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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-49891

Description meta data missing from frontpage

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    • Testing Instructions:
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      Only test in bootstrap base and clean themes

      1. When your front page summary is not set, open the site home page
      2. View the page source. Make sure the description meta tag is not present
      3. In admin settings set the front page summary to something, then open the site home
      4. View the page source. Make sure the description meta tag is there
        <meta name="description" content="X" />
      5. Open a page in the frontpage context and a page in another context (such as frontpage settings and a course)
      6. Make sure the meta description is not present
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      Only test in bootstrap base and clean themes When your front page summary is not set, open the site home page View the page source. Make sure the description meta tag is not present In admin settings set the front page summary to something, then open the site home View the page source. Make sure the description meta tag is there <meta name="description" content="X" /> Open a page in the frontpage context and a page in another context (such as frontpage settings and a course) Make sure the meta description is not present
    • Difficulty:
      Easy
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_27_STABLE, MOODLE_28_STABLE, MOODLE_29_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_30_STABLE
    • Pull from Repository:
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-49891-master-2
    • Sprint:
      Team Beards Sprint 9, Team Beards Sprint 10
    • Issue size:
      Medium

      Description

      The meta data description (for search engines) should be set to the front page summary to allow basic SEO. This is a regression from 2.7 since bootstrapbase was made the default.

      <meta name="description" content='$SITE->summary'>

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  16/Nov/15