Module 5: Checkpoint 13—Description/summary

Conformance: Mandatory


The description/summary text provides a more detailed description of the search result based on either metadata such as the meta description tag or content within the body of the result.

Required format:

  • Must have a maximum length of 150 characters.
  • Text size must be equal to the standard body text size for the site.

Required placement:

  • Description/summary must be displayed below the search result title and above the information line, refer figure 14.

Implementation advice


Figure shows the search results description (or summary) directly under the result title

Figure 14: 'Simple search' results page—Description/summary