WEB1050 - The <title> tag should be declared only once in a page

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A <title> tag should occur only once in a page.


If there is more than one <title> tag inside the <head> tag section of a page, a search engine may arbitrarily decide which one is the most relevant in the search engine results. This may reduce the page relevancy for a keyword search and may lower the search-engine ranking of the page. Additionally, the site developer may lose some degree of control over what the page is targeted for.


The following is an example of a correctly formatted <title> tag, with <meta name="description"> and <meta name="keywords"> tags in the <head> tag section.

    <title>Contact Proseware, Inc.</title>
    <meta name="description">Contact information for Proseware, Inc., including addresses, phone numbers, and email</meta>
    <meta name="keywords" content="Proseware,Proseware applications,Proseware utilities,Proseware tools,Proseware server tools"/>

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