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Google Updates Documentation on Search Snippets

Google updated its documentation on creating best meta descriptions that will show on  the search results Page. This change was made for for controlling the snippet in the search results.

Snippets are mainly created from page content automatically.  Snippets are designed to answers the best relates to a user's specific search

How Snippets are Created?

Google sometimes uses <meta> tag content to make snippets, if they think they give a more accurate description to user compare than can be taken directly from the page content


Examples of Meta Description

Bad Category Examples

Don't Add only Keywords.

Too Short Meta Description

Doesn’t summarize the page

Same description is used in every news article

Good Category Examples

Describe Your Business, Not the Webpage.

Be specific and detailed

Summarize your page content

Use webpage content

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