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PrestaShop Automatic Ping Services Integration

The module helps in notifying search engines or other services about updates to your website. When we ping a service, we are essentially sending a notification that new content or changes have been made and need to be indexed or processed. Pinging can help improve the visibility and indexing speed of your content.

The process of pinging typically involves sending a simple HTTP request to the ping service’s designated endpoint with the URL or information about the updated content. The exact method and endpoints for pinging may vary depending on the service you want to notify.

One of the best ways to increase Web traffic to your business website is by letting Google know your site is out there. This tool alerts Google to let it know when your site has been updated and has pages that need to be re-indexed in the search engine. You can easily set up a module installation to auto-ping Google whenever your site changes.

Website ping services indirectly benefit search engines by contributing to a better web ecosystem and improved user experiences. Although search engines themselves do not use website ping services, the positive impact on websites can influence how search engines perceive and rank them. Here are the main benefits of website ping services to search engines:

Faster Indexing: Website ping services can notify search engines whenever a new page or content is published on a website. This real-time notification helps search engine bots discover and index new content more quickly, ensuring it appears in search results faster.

Improved Crawling Efficiency: Regularly pinging a website indicates that it is actively maintained and updated. Search engines may adjust their crawling frequency based on how frequently a website pings them, focusing more on frequently updated sites and potentially reducing crawling for less active websites.

Uptime and Availability: Search engines strive to provide their users with high-quality search results. Websites that are frequently down or slow to respond may be penalized in search rankings. By using a website ping service to monitor and maintain website availability, website owners can ensure their sites are more accessible to search engine crawlers.

Reduced Bounce Rates: Websites that are frequently down or have performance issues tend to have higher bounce rates (visitors leaving the site quickly after landing on it). Lower bounce rates signal to search engines that the website provides valuable and relevant content to users, potentially leading to improved search rankings.

User Experience: Search engines prioritize user experience, and website ping services contribute indirectly to this by helping website owners identify and resolve downtime and performance issues promptly. A better user experience on websites means a better overall web experience for search engine users.

Positive Ranking Signals: While website ping services themselves do not directly influence search engine algorithms, the positive effects they bring, such as improved uptime, faster indexing, and better user experience, can lead to increased user engagement and other positive ranking signals that search engines take into account.

Data Accessibility: Search engines rely on being able to access and crawl websites effectively to gather and index information. Website ping services help ensure that search engines can access websites reliably, making it easier for search engine bots to index the content and make it available to users.

In conclusion, website ping services indirectly benefit search engines by contributing to a healthier web ecosystem with more accessible and up-to-date websites. These services help website owners maintain their sites more effectively, resulting in improved user experiences and potentially better search engine rankings.

Ping Service is a service that allowed website owners to ping or notify search engines and other web services about their new or updated content. The purpose of using Ping Service was to improve the indexing speed of web pages and increase their visibility in search engine results.

When a website owner published or updated a webpage, they could use Ping Service to submit the URL of that page to various ping services and search engines. These services would then be notified about the new content, prompting them to crawl and index the page more quickly.

The idea behind using ping services was that faster indexing could potentially lead to quicker inclusion of web pages in search engine results, providing website owners with more visibility and potential traffic.

It’s worth noting that the effectiveness of ping services in improving search engine rankings or traffic is debatable. While they may help with faster indexing, search engines rely on various factors beyond just quick indexing to determine a webpage’s ranking and visibility in search results.


– Helps in improvement in ranking in all search engines.
– Helps in increase in web traffic.
– Helps to get targeted traffic and related store products and services.
– Provide greater information to search engines to improve their understanding of your business and of the content on your website.
– It can act as an authentication for a business address if it matches the
– Automatically add all website pages and ping on intervals using the cron job script.
– Implementing rich snippets can have a huge impact on how your pages perform in the search engines.
– It helps to increase visibility in the search results
– It helps to improve click-through rates and attract more targeted traffic.
– SEO friendly.
– Support all browsers: Firefox, Chrome, IE, Safari, etc.
– Lightweight. (Smaller file size, which loads faster.)
– Increase sales, conversion rates, and product promotions.
– Maintain existing customers & Attract new customers.
– Lower marketing expenses, exposure to potential customers, and reach targeted audiences.
– Multiple browser compatibility (IE, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Chrome, and Edge).
– Mobile, Tablet, and all devices compatible.
– Multi-language and Multi Store compatible.
– Module works without making any changes in existing files on PrestaShop store versions.
– 24*7 Support
– Good Documentation

Benefits to Customers

– Drawing a customer’s attention to your relevant result.
– Providing instant information as related to their query.
– Customers trust online stores and feel comfortable.
– Helps in support and communication in the customer’s native language.
– Customer queries and clarifications get fast solutions.
– Helps to increase customer understanding and knowledge about the store.

Benefits to Merchants

– Higher Chances of Ranking on SERPs
– Better Click through Rates
– Better Marketing Opportunity
– More Qualified Leads
– More Credibility
– Reduce expenses
– Increase sales
– Improve customer service and loyalty
– Customer convenience
– Competitive advantages
– Expand market reach
– Proactive outreach
– Reports and analytics
– Real-Time Convenience to Customers
– Cost Efficient
– Stand out Amongst Competitors
– Eye-catching results => drawing a search user’s attention from your competitors’ listings to your own result.
– Potential CTR increase => Possibly increasing click-through rates and lowering the chance of the user ‘bouncing’ as they see more information about the page before clicking through (there is also the potential to deter users if the additional rich snippets of information show something they were not looking for).
– Providing ‘quality’ results => offering results that could match the user’s intent more closely. On the downside, if the informational benefit of the rich snippet satisfies the user’s search query, it might eliminate the need to click through for further engagement.
– Develop Deeper Customer Relationships
– Increase in Conversions and Average Order Values


Step 1: Upload the module zip file from the back-office Module & Services menu tab. Module Manager area using the upload button. After successful installation module menu link will appear in the left menu or top menu in the back-office more area.
Step 2: Install the module using the install button.
Step 3: Visit the module management page from the back-office “More” area (section) in the left menu in back-office.
Step 4: The module installation process is very easy, how module configuration works can be seen in the demo instance.
Step 5: Please visit our demo instance for module configuration and usage demo.

– Module works without making any change in the existing PrestaShop file so that existing customization and theme change do not affect.
– We provide free technical and feature support in installation, and configuration, as well as access to updates available for this product.
– Free support on installation, configuration and customization as per store requirements for example new hook addition on your store.


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