Monthly Archives: June 2020

  1. Magento 2 Blog Canonical Meta Tags

    Magento 2 Canonical Meta Tags are tags used in the HTML code of the page in order to define the original content URL to avoid duplication issues.

    That is why it is important to set canonical tags for your Magento Blog pages to improve your blog SEO.

    In order to use canonical meta tags for your blog pages navigate to Stores > Configuration > Magefan Extensions > Blog and find the Search Engine Optimization section. There choose pages you want to Use Canonical Link Meta Tag For.

    Magento 2 Blog SEO Configuration

    Once you finish don't forget to Save Config.

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  2. Double Canonical Tags in Magento 2 Blog

    In case you use Magento Blog extension and face the issues of double canonical tags on blog pages know that it most commonly happens because you use some third-party SEO extension. And that SEO extension adds the additional canonical URL for your blog pages.

    If the SEO module you use is Mageworx SEO extension you need to go to Stores > Configuration > Mageworx > SEO Base > Canonical URL Settings and set the following items in the Canonical URL won't be added for those pages:


    Magento 2 Double Blog Canonical Issue

    Once you add them, the second canonical URLs won't

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  3. Uninstalling Magento 2 Multi Blog Extension

    If you decided to remove Magento 2 Multi Blog Extension by Magefan, please follow the steps below, also you can contact our team for a free consultation in case you have any issues with Magefan's extension.

    Remove Extension Files

    Removing files instruction depends on a way multi blog extension has been installed.

    1. If you can find the extension files in the folder


    then remove this folder.

    2. If the extension was installed via the composer and its files located in the folder


    then run composer CLI command to remove it

    composer remove magefan/module-secondblog

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  4. Updating Magento 2 Multi Blog Extension

    If you need to update Magento 2 Multi Blog Extension by Magefan, please follow the steps below. Note that the update instructions depend on the method multi blog extension was installed with.

    Update using composer (Method 1)

    If the multi blog module was installed via the composer (check if vendor/magefan/module-secondblog folder exists), then you need to run these simple CLI commands in Magento 2 directory:

    composer remove magefan/module-secondblog
    composer require magefan/module-secondblog ^x.x.x
    # replace x.x.x with the version you want to use
    php bin/magento setup:upgrade
    php bin/magento setup:di:compile
    php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy


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  5. Magento 2 Multi Blog Extension Installation

    Do you want us to install and configure the Multi Blog extension for you?

    Let our technical engineers do it – check out our Installation Service.

    To install Magento 2 Multi Blog Extension by Magefan, please use one of these installation methods.

    Installation Method 1 - Installing via Composer (recommended)

    Please navigate to your Magefan Account > My Downloads > Install via Composer to get the composer installation instructions.

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  6. 3 Tips for Magento 2 Image Optimization

    While everyone so desperately tries to make their way up to the top of SERP and improve SEO they pay little or no attention to one of the main things page speed could be improved with - Image Optimization.

    If you test your website speed, you will notice that images take a lot of your website loading time. 

    So, in order to get more traffic, you need to take care of plenty of things including images.

    Many websites use outdated unoptimized images which definitely are not contributing to the website speed improvement since they take some time to load. It's been said that if the page takes longer than 3 seconds to load the majority of people are going to leave. 

    In case you really want to attract more customers with a fast-performing website you need to optimize your images.

    We've prepared the top 3 tips for Magento 2 Image Optimization.

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