This test checks whether page titles are used on the website correctly. A page title exclusively refers to the <title> tag of a page, and nothing else.

Why do we test for this?

All pages should have a title - this is one of the most crucial elements of a page, and can be most easily seen in the top left corner of your web browser's window.

The title is particularly important for several reasons:

Titles should always be on every webpage, but it is important that the titles are varied and appropriate.

How do we test for this?

We examine the title for each page in turn, and check:

What can I do about it?

Make sure each page includes a title in the head and that it is appropriate to the content.