Page Title - Easy Checks

What are Page Titles?

Example of webpage with title highlighted

Page titles are:

Why are Page Titles important?

The page title is the first information said by screen readers when opening a page. They help screen reader users understand what page is loading.

Page titles are also reflected in the browser tabs names and assist screen reader users navigate among open tabs.

Checking Page Titles

Checking this page

This is just for practice. Also, you can see what the check will look like on an accessible page.

Click on the button below:

Check page title on this page

Checking other pages

To check other pages you need to add the check link as a bookmark.

  1. Make sure your browser bookmarks bar is open. Ctrl/CMD+Shift+B will usually toggle the bar
  2. Drag this link to your browser bookmarks bar: Check page title
  3. Visit the page you want to check
  4. Click on the ‘Check page title’ link in your bookmarks
  1. Make sure your browser bookmarks/favorites bar is open. Ctrl/CMD+Shift+B will usually toggle the bar
  2. Create a bookmark to this page using Ctrl/CMD+D
  3. Edit your bookmarks - this varies depending on browser and operating system. There is usually a menu option to manage your bookmarks
  4. Edit the newly added bookmark to this page
  5. Paste the script copied into the URL or Link field

What to look for


There is flexibility on what makes a good page title. However, best practice is for the important and unique information to come first. This is called “front-loading”.

For example:

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