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URL only appears, no title or description
Why do some entries in google search results appear as URL only (without a title/description)?
whereas all other entries appear as:-
<Cached> <Similar Pages>
The HTML definitely has a title and description. Why isnt it showing on google?
There are at least two reasons I believe.
It happens when you delete pages in your site and they remain for some time in Google's index until they are finally dropped. (Happened to me.)
I think it also happens when Google finds new pages in your site but don't index them immediately. Like Google just marks the URL to return later and have a closer look.
It also happens when you have 2 pages of duplicate content on the same site. Usually one ranks and the other goes url-only.
Sorry mods, pls delete this post, it was a duplicate.
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