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I am new with SEO, and i following a tutorial about meta tags... when i search my keyword in Google, I can only see the URL of my website but it has no description....

 search in google: surebooked
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 but return only: surebooked.com/

There are no description in Google when I search my keyword. Does anyone have an idea about my situation?

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Are you using a content management system or just static html pages? –  toomanyairmiles Feb 8 '12 at 9:16
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@toomanyairmiles, I am using django in my website... –  gadss Feb 9 '12 at 0:51
    
@gadss this might point you in the right direction then yeago.net/blog/2010/jul/20/django-meta-tag-management –  toomanyairmiles Feb 9 '12 at 7:41
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Google can actually display whatever it likes in the search results i.e. what it thinks is relevant to the most common queries about that page/site/file/whatever but most often it goes with whats in your meta title and meta description tags e.g.

Daily Telegraph Google Result

Daily Telegraph Homepage result from google

Corresponding meta tags

<title>News - Latest breaking news - Telegraph</title>
<meta name="description" content="Latest news, breaking news and current news from the UK and around the world, plus celebrity news and political news from Telegraph.co.uk, all the latest breaking stories" /> 

So you need to insert these two meta tags into the <head></head> section of each of your HTML pages, it is best to have unique content about each page in them, rather than the same text repeated over and over again.

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Check your meta description tag. Does it exist in the front page? Maybe some script or something is preventing to appear.

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Is this the code you entered?

<title>BBC - Homepage</title>
<meta name="description" content="Breaking news, sport, TV, radio and a whole lot more. The BBC informs, educates and entertains - wherever you are, whatever your age.">
<meta name="keywords" content="BBC, bbc.co.uk, bbc.com, Search, British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC iPlayer, BBCi">

The contents and title changes...

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I'm getting the correct page description that's in the source code of the main page. Since I'm new I can't upload screenshots but it all looks fine from where I'm sitting.

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