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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by AbaddonOrmuz » Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:35 am

Forex Station wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:43 am
Also ran multiple speed tests after activating this mod and there's been no impact at all.

Truly thankful for this great extension.
Thanks for your kind words :cool:
le-monC3 wrote:
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Fixes the errors that stop some topics from showing.
Ok, thanks for confirming, if you find any issue let me know.
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by Forex Station » Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:15 pm

Abad, I'm very greatful for this extension it has improved our SEO and allowed our site to generate mobile Search Snippets for our top ranking results.

May I suggest a feature? Would you be able to enable us to input custom H1 tags using this extension in our ACP on certain pages? I reckon that is something we are really missing out on with phpBB and if you could do that with this extension it would be a game changer.

Thank you again for this invaluable phpBB tool!
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by AbaddonOrmuz » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:28 pm

Forex Station wrote:
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May I suggest a feature? Would you be able to enable us to input custom H1 tags using this extension in our ACP on certain pages?
I fear that is out of the scope of this extension, this was mean to be a data extraction tool.

Besides, I'm not sure I understood correctly. Do you mean to create a custom field in the posting box or get the text from a <h1> tag that is already there in the post?

Either way, that could be the job for another extension, I have a PHP event to modify the description, I could create more to modify some generated data as needed by other extensions.
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by AbaddonOrmuz » Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:37 pm

Version 1.1.0-RC1 released, see the changelog for more info.

In a couple of days, I'll send this version (1.1.0) for validation.
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by Forex Station » Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:46 pm

AbaddonOrmuz wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:37 pm
Version 1.1.0-RC1 released, see the changelog for more info.

In a couple of days, I'll send this version (1.1.0) for validation.
Incredible man you are a champ. Looking forward to updating!
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by koraldon » Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:27 pm

Installed this and doing great work on facebook.
However, Meta Description is empty on viewtopic and viewforum
og description fine.

Using phpbb 3.2.5, anything I need to change to make meta description work as well?

Thanks

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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by AbaddonOrmuz » Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:46 am

Forex Station wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:46 pm
Incredible man you are a champ. Looking forward to updating!
</Solidjeuh> wrote:
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NL update: https://github.com/Solidjeuh/seometadata
Thank you both :D
koraldon wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:27 pm
However, Meta Description is empty on viewtopic and viewforum
og description fine.
If og:description or twitter:description are present then it's working.

If you're talking about the extension "seo meta description", you will need to contact its author, which is not me.
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by koraldon » Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:05 am

Thanks for the quick response
I was under the impression that this extension also provides the meta description information.
I’m familiar with the Sri meta description extension but it is for 3.1 and seems to have been abandoned- can you provide the same functionality in this extension?
It will also reduce the number of extensions, which is more efficient ;)

Thanks again

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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by Forex Station » Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:59 am

koraldon wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:05 am
Thanks for the quick response
I was under the impression that this extension also provides the meta description information.
I’m familiar with the Sri meta description extension but it is for 3.1 and seems to have been abandoned- can you provide the same functionality in this extension?
It will also reduce the number of extensions, which is more efficient ;)

Thanks again
Yes that would be a Godsend if he could. I would like to donate $50 towards this extension/feature too. I believe this tool can be our all-in-one SEO extension for phpbb. Plus I really like Abad's work it is always high quality. Fingers crossed :)
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by Toxyy » Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:32 am

Looks like everything is there and ready to go.

Which tags need making exactly? I can make a PR to the github real quick.
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by AbaddonOrmuz » Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:54 pm

koraldon wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:05 am
Thanks for the quick response
I was under the impression that this extension also provides the meta description information.
I’m familiar with the Sri meta description extension but it is for 3.1 and seems to have been abandoned- can you provide the same functionality in this extension?
It will also reduce the number of extensions, which is more efficient ;)

Thanks again
I'm not sure, I didn't want to add that because there was already an extension for that.

Not all extensions require constant updates and even when extension were designed for 3.1.x could still work with 3.2.x, I have a couple of them, but if the extension doesn't work properly I could add support for it.

Edit: you can see the progress of this in the following link:

https://github.com/AlfredoRamos/phpbb-e ... a/issues/7
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by AbaddonOrmuz » Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:58 pm

Version 1.1.0-RC2 released, see changelog for more information.

Please test it, in my boards everything is working fine, but I want to be sure because once this extension is validated, I will only provide fixes and security updates, no new features.
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by Forex Station » Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:39 am

AbaddonOrmuz wrote:
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:58 pm
Version 1.1.0-RC2 released, see changelog for more information.

Please test it, in my boards everything is working fine, but I want to be sure because once this extension is validated, I will only provide fixes and security updates, no new features.
Incredible work Al, we have just installed ithe RC2 update and it is flawless.
The Meta Descriptions are now showing the board's descriptions and picking up the words from posts instead of just the generic main index description!

Here are before and after examples of the changes reflected using an HTML tag tester. As you can see below, before installing the latest update by Al, the descriptions are just showing our main index page descriptions "The #1 forex forum for developers....." but upon installation of the new SEO Metadata extension it now shows the topic descriptions and snippets from the actual post contents.

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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by AbaddonOrmuz » Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:48 am

Forex Station wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:39 am
The Meta Descriptions are now showing the board's descriptions and picking up the words from posts instead of just the generic main index description!
Thanks, please report any issue you find.

Could you share the tools you used to test it? I couldn't find it with a quick web search.

So far I've only used Facebook, Twitter and Yandex markup validator/tester.
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