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Magento 1.4 Development Cookbook by Nurul Ferdous

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Optimizing Magento store for search engines

Magento is one of the most search engine friendly eCommerce platforms. We can get most out of it if we could properly optimize our Magento store for SEO. In this recipe, we will follow some baby steps and optimize our Magento store.

How to do it...

Magento has segmented the SEO settings in its different sections. We will configure those settings from the following steps:

  1. The very first step is to log in to your Magento backend and navigate to System | Configuration | Web | Search Engines Optimization, and set Use Web Server Rewrites to Yes.
  2. In Url Options section, set Add Store Code to Urls as No and Redirect to Base URL if requested URL doesn't match it to Yes.
  3. In this step, we will set up Magento header ...

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