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Re: <title> Contents

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 14:37:54 -0500
Message-ID: <50A69612.4080005@w3.org>
To: Sébastien Desbenoit <seb@desbenoit.net>
CC: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>, Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Hey, folks-

Thanks for the feedback.

Here's what it looks like now:

  "$pagename · $topic · WPD · WebPlatform.org"

I'll try to deploy it this weekend.

Regards-
-Doug


On 11/16/12 11:59 AM, Sébastien Desbenoit wrote:
> The interpunct is nice but to be effective, we need spaces too. WPD
> space WebPlatform would be efficient.
>
> Le 16 nov. 2012 à 17:35, Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com
> <mailto:komoroske@google.com>> a écrit :
>
>> 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
>> <mailto: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
>>>     <mailto: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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