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How to boost SEO by adding tag descriptions to your WordPress theme

by Nick Faber
Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

You may not realize it, but WordPress automatically creates pages for every tag and category you create for your blog. These pages could be working to drive more traffic to your blog.¬†Unfortunately, most themes don’t allow you to add a meta description, and these archive pages never see their full potential as SEO-optimized landing pages.

Well, there is hope for those lowly tag and description pages! Methodshop has put together a step-by-step tutorial on how to hack wordpress tag descriptions to boost SEO. According to the popular geek site, this hack generated “a 285% increase in unique pageviews in just one month.”

Give it a shot and let us know how it works for your blog.

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