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Meta Description not showing correct info help

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by drogon, Sep 29, 2011.

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    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    I am trying to figure out why the 'Meta Description' field for my site is suddenly now not showing the correct info i have entered into that field and now showing text from my site content instead.

    Two things i did before this happened was:

    1) Ordered high pr homepage contextual backlinks which are already getting indexed.

    2) Added a new article and changed the date for 5 other articles on my site (6 articles total).

    As a result i remain in the same position for my main keyword but lost ranking for related keywords. Any ideas?
     
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    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    Ok, so i just checked webmaster tools and it shows i have duplicate Meta Description even though i don't. The second meta description i noticed is identical to another one of my websites so checked the htacess file and i am showing a strange 302 redirect pointing to that other site even though both sites loads properly!!

    Anyway removed the entry and hopefully this will resolve the problem but seems very strange!!
     
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    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    Ok, problem fixed for anyone who might be using the Wordpress 'News' theme.

    The theme was updated at the same time i logged in to add new content. Turns out the update has a bug where it adds a second 'Description' in Tagline in addition to the one in your seo plugin. So need to remove an Tagline (which the theme does not display anyway) and that should get rid of the duplication. I will have lost $$$ due to this theme update and fall in rankings.