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    Help with SEO Title Displaying Wrong on Google & Correct on Bing + Yahoo


    Hey Everyone!

    I had setup a website for a client and the issue that I'm facing is that lets say i had set the homepage title to "ABC | DEF| GHI", but the problem is that Google shows it as "Website Name: ABC | DEF| GHI" while Bing & Yahoo show it correctly. Google was showing it fine but has suddenly changes its mind. Can anyone tell me what can be the issue and how could it be resolved?

    Website is based on Wordpress and am using SEO by Yoast plugin for all these settings. Thanks!
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    Hi haseebahmed7,

    Many other webmasters have seen this before. Google reserves the "right" to change how your title tags display in the SERPs. They do this for a variety of reasons; sometimes it's because the site is missing meta data, but usually the revisions are based on something specific the user searched for. I wouldn't worry too much, as it looks like Google is keeping it pretty much the same, but adding some "branding" to the front, which isn't necessarily a bad thing.

    FYI, Yoast himself has a blog post on this very topic that addresses this. Check it out when you get a chance.

    Hope that helps!
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    Well, Google is completely different than bing and yahoo. If you drive your SEO activities pointing at google, you won't get expected results at bing and yahoo and vice-versa. This can be the reason.

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