will merge your changes to master branch.

5. Introduction

Improve your SEO for Magento site. Use Mageplaza SEO to automatically optimize your site for Search Engines. Mageplaza SEO extension will automatically optimize and greatly improve the performance of your Magento-based store in Search Engines. Magento 2 is great SEO-ready out-of-the-box that is really good for SEO. However it still needs some craftiness to be improved in a few areas.

Mageplaza SEO extension will support a list of new useful tools and settings that help you have own all the technical optimization with automatically optimizing and inserting the meta tags and link elements that Google or other Search Engines like so much:

Stop Duplicating Content

By automatically preventing the duplicate content problem, Mageplaza SEO extension will avoid your site from being affected badly to the search ranking or caused the traffic loss, and as a result, boost the SEO performance significantly.

magento 2 seo duplicate content

Structured Data

Mageplaza SEO extension will add schema structured data to your Magento 2 store automatically without configuration to help Search engines display your web pages better and more attractive.

magento 2 seo structured data

Meta-data template rules (Pro edition)

For the marketers, it’s critical to understand and use the metadata that helps to drive the customer from the search engines. With Mageplaza SEO extension, it’s completely a huge advantage that you can set mass and dynamic metadata information for products, categories, pages, layered navigation.

seo meta data

Hreflang tag (Ultimate edition)

You can easily to use the ‘Hreflang’ tags to tell the Search Engines which language you’re using in the specific page so when the visitors search in that language, your page will rank higher.

seo hreflang tag

SEO checklist (Ultimate edition)

The smart list for a perfect performance! The SEO checklists can tell you what you haven’t done yet, what you should do or even warn you to make sure your SEO process is going the right way.

seo checklist for magento 2


By enhancing the structure of the access link on the Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs), it’s easier for the search engines crawler to understand the site structure and as a result, your site ranking can increase significantly. The Breadcrumb will show the structure of link that customers access, particularly as “Home > Category > Product name”.

seo breadcrumbs

HTML/XML Sitemaps (Pro edition)

While the XML sitemap is specifically written for the search engines spiders, the HTML one is primarily for users. Hence, creating those 2 sitemaps will help your site to be easier to understand for both search engines and the users.


Easily to Provides a link to an alternate version of the site by adding the rel=”alternate”.


Make your site content to be easier readable by the search engines by adding options: Follow/Nofollow/Noindex for Products, Categories, CMS Pages.


A huge advantage when you have Megaplaza SEO extension is that it’s fully supported by Layered Navigation to make the SEO performance even better.

Full features of Magento 2 SEO

  • Automatically avoid duplicate content
  • Advanced Structured Data
  • Custom Meta tags: title, description, keywords
  • Hreflang tag
  • Layered Navigation Support
  • Social Shares
  • URL Friendly
  • Link Alternate Tag
  • Opptimize canonical tag, rich snippet, alternate
  • Set Meta Robot Tags (Follow/Nofollow/Noindex) for Product, Category, CMS Page
  • Enchanced XML Sitemap
  • HTML Sitemap
  • Exclude CMS pages in HTML Sitemap
  • Include custom links in HTML Sitemap
  • Exclude out-of-stock in HTML, XML Sitemap
  • Metadata template rules for products, categories, cms pages
  • SEO Checklist
  • Page Analysis
  • Cross-links
  • Easy to install
  • Open source 100%
  • Easy to configure
  • User-friendly interface
  • 1-year Support
  • Lifetime updates
  • 30 days guarantee money back
  • Fully compatible with Mageplaza extensions
  • Supports multiple stores
  • Supports multiple languages

Pricing table

seo pricing


Magento 2 SEO Basic Settings

Firstly, we will familiar with the module via the list of the configuration. Login as Admin account, go to the path Mageplaza > SEO > Settings.

General Configuration

Open General Configuration section, you can see:

  • Add Nofollow meta in Search Result if you select "Yes" option
  • Add Nofollow meta in Product Gallery if you select "Yes" option
  • Setting Enable Sitelink Search Box to "Yes" means showing another search box that shows the more detailed search results on the destination site.

In Stop words field, choose the language of the stop words to use. For example: if choose en (English), the stop words are a the, of, for, etc.

Duplicate Content

Continue with the next session - Duplicate Content, there are some configurations related to the duplicate content:

  • To manage your content better and restrict the duplication, please set "Yes" for Add Canonical URL Meta
  • In the Canonical points to https field, you can choose "Yes" or "No" option depending on whether you would prefer the https version of a page or not


Social Shares

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

  • Enter Pinterest Confirmation Code to verify your website. Follow the instruction here

  • Enter Google+ Publisher Page if you need


Structured Data

Scroll down and expand the 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.

  • Disable Product Structured Data by selecting "No" if your theme or module implements it's own product snippets.

  • Allow applying Organization Information that describes the results in detailed. Furthermore, you can custom that data via this guide.


Social Profiles

Mageplaza SEO extension permits to show Social Profiles when your website is searched on Google.


Business information

You can enable Business Information if choosing "Yes". Just enter the information into the corresponding fields, then all of them will be shown in the search result.



Enabling Breadcrumbs is the way to show the exact position in the site hierarchy, for example: > 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.



In the Verification field, you need to enter the verification code to confirm the ownership of your site. Hence, you can use the Web services such as Google Search Console, Bing Webmaster Tools, Pinterest and Yandex Webmaster Tools.


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