WEB1048 - The <title> tag contents are too short

Expression Studio 4.0

The <title> tag contents are too short.

Explanation

If the <title> tag is empty, search engines may consider it to have no relevance.

Search engines use the <title> tag contents to provide some of the details about the site contents. Each page should have a single, unique title contained inside a <title> tag inside the <head> tag section of the page. The <title> tag should not exceed 65 characters.

Details

The <title> tag is the most important tag that the site developer controls that can influence the relevance and ranking of a site in search engine results. A unique, accurate, and descriptive title can improve the click-through volume to the site.

The <title> tag belongs inside the <head> tag section of a page and is usually is placed before the <meta name="keywords"> tag and the <meta name="description"> tag.

For information about customizing the parameters for rules in the SEO Checker, see Customizing SEO rules Ff724042.xtlink_newWindow(en-us,Expression.40).png

Example

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.

<head>
    <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"/>
</head>

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