How To Change WordPress Site Title Tutorial

How To Change WordPress Site Title Tutorial

Learn how to change the Site Title in WordPress in this tutorial!

Changing the site title is a simple yet crucial customization that allows you to update your website’s primary name.The site title not only contributes to your site’s branding but also plays a significant role in SEO.

In this tutorial, we’ll guide you through the complete process of changing the site title.

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WordPress General Settings

First you need to log in to your WordPress dashboard.

Then go to the menu on the left and select Settings and in the dropdown menu it must be set to General. 

WordPress Settings General

At the top of the page, you can see the Site Title.

WordPress Site Title Settings

WordPress Site Title explained

Before we dive into the tutorial, let’s briefly discuss the importance of the site title in WordPress.

The site title is the main name of your website, prominently displayed at the top of your site. It is a crucial element for branding and helps visitors and search engines understand the purpose and content of your website.

Search engines use the site title as a key factor in determining the relevance of your site to user queries.

Change to SEO-Friendly

Once you click on the existing site title, a text box will appear.

Now you can enter the new name for your website and make sure it’s SEO-friendly.

Save and Publish

Click the “Save Changes’’ button to save your changes and make the new site title live on your website.

Save Site Title WordPress

Congratulations! You’ve successfully changed the site title. Remember that it’s a crucial element for both branding and SEO, so choose a name that accurately represents your website’s content and purpose.

You can watch the video tutorial on YouTube over here: How To Change WordPress Site Title Tutorial.  

In this tutorial I’ll explain all the basic WordPress settings that you need to set up after a new WordPress install.

See you in the next tutorial!