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A meta tag that contains a description of your site.

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CSS Flex Order, What Does Googe Use?

If I have a page with four rows of content in the HTML ordered as: Topic C Topic A Topic B Topic D Then using CSS I reorder them into ABCD for desktop and DABC for mobile, which row will Google use ...
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Does using an open graph description that duplicates the meta description prevent Google from using the description in the search results?

I have a site which is using both an OpenGraph meta description property: <meta property="og:description" well a bog standard Meta description property: <meta name="description" ...
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Django - html metadescription not translated while google searching

I have a weird issue and I still don't know why. I'm working on a website using Django 1.10. Default language is English and it is translated in French and Portuguese. The pseudo code of the index....
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How would changing social media description=meta description affect site's SEO?

I want to change the website's social media descriptions equal to the meta description of every page. Will this affect the site in a positive way since we have meta description for every page?
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English version of my site is showing up in instead of the Swedish version of my site

I have a website that's in English on and in Swedish on I have corresponding hreflangs for each language. <link rel="alternate" hreflang="en" href=""&...
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Why the Meta Description of Website's Homepage Not Showing on Bing?

I have been doing SEO for a website of my client. I have added the meta description of all pages with All-in-One SEO plug-in about a month ago. However, the meta descriptions of some of the pages are ...
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Changing category subject in short intervals

I would like to know if it is possible to not get penalised by google for changing the subject of a category entirely. I would like to swap a category that I have built on a webpage, for one with a ...
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Open graph data not visible in iFramely or WhatsApp despite working on Facebook

I have this self-hosted WordPress site. I have added all the needed meta tags. They do come up on Facebook open graph debugger and show up when sharing links. They don't work anywhere else. iFramely ...
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checking for duplicate title and meta description tags across multiple subdomains

I know in Google Webmaster Tools, under "search appearance" for any domain, there's an "HTML Improvements" section which only checks crawled URLs specifically for that domain. My website has ...
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Google returns wrong subdomain variation as top result

we recently updated a customer website which included a change in server and some 301's to send old pages to new ones. The website as long as we know has always been setup without the www. subdomain ...
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Dynamic AngularJS Meta description stopped showing up in Google results

<meta name="description" ng-bind="main.pageDescription" content="{{main.pageDescription}}"> This is how we used to have dynamic meta descriptions for different pages and it used to work well ...
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Meta Descriptions Blank in Serps

Most of the meta descriptions in my articles are not appearing in SERP. This has happened over the last 12 hours. Updated Yoast and made some Elementor theme changes the night before. Site was also ...
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Why is Google indexing the title and description of my site in English instead of Portuguese?

When I look for my website (in Portuguese, my language), Google shows me the title and description of the page in English and they appear to have indexed the Portuguese URL. Why is this happening? I ...
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Yoast is reporting fewer than 50 words for my quiz-like posts in WordPress. How can I correct this?

I am new to WordPress development and trying to make a quiz site. I have a quiz plugin installed called WPquiz. I made a quiz with 12 questions, which is also more than 300 words (including the ...
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Link preview not shown on any social media

I was testing to see how my links appear when they are shared on WhatsApp or other social media. I found that it only shows the link, but not the meta description and page/post image etc. I am using ...
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Google Search console reports home page blocked by robots.txt and search results only show the domain name even though it isn't blocked

For the last few days I haven't seen the title and meta description in Google search results. When I inspected URL in search console, I got this error message: URL is on Google, but has issues. ...
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