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    Optimization for search engines (in English, search engine optimization seo) is a set of techniques to promote understanding of the theme and content of one or all pages of a website by search engines. these techniques therefore aim to provide maximum information about the content of a web page to crawlers from search engines.

    The objective of this process is to guide the positioning of a web page in search engines results on keywords corresponding to the main themes of the site. 

    Optimization for search engines or search engine optimization is a real issue at several levels:

    - Having your website visible in a sustainable way; 
    - Capture from qualified traffic from search engines; 
    - Win a brand to users.

    ClicShopping solution offers several features in this area. Here are the steps.

    Step 1 : Download and install the metatags

    The market place offers several key metatags to good SEO application. You must download, install and activate.

    L'activation se passe dans le menu Configuration / Search Engine Network /  Meta-data activation
    Metadata by default, categories, description pages, manufacturers, there are blog comment

    Step 2 : Setting default metatag

    Once your metatag installed, you need to start the set.
    You must go to the menu Configuration / Search Engine Network /  Meta-data

    You will find: 

    - A default title 
    - A default description 
    - Key Word default 
    - Footer (connected to the internal search engine)

    Step 3 : Setting meta data product

    For each product, it can set new metadata. It is important to be exacts and related to the item sold 

    You will find: 

    - A default title 
    - A default description 
    - Key Word default 
    - The tag similar product (connected to the internal search engine)


    Etape 4 : Setting meta data blog 

    For each blog post, it can set new metadata. i It is important to be exacts  and in relation to the blog 

    You will find: 

    - A default title 
    - A default description 
    - Key Word default 
    - The tag in relation to the other blog (connected to the internal search engine) 
    - The tag related products (connected to internal search engine)

    Note  :

    The default metatag will complement the metatag description of the product and the blog. it is unnecessary to add the same elements


    Etape 5  : URLs rewritng

    The URL rewriting or URL rewriting aims to improve the SEO of your website, protect your technology, simplify the navigation of your users, enable the development of your website, manage redirects ... to name a few. 

    ClicShopping uses this technology and caches the URLs that have been rewritten. This technique saves a lot of time and avoid heavy and intensive processing server resource.

    Process :

    1 -Edit htaccess file in the root of the site

    Find this line:

    RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^http://(www\.)?clicshopping.org/.*$ [NC]

    then replace clicshopping.org your area.

    RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} !^http://(www\.)?mydomain.com/.*$ [NC]

    2 - Enable SEO in the administration

    To enable it, you must go to Configuration / My store / SEO URL site management then enable the setting Do you want to enable rewriting URLs ?

    To cache urls, you have several possibilities depending on the technology that has been implemented on the website: 
    - Caching in a directory 
    - Caching in MYSQL database 
    - Caching MemCached 
    - Caching SqlLite

    If you have no idea of ​​the technologies used on your server, please select Caching in a directory that will run on all servers. 

    You can also change other settings, but the defaults are correct.

    Note : If you change the directory by another shop, please also change the htaccess that are in the store with your new directory and one in the site root.


    Step 6  : Change the directory store (optional)

    In case you want to change the store directory to another directory (eg shop). it is important to observe the following points: 

    We will take as an example to replace boutique by shop

    -Index.php file to the root of the site :

    It is necessary to make the following changes. 
    Find the line 

    / / Relative path to the shop


    / / Relative path to the shop

    - File located now in shop directory

    Edit htaccess file
    Find the line 

      ### Change the directory ... 
      RewriteBase /boutique/

    and replace with:

      ### Change the directory ... 
      RewriteBase /shop/

    - File in the shop / include directory
    Edit the configure.php file

    Find the line or is the word boutique 
    and substitute shop

    File in the directory shop/ClicCpanel/include

    Edit the configure.php file

    Find the line or is the word boutique 
    and substitute shop