Learn how to fix duplicate Meta descriptions WordPress? If you are worrying due to the behavior of Google Webmaster tool. Who give you intimation every week about duplicate Meta descriptions WordPress. Then today I will try to rid of this issue.
Is Duplicate Meta Descriptions Bad For Site’s Ranking?
Google search engine is the big search engine of this world. Google is providing tool free of cost which uses seven different tags in which title and description are on the top of the list. However, you better know the importance of unique content, title, and description while doing SEO.
While duplicate title tags confuse the Google and effect on site’s ranking. If you watch the video of Matt Cutts about duplicate Meta description and titles has advice to away from this difficulty. Because it destroys site’s ranking. Read here discovered an article on Search Engine Land about Google’s Matt Cutts: Don’t Duplicate Your Meta Descriptions.
How to Fix Duplicate Meta Descriptions WordPress?
I have told to fix duplicate meta descriptions WordPress with Yoast SEO Plugin. So to fix this issue you need to follow some simple steps:
First, you need to install Yoast SEO Plugin. But no issue if you are using another then just make changes in your setting. After that, I hope you will rid of this issue. If you are a user of WordPress then just make some changes in it like showing below:
Set Archives Tab To Rid Of Duplicate Meta Descriptions
Just set Archives tab like shown below to rid of the duplicate meta descriptions.
Author Archives = Noindex, Follow
Disable Author Archives
You can also see as under pic.
Date Archives Setup To Remove Duplicate Meta Descriptions
After author archives setting. Now the turn date archives setup like shown below in the screenshot.
Date-based archives = Disable
Meta Robots = no-index
Other Tab Setting For Fixing Duplicate Meta Descriptions
Now just see another tab setting for fixing the error of Google search console (Html improvement).
Sitewide meta setting = no-index
Lastly, you can also read reviews by Yoast SEO about the duplicate meta descriptions tag.After it just leaves it and checks when Google pick data from your site. I hope you will get better result regarding duplicate meta descriptions. The best solution for this error is that just leave this after the setup like above method.
Often error appears when we could not configure WordPress SEO by Yoast properly. But if you want to use alternate of Yoast SEO then you can use All In One SEO Pack. This is also a great SEO Plugin of WordPress. Just install and setting properly.
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