Best Practices When It Comes to the Meta Description Tag

December 20, 2017 754 views

This page has a collection of resources dedicated to understanding and using the meta description tag.

In the early days of the web, the meta description tag was an important part of ranking in search engines.

Today the meta description tag is no longer used as a search ranking signal. Now the purpose of the meta description tag is to give an accurate description of the page and should be written so the user will want to click on the search engine listing.

Over the years, not much has changed regarding the meta description tag.

A Selection of Pages Related To The Meta Description Tag

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7 SEO Tactics for Writing Meta Descriptions That Rock the SERPs

Meta Description Examples

Below is a collection of web pages I found useful that offer examples for using the meta description tag.

By studying these examples you’ll be able to come up with a style that works best for you.

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How to Write a Killer Meta Description

Meta Description Generator

Meta description generators are tools you can use to format the HTML code for your website.

Note if you’re using a CMS like WordPress you really don’t need a meta-description generator.

Meta Description Generator

Google SERP Snippet Optimization Tool

Meta Keywords Generator



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