The State/Province field was something that many developers struggled for years in Magento – there are countries that don’t need this feature but it’s set up in Magento that not only this field was required one, but also there was a drop-down with states/provinces/counties that was not correct/needed/actual. Although the information is very important for some countries and used for both tax and shipping calculation, but there are a lot of countries that don’t need this info at all. (more…)
Robots.txt serves as one of the factors in search engine optimization, although in Magento this file is not included by default. So, let’s fix this and create the file ourselves:
# indicates that rules are defined for all bots
# should not wait too long for a page to load
# Now come the rules: restrict robots from indexing the following pages:
# These rules are supported only by major bots
These are the basic rules. Robots.txt file should be customized and changed per each project individually.