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Site Title, Description and Keywords

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by phaze3131, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. phaze3131

    phaze3131 Active Member

    Hi, is there an option in xen to add site title, description and keywords for on-page optimization? Same thing as wordpress.
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  2. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    You talking about SEO? If so, it's already built in. You don't need a plugin for it.
    ACP -> HOME -> OPTIONS -> Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  3. phaze3131

    phaze3131 Active Member

    Yes, but I would like to add site title, description and keywords of my site.

    I found this while searching the forum: http://xenforo.com/community/threads/where-do-i-change-the-title-of-my-forum.5532/#post-84736

    Would like to know if there is an option to add keywords without adding the codes in templates?
  4. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    You mean built in for keywords.. nope, not as far as I know
    You want keywords, then it's called the template edit. :p
    You already set the Site Title and meta description in the board settings (hopefully).

    This is from 2009, but I think it pretty much still applies

    In a nutshell (from my understanding) they quit using keywords because folks were stuffing them with phrases that had nothing to do with their site, but that they hoped would get them up in the google search ranks (like using Harley Davidson on a basket weaving site).
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2013
  5. phaze3131

    phaze3131 Active Member

    I see.. Yeah, am already aware that Google does not use keywords anymore, just want to add mine if there's an easy option. Thanks!
  6. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    Template edit is all (and it would be overwritten unless you use TMS), and basically useless to do since it is not actually used by visitors.
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    Gazhyde Well-Known Member

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  9. phaze3131

    phaze3131 Active Member

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  10. Jeffin

    Jeffin Well-Known Member

    Every time I update my template my site title changes back to original. Would have been awesome if we could modify the title for the main page without editing templates. :) I am not sure but I think WP allows it.

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