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Opened 6 months ago

Closed 6 months ago

Last modified 6 months ago

#4328 closed defect (fixed)

Change title structure on plugin category templates

Reported by: jonoaldersonwp Owned by: coffee2code
Milestone: Priority: low
Component: Plugin Directory Keywords: seo
Cc:

Description

The <title> on plugin category pages (e.g., https://wordpress.org/plugins/category/taxonomy/) is currently {{cat}} | WordPress.org.

This should be changed to Plugins categorised as {{cat}} - WordPress.org

Paginated states (e.g., https://wordpress.org/plugins/category/taxonomy/page/2/) should inject the pagination state; e.g., Plugins categorised as {{cat}} - Page {{x}} of {{y}} - WordPress.org

Change History (3)

#1 @coffee2code
6 months ago

In 8579:

Plugin Directory: Include total number of pages in page title for paginated views.

See #4328.

#2 @coffee2code
6 months ago

  • Owner set to coffee2code
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 8580:

Plugin Directory: Change page title format for category archives.

Adds text to provide context about the category.

Props jonoaldersonwp, coffee2code.
Fixes #4328.

#3 @coffee2code
6 months ago

FYI: The actual implementation differs from the original ticket in two minor ways:

  • Uses American English spelling of "categorized" (instead of "categorised")
  • Retains the use of vertical bar | as the title parts separator and not a dash -

In #1105 it was decided to use &mdash; as the separator between page title parts. However, in #3539, the separator was changed to &#124; (the vertical bar) though I don't see in that ticket or its comments where that particular change was requested or justified (it may be within the private Google Doc that was linked, but I can't see its contents). So right now the vertical bar is the standardized separator. Please open a new ticket if this should be changed since it would be a separate and wider-ranging effort than just this one instance and would be undoing deliberate changes made for #3539.

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