Advanced SEO for osCommerce - Module from MagneticOne
Advanced SEO for osCommerce is a powerful replacement for standard osCommerce SEO links feature with unique features for best Search Engine Optimization of your site. Pages created in a osCommerce platform will include parameters, underscores and other delimiters or special characters that make it difficult for the search engines to understand them. That may cause less pages to be indexed. The resulting links to your pages can therefore end up complicated and unfriendly.
For example: http://yourdomain.com/product_info.php?products_id=11&osCsid=16ea7c386c33501b1cbf7d22f07b4f16
The concept of Advanced SEO for osCommerce involves converting these complex dynamic URLs into easier to read, static URLs: http://yourdomain.com/DVD-Movies/Drama/Courage-Under-Fire or http://yourdomain.com/DVD-Movies/Drama/Courage-Under-Fire.html
Advanced SEO module uses the product name and/or custom keywords you can define for generating SEO URLs. This is one most important factors to help get a higher a page rank for a particular page. With help of this module you will be able to fully control view of categories and products URLs by using appropriate keywords.
Dynamic URLs may cause search engine spiders to index multiple versions of the same page. Shopping cart allows many ways to get the same product page: via categories tree, via manufacturer’s products list etc. This can cause some penalties for your pages and page ranks.
Using large number of additional parameters (manufacturers_id=2&products_id=26&osCsid=d6f8ba6ed16d0ff3ff475e9f33d6af94) may cause some of your pages won’t be reached and indexed by search engines.
Using optimizer URLs gives customers feel of professionally designed store. They feel more comfortable and safe knowing that lot of work was made for this store. With help of this module you will be able to fully control view of categories and products urls by using appropriate keywords.
- totally removes dynamic links for categories, products, manufacturers and content pages
- creates static links for best search engine optimization
- no additional “products_id/9/cPath/4” symbols in your links
- dynamic updates for all your links, no needs to regenerate it manually
- uses folders instead of .php for all links
- completely supported by XML Sitemap for osCommerce