If you read the post about Matt Cutss and Meta Description Tagsï¿½and looked at the video, you now that Google does use these terms for their Index.
Wel, they just made that more clear than ever…. giving you a big help on improving your site for their results pages!
Just login to Webmaster central en check your website diagnostics, and then “content analysis”
You will see a new screen that give you a lot of information about any problems that your site may encounter that way Google looks at the website:
So you might find out about:
- Missing title tags
- Duplicate title tags
- Long title tags
- Short title tags
- Non Informative title tags (Are you using the standard “contact” page of Joomla, you will see just “contact”…
Meta description problems
- Duplicate meta descriptions (real Joomla problem that easily beï¿½fixed by NOT filling the Global Metatag function and filling every page tagsï¿½!)
- Long meta descriptions
- Short meta descriptions
- Flash ?
To find out what pages have problems click through the on the issue line:
The next screen will show if you click on the indicated link:
For every issue reported, you can check the pages that should be corrected and work on a better ranking website.
And of course there are some helpful pages at Google about this tool:
What is the Content analysis page
After you have corrected all the errors and problems, this is what you would like to see…