One of the benefits of the Tendenci CMS is that SEO is baked in to the code. Also, Tendenci allows you control over backend SEO tags like Meta, Alt tags, and Title tags from the interface (no coding required). This webinar covers the following:

  1. The automatic SEO features of Tendenci
  2. What custom SEO features are available in Tendenci
  3. Tips for optimizing content in Tendenci

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Webinar Highlights

Automatic SEO Features of Tendenci

Front End Features

  • Meta Description & Title Tag Automatically Generated based on content (you can change these)
  • Alt Tag Automatically Created based on image filename
  • Primary Keywords

Tip: Double Check Your Site Settings, Particularly

  • Site Name
  • Geographical Location
  • Primary Keywords
  • Secondary Keywords

Back End Features

How to Customize Your SEO

Updates You Have Control Over

  • Meta
  • Categories
  • Alt Tags on Images
  • URL Slug
  • Heading Tags (H1, H2, H3)

Tips for Updating Your Meta

In general, focus on 1 to 3 keywords per page within your website. Specific tips for each tag:


Keep it to 64 Characters. Include your brand name last (you should rank well for those words anyway). Every title tag within your site should be different and relate to the content on the page.


Keep it to 120 Characters - be sure to include your geography.


Keep it to around 3 targeted keyword phrases. Most Search Engines Ignore, but it doesn’t hurt to fill out this information.

On Page Edits

Incorporate Targeted Keywords Into:

  • Alt Tags on Images
  • Sub headings (Heading 1, Heading 2, Heading 3)
  • Cross Links

Tips for Optimization

Tips for Rich Media Optimization

  • Fill out all fields you have available
  • Tags
  • Categories
  • Description/Caption (can include HTML)
  • URL Slug
  • More on How To Optimize on YouTube:

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