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I have a category, and all the page descriptions are showing up on the pages, which is what I wanted, but they are also showing up as meta page descriptions.

So I am ending up with 2 meta descriptions for every page: these and the ones I made with Yoast.

How can I just have the ones made with Yoast be the only meta descriptions on the pages?

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Your theme is adding the second description or another plugin is. I can't say which given the information provided and I can't say how to fix it. You can look in your theme's header.php for clues, to start. –  s_ha_dum Jul 17 '13 at 21:29
@s_ha_dum thank you, that makes sense. Would you know how the these differentiates from categories and non-category pages? –  Genadinik Jul 17 '13 at 21:32
Not without seeing the responsible code though in general it should be conditional like if(is_category()) {...} –  s_ha_dum Jul 17 '13 at 21:34
Thank you - I am going to dig around :) –  Genadinik Jul 17 '13 at 21:38

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