The Path to Proper On-page Search Engine Optimization - However, some small...
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However, some small sites still use it for descriptions in SERPs (Search Engine Result Pages) (Google has also started using this tag recently in their SERP’s.) So using it, without spamming, is recommended. To keep descriptions fewer than 250 characters (spaces included) format them in three parts. The first part is the title of the page, where all the assigned keywords are included. The second part is a sentence from the content of the body that mentions the primary keyword. The third part is a sentence from the body that mentions the secondary term. Grouped together, theMETA
description will include a three-sentence description with the primary and secondary keywords mentioned twice. Here is an example of a description tag: