Can search engines choose to use the title used in Yahoo! Directory?

Last updated: June 8, 2021

Yes, they sure can. Yahoo! Directory can be part of their fall-back plans when they deem your title unfit. If you don’t want this, or if you are not satisfied with the description in the Yahoo! Directory you can set up the tags below in your <HEAD>-section:

<meta name=”robots” content=”noodp” /> and <meta name=”robots” content=”noydir” />

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