My client wants to put in massive descriptions, despite the fact that I suggested it's not a good idea. Technically there is nothing in the HTML specification that limits meta descriptions to 255 so is it possible to override that?

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Assigned:Unassigned» valthebald
Issue tags:+Customization

Technically meta description is limited by field size in DB (256 chars), this limitation is checked by metatags_quick_field_validate().
So, to overcome this limitation, you need to enlarge DB storage and change metatags_quick_field_validate

Status:Active» Closed (won't fix)

Google them selves say that this field can be 350 characters now.
Can we please upgrade it to that, at least? or have a more elegant way then hacking the database schema to enlarge it?

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/03/two-new-improvements-to-google-re... -- this was changed back in 2009.
Talked about here : http://drupal.org/node/610458 (yes, I know for D6, but its fixed in D6 apparently)

Status:Closed (won't fix)» Needs work

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