For example, instead of my normal meta description being used, I see this in front of all my descriptions on a Google search results page:
Aug 13, 2010 …
The best way I found to remove this, though it may be a hackish approach, is to replace your references to the_time() and the_date() in your theme files with:
Once you do that it’s time for the SERP waiting game. I believe it can take upwards of a month for Google to re-index your top pages, so patience is a virtue.
I hope this helps someone else out there, and special thanks to Ajith for originally posting this method.
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Kevin Leary is a web developer in Boston, MA specializing in enterprise website design and development, online marketing, and conversion optimization.