strange Page and Blog post titles

  • Dear Rank Math support,

    We’ve been switching over from Yoast to RM lately and did set everything up.
    Though there is some strange behavior in the site titles of pages and blog posts.

    Page titles are formatted like: %sitename% %sitename% %sep% %title%, whereas the RM setting is %title% %sep% %sitename%
    Post titles are %sitename% %sep% (although it is >> wheras it should be |) Blog Archive %title% whereas the RM setting is %title% %sep% %sitename%

    Is there some setting we are missing or is this some conflicting leftover from Yoast?

    Kind Regards
    Chris

    • This topic was modified 6 months, 2 weeks ago by Chris.
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  • Hello,

    Please check if your actual SEO title matches the one you have set using Rank Math.

    You can confirm the same by opening the post and then following this image tutorial

    https://mythemeshop.d.pr/ePhMiA+

    Once the source is opened, search for the word <title> and you can confirm if the title is the same as you entered in the plugin.

    If it matches as seen in the HTML source code there is nothing to worry about. Google sometimes does not honor your titles and displays them as per their will.

    You can go through this post on Google Search Console support section.

    Specifically, you might want to check the title Why the search result title might differ from the page's <title> tag

    Hello Michael,

    I already checked that before and the HTML shows the same error. The site name is being shown twice, like rank math rank math | page title.

    Same goes for the blog posts.

    I actually don’t know where this is coming from, hence I asked for support.

    Kind Regards
    Chris

    Hi Chris,

    Thanks for the reply.

    Could you please head over to Rank Math > Titles & Meta and confirm that all the settings are in order for each of your post type?

    If they are, please click on save to refresh the settings and check if this will fix the issue. If it does not, please edit the first post on this ticket and include your WP logins in the designated Sensitive Data section.
    Sensitive Data Section

    It is completely secure and only our support staff has access to that section. If you want, you can use the below plugin to generate a temporary login URL to your website and share that with us instead:

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/temporary-login-without-password/

    You can use the above plugin in conjunction with the WP Security Audit Log to monitor what changes our staff might make on your website (if any):

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-security-audit-log/

    We really look forward to helping you.

    Hello,

    I have updated the sensitive data as requested. Can you please check further?

    Thank you.

    Hello Michael,

    I did check the Meta & Titles again and everything is set accordingly and the naming as it is shouldn’t appear.

    Therefore, I went ahead and created a user for you and pasted the info in the sensitive data field above.

    Would be great if you could have a look and let me know what is causing the issue.

    Thanks in advance

    Kind Regards
    Chris

    HI Chris,

    Thanks for the follow up.

    Your site is loading duplicate meta tags and Opengraph tags and the first ones are the getting picked up by search engines. Here is a screenshot:
    Screenshot

    I can suggest that you follow these steps to isolate the code/plugin that is adding the extra tags:
    https://rankmath.com/kb/check-plugin-conflicts/

    Thank you.

    Hello Michael,

    Thanks for the hint. We’ll investigate on the issue and can hopefully fix it soon.

    Kind Regards
    Chris

    Hello,

    We are super happy that this resolved your issue. If you have any other questions in the future, know that we are here to help you.

    If you don’t mind me asking, could you please leave us a review (if you haven’t already) on https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/seo-by-rank-math/reviews/#new-post about your overall experience with Rank Math? We appreciate your time and patience.

    If you do have another question in the future, please feel free to create a new forum topic, and it will be our pleasure to assist you again.

    Thank you.

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