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Weebly is Flawed

Updated on May 20, 2010

Keyword Problems

Hello everyone,

I recently created a website with Weebly & I found it to be a more or less fulfilling experience.
My website is indexed by Google, Yahoo & most of the top search engines.
My home page has a Google page rank of 2.

I also recently discovered that something is very wrong with Weebly!
Everything was just fine until one day I decided to let an "SEO" spider robot crawl my page.

What the "spider" did next stunned me. No... it didn't bite me but it might as well have.
I was completely taken aback when it produced it's results.

The robot showed me that I was absolutely delusional in thinking that my site had begun to establish a footing on the net.
After all this time (6 months) my sub-pages had ZERO keywords associated with them?

That's ridiculous!

I specifically optimized my website's keywords. Let me show you how:
In the "Settings" tab of my Weebly account, you will find an "SEO" button which will allow you to add meta tags...example, you may enter a meta description as well as meta keywords for your site.

What you don't realize is that those meta tags are only directed at your websites "Home" page. Your sub-pages will remain without a description & keywords.

Meanwhile Weebly says nothing...
They secretly knew all along but they were intent to just sit by & wait for you to discover this deceit on your own.
As soon as I got ahold of myself after a session of blurting out loud expletives, I sent an immediate message to Weebly concerning this matter.
As expected, they quoted an all too familiar response:

Weebly Request Update

Hi,

Unfortunately, this feature is not yet available, but we will be developing it in the future. We have a site setup to help us track the popularity of new feature requests and prioritize development. You can check it out here to let us know which features are important to you.

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance. Thank you for your support of Weebly!

Best regards,

Nicki
Weebly Support Team

So there we have it! A positive response by the Support Team & a guarantee that the feature will be developed.
So why am I upset?

I'm pissed off because you won't find my 60+ sub-pages anywhere because they are NOT indexed due to weebly not providing the resources to do so in the foreseeable future.

As far as I can tell, it may take years before the feature is released. Have you even seen the volume of feature requests? They have more than 100 other little ideas on the roster.
Everyone who wants to see a feature that suits their fancy has already posted & are racking up votes.

So I've decided to post a Hub & garner as many votes as possible to help get this feature prioritized & developed immediately.

I personally urge everyone to vote for this feature to be implemented by Weebly as soon as possible because what is the point of creating a multiple page website & individually promoting specific pages if your sub-pages won't be listed in the "SERPS" as the search engines will not index them or even rank them for keywords?

This feature is not just something that I want, it's something that both you & I need, something that every Weebly user will find essential towards the growth, development & establishment of their particular website. It is also important in order to promote your website more efficiently & effectively.

Go here to vote now!
http://weebly.slinkset.com/items/Meta_Keywords_Meta_Description_Tags_for_Sub_Pages

Update...

As of the 10th of May 2010, Weebly has fixed this problem!

We are now able to place keywords on every single page of our websites.

Thank you Weebly!

I knew that it would be worth it to "stick wit u"...

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      Sumit Thukral 

      2 years ago

      I never had issues with weebly, their support is very good, the features i wished for, are available from weebly as they keep innovating with new features to their product. www.rational.co.in

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      Jay 

      3 years ago

      Every month now Weebly is getting new futures and options, great editor. Make sure to check our Premium Weebly Themes and Services at http://modernwebthemes.com We can even transfer your PDF Designs in to fully functioning Weebly website.

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      Weebly Sucks 

      4 years ago

      Have you ever Googled 'Weebly complaints'? They are numerous! The site offers NO customer service, they create 'upgrades' that are not tested first, implemented without a choice and then screw up everyone's site for at least 2 weeks! Their latest 'upgrade' has ongoing problems that they have not corrected sine June 1, 2014. Yes, over 2 months later they still haven't figured out how to correct their own crap! They do NOT care about their customers or what havoc they create, they don't care about the customer's lost revenue, they just DON'T care. I am one of thousands of customers that are fed up with all their nonsense!

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      vo minh hieu 

      6 years ago

      dear,

      I can not verify my web: www.thietbichongtrom.weebly.com although I do all .

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      George 

      6 years ago

      Thanks Justin for good information, it was important to know.

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      kl2000 

      6 years ago

      Hi, I just read a great article about Weebly. The tool seems very nice and easy to use and has been recognized by some huge brands. I was even thinking about writing an article about it, but being a web designer and seo marketer I was concerned about how reliable the tool would be for search engine optimization. Thx - great post.

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      Cindy 

      8 years ago

      Thank you for letting me know this. I just created a site today on weebly so your info is VERY helpful. Thanks for complaining and getting it fixed!

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      zxs 

      8 years ago

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      Fayme Zelena Harper 

      8 years ago from Lucerne Valley, CA

      I'm just now figuring my way around Weebly. Thanks for sharing your tips. Now if I could only figure out how to allow followers on my Webbly site.

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