Changing the document title

Changing the document title

The title of an HTML page helps site visitors keep track of what they’re viewing as they browse, and it identifies the page in the visitor’s history and bookmark lists. If you don’t title a page, the page will appear in the browser window, bookmark lists, and history lists as Untitled Document.

To locate all untitled documents in your site, use the Site > Reports command. (See Testing your site.)

To change the title of a page:

  1. With the document open, do one of the following:
    • Select Modify > Page Properties.
    • Select View > Toolbar > Document (if it isn’t already selected).
    • Right-click (Windows) or Control-click (Macintosh) in an empty area in the document, then select Page Properties.
  2. In the Title text box, enter the title for the page, then press Enter (Windows) or Return (Macintosh).
  3. If you’re editing the title in the Page Properties dialog box, click OK.

    The title appears in the title bar of the Document window (and in the Document toolbar, if it’s showing). The filename of the page and the folder the file is saved in appears in parentheses next to the title in the title bar. An asterisk indicates the document contains changes that have not yet been saved.

Related topics

  • About setting page properties


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