Error: No meta description has been specified.

No meta description has been specified. Search engines will display copy from the page instead.

A customized meta description has not been set for the post or page.

Why are meta descriptions important?

A meta description is a crucial part of you SEO. They are your business card in the search results and can help greatly improve the number of times people click on your search result in Google. If you’re not familiar with meta descriptions, take some time to find out what meta descriptions are and why they matter. Of course, Yoast SEO helps you optimize your meta description.

Solution

Yoast SEO allows you to set custom meta descriptions for each post or page.

  1. Edit the post or page.

  2. Click ‘Edit snippet’ in the snippet preview section

  3. Add or change the custom meta description

    The snippet editor will expand allowing you to add, change or remove the meta description.

  4. Click ‘Update’ to save the published post or page.

    For unpublished content, you will click ‘Save Draft’.