How To Limit Post Title Characters In WordPress For Better SEO ?

Display titles in search engine results like Google etc is limited to 70 chars and hence last characters of posts & pages having title of more than 70 characters get trimmed from the end.

This tutorial explains you to limit post title characters and force your blog authors to use defined number of characters in their post titles.

How To Limit Post Title To X Characters ?

  1. Install and activate Limit a post title to X characters plugin.
  2. After activation visit your admin area Dashboard -> Settings -> Limit Post Title To X Characters admin page and type the number of characters you want to allow (You can disable this limit for site admins).
  3. Tick the checkbox to auto r
  4. Finally click the ‘Save Changes’ button.

The plugin will limit post title length as defined by you. It also displays the current character count in Add New & Edit post pages and stops content to get published if title length goes over defined value.

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