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    What is the limit for keywords in meta?


    what is the limit for keywords in meta?
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    In Title meta tag - 95 word count with spaces
    keyword tag - 1000 characters or 45 words
    Description tag - 50 - 200 characters or 25 words

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    Trying to write uniquely and naturally is going to be a great formula. It is generally believed that some artificial repetitions of the keywords would damage the web pages and their ranks. For example adding 10 keywords to your title tags which are exactly like each other. Besides, such on page items would work some years ago and nowadays even a single mentioning of the terms in the titles is going to be enough.
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    Originally Posted by shirotora
    what is the limit for keywords in meta?
    Keyword tags are ignored by the search engines. Don't waste your time.

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    Google disregards the keywords meta tag


    From Google's Webmaster blogs

    "About a decade ago, search engines judged pages only on the content of web pages, not any so-called "off-page" factors such as the links pointing to a web page. In those days, keyword meta tags quickly became an area where someone could stuff often-irrelevant keywords without typical visitors ever seeing those keywords. Because the keywords meta tag was so often abused, many years ago Google began disregarding the keywords meta tag."
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    I agree with the previous post regarding the meta keywords tag ... don't waste your time.

    Tests have shown that Google indexes all of the title tag (up to hundreds of characters) but only displays about 65 characters, so best practice is to keep it at this.

    Meta description won't help with rankings but will increase your CTR ... keep it to about 150 characters.
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    Originally Posted by Joe65_seo
    In Title meta tag - 95 word count with spaces
    keyword tag - 1000 characters or 45 words
    Description tag - 50 - 200 characters or 25 words
    Thanks for the facts but if you are using this many wow your niche has quite a vocabulary I think in most cases you won't be using nearly that many.
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    If you use the keyword META it is best to use between 0 (zero) and 3 (million) keywords in your keyword META. Your results, regardless of the number of META keywords used, will be the same.

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    Hi shirotora, I think you now understand the value of keyword use in meta tags! Anyways, I would like to suggest you to first follow the guidelines designed by search engines which can make your job easy and later focus on keyword ranking!
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    Hi.


    It is generally believed that some artificial repetitions of the keywords would damage the web pages and their ranks. For example adding 10 keywords to your title tags which are exactly like each other. Besides, such on page items would work some years ago and nowadays even a single mentioning of the terms in the titles is going to be enough.
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    Originally Posted by Joe65_seo
    In Title meta tag - 95 word count with spaces
    keyword tag - 1000 characters or 45 words
    Description tag - 50 - 200 characters or 25 words
    Title - max 66 characters, no special chars (120 for yahoo)
    Keywords - <20 words (all visible in body text)
    description tag - max 155 characters

    If you use big words like antidesestablishmentarianism using a word count becomes tricky.

    (to cover myself: keywords is useless)

    Following these recommendations should increase the likelihood that your site will show up consistently in the search results.
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    joe65 is very wrong.. 95 words in the meta title? Use 7 - 10..
    Keep the keywords and descrips low as well, even tho i agree they are pretty much useless now.
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    With "95 word count with spaces" I meant 95 Characters (including spaces).
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    One to two keywords are sufficient in your meta tag description. You can write one long sentence or two small sentences..
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    Keyword tags might be ignore in future, but right now you can add meta tags in your coding.

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