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Questions tagged [title-attribute]

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Does Google index HTML title attributes that are shown as tooltips on mouseover?

I have a choice of representing list of links on the site page: I can show them as a two column table (the first column for the link itself and the second for the referenced site description) or ...
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If you exceed the maximum recommended title length does Google still use those keywords for ranking?

I know there is a maximum recommended title length because Google cuts off after 600px so there is a rough character count of 60 characters which Moz says catches 90% of titles. I am aware of the ...
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Do you set the title attribute of the canonical link tag to the page title?

A <link ...> tag supports the title="..." attribute. When used with rel="canonical", what do you set the title attribute to? Would that be a hard coded title such as: title="Canonical URL" Or ...
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Can search engines read title attributes that are modified using jScript?

I'm using a custom tooltip library, to view my titles and image alts. The way an image or link is rendered without this script is: <img src="URL HERE" title="TITLE HERE" height="123" width="321"&...
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Title attribute on image inside a tag

Is there a reason to put a title attribute on an image (img tag) if this is inside a link (a tag) already with a title ? (said that you already put the alt attribute to the img tag)
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Should I dynamically change title/alt of image for SEO?

I use Angular in my application, where I have ng-repeat directive on images (which means, that in my HTML I have only one img tag for all image objects that I receive from server). Should I also ...
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Should it be beneficial to put dot (period) in the end of Image Title tag's text or ALT text?

When I looked in the Google for such data I found only one article that deals with ALT attributes and (if I understood correctly) clues that indeed it is logical to put dots in the end of ALT text ...
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Is it OK to use same text for title and alt text for an image?

Should the title and the alt tags have completely different text for a certain image? Or is it OK if I use the same text for both the title tag and alt tag? The text would be different for every ...
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Title Attributes and Accessibility [duplicate]

I've been looking into accessibility recently and have read mixed articles regarding whether or not the title attributes should be included. It seems that there's a pretty good consensus that adding ...
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How can I stop this page titles being marked as duplicate?

We have a directory of the most influential people in a sector. People can appear in more than one year, with different citation The page title tag is generated dynamically and would change like this ...
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“Title” Attribute vs Link Anchor Text in SEO

Both "title" attribute and link anchor text does provide positive influence to SEO. Example: <a href="www.companyA.com">Service Provided</a> <a href="www.companyB.com" title="Service ...
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Are there any length limitations for image alt or title property?

I'd like to insert an image on a webpage with an alt property. But the text length I'd like to use for this alt property is pretty long: about 200 words (slightly less than 1000 characters). Moreover ...
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SEO - alt and title attributes for thumbnail images in recommended products?

I think that title almost explains it. What is best for SEO to use in section Recommended products for alt and title attributes of thumb images? Should they maybe be empty? Recomendded products are ...
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Difference between alt and title of img - which one to use - and impact

For years I've been writing my HTML for images like this: <img src="picture.jpg" alt="my picture" > But I recently ran a audit of my site using Raven SEO tools and it reported loads of errors ...
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How to prevent duplicate title tags for multilingual content

Google is reporting duplicate title tags for a website that is built for 2 languages. The URL structure seems fine it is something like: example.com/place-1 example.com/fr/place-1 The title tags ...
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Is better for SEO to have text on the page versus in the title of the a tag?

We have a page on our site with a listing of product categories. All the links point to other pages on our site. Currently there's no text associated with the links other then the linked text itself ...
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Is the Title attribute still used?

I'm curious if anyone still uses the Title attribute? I've noticed that none of the sites I visit on a regular basis use it at all, I'm talking about sites like ArsTechnica, The Verge, the BBC, etc......
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All caps <title> text - does it effect CTR ? Is it allowed

by having all your text in CAPS i presume that there is a slight increase in CTRs, has any one experimented / experienced this ? Are you allowed to have all caps title text, or is it seen as spammy ...
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Is this over optimisation of the <title> tag?

I've got a page on a camera review site the page is as follows (below). Would you consider this over optimisation / keyword stuffing? Specifically in the title tag as it has 2 references to "canon ...
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SEO Is it Good or Bad to add Company Name to Title Attribute? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is the title attribute (not tag) important to SEO? So while I'm filling out title / alt attributes I noticed I was just automatically adding my company name to almost every ...
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Why won't title attributes get indexed in Google?

When I search for Ride On + my site's name, I see that it's indexed. But when I search for Green Horse + my site's name, I don't see my site appearing in the results anywhere! Here's my code: <td&...
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Tooltips for keyboard users

The title attribute can be used on almost any HTML element, particularly hyperlinks, to provide some additional detail of the element. This is useful for screen readers, but not so much when using the ...