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Best way to add a blog to open cart?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Earnings, Apr 16, 2013.

  1. Earnings

    Earnings Junior Member

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    Hey folks,

    I have used opencart before for ecommerce as I found it was very simple and easy to use. But I could really use a blog section for SEO purposes, but as far as I can see the only way to get one is to buy an add on. Is there a free add on that is good? Or a paid one that works well?

    Or should I start from scratch on Wordpress as its more flexible?

    all help would be MUCH appreciated!
     
  2. Stellar

    Stellar Junior Member

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    Why don't you just install Wordpress blog?

    Maybe it's a bit hard to take care of 2 different system in one domain. But I believe it's worth it.

    But don't forget to submit the xml sitemap for the blog in your webmaster tool.
     
  3. GiorgioB

    GiorgioB Supreme Member

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    I recommend you install a wordpress blog in a subdirectory (yourdomain.com/blog for example).. that way you get the benefit of unique and fresh content on your site in G's eyes.
     
  4. Earnings

    Earnings Junior Member

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    Excellent advice guys the thought actually didn't cross my mind so will definitely look into this, not sure how to do the site map part but I'm sure I can find some guides online, if not if you could give me some advice that would be great also!

    That should allow me to work to the strengths of both systems, and I'm assuming that done correctly Google would judge both parts as one website?
     
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    tonymu Junior Member

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    that.guy Newbie

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    I was always wondering the same thing when I used to own one, don't own one anymore but this is useful information. Thanks!