Meta Description: Multiple

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Pages which have multiple meta descriptions. There should only be a single meta description for each page.

Multiple meta descriptions are often caused by multiple conflicting plugins or modules in CMS.

How to Analyse in the SEO Spider

View URLs with this issue in the ‘Meta Description’ tab and ‘Multiple’ filter, and export all URLs using the ‘Export’ button.

What Triggers This Issue

This issue is triggered when a page has multiple meta descriptions. For example:

<meta name="description" content="About Us">
<meta name="description" content="About Screaming Frog.">

How To Fix

Remove additional meta description tags from the pages HTML, ensuring the website has a single, concise and relevant meta description for important pages.

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