How to Change a Home Page Title in Joomla


Joomla is a content management system, a popular tool for making dynamic websites. Joomla is ideal for skilled web developers as well as newbies who are trying their hands in the technology. Joomla home page title is a vital factor to rank in search engine optimization. Most of the time we set the title of our Joomla website without thinking the aspect of its search engine friendliness. However, the title, which you should select during configuration your website is an important keyword to attract Google and other search engines. You can change the title tag of your Joomla website anytime without knowing much of its technical architecture. Give below are the steps to change home page title in Joomla:

  • First of all, you need to log in to your Joomla website as Super Administrator.
  • Go to the ‘components’ menu at the top of your home page.
  • You will find ‘sh404sef’ from a drop down list in the Components menu.
  • If you have selected the ‘Standard Display Mode’, you have to click on the blue bar, which is located to the right of ‘Click here to switch to extended display’ button.
  • As soon as you click the option, it extends a couple of additional options, which you will not see in the standard display mode.
  • After switching on the extended display mode, you will get many additional options like ‘Meta Tag’ on the left.
  • You need to click on the Meta tag button to change it.
  • As you click on the button, it will redirect you to the ‘Meta tags management screen’.
  • You will find a ‘Home Page Meta’ button to the left of the screen.
  • Here you can change the title along with other meta tag options of your Joomla website easily. Just type the desired title, description, and keywords and save them by clicking on the ‘Save’ button.

If you do not want to change Joomla meta tag description and keywords, but simply the meta tag title, you can easily do it by following these simple steps.

  • Log in to your account
  • Go to the Joomla admin area.
  • Go to Menus
  • Go to Main Menu
  • Go to Home Page
  • Go to Parameters
  • Click on System
  • Change Page Title.

From changing the title tag in joomla to working on its extensive technical aspects, you need professional Joomla developers. It is very important that before hiring developers, you do a background check on their experience of working on Joomla and its techniques.


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