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Is this spinnable? "{MetaDescription}"

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by BIGBIGBIGMamas, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. BIGBIGBIGMamas

    BIGBIGBIGMamas Power Member

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    So I was looking under the hood of my blog theme and noticed this in the meta description tag:
    <meta name="description" content="{MetaDescription}" />

    This section of the tag spinnable? "{MetaDescription}"

    Will spinning the description and/or keyword tag help with SEO?
     
  2. geomuss

    geomuss Regular Member

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    Meta Tags are not spinnable, unless there has been a significant change in the last week
     
  3. BIGBIGBIGMamas

    BIGBIGBIGMamas Power Member

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    Thanks for responding.

    So basically these '{}' characters have no real significance in the meta tag?
     
  4. geomuss

    geomuss Regular Member

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    No idea why they would have curly braces before the text in the meta description to be honest
    Unless it is forcing the bot to search the article for a description rather than the meta, as I believe
    foreign characters ie {} are not allowed.
     
  5. the_demon

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    You can spin your meta description using PHP, however it's not going to help you rank any better.
     
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  6. GiorgioB

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    Meta descriptions are the snippet you see in the SERPS under your page title.

    1) Why you would want to spin it and make it sound spammy, I have no idea, on the contrary, you have 120 characters to stand out in the SERPs, use them freakin wisely.

    2) Spinning is something used in SEO software, I doubt your blog theme can spin anything.
     
  7. BIGBIGBIGMamas

    BIGBIGBIGMamas Power Member

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    I don't want to necessarily spin anything. the point was to educate myself about what i noticed.

    The theme that i noticed this code from was a tumblr theme...

     
  8. jhakasseo

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    {MetaDescription} this in url blog meta indicating to your meta description. this is not meta description nor that is spun.
    If you think you can fool search engine by spinning your meta description you will be going in sandbox.
     
  9. BIGBIGBIGMamas

    BIGBIGBIGMamas Power Member

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    Did you not read the thread????

    Why would I want to "fool" a search engine? The point was to find out what the heck the symbols were for. Nothing more... Jheeshh!