Where & How To Add Meta Data To Your Magento 2 Store

The sibling post of Where & How To Add Meta Data To Your Magento Store (1.x), this is a guide on how you add Meta Data to your Magento 2 store, again with short clips.

Default For Your Store

How to add the default meta title & meta description for your Magento store:

  1. Click Stores to open the slide out menu
  2. Under Settings select Configuration
  3. Under General click Design
  4. Open the HTML Head tab

To add a default Meta Title update the Default Title field with your optimised text. You can also add a Title Prefix & Title Suffix that will be added to all Meta Titles here.

To add the default Meta Description update the Default Description area with your optimised text.

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Home Page & Other CMS Pages

How to add a meta title & meta description to the Home Page and other CMS pages in Magento:

  1. Click Content to open the slide out menu
  2. Under Elements click Pages
    • This is a list of all the content managed pages within your Magento 2
  3. Click Select & then Edit to open the page you wish to add meta-data to
    • This will open the Page Information area

To add a Meta Title update the Page Title field with your optimised text.

To add a Meta Description navigate to Meta Data, then add your optimised text in the Description field.

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Category Pages

How to add a meta title & meta description to your Magento categories:

  1. Click Products to open the slide out menu
  2. Under Inventory click Categories
    • This is a list of all your Magento 2 categories and their settings
  3. Click the category you wish to add meta-data to
    • This will fill in the right-hand side with the information for that category
  4. Ensure you are on the General Information tab (this is the default)

To add a Meta Title update the Page Title field with your optimised text.

To add a Meta Description add your optimised text in the Meta Description field.

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Product Pages

How to add a meta title & meta description to your Magento product pages:

  1. Click Products to open the slide out menu
  2. Under Inventory click Catalog
    1. This is the product grid
  3. Find & click the product you wish to add meta-data to
    • This will open the product information

To add a Meta Title navigate to Search Engine Optimization, then update the Meta Title field with your optimised text.

To add a Meta Description navigate to Search Engine Optimization, then add your optimised text in the Meta Description area.

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