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Re: <title> Contents

From: Paul Irish <paul.irish@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2012 10:58:17 +0000
Message-ID: <CAHSVx=8tOd35u3CCnibDPzJQ3EqoOCJiQJQ6K2JK8KofGjznEQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sébastien Desbenoit <seb@desbenoit.net>
Cc: jonathan@garbee.me, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>, Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>
A search for that will reveal the site with no big problem. Wouldn't need
to be in the title tag.

Looks great, Doug!
On Nov 16, 2012 7:49 PM, "Sébastien Desbenoit" <seb@desbenoit.net> wrote:

> Thanks Doug
>
> I wonder if "webplatform.org" is a good idea: people looks more for
> webplatform in their search engine than webplatform.org. If they already
> have the URL, google or bing or... will give them the right website but if
> they just has webplatform it's harder to find the extension, isn't it?
>
> Cheers
>
> Seb Desbenoit
>
> Le 16 nov. 2012 à 20:37, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> a écrit :
>
> > 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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