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[resolved] A dash "-" adds after my title (9 posts)

  1. Skurf
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hello

    My Site Title in the settings is C H O U Q U E T T E, but on google and other systems my Site Title is recognised as C H O U Q U E T T E -

    I am using Twenty Ten. My website is http://www.chouquette.co.uk, and you can see what I mean if you do a google search,

    Many thanks,

    Skurf

  2. samateo
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Your site is running WordPress SEO by Yoast. This can modify the site title. Update to the latest version, then take a look at Controlling titles with the WordPress SEO plugin.

  3. JungleSpace.net
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Did you by chance have an edited version of the Twenty Ten header.php file around the title portion where a dash was placed?

  4. Rev. Voodoo
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Actually - your site is running multiple SEO plugins

    I would deactivate the plugins to see if your hyphen issue goes away.

    If so, then you know where to look to tweak settings.

  5. alchymyth
    The Sweeper & Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    there is nothing in the meta title code of header.php of Twenty Ten which would output a hyphen;

    you don't seem to have entered any text into the 'tag line',
    so this hyphen might to be coming from one of your seo plugin as a separator between site title and tag line.

  6. Skurf
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi all, thanks for the help but even by deactivating the two SEO plugins I have nothing changes...

  7. alchymyth
    The Sweeper & Moderator
    Posted 1 year ago #

    the hyphen - is now replaced by a pipe character | which possibly comes from the meta title tag code from header.php of the theme (?);

    this supports the assumption that the hyphen was from a plugin;

    what is your entry in 'tagline' under dashboard - settings - general ?

  8. Skurf
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    There is no entry in the tagline

  9. Skurf
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi all,

    The Yoast plugin was creating this, I've asked on his plugin's forum if he knows how to fix it,

    Thanks for your help

    Skurf

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