Many people prefer Magento for creating their online store, as Magento is ready to use platform and having  technical knowledge to use it is not at all necessary. But all popular CMS’s often generate automated URL s for site pages, which may include numbers or special characters. So such URLs are hard to understand for readers and for search engines too. These URLs should be presented in a more understandable format.

The following step by step guide will help you to generate more SEO friendly URLs in Magento, which will be easy to understand for search engines and users also.

Step 1: Log into Magento

Step 2: Go to System >> Configuration.

Step 3: Click on “Web” option from the left navigation

Step 4: Then select “Search Engine Optimization” and Choose “Yes” for Use Web Server Rewrites

Step 5: Now click the “Save Config” in the right top.

Step 6: Check the confirmation note

 

Congratulations!  you have enabled the User-Friendly URLs Successfully.