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Hi @Katey001 - I understand how frustrating this can be!

Sometimes Google can ignore your meta description for a number of reasons:

  • Meta description format: If your meta description isn't 150-160 characters (i.e. the optimal length)
  • Domain authority: New websites that don't have many backlinks aren't going to be crawled as regularly as those that have more. If your site has a low authority, Google is less likely to pick up your SEO title and description as you want it to - this impacts my own site, as it's new.
  • Thin content: If your web page has thin content (<300 words) or low-quality content, then why would Google display you properly on Google? There's no incentive

So, ensure your MD is the right format, add some backlinks and add high-quality content you your website, and then hopefully, you'll be shown correctly 👌

Henry Purchase

Founder of SEOSpace - the SEO plugin for Squarespace.

Get a Free Squarespace SEO Audit: https://www.seospace.co/squarespace-seo-audit-score


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