WEB1023 - The <meta name="description"> tag contents are too long
<meta name="description"> tag should contain no more than 150 characters.
<meta name="description"> tag that exceeds 150 characters is likely to flag the page for review or be marked as using deceptive practices. Each page should have a single, unique description that accurately reflects the contents of the page in 150 characters or fewer.
Most search engines display the content of the
<meta name="description"> tag in search results; the description is often the most visible and most valuable opportunity to persuade potential customers to click through to your page.
<meta name="description"> tag is one of the most important tags that the site developer controls that can influence the relevance and ranking of a site in search-engine results. The
<meta name="description"> tag helps differentiate a site in search-engine results. A precise, descriptive snippet of descriptive text can improve the click-through volume to the site.
Use a descriptive and representative keyword phrase that people might search for in the
<meta name="description"> tag, and that accurately describes the information provided on the page.
For information about customizing the parameters for rules in the SEO Checker, see Customizing SEO rules .
The following is an example of correctly formatted
<meta name="description"> and
<meta name="keywords"> tags.
<head> <title>Contact Proseware, Inc.</title> <meta name="description" content="Contact information for Proseware, Inc., including addresses, phone numbers, and email"/> <meta name="keywords" content="Proseware,Proseware applications,Proseware utilities,Proseware tools,Proseware server tools"/> </head>