With the extension, you can bring your Magento store SEO to a new level. Use an extended selection of SEO tools and upgrade your online store according to the latest search engines requirements.
To configure the extension, go to Admin Panel → System → Configuration → SEO Toolkit
301 Redirects to Home Page - Enable the option to remove duplicate content.
Enable Redirect from 404 to Search Results - The feature redirects customers to a search result page instead of 404 page not found. For instance, when customers navigate to exmaple.com/shorts page, which does not exist (404 not found), the extension redirects them to a page with shorts search results.
Add Link Rel=“next/prev” - To improve indexing, links that are components to the series will be grouped. Users will receive the most relevant URL's (the first page of the series: e.g. example.com/extensions.html instead of example.com/extensions.html?p=1).
Add Page Number to Meta Description - Improve SEO by adding page numbers to meta descriptions.
Add Page Number to Meta Title - Improve SEO by adding page numbers to meta titles.
Hreflang URLs Scope - Specify whether alternative links should be found within only one website (Website) or between several ones (Global).
Language Code - Specify the language of the audience you want your content introduce to. The option From Current Store Locale is available.
Country Code - Specify the region you want your content introduce to (optional). The options From Current Store Default Country and Don't add are available.
X-default - Specify which store in the XML sitemap will be tagged as a default.
Multi-Stores CMS Pages Relation - The option allows to look for alternative links within various websites with different language and region codes.
There is also a convenient preview box for the hreflang settings.
Query param for URLs with multiple attributes - Specify any parameter you need to tell Google to exclude pages with such a parameter from indexation.
Replace special characters with,Separate attribute options with - Specify ‘-’ or ‘_’ to replace special characters for filter results page URLs.
To prevent search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc.) from needlessly indexing Magento catalog search results page(s) and advanced search results page(s) we added the code to app/design/frontend/YOUR_PACKAGE/YOUR_THEME/layout/local.xml.