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Page title changed to older version in SERPS
Steveboy




msg:3878379
 11:18 am on Mar 25, 2009 (gmt 0)

I changed my page title for my index page at the start of this week. As soon as I did I jumped 3 places, which is great.

I have just checked again and now I am back a the original position and the SERPS are showing my old page title AND description.

Any ideas?

 

gouri




msg:3878503
 3:29 pm on Mar 25, 2009 (gmt 0)

Google might be showing you results from a different datacenter and that datacenter may not have the updates that you made.

Steveboy




msg:3878527
 3:51 pm on Mar 25, 2009 (gmt 0)

does that chnage each day? i find it odd that its one day new, one day old.

first time ive noticed it

sirkevon




msg:3878829
 9:54 pm on Mar 25, 2009 (gmt 0)

That's normal. gouri is right. It is just the different data centers that have not yet updated. Once it does, the search results will reflect your current page title. It happens every single time I change my titles.

Steveboy




msg:3878830
 9:58 pm on Mar 25, 2009 (gmt 0)

weird, just checked and its back to the top again! :)

Really happy about jumping 3 spots! must have done something right

g1smd




msg:3878891
 11:45 pm on Mar 25, 2009 (gmt 0)

It can take weeks for changes to stick, and they can often revert for a few days now and again even several months later.

AnkitMaheshwari




msg:3879145
 11:09 am on Mar 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

Generally, I have noticed that only after 4-5 caches does the serp starts to get stabalize once we change a title.

Steveboy




msg:3879147
 11:15 am on Mar 26, 2009 (gmt 0)

its interesting how much effect changing the page title has.

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