Are meta ON-PAGE tags obsolote?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by gman777, Jul 12, 2017.

  1. gman777

    gman777 Power Member

    Apr 7, 2016
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    To me it seems like they are useless, esp. the meta description.

    I tried to rank for a keyword by adding keyword only in the <meta property="description"> tag, however it didn't show anything for it. When I checked the index by adding the exact url in Google, I noticed that the description it's actually shown from the first paragraph that you enter in the article.

    Normally, I was deceived by the fact that meta description also grabs the first paragraph, just like Google. So, I thought that the meta desc was the reason why it was shown like that in SERP. But in fact it had no impact.

    The title of the post is taken from the first H1 tag it seems.

    What do you think? Why do we still need to use them? I'm talking about all: title, url, desc.
    Last edited: Jul 12, 2017
  2. Nut-Nights

    Nut-Nights Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

    Jun 20, 2013
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    No use, but we do it for fun. Its like why a person watch porn if he got a hot gf or wife.
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