How to have unique meta data for CMS collection items?

hi Stan,

Sorry I was unaware of the drag and drop feature I have used that now to explain what I am looking for and why I cannot see what you say is there.

They maybe basic settings, but I am not trying to set up META Descriptions for a page, but for a specific collection page.

And then in the ‘Collections Templage’ page i do see a cog, this is where I add ‘META’ as per your instructions

see here

As I mentioned, this did NOT insert META Decription or tag into my actuall collections pages.

And if go into the service template page, I already have META Descriptions, and title tags, but these are ‘generic’ for all service pages.

See here:

i think this is your screenshot of the same place,

This is not what I want. as I want specific META and per collection/service page.

So maybe I am getting confused, maybe I just don’t understand, but I cannot see how your solution give each of my ‘Service/Collection’ pages its own META descriptions and

Yes i can see how I can set up generic ones for each, but that is not what i want.

In short, I want to edit each collection page and enter specific META and titles… not rely on a automatic/template system controlled from with the overall service template.

see I want to enter here:

the meta aand title for that page, not rely on the template automated system provided in the service templates.

thanks

rob

HI @rob1968 I really do not understand what you’r trying to achieve and what you have in your mind when you talk about meta data. If you will add custom field META, fill up text (in each post) then you can use it as meta description.

This description will be unique to each post. If you will set meta for standard page this meta will be shown for this specific page. I’m sorry but I am not able to help you further as I told you everything I know.

Here is video for SEO META on Webflow University just in case you have missed it.

Good luck. :wink:

Hi

Ok that is what I am trying to achieve.

So each of these pages/collection pages have there own META description and

See here I have added to the services template

And now this is a specific collection page, the ‘health and wellness’ page

see here:

and here within the page is the META Description and Title fields I added

And then on front end the META Description and title is not displaying the content I added

See here

This is what I am gettting wrong, about the Webflow system, but i cannot see what I have done wrong, as no matter what I do the META Description and TITLE remains as is here

see here

This controls what is inserted on specific collection pages, like the example i have given.

How do I stop this template from generating the META Description and title for my collection pages? As I want specific control not a template/global format control

Does this make it clearer as to what i would like?

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Hi

I have asked before about settting individual ‘META Descriptions’ and for collection pages, but I don’t seem to be able to get an answer.

I have set the ‘general template’ for each collection, what we call service page, but I cannot find out have to add specific META Descriptions and tags to each collection/service page.

Can anyone point me in the right direction?


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Hi @rob1968,

You can create a field named SEO Description for example and another one for the Title Tag.
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You then need to go in your collection page settings and use the “add field” button to tie up fields you’ve created.

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hi

unfortunately i cannot post what i see but I do not see any of that in my Webflow

I see in the ‘services/collection template’ both Title and META Description, but this is the control for all service/collection pages.

Then in the actual service/collection pages I see no SEO fields at all

So no sure how to show you what I see in WebFlow

although forum rules say I can post read noly links, so I will try again

this is the collection page Image-2021-03-25-at-6.02.00-PM and this is the Service template page: Image-2021-03-25-at-6.05.07-PM - here I can see the settings for all services page.

But what I want is to work out where I can add the specific services page SEO META descriptions and title tags?

many thanks

CAn anyone help? PLease?

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Excellent effort @stan to explain with a video. Solution of the day!

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hi

Many thanks for the video that has certainly helped. And I now have the META Descriptions and titles I want on each service page.

once again many thanks of the help.

rob

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Hello!
Great, thanks! but, is it posible to edit ONE or TWO pages meta data in a collection, manually, but keep using the average way for the rest?

Thanks a lot!

You can try to leave text field for meta empty. Is this you looking for?other way will be custom JS as you try to create some condition if (true) {do this} else {do that}

Hi Stan, I have the same issue but can’t see your video anymore. Can you please upload the video again? It would be great :slight_smile:

hi @Anja_92 I will check if I have backup as I do delete videos from cloud storage at certain point.

EDIT: Sorry is gone, try to ask users involved in this thread if someone have a copy. But if you follow instruction I have done you will be able to do that.

VIDEO IS REPOSTED BELOW

@Stan Please repost the video thank you!

Hi @ZlanderC as you can see in comment above the video is gone but if you follow detailed written instruction I have done you will be able to do that.

EDIT: I had a second look into my HD’s and found it. So here we go :sunglasses: