We will show you multiple setup options
There are a lot of theories about the perfect url structure for WooCommerce webshops. We will provide you information about the experience from our customers and their SEO results. This post will tell you how to setup the best url structure for WooCommerce in a nutshell.
Important SEO and indexing rules:
Do not put to much keywords in your category or product names/ urls. This will harm your indexation.
The url structure will be:
This url structure contains a category, subcategory and the product name.
The product url structure will be:
This url structure is mostly used by large webshops with thousands of products. Its easy to maintain and has no limitations nor complex category url structures.
Change your common settings to ‘custom structure’ and add /%category%/%postname%/
Change the ‘custom base’ and add /product/%product_cat%
If you want to setup a base url (like /shop or /store)
There are dozens of customers who have contacted us to let us know how the new url structure is performing. In most cases the number of visitors growths with 20-30%. For example, if your webshop has 1000 visitors each month and it grows with 200 visitors your sales will go up logically.