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I think – yes…you should be completing both – the data fields in WP are not meta content.
the plugin deals with meta info.. see this link about excerpt.
To test complete, save and look at page source to see what is actually in your meta data..
Thanks for the reply neto…
Excerpt- ok, that I can see, but this begs 2 more questions…
(1) How important is meta keywords and descriptions anymore? Search engines like Google see right past meta and check the content of the page against your doamin and title/anchor text and reviews your sitemap.
(2) If the tags and summary must be filled in the basic WP fields, and the All-SEO fields do not translate to provide the meta data, what do the fields in the All-SEO do?
PS. Though I value anyone/everyone's opinion, I would truly like to get the creators input on this subject as well.
June 8, 2009
Hi Scott, thank you for your questions, and thank you Neto for your input.
1) Google doesn't completely ignore meta data in all cases. Particularly descriptions, though the way it uses them has changed greatly.
2) I'm not sure what you mean here. Tags and keywords aren't the same thing, although tags will automatically be made into keywords by All in One SEO Pack. WordPress doesn't have descriptions built in.
1. Okay, thank you.
a. What is interesting…if I enter tags and get keywords into All-SEO (either manually or automatically), when I perform a meta check (@ http://www.submitexpress.com/analyzer/), it shows double the number of keywords…basically doubling all keywords/tags. If I remove the tags, the number of keywords is correct. What might be happening here? This is why I thought they were related in WP.
- if I enter 'cat' as a tag and as a keyword in All-SEO, the meta check site displays 'cat' twice.
b. Descriptions- I had thought WP used the 'Excerpt' interchangably with a site's description
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