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Help! Google still uses wrong meta description

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by BlackVL, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. BlackVL

    BlackVL Regular Member

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    Hello,

    Months after I changed my meta description and "fetched as Google" in WMT Google is still using the first paragraph.

    The page has the right description in the meta. It is set in Yoast and I manually added to <head>
    But for two pages Google still uses the wrong one.

    Can you please help me?
     
    Last edited: Apr 14, 2016
  2. VersaceGod

    VersaceGod Registered Member

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    Is your site being updated regularly or have any new links been sent to those pages?

    Have you crawled your site recently with google webmaster tools?
     
  3. jacker818

    jacker818 Power Member

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    Right click on your website through the browser and make sure the correct description is coming up in your source file.
     
  4. BlackVL

    BlackVL Regular Member

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    Google uses the first paragraph to create a description. I have set the right description in the meta all across the site. New links have been sent and it's updated regularly
     
  5. Cha Wong

    Cha Wong Regular Member

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    Did you submit web url to google?
     
  6. daanval1

    daanval1 Newbie

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    You can check out your source code by right clicking to check whether it is correct or not...if it is wrong you can interact with Google team regarding the problem..
     
  7. umerjutt00

    umerjutt00 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Well try using fetch as google again... There is not that much you can do about that. or try re-submitting the sitemap.
     
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    Your meta description might be less relevant to the query than the first paragraph or it might be too short or over optimized.
     
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    axedbydax Power Member

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    force search engines to use your meta with this: <meta name="robots" content="noodp" />
     
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  11. BlackVL

    BlackVL Regular Member

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    I changed the page title and that was apparently the only thing that made Google change the meta description (and title) in its index. Happy to find a solution after months...