HTML <title> tag

Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

HTML title tagWhen writing in HTML, the <title> tag is required on every web page and is used to designate a title. This element sets the default name for a bookmark, as well as what you see displayed on a browser tab or search engine results. The following sections contain information about this tag, including an example of its code, as well as related attributes and browser compatibility.

Example code

<title>A Page Title</title>


Within an HTML tag, an attribute dictates certain aspects of an HTML element. Attributes are made up of a name and value pair. While the <title> tag does not have any unique attributes, it does utilize all of the standard attributes.


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