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New Class: Drupal 8 Search Engine Optimization

In this week's new class, we're going to give you advice on optimizing your Drupal 8 site for search engines.

Watch "How to Improve SEO on Drupal 8 Site" and you'll learn how to set up Clean URLs, Google Analytics, metadata, sitemaps and much more.

This intro video gives you a feel for the class, and introduces you to the SEO Checklist module:

Here's the syllabus of the Drupal 8 SEO class:


  • Introduction to Drupal Search Optimization
  • Optimize Your Drupal Site for Efficiency

URLs and Metadata

  • Setting Up Clean URLs in Drupal
  • Metatags for Drupal Sites  
  • Metatags for Drupal Content
  • Metadata Showing Your Site's Language

Sitemaps and Analytics

  • Creating an XML Sitemap in Drupal
  • Add a Sitemap to Google Search Console
  • Add Google Analytics to Drupal Sites
  • W3C Validation for Drupal Sites

Site Optimization

  • Analyzing Your Content With Yoast SEO  
  • Aggregation to Speed Up Drupal Sites  
  • CDNs, Minification and Javascript Processing
  • An Overview of Drupal 8 SEO
  • Drupal 8 SEO Quiz 

About the author

Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve's work straddles the line between teaching and web development.