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Question My best SEO post has no Yoast Meta description

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indigojones66

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My websites best ranking post on google has no yoast meta description or Focus keyphrase. Anyone know why? What is the point of Yoast?
I would love to know what gets this page such high ranking in google - what have I done? Uk search on google was "veterans + dogs"
 
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Keyword focus is only a guide to help you achive what Yoast recommeneds to be optimal content structure .

Meta Descriptions according to Google havent been used as a ranking factor since 2009, that said a well tuned meta description has other beneifits, such as improving CTR, of which CTR's could potentially have a connection to improved positions.

There could be a wealth of reasons why your page ranks, well formed headings, good content, good backlinks, good domain authority, low competition keyword etc etc etc.
 

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