How to remove Product numbers from google search results
I have an ecommerce website that is ranking in google. However, I have noticed that when I see my listing in their search, before my meta description it will say Products 21-40 of 201.. for example.
Is there some code I can type to get rid of this? I made my descriptions enough characters, and with this in front of it it cuts off some of my description.
If anyone could help that would be great. thanks
As far as I know, no you cannot change it, it's up to Google how your site description ultimately displays.
In general, the meta description should appear, however if you were to search for the product, it will show the parts the search matched (Products 21-40 of 201). Maybe posting your website will help us better understand the problem you are having.
In the example above, Google is using my query ("January 11") and pulling up page content that the algorithm thinks is relevant. Since that copy is really just dates and fragments, I end up with a strange mash-up of on-page copy.
So, is there anything you can do to bend Google to your will and always use your META descriptions? Unfortunately, the short answer is "no".
I would love to post my link, but it is an online adult store and I am not sure if it is allowed? I will post it and hope for the best, and if you are a mod, I am sorry but I just signed up today and not sure if it is allowed or not? Please forgive me if it isn't.
My site is http://www.discretionadultstore.com.au.
if someone could let me know that would be great
Last edited by VIPStephan; 09-11-2012 at 02:45 PM..
Reason: removed direct link
Oh, I see. This isn’t part of the meta description, it appears to be what Google retreives out of your page and I suppose the only way to remove it (if at all) could be with Google Webmaster or something like that. However, I wouldn’t give that too much attention because Google isn’t the only search engine and every search engine has its own style of presentation. The important thing is that you are indexed and what is shown there also depends on which keywords people use to search. The meta description isn’t necessarily the only thing that’s shown.
As to posting your link: I can only speak for myself right now, and I’m pretty relaxed about this but I’d say for safety I’m removing the direct link but let the URL stay there so it’s not too easy for minors to access it but gives interested people a chance, too.