Sommething wrong/blocking in overall_header.html

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Re: Sommething wrong/blocking in overall_header.html

Post by dcz » Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:38 am

PayBas wrote: I tend to agree. We could do something like this:

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<!-- IF META_DESCRIPTION --><meta name="description" content="{META_DESCRIPTION}" /><!-- ENDIF -->
We don't even need to define it. But just by including it in the header it will be trivial for extensions to define META_DESCRIPTION and use it.
This or just remove the two lines and let the overall_header_head_append event eventually do it.
It can though be argued that meta are better placed upper in the head section, but this implies you actually believe meta tags can do something in SERPS, which is again not the case, so KISS seems to be the way to go IMHO.

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Re: Sommething wrong/blocking in overall_header.html

Post by Louis7777 » Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:51 am

Meta Keywords is probably still a signal for Bing and Yahoo, although a small ranking factor.
To summarize, “keyword” meta tags are an old and outdated method for search engines and provide no benefit for Google and little benefit for Yahoo and Bing.

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