Google Listing PHPBB problemo!

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manning3
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Google Listing PHPBB problemo!

Post by manning3 »

Holy cow, finally got my webpage listed on Google! I was so happy and i looked my site up on google, bad news. This is what I saw-My descriptions are my HTML code?! What do I need to edit to change the description?
Any help would be appreciated! :(

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Post by espicom »

Google's context (not a description) are based upon what you used to search by - you asked it for the domain, so it showed you where the domain was mentioned in the HTML. Ask it about content, and it will show it in context.

You CAN edit the overall_header.tpl file to include a meta description, but that does not affect your page ranking anymore... It just shows up in the context listing when nothing else is appropriate to show.
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