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Hi Jordi

My site's SEO Meta Title and Description is showing differently in google's search result page today, which showed up well the day before. Attached is the file for your reference if I may have your advice.

Thanks
CC

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ChipsCamp replied on at Permalink Reply 1 Attachment
Hi Jordi

Attached for your reference is another search result in google which I have used Chinese character in the search box and this page was displayed (as per yesterday's search result before the amendment of the Meta description English text).


Thanks
CC
jordif replied on at Permalink Reply
jordif
Hi,

yes, Google will not always use the meta description in its search snippets, here is an article explaining this:

https://moz.com/blog/why-wont-google-use-my-meta-description...

However, according to Google cache information, your websitehttp://www.chipcamp.com was indexed on June 22:

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:www.chipscamp....

While the non-www version was indexed on June 30:

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:chipscamp.com&...

That means that probably when your website is crawled again by google, the search snippet will be fine.

Btw, I'd recommend setting a Canonical URL so your site is only indexed ashttp://www.chipscamp.com Here is more info about this:

https://documentation.concrete5.org/editors/dashboard/system-and-mai...

Cheers,

Jordi
ChipsCamp replied on at Permalink Reply
Hi Jordi

Dashboard's "SEO & Statistics" page only has the "Pretty URLs" page and not the full "Urls and Redirection" page which should have the Canonical URL setting. Does that mean there is nothing further I could do for now except to wait for Google's next crawling schedule?

thanks
CC
jordif replied on at Permalink Reply
jordif
Hi,

yes, I'm afraid you'll need to wait until google crawls your site again.

Jordi
ChipsCamp replied on at Permalink Reply
Hi Jordi

Google just crawled my site and search results listed my Disclaimer Page with my Disclaimer Meta Title and some of its contents.

By selecting the areas to be excluded from the "Blacklist" options in "Search Index", will that help? By the way, how do I understand what are the contents in the "Main" or "Main:1", "Main:2", or even the "Primary", "Secondary 1", "Secondary 2" areas etc?

Thanks
CC

Under the Indexing Method
Areas
Main
Main : 1
Main : 2
Page Footer
Page Header
Primary
Secondary 1
Secondary 2
Secondary 3
Secondary 4
Secondary 5
Sidebar
Slide 1
Slide 2
Slide 3
Slide 4
Slide 5
Slide 6
Slides Nav
Clear Search Index
jordif replied on at Permalink Reply
jordif
Hi,

there is a page attribute called "Exclude from search index". You need to add that page attribute to the page you want to exclude from the search index. (Edit the page, click on the gear icon and select "Attributes")

Cheers!
ChipsCamp replied on at Permalink Reply
Hi Jordi
I've got that. Thanks!

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