Prestashop SEO friendly URL

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PrestaShop SEO friendly URL

After having setup your shop, you might to have friendly URLs, meaning readable links to your content, for Prestashop 1.5 and 1.6.

Non readable default URL : http://www.maleraffine.com/index.php?id_product=8&controller=product

Readable friendly URL : http://www.maleraffine.com/cufflinks/8-cufflinks-pillars.html

In short: go to the admin page, and activate the “Friendly URL” option in “SEO & URLs” menu.

Prestashop SEO friendly URL : non friendly URL
non friendly URL
Prestashop SEO friendly URL : friendly URL
friendly URL

How to do SEO for your website

To do so, login to your Prestashop admin page.

Prestashop SEO friendly URL : admin login page
admin login page

Go to the Preferences > SEO & URLs menu.

Prestashop SEO friendly URL : SEO & URLs menu selection
SEO & URLs menu selection

From there, scroll down to the “SET UP URLS” section, you will see the “Friendly URL” option set to NO.

Prestashop SEO friendly URL : friendly URL set to NO
friendly URL set to NO

PrestaShop SEO optimization

Click on YES, and Save your changes.

Prestashop SEO friendly URL : save change friendly URL set to YES
save change friendly URL set to YES

You should see the confirmation message.

Prestashop SEO friendly URL : settings change confirmation
settings change confirmation

Now, go back to your Prestashop site (click on the logo on the top left, or just enter manually the root URL, in the example http://www.maleraffine.com), and click on any product – you should see the change in the URL.

Prestashop SEO friendly URL : friendly URL
friendly URL
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How to do SEO for your website, PrestaShop SEO friendly URL, PrestaShop SEO optimization.

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