No meta description tag Search Engine Guideline


No meta description tag found. Use a description tag that accurately describes the contents of a web page.


A well-written meta description attracts more clicks in search results than an irrelevant or missing description.

Applicable standards

Change history

  • 5.36 Jan 2020 Take X-Robots-Tag into account.
  • 5.24 Dec 2016 Fixed false positive.
  • 5.1 Jan 2013 Priority increased due to positive effect on click through rate.
  • 1.0 Feb 2007 Added.

This page describes a web site issue detected in HTML documents by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: SeoMetaDescription