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This module is discontinued and should be replaced by their refactored and extended successor,
the module "SEO Meta Tags" available at https://backdropcms.org/project/seo_meta
or https://github.com/backdrop-contrib/seo_meta

The Base Meta module allows you define page title tag and meta tags
for search engines:

  • for each page provided by node, views or taxonomy term you can set
    page title tag instead used by default;

  • keywords, descriptions and robots tags - you can set on per page/node
    basis or as defaults for all pages where meta tags not exactly defined;

  • for each page you can re-define canonical URL;

  • you can set different base URL for using in all canonical URLs
    instead default (actual) site domain.

Installation

  • Install this module using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at
    https://backdropcms.org/guide/modules

  • Visit the configuration page under Administration > Configuration >
    Search and metadata > Base Meta module settings (admin/config/search/base_meta)
    if you need set default values.

Usage

  • any node Create/Edit form received additional topmost vertical tab named
    'Page title and meta tags' - checkbox 'Define tags for page of this node'
    allow you to fill opened fields as required;
  • meta tags for pages provided by moduletaxonomy can be set by using tab
    in admin area: Administration > Configuration > Search and metadata >
    Base Meta module settings > Taxonomy pages or visit URL
    <your_domain_name>/admin/config/search/base_meta/taxonomy,
    then select vocabulary which contain terms needed, select any available
    term name for opening add/edit meta tags form;
  • meta tags for pages provided by module views can be set by using tab
    in admin area: Administration > Configuration > Search and metadata >
    Base Meta module settings > Views pages or visit URL
    <your_domain_name>/admin/config/search/base_meta/views
    and select any available page name for opening add/edit meta tags form.

License

This project is GPL v2 software. See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for
complete text.

Current Maintainer

Credits and motivation

  • Inspired by projects "Metatag" and "Page Title" in the quest for simplicity.

  • Some people cannot adopt CMS without such (even very basic) functionality.