July 18, 2006
This has the advantage of not using the DMOZ descriptions (Google currently shows it for a site that has an ODP listing.
Here is an example:
Search for Ask’s Site and the first item you see is his site with the following description below it: “Blog by this Perl developer, perl.org webmaster, and Perl Foundation member.” It’s a very weak description of both Ask and his site. Descriptions, which can be suggested along with the site, are often submitted by users or editors and, sometimes, it is claimed that these editors adopt categories they have sites for so they can write bad descriptions and titles for their competition (unknown if this is true).
Here is how you implement it within the HEAD tags of your web page:
<meta NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="NOODP">