CHAPTER 4

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Metadata

I already mentioned that on the Global Configuration screen, you should not enter a meta description. The reason is that if we set it there and do not set any further meta fields for specific articles or menus, all pages of our Joomla site will have the exact same meta description, meaning duplicate meta descriptions, and Google really doesn’t like these.

You can imagine why. Actually, you are telling Google that all these pages are about exactly the same subject, and this is not very helpful to Google. Also, it is not useful for anyone reading this meta description as the summary of your page in the SERPs (search engine results ...

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