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First tag appearing on webpage title [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: First tag in the title of the page is not that convenient. I noticed on Apple.SE and Programmers.SE that on a question, the HTML title of the page is set to [first-tag] - [...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Report high-Google-ranking Stack Exchange content copiers here [duplicate]

NB The following is a community-generated list of web pages that display Stack Exchange content and rank higher in search results than the original SE posts they copy. It is no longer being maintained,...
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Scrapers enter the scene - was the choice of license right?

Looks like scrapers can rank higher than the original SE universe site in Google search so that there's this very uncomfortable "first tag in the page title" change to combat them. Also looks like ...
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Putting important tags in the title convention

Previously I asked whether it would be a good idea to always put the important tags in the title, visible to Google. As Grace Note points out, something similar is already done, but only for the first ...
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The new {TagName} - {This is the real title} formatting is unhelpful

One of the best things SO did IMHO was to correctly order the HTML title in the order: {Question Title} - {SiteName} This was great because we knew the site name (and the favicon is a better ...
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When are tags included in the HTML title of the question page?

I see that there are two ways to derive the HTML title from the question. Here some "random" examples. Tag-prefixed question: c - format string vulnerability - printf - Stack Overflow classloader - ...
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_First_ tag in the title of the page is not that convenient. - Part two

First of all, yes, this sounds very much like the other question with nearly the same title. But it's just nearly the same title. I understand very well the reasoning about putting a tag into the ...
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What to do when you find copied SF, SU or SO content on other websites? [duplicate]

Recently, while answering a Server Fault question, I stumbled upon a copied Server Fault question and answer at what looks like a content aggregation or text scraping site. Here's the original ...
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Why these scrapers have higher ranks than the original stackoverflow pages in Google search results? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Did anyone notice that tech.efreedom.com seem to be scraping/republishing SO's posts? Sites like answerspice.com and efreedom.com are not only stealing our thunder but ...
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Share on Facebook shows the low-ranking designed title tag

The title looks weird, "history - Who is...". Given that it's going to Facebook, the chances of it being farmed would be pretty low (I only have 71 "friends"), and it reads really weirdly. Should the ...
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How does Stack Overflow know what is the main tag of a question? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Which tag is added to the page title? Does it matter the order you tag your question In the browser's title bar, Stack Overflow always displays one of the question's tags ...
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Remove tag in question title for logged-in users [duplicate]

We all hate the tags in the html page title, but they seem to be necessary for SEO: First tag in the title of the page is not that convenient. Scraper sites used to destroy stackoverflow in the Google ...