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About Page Titles

One of the most important things you can do to maximize the visibility of your site in search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo is to add unique, descriptive page titles for each page. The page title is displayed in search results as seen here:
page title displayed in search results

Page descriptions are also visible in tabbed browsers as seen here:
page title as seen in tabbed browser

Navigating to a page in a browser and checking the text that is displayed here is a good way to test page titles.

How to Add Page Titles

  1. Navigate to the page you would like to add a title to.
  2. Select the Edit tab.
  3. In the Display Name field enter the name of your site, followed by the pipe key which creates this symbol | , followed by University of Wyoming. It would also be appropriate to type Your Site Name | Your College or Division | University of Wyoming . The | symbol can be typed by holding shift and typing the \ key, found right above the Enter/Return key.
    example of title text for UW CMS
  4. Submit your changes. After publishing your page your page descriptions should be live.

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