Top 6 SEO modules for Drupal
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Drupal provides an extensive collection of community contributed modules that are specifically designed to make your Drupal website more visible to Search Engines. Although high quality relevant content is what ultimately decides your Drupal sites ranking in Search Engines, these modules allow you to further increase your chances of getting better rankings. Having had considerable experience in doing SEO on our own site we have identified the Top 6 SEO modules for a Drupal website. Also checkout the Top 6 Drupal modules for Drupal 6. If you are looking to get professional help to help SEO optimize your Drupal site do contact us. We can provide assistance in Drupal SEO and a wide range of other Drupal Services.

SEO Checklist

SEO Checklist is a really good module for users who are just getting to know Drupal. This module lets you keep a checklist with which you can monitor all the SEO measures and arrangements you have taken and also know what you need to do further improve your site SEO. It is really helpful for new users who have not yet familiarized themselves with the technical jargons associated with Drupal.
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Pathauto

Pathauto is yet another useful module that has enabled it to be placed in the Drupal Top 5. Pathauto automatically generates URL aliases for different types of content without manual intervention. Pathauto does this using a pattern system that utilizes the token module. Pathauto also gives the admin options to change the pattern system so as to customize the url.
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Meta Tags (Nodewords)

Meta Tags allows you to set meta tags for each node, view or a panels page. Adding meta tags to a page is a good way to ensure better search Engine rankings and also to show the relevant meta content in search engine listings. This modules enables you to do that automatically.
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Search 404

The Search 404 modules replaces standard 404 page not found error pages with a seach results page based on the keywords in the url. This ensures that a visitor gets related info to what they were searching for in that website itself. Search 404 also includes search engine keywords detection as well as regular expression based term filtering from the URL.
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XML Sitemap

This essential SEO module generates an XML sitemap which conforms to the sitemaps.org specification. Having a sitemap ensures that Search Engine crawlers can efficiently crawl and index your Drupal site which leads to better page rankings for the keywords relevant to your site in Search Engine results pages. The module can also automatically submit the sitemap to the submission pages of popular search engines like Yahoo, Google and Bing.
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Global Redirect

Drupal allows URL aliases for pages on your site. Nevertheless the old path will not be removed by Drupal which means that now there are two urls pointing to the same page. There is a good chance that Search Engines will consider your site to host duplicate content if there is such an occurrence and your site can be sandboxed. The Global Redirect module provides a solution to this scenario by redirecting all the existing URLs to the correct URL before being retrieved.
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on 01st January 2008 / by webmaster
We have added a few new modules to our site recently. Drupal Technical StumbleThis Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Sean (not verified) access_time 14 Jul 2020 - 22:11 Hi there, I uploaded the files, enabled the modules to use SU, and now I see the link, but there is no icon... How can I fix this? Thanks, Sean webmaster access_time 14 Jul 2020 - 22:11 In reply to Icon doesn't show by Sean (not verified) What do you see when you view the source? Search for stumblethis_button and you should be able to see the code for the image and the URL. Then you should be able to troubleshoot from there. Juicy Couture Addict (not verified) access_time 14 Jul 2020 - 22:11 thanks for the post. would love to hear more of you. by the way, drupal's really popular nowadays as it has easy and fast features. you agree with me? thanks. Add new comment
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on 16th January 2008 / by webmaster
Most webmasters do not realize this, but a lot of the content on lot of websites can be accessed from multiple URLs. A simple example would be where www.example.com and example.com leads to the same page. This is a fatal mistake in Search Engine Optimization and search engines penalize you for duplicate content. The correct configuration would be where the above two urls will lead you to the same page but example.com will redirect you to www.example.com with a 301 (Moved permanently) status which will not result in search engines penalizing the page. It is very easy to configure 301 redirects using Apache .htaccess file and the process is the same for a Drupal installation also. Drupal Technical Apache htaccess SEO Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Anonymous (not verified) access_time 14 Jul 2020 - 22:11 Hello. I'm trying to make example.com show as www.example.com, and I'm running into difficulties. I'm on Apache 2.0 and using the following lines in my httpd.conf file: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^xxxxxxxxxx\.com$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.xxxxxxxxxx.com/$1 [L,R=301] When I go to http://xxxxxxxxxx.com, I get http://www.xxxxxxxxxx.com (as expected). However, when I go to http://xxxxxxxxxx.com/node/1 (it's a Drupal site), I get a 404 thrown and the URL changes to xxxxxxxxxx.com/var/www/drupal/node/1. Same thing with www.xxxxxxxxxx.com/node/1. Any suggestions? I want to run without Drupal's .htaccess file (instead incorporating these calls into my httpd.conf file). webmaster access_time 14 Jul 2020 - 22:11 In reply to Rewrite including filesystem path by Anonymous (not verified) I think the problem is with the base path which results in the redirection to /var/www/ part. The best approach I would think is to start with drupal htaccess and then strip out parts and move to httpd SNVC (not verified) access_time 14 Jul 2020 - 22:11 This is definitely a good guide. Thanks for this. wellyson access_time 14 Jul 2020 - 22:11 This is really nice and helpful. Add new comment
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on 08th February 2008 / by webmaster
Attachment Size slashdotit.tar.gz 173.55 KB Similar to the StumbleThis module that we had created earlier we have created another bookmarking Drupal Technical Slashdotit Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Shlomi Fish (not verified) access_time 14 Jul 2020 - 22:11 Hi! I'm interested in this module, but Drupal 6.2 complains that it's incompatible with it. Can you please update it or tell me how? Regards, Shlomi Fish shlomifish.org webmaster access_time 14 Jul 2020 - 22:11 In reply to Can you update it for Drupal-6.x? by Shlomi Fish (not verified) Sure we are working on this currently and will post an update soon. Also we will post this module on www.drupal.org as well Cheers Anoop John Team Zyxware Anonymous (not verified) access_time 14 Jul 2020 - 22:11 Hello! Nice Article very interesting, thanks Add new comment
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