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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by Forex Station » Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:55 am

AbaddonOrmuz wrote:
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.
Sure. I'm using the free Moz PocketSEO for those metadata results on Android and iOS. This is their site http://pocketseo.io/ it's a good app with no spam or rubbish.

Continuing from our last post, we are also now seeing less SEO errors in our SEMrush reports after installing your SEO Metadata RC2 update for phpbb.
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We just have to wait and see how it reflects in our SERPS but will report back here with updates on how it's affected the SERPS results in a week from now :)
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by </Solidjeuh> » Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:38 am

Thank you for the update. All works, but I get these errors in the Facebook sharing debugger:

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Warnings That Should Be Fixed

    Missing Properties
    The following required properties are missing: fb:app_id
    Tag specified as 'name' instead of 'property'
    The following meta tags are specified using 'name' instead of 'property' and will be ignored unless specified using the 'property' key: fb:app_id
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by AbaddonOrmuz » Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:35 pm

</Solidjeuh> wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:38 am

Code: Select all

Warnings That Should Be Fixed

    Missing Properties
    The following required properties are missing: fb:app_id
    Tag specified as 'name' instead of 'property'
    The following meta tags are specified using 'name' instead of 'property' and will be ignored unless specified using the 'property' key: fb:app_id
Thanks, fixed in RC3, hopefully everything is OK now.
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by </Solidjeuh> » Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:43 pm

AbaddonOrmuz wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:35 pm
Thanks, fixed in RC3, hopefully everything is OK now.
Perfect! :D

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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by Forex Station » Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:33 pm

AbaddonOrmuz wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:35 pm

Thanks, fixed in RC3, hopefully everything is OK now.
Working perfectly man. Thank you for this generous update and all the additional features :geek:

A true all-in-one SEO extension for our boards which should come as standard with all new phpbb future builds.
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by koraldon » Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:26 pm

Looking great on my forum.
I did delete the empty meta description in the overall_header... it is beyond me why phpbb includes an empty description meta tag. But this extension works great.

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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by igorbond » Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:57 pm

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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by AbaddonOrmuz » Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:34 pm

Ok, so everything seems to be fine from my tests and your comments, so I released version 1.1.0, I'm about to send it for validation.

Note: I changed some file names (migrations), so completely uninstall your current version (data then files) before installing the new version, otherwise you might need to manually delete the module ACP_SEO_METADATA.
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by BlackPandaBear » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:33 pm

AbaddonOrmuz wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:34 pm
Ok, so everything seems to be fine from my tests and your comments, so I released version 1.1.0, I'm about to send it for validation.

Note: I changed some file names (migrations), so completely uninstall your current version (data then files) before installing the new version, otherwise you might need to manually delete the module ACP_SEO_METADATA.
After updating to that version, it doesn't retrieve the images anymore.
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by </Solidjeuh> » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:40 pm

BlackPandaBear wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:33 pm
After updating to that version, it doesn't retrieve the images anymore.
I have no problem with the latest version. Works perfect on Facebook & Twitter

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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by BlackPandaBear » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:43 pm

</Solidjeuh> wrote:
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I have no problem with the latest version. Works perfect on Facebook & Twitter
Weird, I reverted to the RC version and the picture gets retrieved again.

The picture wouldn't appear on Discord, and neither on Facebook.

Edit: I just realized that "Enable Open Graph" was turned off (like lots of options that are actually required, a bit annoying) by default when you install the latest version.

Trying it again.
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by </Solidjeuh> » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:49 pm

BlackPandaBear wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:43 pm
</Solidjeuh> wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:40 pm
I have no problem with the latest version. Works perfect on Facebook & Twitter
Weird, I reverted to the RC version and the picture gets retrieved again.

The picture wouldn't appear on Discord, and neither on Facebook.

Edit: I just realized that "Enable Open Graph" was turned off (like lots of options that are actually required, a bit annoying) by default when you install the latest version.

Trying it again.
You can also use the Debugger for already shared links, to update the info

https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug/sharing/

https://cards-dev.twitter.com/validator

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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by BlackPandaBear » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:54 pm

</Solidjeuh> wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:49 pm
You can also use the Debugger for already shared links, to update the info

https://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug/sharing/

https://cards-dev.twitter.com/validator
Alright, I installed it again and set 'Enable Open Graph' to yes, it works perfectly now.

Thanks to the OP for this great extension :).
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by AbaddonOrmuz » Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:56 pm

BlackPandaBear wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:43 pm
Edit: I just realized that "Enable Open Graph" was turned off (like lots of options that are actually required, a bit annoying) by default when you install the latest version.
That's not true, Open Graph is enabled by default:

https://github.com/AlfredoRamos/phpbb-e ... on.php#L58

It was tested on live boards before releasing version 1.1.0
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Re: [3.2][RC] SEO Metadata

Post by jackennils » Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:42 pm

German translation updated for 1.1.0:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ZKuIj2 ... sp=sharing

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