title element is often one of the first elements
covered when learning HTML. But because changing a page’s title is
trivial, many website creators mistakenly view it as optional or
purely decorative, leaving it neglected. But the truth is that the
title is a functional element that aids users in a variety of situations.
This is part 2 of an article series on the
title element. If you missed it, check out part 1 where I cover some functional uses of the
title element. Here, we’ll review some best practices that give a title its meaning and usefulness.