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What is the effect of using a wildcard character in the title tag?



2:45 pm on Aug 26, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Do Boolean operator, wildcard symbols, such as the * (asterisk) in the title tag affect search results?

I am seeing some website using them in the title, including the first character in the title, are ranking quite well.

<title>*my city thing *my city thing2*my city thing3 *my city thing4 *my city thing5</title>


3:06 pm on Aug 26, 2008 (gmt 0)

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In the title element they only function as word separators - they have no special characteristics.


3:18 pm on Aug 26, 2008 (gmt 0)

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By using an asterisk between keyword phrases in the title and not using additional spaces, improve keyword density?

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