Why Use Hreflang Tags?
Once you enter a global arena and start selling to a wider audience you need to make sure all of your customers receive the best experience. One of the steps in this process is enabling hreflang tags.
They tell Google and other search engine robots about page alternatives in different languages. It correspondingly helps Google to pull out the most relevant page in search results ー based on user language and region. Not only is it good for SEO, but customer experience as well.
Enable Hreflang Tags for Blog and CMS Pages
With the Magento 2 Hreflang Extension you free yourself from the hassles of manual configuration. There is no need to add hreflang tags in Magento through head tag or sitemap and edit them constantly.
This module helps you to add hreflang tags to the Magento homepage, CMS, and all of the blog pages directly in the admin. Eliminate any possible errors and let the module handle the tag generation.
Enable Hreflang Tags for Magento 2 Second Blog
The more complex the website structure and the more pages you have the more complicated adding hreflang tags seems. But not with this Alternate Hreflang Tags Extension. The module also works for the Magento 2 Second Blog if you manage a multi-blog.
You need to start entering the page title in a corresponding field and set an alternative blog post or category. It is as simple as that.
Generate Hreflangs Tags Products and Categories Automatically
Products and categories are the most important pages on your store. That’s why they should be on top of your optimization list. Unlike for other pages, this Hreflang Tags Extension for Magento will generate alternate tags for products and categories automatically. All you need is enable the module. It will cover the rest.
In case your products and categories have different IDs you can link them with hreflang tags manually.
Provide Better Store Switcher
If you have multiple variations of the same page and don’t set any hreflang tags, your customers might end up on a 404 page or be redirected to the homepage. It affects customer experience and discourages people from browsing your store.
What if customers landed on the page in their local language right from search, without having to look for a preferred language in the switcher? Magento 2 Hreflang Extension improves the experience of your multi-language store customers through a better switching process.
Set Language And Region Codes
A store that offers content in languages that have region variants ( e.g. American English, British English, Australian English) is more likely to face duplicate content issues.
To avoid this and improve the store switching, Magento 2 Hreflang Tags Extension offers a "Locale Depends on Region" option. It allows you to assign certain store views to the region and target visitors not only by their language but location as well.
Define Locale Group
Alternate Hreflang Tags is a complex concept that could be quite intimidating for a lot of store owners. It seems relatively simple if you have one website with multiple store views. But when it comes to multi-website Magento architecture many become lost.
Our extension covers that too. If you have a multi-website store and don’t want alternate hreflang tags between them to be connected, you can create locale groups.
We will make managing hreflang tags in Magento simpler for you!
What is hreflang?
Hreflang attribute, referred to as rel="alternate" hreflang="x", is the HTML attribute that tells search engines about the language of your page and the page alternatives in other languages.
Why are hreflang tags important?
Hreflang tags help Google and other search engines to provide localized results and serve the page for users searching in a specific language and country. It improves user experience and makes pages in different languages more visible in SERP. Find more details in hreflang tags guide.
Can I install Magento 2 Hreflang Tags module via the composer?
Yes, you can. All our modules can be installed via the composer. Once you purchase the extension, you receive keys to the private Magefan composer repository and find the composer installation commands available in the "My Downloads" section.
Will the extension work if I use different domain names for each store?
Yes, Magento 2 Hreflang Extension will work in case you have different domain names for different store views.
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Expand the circle of your customers with the alternate tangs. Having translated the pages you want to be linked together set the alternate tags for those pages in a few clicks. Don't wait!
A must have if you want your customers to be able to flawlessly switch from one language to the other.