How can you get Google to change the title of your article in its listings?

  1. crankalicious profile image92
    crankaliciousposted 7 years ago

    How can you get Google to change the title of your article in its listings?

    Hubpages often provides feedback on title improvement, but I've noticed that after I make a title change, the old title still shows up in Google's searches. How long does it take Google to change your title and summary in its listings? Or does it happen at all. If not, what's the point of changing your titles to improve searches?

  2. prairieprincess profile image94
    prairieprincessposted 7 years ago

    It has to be crawled by the Google bot in order to register any changes. You could try pinging it and that might help. You would also submit the URL to Google itself.

  3. Pamela N Red profile image85
    Pamela N Redposted 7 years ago

    When you choose a title it gives you a URL and that cannot be changed, however you can change the name. What you are seeing is probably the designated URL. If it really bothers you, you can remove the article and repost it under the corrected name. I once posted an article title with a typo and had to do that.

 
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