Description does not show in the Google search

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Description does not show in the Google search

Postby utopia_bluesky » Tue Sep 08, 2009 4:35 am

Hi, i have built a website and send to the google webmaster but in the google search, it can search the website but the description does not show. I have added the description meta tag in the first page but still no sucess.

you can search this keywords in google "ascot chang", the first one is the result

Can anyone know how to solve this problem? many thanks!

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Re: Description does not show in the Google search

Postby gidgetnc » Tue Sep 08, 2009 5:13 am

You need to enter the site description in metadata under global configuration

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Re: Description does not show in the Google search

Postby utopia_bluesky » Tue Sep 08, 2009 6:18 am

What do you mean "under global configuration" ??

I have added the description meta tag in the <head></head> already. do i miss anything ?

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Re: Description does not show in the Google search

Postby gidgetnc » Tue Sep 08, 2009 6:38 am

If you login as admin to the control panel under site on the top menu you will see global configuration, choose it from the menu. There is a box for metadata - this is where your site description and key words for the site are entered. If you do not have access to global configuration contact the developer who built your site and have them add the metadata.

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Re: Description does not show in the Google search

Postby utopia_bluesky » Tue Sep 08, 2009 7:02 am

I have built the meta tag already....>_<....for a month...

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Re: Description does not show in the Google search

Postby stineg123 » Tue Sep 22, 2009 4:28 am

I have similar problem.,.. i used joompack to copy the website.. now the description from the old webseite is still showing in google.. although i changed it in global config.. does anyone know why?

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Re: Description does not show in the Google search

Postby hearingv » Wed Sep 30, 2009 10:15 am

I have created a google account, and submitted my website url
I have downloaded the XML extension for Joomla and created a sitemap and submitted the sitemap url to Google.

I will let you know if that works for me!

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Re: Description does not show in the Google search

Postby Ghonjez » Mon Oct 12, 2009 4:38 am

stineg123 wrote:I have similar problem.,.. i used joompack to copy the website.. now the description from the old webseite is still showing in google.. although i changed it in global config.. does anyone know why?

Hi stineg123...

Google need time for reindex / recrawl your site.
Please check back again in few day / week

:)

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Re: Description does not show in the Google search

Postby hearingv » Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:52 am

Well it worked for me. The XML was pretty easy to use. Submitted sitemap. Took about a week after that. I did post a question on the Google webmasters forum. ( thought that might help speed up the googlebot thing too). About a week later it is now showing.

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Re: Description does not show in the Google search

Postby utopia_bluesky » Mon Oct 19, 2009 4:31 am

Thanks to all, it seems work now...i have to wait for many weeks....


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