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Homepage Meta Description Question

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by James2, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. James2

    James2 Senior Member

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    Hi guys,

    I am using the Yoast SEO plugin on a WP site.

    The problem I am having is that my meta description on G is always taken from my latest post. Obviously that is no good for ranking my primary keyword as my meta is always changing (I think I am right in saying that it's not good to optimize every post for a primary keyword).

    Is there a way to set a permanent meta description and is that indeed what I should be doing?

    Thanks for your time and help,

    James
     
  2. WebMeUp

    WebMeUp Regular Member

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    In fact, Meta Description doesn't have any influence on your website rankings. If Google doesn't consider it to be relevant to a search query, the search engine will make a snippet on its own.

    The only factor Meta Description can influence on is CTR.

    Anyway, you can easily fix that by editing the template of your WP-based site home page.
     
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  3. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    In Yoast ?

    Go into your Yoast dashboard--go to "titles and meta"-- then "home"---set your titles and meta.
     
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  4. James2

    James2 Senior Member

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    Cheers lads.

    How's it going Duffers?
     
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  5. Duffers5000

    Duffers5000 Elite Member

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    All good pal....shaping up nicely for global domination !

     
  6. ghostmigi

    ghostmigi Registered Member

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    yoast is premium there is someone has dowloand file for free , i dont have money to buy the plugin
    or if there is plugin similer like yoast write it to me please , thank you