Improve your OpenCart SEO with 8 OpenCart extensions
OpenCart is regarded as one of the most popular ecommerce solutions – and if you’re using it, it might be worthwhile to start thinking about optimising your OpenCart site.
SEO is a beneficial way of making your ecommerce platform more effective. You can simply the process with some simple and efficient extensions. Below are 8 great extensions that could help improve your OpenCart SEO and start experiencing the benefits of an optimised ecommerce store.
1. SEO link De-duplicator
OpenCart product listings are generally accessible through a range of different URLS – adverse to SEO. However, with this extension, your OpenCart website’s URLs down to single recognised versions that avoid SEO penalties of managing multiple links.
2. SEO plugin for OpenCart
This extension helps fix multiple SEO issues, including:
- Getting rid of duplicate URLs
- Offering SEO-friendly translated versions and SEO-friendly sitemap
- 404 error pages
- Fully automated – reducing the time you need to invest in it
3. OpenCart 1.5.x full SEO
This extension automatically generates SEO keywords depending on the details you’ve already entered into product listings, thus reducing the time you need to spend on keyword brainstorming.
4. URLs SEO extension
This is a simple plugin which can be installed within minutes, and improves your OpenCart SEO by adding recognised tags to your store pages. Using this plugin will avoid your store flooding search engines with duplicate pages that penalise your site’s ranking amongst others.
5. Category name in your product title tag
OpenCart only uses the name of a product in its title tag – which means a non-descriptive search engine result. This extension however ads the category name to your product’s title in order to reinforce your SEO and the appearance of your search listings.
6. Super page cache – website speed booster
This particular extension cleans up OpenCart to address slow loading through caching your store – thus reducing the loading speed for end-users and benefiting your SEO. The super page cache plugin automatically caches the majority of pages your OpenCart store, boosting your SEO and providing you with tools to help track your website’s performance.
7. Baltokoskis OpenCart quick tags generator
This straightforward extension automatically generates SEO tags for your OpenCart product listings. Key details include: name, manufacturer and category. This extension is ideal for those who manage a store with many products, as it helps reduce the time needed to manually enter the details.
8. Ajax image loader
Load speed is a key factor many search engines take into account when ranking sites. Optimising loading times is an important step in any site for SEO. This plugin loads your images independently through Ajax, meaning the initial page load times are drastically reduced – thus quickening index times and improving your store’s search engine ranking.
As a partner of OpenCart we specialise in OpenCart ecommerce platform, so if you want to find out more about OpenCart’s features and functionalities then we’ve got you covered.
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