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Dept. 3226, 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY

Phone: (307) 766-2457

Phone: (307) 766-2455

Email: webhelp@uwyo.edu

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.

 


 

Navigate to the page you would like to add a title to.

Select the edit tab.

In the display name field enter a description of the page's contents, name of your site followed by University of Wyoming.  Be sure to separate these elements with the pipe symbol, a vertical line, such as, Your Site Name | Your College or Division | University of Wyoming.

The pipe symbol can be typed by holding shift and pressing the back slash key found right above the enter or return key on a Windows keyboard.

 
example of title text

 

Submit your changes. After publishing your page your page descriptions should be live.

Contact Us

Marketing Web Services Group

Dept. 3226, 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY

Phone: (307) 766-2457

Phone: (307) 766-2455

Email: webhelp@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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