Week 41: How to optimize your page description and remove duplicates for SEO

SEO - Description

You should optimize your page description after optimizing the Page structure and Title for the SEO.

Search result search engine result
Page's description

<meta name="description"
          content="GitHub is where over 100 million developers shape the future of software, together. Contribute to the open source community, manage your Git repositories, review code like a pro, track bugs and features, power your CI/CD and DevOps workflows, and secure code before you commit it."/>

How to remove duplicates gracefully

If you're building a site from scratch, one of the things that you need to take care of is preventing duplicates. It can be the title, description or URL.


If both these pages serve the same content, it is a duplicate. It will negatively impact the search engine ranking. You need to do the following things to solve it.

Note: When redirecting the user to the preferred version of the URL, the status code should be 301 to update the site's change on the search index.

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