Subject: [htdig] use_meta_description doesn't appear to fail
From: Ted Stresen-Reuter (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Aug 23 2000 - 16:20:19 PDT
(first time posting to this list - searched archives for an answer but
couldn't find one - please forgive faux paus if committed)
I've recently installed htdig 3.1.5 and added use_meta_description: true to
my config file. I've reindexed my site and yet the search results still
display the text surrounding the matched terms (which isn't terrible, but
not what I want).
Furthermore, I've implemented the htdig_noindex and /htdig_noindex tags to
keep it from indexing menuitems and other such non-page specific content and
yet these seem to be what it is matching on.
Finally, I suspect that both of these odd symptoms may be caused by a tag
that was present in most pages when the database was installed and first
indexed: <meta name="revisit-after" content="30 days">. Would this tag keep
htdig from reindexing even if I rerun rundig and if not, what might be
keeping the search results from displaying the meta tag descriptions?
Finally, why don't the htdig_noindex tags seem to work?
Any and all help would be greatly appreciated. I can't believe I'm the only
one whose had this problem!
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