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Tuesday, November 28, 2006
WOW this is huge. Finally we have some answers on whether or not Google wants unique meta descriptions for each and every page on your store and guess what...they do!

There has always been this confusion...yes Google wants them...no they do not want meta descriptions. We have ALWAYS said to put them in. Yahoo is one that has always wanted these unique meta tags to get indexed properly. So why not do it?

Now you have even more reason for giving each and every page in your store a unique meta tag description....Google wants it too!

Google's Vanessa Fox recently responded in a Google Group post...

"Looking at your site in the search results, it appears that your pages
would be well served by meta description tags. For most queries, the
generated snippet is based on where the query terms are found on the
page, and in those cases, your results are fine. But for some more
generic queries, where a logical snippet isn't found in the text, the
generated snippet seems to be coming from the first bits of text from
the page -- in this case, boilerplate navigation that is the same for
every page.

Is there a static link to every page on the site?"

Read the entire post here

If your pages do not all have unique meta tags...why not?

Check out our Automatically Optimize Meta Tags feature we have.

Unique tags for each page of your store that are added automatically.


by: Shawna Seigel



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