SEO Metadata extension for phpBB

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SEO Metadata extension for phpBB

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Add dynamically generated meta tags and microdata (Open Graph, Twitter Cards and JSON-LD) of your forums and topics to improve SEO of your board and show correct information when you share it though social networks, including (but not limited to) Facebook, Twitter and Vkontakte.

If available, it will dynamically generate and include the following data inside the <head> tag:

Meta description

<meta name="description" content="...">

Open Graph

<meta property="fb:app_id" content="...">
<meta property="og:locale" content="...">
<meta property="og:site_name" content="...">
<meta property="og:url" content="...">
<meta property="og:type" content="article">
<meta property="og:title" content="...">
<meta property="og:description" content="...">
<meta property="og:image" content="...">
<meta property="og:image:type" content="...">
<meta property="og:image:width" content="...">
<meta property="og:image:height" content="...">
<meta property="article:published_time" content="...">
<meta property="article:section" content="...">
<meta property="article:publisher" content="...">

Twitter Cards

<meta name="twitter:card" content="summary|summary_large_image">
<meta name="twitter:site" content="...">
<meta name="twitter:title" content="...">
<meta name="twitter:description" content="...">
<meta name="twitter:image" content="..">

JSON-LD

<script type="application/ld+json">
{
	"@context": "http://schema.org",
	"@type": "DiscussionForumPosting",
	"@id": "...",
	"headline": "...",
	"description": "...",
	"image": "...",
	"author": {
		"@type": "Person",
		"name": "..."
	},
	"datePublished": "..."
	"publisher": {
		"@type": "Organization",
		"name": "...",
		"url": "...",
		"logo": {
			"@type": "ImageObject",
			"url": "...",
			"width": "...",
			"height": "..."
		}
	}
}
</script>

Features

  • Dynamically generated Open Graph, Twitter Cards meta tags and JSON-LD microdata from your board data and current page
  • Dynamic description
  • Set default image for Open Graph and JSON-LD
  • Set how description will be generated
  • ACP settings to enable/disable Open Graph, Twitter Cards and JSON-LD
  • Support for attachments, for topic image
  • Generate meta data for specific posts

Preview

Global settings Open Graph, Twitter Cards and JSON-LD settings Generated markup

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Requirements

  • PHP 7.1.3 or greater
  • phpBB 3.3 or greater

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Installation

  • Download the latest release
  • Decompress the *.zip or *.tar.gz file
  • Copy the files and directories inside {PHPBB_ROOT}/ext/alfredoramos/seometadata/
  • Go to your Administration Control Panel > Customize > Manage extensions
  • Click on Enable and confirm

Configuration

  • Go to your Administration Control Panel > Extensions > SEO Metadata settings
  • Change settings as needed
  • Click on Submit

Uninstallation

  • Go to your Administration Control Panel > Customize > Manage extensions
  • Click on Disable and confirm
  • Go back to Manage extensions > SEO Metadata > Delete data and confirm

Upgrade

  • Uninstall the extension
  • Delete all the files inside {PHPBB_ROOT}/ext/alfredoramos/seometadata/
  • Download the new version
  • Install the extension