Provide page titles Usability Guideline


This page has no title. Each page should have a descriptive and meaningfully different title.


Title refers to the text shown in the browser title bar, displayed when articles are shared on social media and displayed in search engines results pages.

Applicable standards

Note: The website has been down since July 2020, although is still operating and the PDF version of the guidelines is still available.

Change history

  • 5.36 Jan 2020 Detect missing titles in PDFs.
  • 5.22 Jul 2016 Fixed false negative.
  • 5.2 May 2013 Updated priority to match April 2013 version of guidelines.
  • 1.0 Feb 2007 Added.

This page describes a web site issue detected in PDF and HTML documents by SortSite Desktop and OnDemand Suite.

Rule ID: UseGov9.2.1