How To Remove Site Name From Post Titles in WordPress
How to Remove Site Name from the post title is easy. Let’s see how to do that ?
After writing a good post on your blog, doing all the SEO things, checking grammar and other aspects of your content, you notice the SEO title width is shown bigger in the search result.
It is either cutting off or extending your page titles. From an SEO point of view it’s not recommended. Now how to fix it.
Are you using Yoast SEO ?
This popular wordpress plugin, Yoast can be the reason behind the title getting added in your wordpress posts.
No doubt Yoast SEO is a very useful plugin and it add to the efficiency of your wordpress site/blog. But Yoast’s default setting adds your site name to your blog’s SEO titles.
When considering one of the criteria of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), that Yoast SEO ranks your site on its character count of page titles.
And you keep trimming down your title to fit into its criteria. But, Yoast messes it away with its default settings.
Here lies a simple step to Remove Site Name from the post title in WordPress.
1. Open the Dashboard of your WordPress site
To Remove Site Name from the post title, Sign in to WordPress and enter the dashboard section then scroll down to find the Yoast SEO icon.
Then hover the mouse over the Yoast SEO icon, it will display an additional window of General, Search Appearance, Social, Tools, Premium. Click the Search Appearance tab.
2. Click Search Appearance Tab
When you click the Search Appearance then a window will get opened. In the new window click open the Content Types section tab.
3. Open the content types Tab
In the Content Types tab, scroll down a little and you see a SEO title section.Under this Four parameters will be seen.
They are namely Title,Site Title, Primary category, Separator.
Remove or delete rest three,i.e.,Site Title, Primary category, Separator.
Only the Title variable should remain in the box.
4. Final look of the Content Types Section
It will look like below pic.
I hope this process will fix your problem of site title issues in search results.
Removing your WordPress site name from your post titles in search results is an easy fix once you know what’s causing the problem.
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