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December 19, 2022

The Meta Title, what is it? Google SEO Title Guide

Every result on Google has a title, let's find out the purpose of the Meta Title, this SEO title that is sadly often overlooked.
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When we search on Google, the title of each result is our Meta Title. This SEO title, not to be confused with the H1, is perhaps the most important part of your page. Follow the following rules in detail to…

What is Meta Title or SEO Title?

The Meta Title (title tag) is an HTML element that specifies the title of a web page. A page's title tag appears as the title of the search snippet in the SERP. It, together with the Meta Description and at the SLUG composes the search preview on the SERP.

What should a great Meta Title include?

This title should be no longer than 55 characters and should include the main keywords of the page. Avoid weighing down the title.

Where to put the Meta Title in WordPress?

In the case of WordPress, simply access the page or post. Each SEO software (for example Yoast or Rank Math) presents the preview on the SERP on the page or article edit page. It will be sufficient to press on the meta description in the preview and we will have the possibility to modify it.

The Meta Title on Facebook and Twitter

You can also use it in the OpenGraph title and Twitter Cards. When you share the page link to your feed, this title will appear.

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