Wix SEO Setup Checklist: Setting the Homepage's Title for Search Results

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After you update your homepage's title tag, you may see an error message in your SEO Plan. This can happen if you added a title tag that does not include your keywords or business name. Follow the steps below to resolve the issue. 

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Updating your homepage's title tag

  1. Hover over the error message and click Go for it.
  1. Select a suggested title tag from the list, or select Other to enter your own title tag.
    • Use at least one of your keywords and your business name.
    • Enter between 10-80 characters.
    • If you create your own title tag, we recommend checking our tips for writing your own title tag.
  1. Click Copy
  2. Update your homepage's title tag in your site's Editor:

Tips for writing title tags

We recommend following the tips below if you decide to create your own title tags for your pages.
  • Each page on your site should have its own unique title tag.
  • The title tag should provide concise information on what the page is about. 
  • You should include one of your keywords and your business or site name. 
  • It's also a good idea to include the location of your business to your homepage title tag. This will help Google know to display your site to searchers in your area.
  • The length of your title tag should be 55-70 characters. 
    Use the pipe sign ‘|’ to distinguish different parts of your title tag. 
Want to learn more?
Check out these additional SEO tips for beginners in the Wix Blog.

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