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<title>

Summary

The HTML Title Element (<title>) defines the title of the document, shown in a browser's title bar or on the page's tab. It can only contain text and any contained tags are not interpreted.

Usage context

  • Content categoriesMetadata content.
  • Permitted content Text
  • Tag omission All tags required. Note that leaving off </title> should cause the browser to ignore the rest of the page.
  • Permitted parent elementsA <head> element that contains no other <title> element.
  • DOM interface HTMLTitleElement

Attributes

This element only includes the global attributes.

Example

<title>Awesome page title</title>

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of '<title>' in that specification.
Living Standard  
HTML5
The definition of '<title>' in that specification.
Recommendation  
HTML 4.01 Specification
The definition of '<title>' in that specification.
Recommendation  

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