Documents must have a title element

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How to fix the issue?

Include a title element within the HTML <head> section:

<html lang="en">
        <title>A concise but descriptive title for the page</title>

Provide a concise and descriptive title for your page. The page title should be a summary of the page in one short sentence. Make the titles unique across your entire website so users don’t get confused by duplicate title tags.


Titles play a crucial role in SEO. Avoid putting too many keywords in the title tags which is also known as keyword stuffing. Excessive keyword usage can result in page titles that fail to effectively summarize the content.


It’s common to use separators like hyphens ’-’ or pipes ’|’ to segment page titles. Ensure that distinctive information is placed at the beginning of the title. If you want to include a brand name in the title, put it at the end of the title.

Why is this important?

A screen reader announces the page title to the user. Without a title tag, a user must read through the content of the web page. The title is announced for example when switching between open tabs in a browser.

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