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This is one of the first things I changed because I wanted to use more keywords. Changing it is easy: just open up category.def and the first thing listed is the category definition fields. The fourth field is the number of characters allowed for that field. Here's a copy of mine (with description set to 200 and keywords to 500):

Code:
# Definition of your database file.
%db_def = (
ID => [0, 'numer', 5, 8, 1, '', ''],
Name => [1, 'alpha', 40, 75, 1, '', '^[\w\d/_-]+$'],
Description => [2, 'alpha', '40x3', 300, 0, '', ''],
Related => [3, 'alpha', 0, 255, 0, '', ''],
'Meta Description' => [4, 'alpha', 40, 200, 0, '', ''],
'Meta Keywords' => [5, 'alpha', 40, 500, 0, '', ''],
Header => [6, 'alpha', 40, 75, 0, '', ''],
Footer => [7, 'alpha', 40, 75, 0, '', '']
);


A word of advice: most of the major search engines will truncate meta descriptions over 200 characters; setting a limit of 200 will help ensure your description is fully indexed.
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Thread Making max input longer on meta description and keywords - how to? Raven 1190 Feb 27, 1999, 10:52 PM
Post Re: Making max input longer on meta description and keywords - how to?
Brad Richardson 1165 Feb 28, 1999, 1:35 PM
Post Re: Making max input longer on meta description and keywords - how to?
Raven 1162 Feb 28, 1999, 1:42 PM