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    Duplicate Titles


    Hi all,

    My first question as a newbie member is about 'duplicate titles'. We use one of the well known SEO tools to create our reports and it quite often reports duplicate titles where they are not technically duplicates. I'm fairly confident this shouldn't be anything to worry too much about but wanted to get some thoughts.

    One example of this is on a 'profile' section of a client site. We have a page for each staff member with titles as follows:

    Client Name - Name of the site - Profiles - Staff member name

    Of course the only thing that changes for each page is the staff member name but they are being picked up as duplicate titles.

    Should I ignore this and move on or should I be losing sleep at night?

    Thanks in advance.
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    Check if your titles are longer than 60 characters, as Google won't display anything that is longer in the search results. Maybe the tool you are using truncates the titles to that length and then compares them.

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    Originally Posted by iziseo
    Check if your titles are longer than 60 characters, as Google won't display anything that is longer in the search results. Maybe the tool you are using truncates the titles to that length and then compares them.
    That will be it, thanks, yes - they are over 60 characters. The tool I'm using is displaying the full titles but obviously also seeing them as duplicates so I think that must be the issue.

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