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PrestaShop SEO Google Hreflang Tags and Canonical Tag for Multilingual (Multistore) Store for Versions 1.5/1.6/1.7


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Hi All,
 
Greetings of the day.

This module helps to implement search engine optimization of your online store by adding a hreflang tag and helps search engine bots to know your store supports and works on multiple languages for different countries. The module works on products, categories,cms and all other pages of the store.

The module works on multi-store on products, categories,cms and all other pages of the store.
The hreflang tag (also referred to as rel=” alternate” hreflang=”x”) tells search engines which country a specific page is intended for, which language it is written in and provides alternatives for the same page intended for other countries and languages.

It can also provide information on the default country and language if the search engine is unable to decide which version to present.

According to Google, it uses the rel=” alternate” hreflang=”x” attributes to serve the correct language or regional URL in search results. Google and other major search engines will allow you to specify the languages and countries that pages on your international
website is catered to.

It is one of the many ways that Google determines the content that is presented to users in various different territories.

- Stand out among competitors using better ranking and visibility on the search engines.
- An increase in traffic results in conversions and average order values.
- Cost-efficient and reduce expenses of hiring an expert to do the task.
- Increase store traffic results in an increase in sales.
- Expand market reach, helps in branding and awareness.

Features

- Easy to set up and works for countries all over the world.
- Helps in SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and search engine ranking.
- Improve online visibility and get targeted traffic.
- SEO friendly.
- Support all browsers: Firefox, Chrome, IE, Safari, etc.
- Lightweight. (Smaller file size which loads faster.)
- Increase sales, conversion rates, and product promotions.
- Maintain existing customers & Attract new customers.
- Lower marketing expenses, exposure to potential customers, reach targeted audiences.
- Compatible with PrestaShop 1.5.x,1.6.x and 1.7.x.
- Multiple browsers compatibility(IE, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Chrome, and Edge).
- Mobile, Tablet and all device compatible.
- Multi-language and Multi Store compatible.
- Module works without doing any change in existing files on PrestaShop store versions.
- 24*7 Support
- Good Documentation
 

Installation :

Step 1:  Upload module zip file from the back-office Module & Services menu tab. Module Manager area using the upload button. After the successful installation module menu, the link will appear in the left menu or top menu in back-office more area.
Step 2: Install the module using the install button.
Step 3: Visit module management page from the back-office "More" area (section) in the left menu in the back-office.
Step 4: The module installation process is very easy, how module configuration works can be seen in the demo instance.
Step 5: Please visit our demo instance for module configuration and usage demo.

- Module works without making any change in the existing PrestaShop file so that existing customization and theme change do not affect.
- We provide free technical and feature support in installation, configuration, as well as access to updates available for this product.
- Free support on installation, configuration, and customization as per store requirements, for example, new hook addition on your store


The enhancements in the module for hreflang tags on the home page, products, cms, category, manufacturer, supplier,price-drop,new-products, best-sales, login, contact, sitemap,quick-order, blog, reviews, store details, stores, and all other pages of the multilingual (single and multi-store, single-shop and multi-shops) websites. x-default option on all pages and used double quotes in HTML tags instead of single quote. Enhancements in canonical tags URLs and testing using online SEO tools like Semrush.
The language code drop-down option added. Integration with third-party blog modules on different PrestaShop versions.


The hreflang and canonical tags can be tested using the below online tools.


[1]. Google chrome extension

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/hreflang-tag-checker/hjgdcecfiohgajnhilmjhebdganpaomk?utm_source=chrome-ntp-icon

[2]. https://dejanmarketing.com/flang/

For a list of modules on PrestaShop Addons Marketplace.

https://addons.prestashop.com/en/2_community-developer?contributor=301729


BUY USEFUL PRESTASHOP ADDONS FOR ONLINE STORES

http://www.presta-addons-modules.com/en/

 

 

Please feel free to contact me for any support in installation, configuration and customization in the module to as per your store requirements.

Front-office Demo URL => https://www.hrms-systems.com/presta-addons/en/

Back-office Demo URL => https://www.hrms-systems.com/presta-addons/admin619j6kpbb/

I have some useful information to share.

We need to have a language switch option on each page for easy navigation on multi-lingual pages. If our website configured properly for a multi-language website, it works fine. It helps visitors to switch language easily.

When we switch language then our website should not redirect to the home page of other languages but it should redirect to the same equivalent URL on another language.

Also, if our pages redirecting to other pages then hreflang tags will not work because the page is redirecting.

Hreflang does not work if it's a 301, it needs to be a 200.

Please visit URL => http://www.thesempost.com/google-dont-link-hreflang-redirecting-urls/

For example, if we are on the product page, we switch language then it should redirect the product URL to another language.

PrestaShop test multi-language website configuration using language switch drop-down option.

Recommendation :

Please visit the developer's modules page for other interesting modules

https://addons.prestashop.com/en/2_community-developer?contributor=301729

Other :

Please leave your valuable feedback and rating after purchasing and using the module.

This will help to increase self-confidence, improve service and enhancements in the module as per requirements to make it better for different online stores.

 

Below is the YouTube demo link.

 

 

 

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Edited by Zohaib-fk
Post Updated for useful information related to hreflang on redirecting pages (see edit history)

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