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  • #18641

    Yes,

    Could you tell me how come whenever I post to social media, or use bit.ly to share posts, I always get my title in the share two times?

    http://seocognition.com/

    Here’s a picture of what I’m talking about attached.

    http://seocognition.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Screen-Shot-2012-12-11-at-7.41.07-PM.png

    Thanks.

    Josh

    #100228

    Your title is:

    <title>SEO Cognition | SEO | Search | Marketing  Home - SEO Cognition | SEO | Search | Marketing</title>

    If you’re using a seo tool you might want to change the default title structure. Open up header.php and replace:

    <title><?php bloginfo('name'); ?> | <?php is_home() ? bloginfo('description') : wp_title(''); ?></title>

    with:

    <title><?php wp_title(''); ?></title>

    #100229

    Thank you. That’s partially fixed it. However, whenever I go to use bit.ly, or other sharing tools, it still displays like the screenshot I’ve attached.

    http://seocognition.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Screen-Shot-2012-12-12-at-11.17.20-AM.png

    I’m not sure why this is doing this…

    #100230

    Not sure why this happens. I checked your title and meta tags and all contain the right text string which is: “Reasons Why SEO Campaigns Fail – SEO Cognition | SEO | Search | Marketing”. Also the share buttons above the “About the author field” showed me the correct page title.

    #100231

    I followed this advice.

    replacing

    <title><?php bloginfo(‘name’); ?> | <?php is_home() ? bloginfo(‘description’) : wp_title(”); ?></title>

    with

    <title><?php wp_title(”); ?></title> (also a general advice on a wordpress plug in support forum although the text to be replaced seems theme specific).

    I am using Yoast.

    It still does not work.

    The title tags are repeated and seem to be drawing from two sources (one I write in the yoast plug in and one from somewhere else).

    The best example is the contact page

    http://www.indonesiadetective.com/contact/

    The second Indonesia Private . … . . . . . . . . should not be there.

    Basically I need to only display what is written in the Yoast SEO title box.

    By the way it has nothing to do with the rewrite Yoast option and nor am I using another SEO plug in.

    Thanks

    Paul

    #100232

    By the way – the home page is interesting. It displays non of the text that I have written in the SEO title box.

    #100233

    Solved it. Strange this has been a problem for weeks and then after writing to you I crack it.

    #100234

    Hey!

    Glad that you solved the issue :)

    Best regards,

    Peter

    #100235

    Thanks Peter

    A new issue has arisen now.

    It is all fine EXCEPT the home pages (English and Indonesian). IF you look the titles are not working and they are certainly not what I wrote in the SEO dashboard.

    Any advice?

    #100236

    Hi cpwilson2,

    If I remember correctly, you have to actually set the home page title in yoast SEO. I don’t know if its on the home page (page) or in the plugin set up but when you change that bit in the header.php, wordpress doesn’t know what to do for a page title so it has to rely on Yoast.

    Regards,

    Devin

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