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  1. Connor
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I am using all in one seo by Yoast. The meta title does work, however the description is showing the first paragraph of my blog posts.

    To understand what I am talking about please click the search link: https://www.google.co.uk/search?aq=f&sugexp=chrome,mod=18&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=utraz#hl=en&safe=off&tbo=1&tbs=qdr:d&sclient=psy-ab&q=This+is+the+title+I+want+to+see+utraz&oq=This+is+the+title+I+want+to+see+utraz&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_l=serp.3...50175.51775.0.51906.7.7.0.0.0.0.133.707.4j3.7.0...0.0.OCUHlQFwWrk&pbx=1&tbo=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=4a65a196da3cebfa&biw=1517&bih=758

    I have definitely added description in the description section on the SEO options which is located on the post page.

  2. s_ha_dum
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    When did you add this? It takes a long time for Google to pick up some of these changes. Also, Google doesn't promise to use your meta description. Google only promises to think about it.

    However...

    I want to see this description, I really, really do. ... SEo TEST, I don't want seo to read this text ... by Flo Rida? If yes why not view our top 5 best covers on Utraz ...

    ... that give me the impression that this is your meta description, at least the first part is. The meta description isn't very long, so Google must be appending part of your post content.

  3. Connor
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I added it last night, the seo was added before the post was published, yes the first part of that description is indeed what I wrote for the description.

    I'm going to publish a similar one with a longer description and see how it handles that, its just been doing that for some time and my site views have been decreasing possibly as a result.

  4. s_ha_dum
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I can't remember the exact value off the top of my head but Google displays about 150-160 characters in that field. That is the target length you want.

  5. Connor
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Thank you, I'm looking into it now. Just making a few posts with jumble on it, to see if I can get it sorted.

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