Last Updated on July 3, 2019Since the arrival of Ruby on Rails (RoR), it has become difficult to decide whether one should opt for some other technology akin to PHP, .NET, and more, or should go with Ruby on Rails- exclaimed as the most productive and speedy MVC Framework for Web Application Development.
And here we disclose one more feature or one must say resourceful feature of Ruby on Rails that will certainly heave individuals to pick and drop their thoughts of developing an application from other technologies on the track, to the Rails.
5 SEO Plugins (Gems) offered by Ruby on Rails to make a Search Engine Friendly Web Application:
Headliner for Title– Ruby on Rails provides Headliner plugin to construct titles in a tag. The Headliner plugin makes it easy to describe your titles globally and thus one need not define it in several places.
Metamagic for Meta Tags– Metamagic plugin helps to generate meta tags. Both Meta Tags and Titles are of extreme importance when comes to SEO, for Search Engines crawl via Titles and Meta Descriptions instantly when a search request is made.
Gretel to display Breadcrumbs– Breadcrumbs generated via Gretel plugin are important for SEO as they show ‘Path’ or location to both Search Engine and User.
Friendlyld for Friendly URLs– Frienldyld plugin offered by Ruby on Rails Gems helps to generate friendly URLs that tends to explain the concept and structure of information provided in the page. RESTful URLs remain same even when the underlying resource is changed.
Dynamic Sitemaps to create Sitemaps– Dynamic Sitemap helps to generate sitemaps in the sitemaps.org XML format thus helping in SEO for Sitemap of a website help Search Engine to crawl and find all the pages a website carry.
Advanced SEO for Ruby on Rails:
i18n– Internationalization- With this feature of Ruby on Rails you can change the language of content so as to target your potential customers or relevant country. Using i18n in ROR one can change the content this way- config/locales/xx.yml file.
Caching – Use caching to optimize your site and to make it faster to load in a search engine. A site when loads faster, gradually move upwards in search engine ranking due to its speedy structure, cache, and clean URLs.
Mobile_fu Gem – Search engine optimization for cell phones and related gadgets is of equal importance. Thus RoR out of the box offers Mobile_fu gem to optimize your site for cellular gadgets. It works by detecting user agents and will display the responsive user interface for gadgets like iPhone, Android, Windows, etc.
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