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What is layered navigation in Magento 2?

Author: Shirley Balerio
by Shirley Balerio
Posted: Jan 11, 2018
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To avoid some obvious questions about Enhanced Layers Navigation Magento 2, we have to mention that it is absolutely SEO friendly, so you should not be afraid of your search engine rankings. The extension offers very flexible configurations, so you can use it without the help of other third-party solutions.

Module Magento 2 Layered navigation with AJAX layers, filters & price sliders and multiple selections of attributes. In addition, the module provides the possibility to buy products from brands. Regarding the Magento 2 version of the module, the extension uses several options of multi-selection of filters, implements the search for product attributes and introduces the possibility of removing the selected options.

Layered Navigation Filters

Due to several Layers Navigation Filters, the extension provides the possibility to search by product attributes. Therefore, you and your customers can filter products by color, price, manufacturer or other attributes. At the same time, you receive a set of adjustable parameters such as filter position, fold / unfold options, multi-selection, deletion of navigation attributes, the possibility of classifying attribute values, etc. In addition, it is possible to filter products by star evaluation and use a variety of demonstration modes for your new attribute filters with Enhanced Magento 2 Layer Navigation.

Buy products from Brands

This set of features includes the ability to create alphabetic block marks, alphabetic blocks related to product attributes, use filters with brand logos (the feature works in the navigation pad) and display unique pages of "Favorite Brands". Regarding the attributes of products in navigation, the extension Layers Navigation by Magento 2.

Price Sliders

When it comes to price sliders, you get the following attribute modes. You can use them with weight, screen resolutions and other numeric attributes. The extension offers a wonderful opportunity to define only exact price ranges and apply the widgets. As a store owner, you can define the step size for all numeric attribute sliders including price sliders. In addition, it is possible to eliminate specified categories of Magento price filters.

AJAX

Regarding AJAX and Enhanced Magento 2 Layers Navigation, we have to mention that the solution offers a friendly AJAX mode with SEO, fast filtering with AJAX without reloading category pages, selected "Saved" options that are saved even when you click on the 'Back' button.

Advanced Categories Menu

This module selection offers several display characteristics of category trees demonstration modes and other different options. Thus, you can easily define a necessary number of levels of categories, configure depth of each category, let the extension demonstrate products and categories of a certain level. The layered navigation by using thumbnails in subcategories. In addition, it is necessary to mention some main moments of navigation in Magento 2. First of all, it offers the support of multiple selections to categories. Afterwards, you get an opportunity to move or even hide category filters.

Layered navigation with friendly SEO

Regarding the SEO features of Enhanced Layer Navigation, we have to mention the following things:

  • Short URLs of Brands:
  • Clear links
  • Custom meta tags
  • The possibility of defining the order for meta tags of categories
  • Titles and descriptions in multiple languages
  • Canonical URLs
  • Type of selection for URLs

loading icons of product attributes.

Even the 'traditional' Magento 2-layered navigation is not flexible enough to fill modern e-commerce requirements. If you are among the prominent Magento 2 merchants, do not hesitate to spend money on Enhanced Layers Navigation for Magento 2 as you will essentially improve the usability of your online store.

Improvements available with the extension:

  • The possibility of choosing multiple values in a filter
  • Easy extension management
  • Unlimited number of options can be applied in the same filter;
  • Possibility of eliminating selected options;
  • Friendly URLs with SEO
  • Other improvements
About the Author

Teacher-turned online blogger, Shirley is a full-time backyard homesteader based in Virginia. When she doesn't have her face buried in a book or striding in her garden, she's busy blogging about simple life hacks of the daily life.

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