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Re: [DOCS] HTML Page titles in HTML version?

From: Jay Levitt <jay(dot)levitt(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Pg Docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL WWW <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [DOCS] HTML Page titles in HTML version?
Date: 2012-02-12 21:20:16
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Magnus Hagander wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 17:54, Jay Levitt<jay(dot)levitt(at)gmail(dot)com>  wrote:
>> I frequently find myself with multiple tabs open to the docs site, all
>> titled "PosgreSQL: Documentation". Does the new site back-end make it easy
>> to add a meaningful<TITLE>  tag, or would that take a mass commit to the
>> core docs?
>
> Actually, it *has* the information in the title. E.g. "PostgreSQL:
> Documentation: Manuals: Queries". It's just too long.
>
> Maybe we need to reverse the elements in the title?
>
> But I don't think it's limited to docs - don't you have the same
> problem with all other pages? They all start with "PostgreSQL:" -
> perhaps that should be changed to instead suffix them with "-
> PostgreSQL"?

Yeah, in general it's best practice to post the most specific part of the 
title first, so that short tabs will still show the relevant info.  Also 
used to help with SEO; not sure if it still does, but it might explain why 
you don't always get the right page when doing a Google search.

Jay

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