Site description incorrect

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When you search for my name on google in order to find my site, the descriptive text beneath the link is wrong and I am not sure where this text is stored in the editor.

I have altered all the page descriptions and the about me section on my home page is different to what is being displayed.

I am not sure where else to look, any pointers?

Thanks
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David

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Hi
Open site builder and click on page then page properties and insert your description there, note though that the exact description will only show if you search for your specific name e.g. search for 'Leather Solutions' and my descriptive text will show but search for 'leather cleaning' and my site will be listed but the text will be a sample google has picked from my site.
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Hi David,

I have changed the page properties description box for each page, the change is not reflected however in thes earch enigne. Also the sample that you mention goolge taking is not taken from the current text from any page of my website. I have changed it since then. Will it ever change?
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If you can let me know your site url I can take a look for you
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Hi danielfitchie

If you can post a screen shot of one of the pages we can take a look and help you out.

David, thanks for helping out here! Much appreciated.

Nazlie
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Hi folks,

My URL is www.danfitchie-portfolio.co.uk

This image shows the descriptions on google, hopefully you will be able to see the spelling error and the fact that it is not a current description.
Site02

This image show my sites main home page and the page properties for said page.
Site01

Appreciate the help,

Dan
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Hi Dan
I see the problem what your top screenshot is showing is google cache version from the 6th Aug, since then you have edited your home page to this and the description on google now matches the first few lines of your text. This would have been before you had a description in page properties.



You've now edited your description etc so google has to catch up, its not an instantaneous process, google has to crawl your site to pick up this new information which can take a few days or a few weeks.
Your new info will show up eventually.
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Ah I see, not something I was aware of, thanks again David