Quick start guide

Quick start guide helps walk you through the very first steps of SEO journey

Who can use this feature?

  • Quick start guide is available for all Avada SEO Suite users.

  • Quick start guide may vary across different SEO Suite paid plans based on the specific demand & requirements.

Avada SEO Suite is a platform that helps Shopify users with SEO. After installing Avada SEO Suite from Shopify App Store, you can get access to app in Shopify admin.

We'll cover the basics & introduce some key features like Site Speed up, Image Optimizer. Here are 6 steps to get your store ready with SEO.

1. Speed up your store

Who can use this feature?

  • This feature is available for Pro and Enterprise plan users.

40% of visitors tend to leave a website that takes longer than 3 seconds to load.

Websites that load quickly and provide a smooth user experience are more likely to rank higher in Google's search results.

  • Go to app admin -> Dashboard -

  • In the "Improve your search ranking", click to open tab Speed up your store

  • Click "Go to settings" -

  • Turn on Site speed up.

2. Optimize images

Who can use this feature?

  • This feature is available for all users

  • Free plan users can optimize images for 50 products/month. Paid plan users can optimize unlimited images.

Optimizing images helps your web pages load faster, boosts your search engine rankings, and attracts more visitors to your website.

In fact, did you know that pages with optimized images can load up to 40% faster? That's a big impact on your website's performance and visibility.

  • Go to app admin -> Dashboard

  • In the "Improve your search ranking", click to open tab Optimize images

  • Click Check it out

  • Click Optimize now to start optimizing your images

Optimizing images may affect your store

  • If you're using a page builder app or a third-party app to build your website, images may disappear. They may not recognize new filenames and break image links.

  • You need to update the image links in your page builder or a third-party app after optimizing the file names.

If there're lots of pictures in your website, you might need to wait for a while.

No need to stay in app & wait. You will receive an email from us when this process is finished by setting up email notification.

After image optimization is finished, you can check each image to make sure they're all compressed, the alt and file name is optimized.

Check out more settings about image optimization (alt & filename) and our tool that help compress images.

3. SEO audit

Who can use this feature?

  • This feature is available for all users

The SEO audit is a crucial step for your success in the world of SEO.

By thoroughly analyzing your website's SEO factors, it uncovers valuable insights and identifies what you're doing great, what you should improve or fix. This comprehensive evaluation ensures that your website is search engine-friendly, increases visibility and enhances overall user experience.

Check out complete SEO checklist for Shopify store.

Follow this interactive guide.

How to use interactive guide?

4. Google Structured Data

Who can use this feature?

  • This feature is available for all users.

Google uses structured data to understand the content of your webiste.

Adding structured data can enable search results that are more engaging to users and might encourage them to interact more with your website, which are called rich results.

Learn more about structured data in Google Search.

  • Go to app admin -> Dashboard

  • In the "Enable Structured data for eCommerce", click to open tab and click Go to settings.

Avada SEO Suite can enable Google structure data for your:

  • Homepage

  • Product & collection page

  • Local business information

  • Rating and reviews

  • Breadcrumb

  • Sitelink search box

  • Frequently asked questions

  • Blog posts & articles

Learn more about SEO Suite Google structured data.

5. Optimize meta tags

meta tags are HTML tags used to provide additional information about a page to search engines.

Avada SEO Suite helps you to set up your meta tags easily with preview on search results. You can use Meta tags basic and Meta tag rule to set up your meta tags.

Learn more about meta tags.

  • Go to app admin -> Dashboard

  • In the "Optimize your meta tags", click to open tab and click Go to settings.

Then you're directed to Meta tags. You can set up your meta tags using either basic or rule mode.

Meta tag basic

In Meta tag basic, you can set up meta tags for Homepage and every Product page, Collection page and Blog posts.

Learn more about meta tags of Homepage.

We set up your default meta tags ready to use, you just need to turn them on. You can freely edit them to fit your store brand voice. Then remember click Save to save all settings.

Meta tag rule

In Meta tag rule, you set up your own rule to create your meta tags of your Product pages, Collection pages and Blog posts.

For example: You want Summer Collection have different meta tag to Winter Collection, use Meta tag rule to set up.

Learn more about set up meta tag rule.

6. Google Search Console

Google Search Console is a web service by Google which help you check indexing status, search queries, crawling errors and optimize visibility on search result page.

Learn more about Google Search Console.

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