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How to have different webpage titles for your WordPress blog posts



An SEO-related issue with WordPress is it uses the blog post title as the webpage title too. Wondering what’s the difference? A blog post title is the big text you see above every post content. The page title is the text you see in the title bar of your browser window.

Webpage title example

Whereas people prefer to use enticing and catchy blog post titles they may not carry the SEO qualities that can fetch better search engine rankings [read how to search engine optimize your blog post titles http://www.howtoplaza.com/how-to-search-engine-optimize-seo-your-blog-post-titles/]. You need to find a way where you can use different webpage titles for your WordPress blog posts.

Fortunately, there are many theme frameworks that let you enter webpage titles that are different from the blog post titles, and one of them is the WordPress Thesis theme.

thesis-theme-different-titles

Thesis allows you to enter custom title tags for your webpages that are different from your blog post titles. As you can see here you can also add custom Description and Keywords too.

If you don’t want to spend money on a commercial WordPress theme framework you can use the All-In-One-SEO-pack plugin. Aside from helping you search engine optimize your blog it also lets you enter custom webpage titles that can be totally different from your blog post titles. Once you install the plugin and tweak it the extra fields appear where you are creating the news blog post or editing an existing one.

all-in-one-seo-pack-screenshot

Using these fields you can have different, customized webpage titles for your WordPress blog posts.