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Opened 3 years ago

Closed 18 months ago

#3539 closed task (fixed)

Implement programmatic or settings changes that can be made to /plugins/ and /themes/

Reported by: mtobar Owned by: obenland
Milestone: Priority: high
Component: General Keywords: growth-council seo
Cc:

Description

Implement programmatic or settings changes that can be made to /plugins/ and /themes/ to allow for individual theme or plugin pages to conform to the SEO Standards. Examples of this format will be:

(1) /themes/

  • Title - ? (For example, $Theme_Name, Free $Main_Theme_Category Theme - WordPress)
  • H1 - ?
  • Meta Description
  • ? (of note, we can not do all of the standards, we must start with the most important)

(2) /plugins/

  • Title - ? - $Plugin_Name, $Main_Plugin_Category Plugin - WordPress
  • H1 - ?
  • Meta Description
  • ?

More information on this can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/13YxtyPNIz8798EpZT-AXh1SW2QNLGm9PBhtDJo7O16o/edit?usp=sharing

Change History (16)

#1 @netweb
3 years ago

  • Keywords growth-council added

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #meta by todd-inmotion. View the logs.


2 years ago

#3 @obenland
2 years ago

#3657 was marked as a duplicate.

#4 @obenland
2 years ago

  • Owner set to obenland
  • Status changed from new to accepted
  • Type changed from enhancement to task

#6 @obenland
2 years ago

In 7286:

Plugins: Update doc title and front page description

Also add Open Graph data for the front page.

See #3539.

#7 @obenland
2 years ago

@todd-inmotion The About pages were just rewritten a month ago, I assume the current H1 is good to stay? What should the title/descriptions look like for its subpages? NVM, they already have titles and descriptions :)

Last edited 2 years ago by obenland (previous) (diff)

#8 @obenland
2 years ago

In 7287:

WPorg: Update document title separator.

See #3539.

#9 @obenland
2 years ago

In 7288:

Support: Update site titles and add description.

See #3539.

#10 @obenland
2 years ago

In 7290:

Showcase: Update site titles and add description.

See #3539.

#11 @obenland
2 years ago

In 7298:

Main: Update About page title & desc

See #3539.

#12 @obenland
2 years ago

In 7299:

Themes: Update document title structure.

Also adds Open Graph tags and meta descriptions.

See #3539.

#13 @SergeyBiryukov
19 months ago

  • Keywords seo added

#14 @coffee2code
19 months ago

I'm really not a fan of having most of the details of this request being separately presented in an access-by-permission document.

What is left to be done?

And what's the justification for what was already done? For instance, related commits here changed the title separator from a dash (—) to a vertical bar (|), though this had already been explicitly discussed and the dash was chosen and used--and the vertical bar rejected as an option--back in #1105.

#15 @obenland
19 months ago

I'm really not a fan of having most of the details of this request being separately presented in an access-by-permission document.

Agreed, when this ticket was opened it was public, I don't know why it's not anymore. It wasn't my favorite way of conveying these details either.

What is left to be done?

Probably not much. Since the document is not public anymore I assume the ticket can be closed.

And what's the justification for what was already done?

It was pretty much a mandate from the Growth Council at the time. I asked for community feedback for some of the changes , but the title separator did not seem to be part of it.

#16 @coffee2code
18 months ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from accepted to closed

Since the document is no longer public and there have been no follow-up inquiries, I'm closing this as fixed.

The recent and ongoing SEO effort covers the same sort of scope.

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