META Description Drupal

I'm trying to add a description to a homepage on a site that is setup using Drupal. I believe you do this using nodewords which is installed and active but I can't find the spot to enter the meta info anywhere. Thoughts?
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junipllcCommented:
What version of Drupal and Nodewords are you using? Different versions have radically different interfaces, even between revisions, believe it or not.

Also, are you looking to add specific meta tags (e.g. the description/keywords) to each node individually (manually) or do you want it auto-created from the node teaser or body content? Or a mix of both?

If you're using Drupal 6, the most recent version of Nodewords allows for all of the above, if you have the Token module enabled (which is pretty much a no-brainer on any Drupal 6 site, in my opinion).

Let me know and I'll point you to the correct place to start! :)

Mike
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catonthecouchproductionsAuthor Commented:
Mike,

It is Drupal 6.19 and Nodewords 6.x-1.11. I'd like to be able to add meta tags to specific nodes manually.

Thanks!
Ryan
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junipllcCommented:
I'm using 6.x-1.12beta9, but I believe the interface is the same. To enable the ability to add the meta tag content on each node, you'll first have to go to admin/content/nodewords (e.g. http://www.example.com/admin/content/nodewords), select the General tab, and scroll down to the "Meta tags enabled on other edit forms" section (see the attached image of my administration interface...yours may look different, but the general idea is the same)

Make sure you check off the tags that you want to have available when you edit your content. For example, for the "description" tag, just check off next to Description. The default meta tag is an option where you can have a default tag inserted if you don't explicitly enter it into the node. If you turn it off, the meta tag will be excluded from the output (or it will be empty).

Then, go to edit a node. You should have a section there called "Meta tags"... expand that and the stuff you checked off should now be there.

Now, you'll also need to enable the output of the meta tags, if you haven't already. Go back to the first screen (the General tab) and in the first section (Meta tags to output) be sure the proper ones are checked.

Save, clear your cache (and Drupal's cache, if necessary), and then visit one of your nodes. Hopefully, if all goes well, the meta will be in there.

Let me know if you have any problems getting it to work. It can be tricky, but after you do it once or twice it starts to make more sense.

Mike
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catonthecouchproductionsAuthor Commented:
Perfect! Thanks Mike!
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junipllcCommented:
You're welcome!
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