A canonical tag is a way of telling search engines that a specific URL represents the master copy of a page. Using the canonical tag prevents problems caused by identical or “duplicate” content appearing on multiple URLs.
Though OpenCart has in-built canonical tags, however, these canonical links are not 100% as per the standards of SEO. It is evident that a lot of opencart users are facing the issue of duplicate pages, duplicate title, duplicate meta-description in their google search console. This affects the website SEO and eventually page rank drops. Using this extension it is proven the issue is fixed and the issue of duplicates drops down to zero or near zero in the search console.
This extension adds canonical tags to the following OpenCart pages
- Product Pages
- Category Pages
- Manufacturer / Brand Pages
- Information Pages
- Contact Page
- Search Pages
- Compare Page
- Special Pages
- Best Canonical Extension to improve your site SEO.
- Multistore, Multilingual Compatibility
- No files are overwritten
- Long URL as well as short URL
Also, You can manually manage or override the specific canonical links using this extension.
Why do you need this extension?
In OpenCart, the canonical URL is not added properly because of which your SEO performance may get affected. You will need this extension which will fix the canonical issues in your OpenCart.
How this extension can help you in your business?
SEO gets affected because of bad canonical links or no canonical links. If SEO is affected, your page will not be indexed in the search engines which will affect your web traffic from the organic searches. Also, your overall webpage indexing gets affected because of canonical issues. This extension helps you place the proper canonical URL and helps you to achieve good indexing in the search engines. Your web traffic can potentially increase which will bring you a lot of leads and sales to your business.
|Compatibility||1.5.x.x, 2.0.x.x, 2.1.x.x, 188.8.131.52, 2.3.x.x, 3.0.x.x|
|Requirement||VQMOD for OpenCart 1.5.x.x versions|
|Core Files Overwrite||NO|
|Languages||PHP, HTML, CSS|
|Existing Libraries Used||Jquery, Bootstrap, fontawesome.io|
|Additional Libraries Added / Used||bootstraptoggle (Cloud)|
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|VERSION : 4.0.0||DATE RELEASED: 31 Aug 2020|
|VERSION : 3.0||DATE RELEASED: 31 Aug 2017|
|VERSION : 2.0||DATE RELEASED: 12 Aug 2016|
|VERSION : 1.2||DATE RELEASED: 29 Feb 2016|
Added compatible version for OpenCart 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11