Create unique, accurate page titles
Posted by Ouali Rezouali on 10 December 2012 05:12 PM
Indicate page titles by using title tags
A title tag tells both users and search engines what the topic of a particular page is. The <title> tag should be placed within the <head> tag of the HTML document (1). Ideally, you should create a unique title for each page on your site.
Page title contents are displayed in search results
If your document appears in a search results page, the contents of the title tag will usually appear in the first line of the results (if you're unfamiliar with the different parts of a Google search result, you might want to check out the anatomy of a search result video by Google engineer Matt Cutts, and this helpful diagram of a Google search results page). Words in the title are bolded if they appear in the
The title for your homepage can list the name of your website/business and could include other bits of important information like the physical location of the business or maybe a few of its main focuses or offerings (3).
Create Pages Titles through the Cabanova Sitebuilder:
- In the website builder, select the “File” tab and hit the “SEO” icon [a]:
A popup will open, where you will find a list of the pages in your website on the left [b]. Select a page by left-clicking it with
- Enter a short title for the selected page in the Page Title field [c].
Accurately describe the page's content
Choose a title that effectively communicates the topic of the page's content.
Avoid:- choosing a title that has no relation to the content on the page
- using default or vague titles like "Untitled" or "New Page 1"
Create unique title tags for each pageEach of your pages should ideally have a unique title tag, which helps Google know how the page is distinct from the others on your site.
using a single title tag across all of your site's pages or a large group of pages
Use brief, but descriptive titlesTitles can be both short and informative. If the title is too long, Google will show only a portion of it in
the search result.
- using extremely lengthy titles that are unhelpful to users
- stuffing unneeded keywords in your title tags