Duplicate meta descriptions error

Im getting duplicate meta descriptions error for below url

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From the couple I looked at, they did not have duplicate content.
On the other hand, they did not contain what I’d call descriptions either.

It looks like you’re trying to misuse them for some imagined SEO purpose rather than what they are intended to be used for.

In particular, attribute values are not the place for HTML tags, and my guess is that is confusing what is being considered as values. eg.

<meta name="description"
 content="<p>Advertise with us
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 What you’ll get? Coverage facing thousands of our regular visitors. High Specialist
" />
<meta name="description"
 content="<p> Todays Autograph  &nbsp; About Kevin Nelson About Jessica &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Tracie-Lee Cullen &nbsp; Ella Rich
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 We invite all our Fans,followers,readers world wide to give us Autograph to share with world audience by answering the questionnaire below which you like  with images &amp; mail us besumitbe@gmail.com today.
 NICKNAME : ADDRESS (just the city!): BIRTHDAY : AMBITION: How are you, really What do you do  What are your currently focussing on What accomplishment are you most proud of Describe yourself Favourite Food and dessert: My favorite books My favorite movies: What do I do: The scariest thing I&#8217;ve ever</p>
" />

BTW “winning a backlink” has a good chance of getting your site removed from the SERPs


The problem could be there is a common description with additional content added for each page.

I understand the maximum content character length is about 150 characters causing the common description to be truncated and displaying the duplicate content warning.

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Tnx for trying @Mittineague ,

Im using dis code which is autogenerating meta descriptions,but can u tell me how to fix html tag as dis is new issue

<?php if (is_single() || is_page() ) : if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?>
	<meta name="description" content="<?php the_excerpt(); ?>" />
<?php endwhile; endif; endif; ?> 

“winning a backlink” was a gud tip i never knew dat

Instead of using the_excerpt

<?php if (is_single() || is_page() ) : if ( have_posts() ) : while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); ?>
	<meta name="description" content="<?php the_excerpt(); ?>" />
<?php endwhile; endif; endif; ?> 

try like how the codex shows

<meta name="description" content="<?php echo wp_strip_all_tags( get_the_excerpt(), true ); ?>" />

I’ve added it see view-source:http://share-ask.com/what-will-you-choose-in-love-vs-money-debate/#comment-1111
but it shows no error
But here html tag is still dere view-source:http://share-ask.com/struggling-to-write-doesnt-mean-youre-not-a-writer/

<meta name="description" content="Money is more important than love debate? love versus money &nbsp; LOVEEEEEEE&#8230;&#8230;NO MONEY&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;. &nbsp; If you encounter crazy situation in LIFE were you will have to choose between Love or money but not both .How will you deal in this Love vs money debate and what will be your choose &amp;  why  ? &nbsp; Love vs money group" />

Neither of the pages at those 2 URLs have any HTML tags in the quasi-description values.

If you’re worried about the entities you could try using a kses functions



Sorry I’s referring of below

NO MONEY&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;&#8230;

That’s what I was referring to as well, entities.

if you are using wordpress try seo yoast plugin or if your website is html or php then you have to do it manually by coding each pages should have different description according to page title :slight_smile:


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A problem is that there are a lot of posts already.

If it had been done from the start, descriptions could have been entered when a post was created.

But adding descriptions retro would be a chore. Hence the decision to use an excerpt as a description.

For the record, this is not what I would have done. A description that is an excerpt is redundant information. Then there is SEO to consider. If Google decides to use the description in the SERPs, the excerpt content may not contain what the searcher is looking for and so look like a poor search result. eg. if what I was looking for was in paragraph three I would be more likely to click through if I saw what I was looking for in the context of that paragraph rather that not seeing it in a excerpt of paragraph one.

In any case, I think the solution would be to find a way to do some kind of
“if description exists use description else use excerpt”


But right now google dont use your predefined excerpt ,only its robots check if you have excerpt for giving you points so Im trying to bulkly apply php code to pick some description to satisfy robots

so can u solve entities issues

Perhaps you would find it helpful to watch this video from Google:

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