Meta Description: Over 155 Characters

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Over 155 Characters

Pages which have meta descriptions over 155 characters in length. Characters over this limit might be truncated in Google’s search results.

How to Analyse in the SEO Spider

View URLs with this issue in the ‘Meta Description’ tab and ‘Over 155 Characters’ filter, and export all URLs using the ‘Export’ button.

What Triggers This Issue

This issue is triggered when a page has a meta description exceeding 155 characters in length.

For example:

<meta name="description" content="This is an example of an excessively long meta description that might be truncated in Google's search results, leading to incomplete information being displayed. You wouldn't want that to happen, would you?">

How To Fix

Write concise meta descriptions to ensure important words are not truncated in the search results and visible to users.

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