In Drupal, by default, the URL path for taxonomy term page is ..../taxonomy/term/3. Well, as you can see, the URL is not very meaningful. However, by installing Pathauto module, you can convert that URL into something like ..../taxonomy/term/python, which is much more meaningful to Google web crawlers.
Setup URL alias pattern
- After you installed and enabled Pathauto module, navigate to
Configuration > URL alias.
- Under the
Patternstab, click on
Add Pathauto Patternto create a new pattern.
- Set the
Pattern typeto Taxonomy term.
- Set the
Path patternto the way that you like, e.g. taxonomy/term/[term:name]. Note: The Browse available tokens link will show you all the possible patterns that you can use.
- After your pattern has been set, head over to the
- Select Taxonomy term.
- Generate a URL alias for un-aliased paths only
Clear the cache
After you regenerated all the URLs, you will not see the effect until you clear you system's cache. Navigate to
Configuration > Performance and then click on
Clear all caches.