The data highlighter now has a way to tag your pages manually and create a “set” for Google to understand them all most of them without having to make edits to your Zen Cart. While I am certain the site edits are more effective, I actually recommend you do both. My reasoning is quite simple, number 1 if you have any errors they will become apparent during the tagging process…. and number 2, more is better =)
Ecommerce is a tough business. It moves fast, changes frequently and relies on outside factors, which are often beyond our control.
Zen Cart really is quite robust ecommerce software. Setting up your Zen Cart to offer multiple languages is pretty common, if you are just getting started go here. This post is designed to help multiple language Zen Carts correctly direct the search engines to the correct language specific page when appropriate. Zen Cart 1.3.9 and…
Switching to full SSL will turn off your rel=”canonical” tags. While this may be a bit short sighted on the part of the Zen Cart Development Team… it’s easily fixed! Once you make the switches to all SSL pages you will eliminate SSL/Non-SSL content duplication completely and fixing your canonical tag is necessary for a smooth transition in the search engines indexes.
With all the Panda, Penguin and buzz surrounding them it’s very easy to get caught “putting out fires” all the time. It’s very tiring and not so successful overall… so let’s get going!