Page titles are one of the most important listing factors in improving website SEO rankings.
If you are a beginner and want to ensure your web site pages or blog posts get found, you need to ensure your titles are both Human-Legible and contain the terms you think people will type into a search engine.
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Title tags are part of the meta tags that appear at the top of your HTML inside the < head> area. Think of title tags like the title of the chapter of a book. It tells people and search engines what your page is about. (source: Search Engine Watch)
Ensure that your titles are filled in and have all the appropriate information. If you are writing a post or a page about how important it is to eat vegetables, your title should contain that information. This makes it easy to index by search engines and also entices the reader to click on your link and read your page or post.
Eat Your Vegetables Every Day – Importance of Vegetables In Nutrition <– GOOD TITLE!
Vegetables are Important <– OK TITLE
Vegetation can be eaten and helps people get vital nutrients for daily… <– POOR TITLE
Often website tools such as Joomla, Wix, or Word Press will auto-generate your titles, so ensure that you are using a tool such as Yoast WordPress SEO that allows you to enter your own titles and check your titles for keywords.