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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.

Please note

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