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Coding Basics: “3 Magento 2 Extensions by Aheadworks We Use to Improve SEO”

We would never be able to spread the word about our products so efficiently and make our extensions so popular among the end users without our multiple loyal partners.

Coding Basics: “3 Magento 2 Extensions by Aheadworks We Use to Improve SEO”

Despite the strong competition among the Magento extension providers most of our partners remain committed to our products and sincerely consider them the best alternatives for their custom projects. Most of them have their own prefered solutions for different goals and areas of their clients’ Magento stores.

Today we’d like to share one more opinion on our modules provided by our authorized partner Coding Basics regarding possible SEO enhancements on Magento 2.

Advanced Reports 2.5 for Magento 2 Focuses on Customers

The ongoing efforts we take developing our Advanced Reports extension for Magento 2 resulted in yet two new reports added to this solution. Now, the module contains 18 reports totally.

Advanced Reports 2.5 for Magento 2 Focuses on Customers

The new reports of Advanced Reports 2.5 are focused on the customer related information. Traditionally, the statistics is presented in the form of a drill-down and the Customer Sales report is the first level of your business intelligence.

Customer Sales Report

Customer Sales

Actually, the report is the first level of the customer segmentation drill-down and allows you to inspect the ranges of customers that bring sales to your store. The report consists of two sections – the grid and the bar chart.

Layered Navigation 1.6 for Magento 2: Less Filters, More Clues

Following the development roadmap we continue updating our Magento 2 extensions and here comes the next version of our Layered Navigation extension.

Layered Navigation 1.6 for Magento 2: Less Filters, More Clues

We update our products regularly, so please check the latest Magento 2 product changelogs to find the features you possibly missed. And, let us remind you that our customers take advantage of free lifetime updates, so you can improve your stores without any extra charge.

Layered Navigation 1.6

Hiding Void Filters

This feature makes the Layered Navigation filter more clear and comfortable as far as it disables the filters having only null attributes. No matter, either you start with a particular category or negate some filters during the filtration process, the module will hide the whole product attribute filter with all blank options.

Advanced Reports 2.4 Displays Sales Locations and Tracks Abandoned Carts

We always admire to see how our Magento 2 products become more functional and valuable for customers from one update to another and forward.

Advanced Reports 2.4 Locates Sales and Tracks Abandoned Carts

But, we are especially glad to witness how the Advanced Reports for Magento 2 becomes a truly sophisticated and complex reporting solution that suits almost any type of business or ecommerce task. So, today we present you the next update of this extension and its two new reports.

Advanced Reports 2.4

Sales by Location Report

The opportunity to divide sales by locations is especially useful for international stores. The Sales by Location report displays numerous order parameters by countries, states, cities, etc. Let me show you how it works.

Blog 2.2 Helps You to Move from WordPress

Customers love useful and engaging content, perhaps only just a bit less than high quality products at affordable prices.

And, if you decided to create some good narratives about your bestselling products, this content will succeed in any circumstances.

Blog 2.2 Helps You to Move from WordPress
So, for those content geeks that prefer direct talks to their customers we are putting Blog 2.2 in the spotlight.

Blog 2.2

Import WordPress Posts to Magento 2

Each store owner, including the ones using Magento, use to take good care of their content marketing as far as it directly influences SEO rankings, customer loyalty and engagement. If a merchant already has an official blog based on WordPress, for example, he might be interested to transfer it to Magento. Why? The reasons can be multiple, including smooth functional and promotional integrations, code and development process unifications, and so on.

Reward Points 1.3 Becomes a Universal Rewarding Tool

The points generated and managed by the Reward Points extension for Magento 2 are used in different sales-related processes.

Reward Points 1.3 Becomes a Universal Rewarding Tool

Last time we highlighted the functionality that processes Magento store refunds with points, including refunding to points, returns of spent points for refunded orders or point withdrawals earned for subsequently refunded purchases. Still, the sales processed by Magento 2 stores may involve even more aspects affecting reward points, e.g. taxes and shipping.

Reward Points 1.3 for Magento 2

The Reward Points extension for Magento 2For example, the EU tax regulation requires online sellers to apply points after taxes, so that the whole order total is considered in calculations. Besides, shipping amounts for remote destinations may constitute an essential part of a purchase and naturally should be rewarded or allowed to be paid with points as well.

So, Reward Points 1.3 provides both the mentioned opportunities as a result of the corresponding extension configuration.

Layered Navigation 1.5 for Magento 2 Focuses on SEO

Regular updates of our priority extensions are just common for our current development track and here comes the next update of the Layered Navigation extension for Magento 2.

Layered Navigation 1.5 for Magento 2 Focuses on SEO

Layered Navigation 1.5 for Magento 2

Active Filters at the Top of Page

Layered navigation sidebars of the stores with multiple product attributes and attribute values may be quite long so that it becomes inconvenient for customers to recall all the applied filters. They need to scroll down the whole bar and usually as soon as a customer reaches bottom filters he forgets the previous way completely.

Active Filters at the Top of Page

Active Filters at the Top of Page

The newly added feature displays all active filters at the top of the layered navigation results page just above the block of selected products. Thus, customers are able to see them all in one place and manage them conveniently. They can disable either selected or all filters in just one click. For their convenience, filters are shown in the order they appear in sidebars from top to bottom.

SEO-related Features

The next feature, or rather a set of features, is related to SEO-oriented improvements of the extension. Layered Navigation creates multiple quite similar pages able either to grab additional traffic or harm website rankings without proper configuration.

Starting from the current version, the extension is provided with the ‘SEO’ configuration field set located in the Configuration section. It contains multiple configuration options, so let’s take a look at them from the very beginning.