Drupal is a powerful content management system with amazing SEO performance capabilities. Its powerful user-generated modules have been one of Drupals biggest success stories and webmasters are more than happy about the fact.
Whether you’re looking to enhance your own websites SEO, or you are working on a new clients site, these essential SEO modules will provide everything you need to get your SEO off to a successful start.
Here is our pick of the top 15 Drupal modules out there to enhance your websites SEO:
The SEO Checklist is exactly that; a checklist of the most important SEO factors to consider when writing a post, creating pages and more. With this simple yet powerful module, you can ensure you are optimizing your site without forgetting any of the little details that contribute to good SEO.
2.SEO Compliance Checker
This module “checks node content on search engine optimization upon its creation or modification”. That means that it ensures you are complying with your own pre-defined rules about how you want to implement SEO on the site, by giving feedback on what you might need to change.
This simple module performs a very important SEO task by checking the functionality and quality of links in your content, ensuring you don’t miss any broken links.
An XML sitemap is an important feature for any website, especially for giving your SEO a head start. This module creates a dynamic sitemap so that search engines can successfully crawl your site.
The Sitemap module creates a public index of your site so that users can find what they are looking for. The index can include categories and the latest blog posts.
Like the Sitemap module, the Footermap creates an index of your site for users, but in the footer of your site. This helps improve the user experience and therefore boost SEO.
This powerful but simple module allows you to set the
This module allows you to update the heading tag for your taxonomy title pages. This means that you can now add SEO orientated text, with important keywords to the heading.
This helpful module is used to add a range of useful attributes to your menu items, including ‘nofollow’ tags, ID’s, name, class and style.
This clever module ensures that visitors don’t just exit your site if they encounter a 404 error. The module uses the keywords from the broken URL to search for similar content on your site, giving the user a second chance to browse around.
This is a great module for helping to lower your sites 404 errors, as you can redirect old or broken URLs to new ones. One of the great things about this module is that it doesn’t change the links on external sites; it simply redirects them.
This wondrous module takes a lot of the work out of checking your HTML. Ensuring everything is up to standards, this module will also remove any malicious code found on your site. This is a must-have module for Drupal.
Site Verification provides you with a simple way of verifying your site in the eyes of search engines, by either adding a meta-tag or uploading a file to your server.
Having Google Authorship enabled allows the authors picture to show up alongside their posts in SERPs. This is extremely effective for click-thru rates, as well as SEO. This module allows you to add the arel=”author” tag to any guest authors, so they can help increase your sites credibility.
Google Analytics is an important, fundamental tool for analyzing SEO. Adding the powerful features of Google Analytics to your site is made easy with this handy module.