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Old 04-13-2009, 04:26 PM
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Question Changing page titles on the menu?

Hi everyone.
Is there a way I can override the page titles to show up differently in the navigation drop down menu?

The site is www.1800prepare.com and I am referring to the green horizontal menu at the top. I did not design the page, but am now in charge of maintaining it and could use a little insight and how to change the titles.

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Old 04-13-2009, 06:08 PM
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:16 PM
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Default Sorry...

I'm sorry. I wasnt too clear on what I meant. I know how to change the titles... But I'd like to have the page titles different from the navigation.

Example...
Page 1 is titled "How to prepare for a hurricane"

Naturally, ISC will make the navigation "How to prepare for a hurricane"...
I would want to override that and make the navigation say "Hurricane Preparedness".

Sorry for the confusion. Thanks for the reply though.
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:34 PM
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OK - that makes sense. I think you need to change PageContent.html. If you remove <h2>%%GLOBAL_PageTitle%%</h2> that should get rid of the title. Then just add your prefered title to each page via the WYSIWYG editor.
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Old 04-13-2009, 10:38 PM
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Sorry again. I'm talking about the Page Title tag in the HTML HEAD.... Not the actual heading tag.
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Old 06-27-2009, 12:12 AM
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maybe you could create custom HTMLHead panels for the page? Not exactly an ideal course of action (because you'd ultimately have to create a new _page.html template for each page). But it would work.
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Old 06-27-2009, 01:36 AM
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A little known DHTML trick from an old DHTML ninja - The DOM actually allows you to change the title from the source of the page. Here's how.

Click into the source tab (HTML icon in the TinyMCE editor, View Source in the old ISC editor) and anywhere you want type this in: <script language="javascript">document.title="whatever you want the full title to be should go within these quotes";</script>

That'll change the default given by HTMLHead to be whatever you've typed in between the quotes.
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Old 06-29-2009, 02:37 PM
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Thanks for the tips everyone. When trying the to use the Javascript, will the search engines pick up the page title even though it is contained in a JS?
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Old 07-02-2009, 10:41 PM
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No, they will not. That is they won't pick up the Javascript title (that you changed), just the regular title. Search engine bots do not process the JS code.
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Old 07-03-2009, 01:44 AM
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hmm thats not good at all. I have many content webpages that i want to optimise for search engines and this means changing the page titles.. which were currently unable to do.
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