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Idaho State University

Adding a Page Description

A page description is a piece of text that describes the page's content.

It often shows in search engine previews.

Descriptions should be 160 characters. They must be less than 200 characters.


The description field is located in 'Metadata' under the 'More' tab.

the metadata menu is under the



Type your description text into the 'description' field and save changes.

Descriptions must be less than 200 characters. If you go over 200 characters, the system will not allow you to save changes.

Location of the description field

If you do not supply a page description, this default description is used:

Founded in 1901, Idaho State University attracts students from around the world. We offer more than 250 programs, and are the state's designated institution in health professions.