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Re: <title> Contents

From: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 11:35:46 -0500
Message-ID: <CAPwaZpXiqcjSLg4+f2PVHKczq6eGKX5v-fa2t+y72C+P+oBZXg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Cc: public-webplatform@w3.org
I think the colons look a bit weird (I think I prefer a hypen, only because
that feels more common), but I like having "WPD" in there. Overall it's
such an improvement that I'm all for pushing it live and tweaking as we go.

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 10:25 AM, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>wrote:

>  I think if we are going to get caught up on symbols then the interpunct
> [1] would be the best divider.
>
> I do think having WPD in it is the best option since we are targeting that
> for searches.  The second option I like the best, but it has Web Platform
> Docs in parentheses.  Does this actually help SEO at all at this point or
> is the title just getting extra stuff added in?
>
> -Garbee
>
> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpunct
>
>
>
> On 11/16/2012 10:07 AM, PhistucK wrote:
>
> Why colons? I strongly prefer dashes, parentheses or something like that.
> Colons look weird grammatically/linguistically/whatever.
>
>  ☆*PhistucK*
>
> On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 4:59 PM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi, folks-
>>
>> There have been a few bugs [1][2] filed about changing the contents of
>> the <title> element, to improve the tab discoverability (when you have
>> several tabs open, it's hard to tell which one is the 'font-size' article)
>> and improve SEO (we want to make it easy for people to search for "WPD
>> font-size").
>>
>> Currently, the title looks like this:
>>
>>  <title>css/properties/font-size - WebPlatform Docs</title>
>>
>> I've written an extension to change the <title> contents (this in not
>> something that can be done in the skin), with the following example output:
>>
>>  <title>font-size : css : WPD (Web Platform Docs)</title>
>>
>> What do y'all think about that? I can change it around a bit, if people
>> prefer, or I can deploy it now and tweak it later.
>>
>>
>> [1] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19440
>> [2] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19428
>>
>> Regards-
>> -Doug
>>
>>
>
>
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