Tag <title> HTML Reference


Define a title for your HTML document:


<title>Your website title</title>

The content of the document......


Browser Support

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1. Definition and Usage

The <title> tag is required in all HTML documents and it defines the title of the document.

The <title> element:

  • defines a title in the browser toolbar
  • provides a title for the page when it is added to favorites
  • displays a title for the page in search-engine results

2. Tips and Notes

Note: You can NOT have more than one <title> element in an HTML document.

Tip: If you omit the <title> tag, the document will not validate as HTML.

3. Differences Between HTML and XHTML


4. Standard Attributes

DTD indicates in which HTML 4.01/XHTML 1.0 DTD the attribute is allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, and F=Frameset.

The <title> tag supports the following standard attributes:

Specifies the text direction for the content in an elementSTF
langlanguage_codeSpecifies a language code for the content in an elementSTF
xml:langlanguage_codeSpecifies a language code for the content in an element, in XHTML documentsSTF

5. Event Attributes

The <title> tag does not support any event attributes.

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