Changing the SEO properties for categories and catalog entries

In the Catalogs tool, tool, you can change the URL keyword, page title, meta description, and image alt text for catalog entry and category pages.

About this task

You can also use the Commerce Composer tool to change the SEO properties for categories and catalog entries.


  1. Open the Catalogs tool.
  2. Select your store, then find and open the category or catalog entry that you want to modify its SEO properties for.
  3. Click the Search Engine Optimization tab.
  4. To change the URL keyword, type a new keyword.
    Note: If you are viewing a category that does not belong to the default catalog for the current store, then the sample SEO URL is not displayed.
  5. To change the page title, meta-description or image alt text, click Override default for the property you want to change.
  6. Enter the preferred content. For instance, the page title can be rewritten to be: "Welcome to the Aurora furniture department" for the furniture category page. If wanted, you can include any SEO substitution parameters.
  7. Repeat for each property you want to change.
  8. Click Save or Save and Close.

What to do next

Confirm your changes:
  1. When you are ready to test your changes, select File > Store Preview.
  2. Click Launch Store Preview.
  3. Browse to the page for the product you just changed.
  4. Confirm your changes:
    SEO Property How to confirm changes
    Desktop URL keyword Check the page URL
    Page title Check the page title
    Meta description Check the HTML code for the page
    Image alt text Hover the mouse pointer over the product image