Page Titles

The page title is probably the most important information on any page


Results per page:


Match: any search words all search words

Page Menu


Why is the Page title so important?

Because the Title appears:

  • In the very top line of a browser window, immediatly below the top border
  • In Search Engine results
  • Usually in the top line or tab of your HTML editors design window.
  • The title element is required in all HTML & XHTML files
  • Usually used when a page is added to favourites


What should the Page title contain?

  • The page title is a very short description of the page contents
  • It should contain some of the pages keywords


Location of the Page title

The page title is located in the head section of your page, usualy near the top


  • the character set


  • Meta tags for keywords & description
  • CSS style links and / or page styling rules


Page title Example

        <meta content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1"
        <title>Place your Page Title here</title>
        <meta name="keywords" content="Your list of keywords">
        <meta name="description" content="Your page descrption, usually similar                 to the Page Title, but with a longer descriptions">
        <link href="your-style-sheet-name.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css">





Entering the Page Title

Adobe Dreamweaver

Enter the title in the Title text box in the Document window toolbar


Enter the tile via Format > Page title & Propertise