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Easy WP Meta Description

Simple and easy to use wordpress plugin to add the meta description tag in html head

This plugin lets the user write a separate description for each post, page or custom post type post which is added as a meta description to the html head.

The individual description for a post or page is typed and edited in a separate text field just below the text field for editing the post text.

You can also add meta description to category, tag and custom taxonomy archive as well as front page.

To add description to a category, go to Dashboard > Posts > Categories. Select a category in the table to the wright or create a new category. Type the description in the text field Description, Weather or not this description will be viewed for visitors on the site is up to each theme. The Easy WP Meta Description plugin will add the description as meta information in the html head.

Descriptions for tag and custom taxonomies are edited in similar fashion.

To edit a front page description you would go to Dashboard > Settings > Gemeral and edit Tagline.

This plugin relies on the wp_head() action hook. It will only work if the theme uses it. Most themes do.

Docs & Support

You will find more and updated information about the plugin at the plugin website

Author Mats Westholm
Contributors matswes
Tags description, head, header, meta, meta description, seo
  1. easy-wp-meta-description screenshot 1

    Type your description

From your WordPress dashboard

Go to Dashboard > Plugins > Add New Search for 'Easy WP Meta Description' Click install Click Activate Plugin


Download the package from Plugin Directory Unzip the files Upload the unzipped files with FTP to the plugin directory in your wordpress installation Go to Dashboard > Plugins to activate

1.1 Character count function added

How to translate the plugin?

Use the file wp-content/plugins/easy-wp-meta-description/languages/easy-wp-meta-description.pot and Poedit to create a .mo file for your language. Put the file in wp-content/plugins/easy-wp-meta-description/languages.

Version 1.1.0

Requires WordPress version: 3.1 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 26 Dec 2016

Date Added: 18 Apr 2015

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