Limitations of title and description tags

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Limitations of title and description tags
« on: 07-11-2014, 05:07:27 »
What are the limitations of title and description tags in Google, Yahoo, Bing & Ask.com?


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Re: Limitations of title and description tags
« Reply #1 on: 07-11-2014, 05:34:09 »
The meta description tags and title tags have the limitation of total number of characters and Google is now a days , decreasing the length of characters in these tags.
Title tag-156 characters in meta description tag
70- title tag
Google is decreasing it .

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Re: Limitations of title and description tags
« Reply #2 on: 07-14-2014, 00:32:43 »
Google:
  • Title - used to be up to 65-70 chars, but now it's more width based, so you shouldn't go for more than 55 chars. If you start each word with a capital letter, then the title should be under 50 chars;
  • Meta Description - 156 chars.

Bing:
  • Title - Same as Google;
  • Meta Description - Same as Google.

Here's a tool I use to preview titles - http://moz.com/blog/new-title-tag-guidelines-preview-tool. It also shows how your title looks like after certain search queries, because search engines bold the keywords, therefore the width increases.

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Re: Limitations of title and description tags
« Reply #3 on: 09-25-2014, 03:11:42 »
What are the limitations of title and description tags in Google, Yahoo, Bing & Ask.com?

Hi Heris Charles,

There are no limitations for title and description tags, but its recommended that your title should be 60 to 70 characters and description should be 160 characters because Google shows title and description in search results as recommended above. :) :) :)

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Re: Limitations of title and description tags
« Reply #4 on: 09-25-2014, 04:54:26 »
As per current Google update for Title & descriptions, Google is showing 55 Characters of title & 155 characters of descriptions in Google SE results.
but in actual he is reading till 60 to 65 characters or title & 160 characters of description.


 

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