Applies to Version(s): 3.9.x  Series

Complexity Level: Average 

Estimated Time for Completion: 7 minutes  


In this article, you will learn:

How to Change Default Site Title

How to Change Your Default Meta Description

How to Add Additional Code to Your .htaccess File

How to change your robots.txt file

Field Definition

How to adjust the Meta information for your text pages


How to Change Default Site Title

The Site Title is what shows up in search results and at the top of your browser tab.


  1. Go to  Marketing > SEO settings.
  2. Adjust the text in Default Site Title and then hit Save when done.

SEO default site title


How to Change Your Default Meta Description

  1. Go to Marketing > SEO Settings.
  2. Adjust the text in Default Meta Description and then hit Save.


How to Add Additional Code to Your .htaccess File

  1. Go to Marketing > SEO settings.
  2. Add your additional .htaccess content to the text area called  .htaccess Overrides, you may have to scroll down a bit to see this field.  
  3. Once you have added in your new rules, hit Save.

.htaccess overrides


See  http://www.askapache.com/htaccess/htaccess.html for more info.


How to change your robots.txt file

  1. Go to Marketing > SEO settings.
  2. Add your additional robots.txt content to the text area called robots.txt, you may have to scroll down a bit to see this field. Once you have added in your new rules, hit Save.

robots.txt


Go to http://tools.seobook.com/robots-txt/ to learn more info.


Field Definition

SEO field definition


  • Enable search engine friendly URLs – This setting allows you to have cleaner URLs like /productname.html instead of /index.php?p=product&pid=23. It is highly recommended you keep this on.
  • Use lowercase letters in URLs – This setting forces all URL to be lowercase in the event you have pages with capital letters in the names
  • Enable meta title and description auto-generation – Automatically generates meta information based on the page's content.


How to adjust the Meta information for your text pages

  1. Go to  Marketing > SEO settings
  2. Scroll down to the bottom and you should see your text pages listed. 
  3. Click on the text page name and adjust the fields accordingly.  
  4. Once done, click on Save.


SEO text page settings


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