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How to Create a Dynamic Browser Title in WordPress

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Are you looking for a way to use create a dynamic browser title? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to use dynamic browser title in WordPress.

Instructions:

All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s header.php file in the or in a site-specific plugin:

<?php

        if ( is_category() ) {
            echo 'Category Archive for &quot;'; single_cat_title(); echo '&quot; | '; bloginfo( 'name' );
        } elseif ( is_tag() ) {
            echo 'Tag Archive for &quot;'; single_tag_title(); echo '&quot; | '; bloginfo( 'name' );
        } elseif ( is_archive() ) {
        wp_title(''); echo ' Archive | '; bloginfo( 'name' );
        } elseif ( is_search() ) {
            echo 'Search for &quot;'.wp_specialchars($s).'&quot; | '; bloginfo( 'name' );
        } elseif ( is_home() ) {
            bloginfo( 'name' ); echo ' | '; bloginfo( 'description' );
        }  elseif ( is_404() ) {
            echo 'Error 404 Not Found | '; bloginfo( 'name' );
        } elseif ( is_single() ) {
            wp_title('');
        } else {
            echo the_title();
        } 

?>

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 28 best WordPress resume themes to create best impression and how to create stunning WordPress optin forms and how to fix the error establishing a database connection in WordPress.

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