Default Category Per Product 2.x

Default Category Per Product 2.x
Default (canonical) Category per Product 2.x

This extension allows you to assign one default category per product. This category will be used for the canonical tag and it will also be used when the user clicks on a product as shown by any opencart module (e.g. featured product, latest products, etc.) or as displayed in the search results.

Without this extension e.g. links in the featured module to an iphone would just look like:
With this extension you can assign the default category "phones" and hence all links to the iphone will be like:

This will drastically improve your SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and it could help that your shops ranks better on search engines like google.

Search Engine Optimization is important. Have a look at our SEO extensions.
You might find several extensions there which you should use if you want to improve your google ranking.

This module does not modify any OpenCart files.
Simple installation.

In case you want to use this extension together with the Multi-language SEO URL extension you will have to tweak it a bit. Please just get in touch via email.

This module is for opencart 2.x!

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Last Update
3 Jul 2023

17 Aug 2015
3 Sales
Member since: 10 Feb 2012

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