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How to Configure the Meta tags Module for Drupal SEO Ben Finklea Thu, 06/10/2021 - 11:29
Read how metatags are extremely important to your website. Then learn how you can get yours set up properly to communicate with the search engines.
Be Efficient
Setting up the right modules to help you better navigate the Drupal interface is going to make your experience with Drupal a lot more enjoyable and efficient.
Tracy Cooper Thu, 02/04/2021 - 16:35
Setting Up Your Drupal Site to Handle Marketing Content
An overview of Drupal's architecture and how Marketer's can use it to full benefit
Ben Finklea Wed, 12/04/2013 - 12:18
It’s important for a Marketer to fully understand how Drupal is put together. Understanding the different systems and layers will help you make better marketing decisions and build content that takes full advantage of Drupal.

Drupal SEO: Duplicate Content & the Global Redirect Module

Duplicate content can happen to anyone, at anytime, and most who are guilty don’t even know they are doing it. In fact, I would say it is one of the most common mistakes, in terms of SEO, that people do who are running Drupal sites. For your Drupal site to rank well in the search engines, it is critical that you eliminate your duplicate content. What does the Global Redirect module do? It takes care of some housekeeping issues that come up when clean URLs are enabled in Drupal, eliminating the duplicate content issues that you may not have known you had.
Taxonomy Meta Tags For Drupal Sites Ben Finklea Sun, 09/25/2011 - 00:00

Once you have your Meta tags module installed and configured on your Drupal site, you will want to specify meta tags for all your current and future content.

Taxonomy is a very broad kind of content on your Drupal site, so it is a good idea to use broad, category-like keywords for your meta tags. Simply put, it is how you classify content in Drupal. Many Drupal sites’ first taxonomy is category.

You can also have subcategories of Taxonomy called terms, and terms will have subterms, and so on. It is very easy in Drupal to see all your content in a certain category just by visiting the taxonomy list for a specific term.

The URL for a taxonomy list will be something like this: http://www.yourDrupalsite.com/category/term/subterm.

Here is a quick tutorial on how to edit or add taxonomy meta tag categories, terms and subterms in Drupal:

Drupal SEO Tutorial: How to Set Up 301 Redirects Ben Finklea Fri, 11/05/2010 - 12:08
Changing your website URLs can cause problems: people who bookmarked the page can’t find it again, search engines are baffled when your content is now missing, and people or websites that link to your pages now have broken links. Not good problems to have with your website content. You would think that the best advice, then, would be to never change your URLs. The reality is, however, that there are many legitimate reasons that a URL needs to be changed: • Companies acquire websites and need to move content.
How to Specify Meta Tags For Your Content Ben Finklea Fri, 10/08/2010 - 11:22
In a blog post last month, I showed you how to configure the Meta tags module for Drupal SEO - where we walked through how to download and configure the Meta tags module properly. Now we are ready to specify meta tags for all the content that you currently have or will be creating. There are three ways to specify content with meta tags: taxonomy, node, and views. Let’s walk through all three types and how to configure each one.
How to Clean and Optimize URLs in Drupal Ben Finklea Fri, 08/27/2010 - 12:32
Would you rather read: "30.2746698,-97.7387235,935" or "Texas Capital Building 1100 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701"? Both get you to the same place, but one better describes what and where the place is. Find out how to make sure your URLs do something similar.