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Currently, it is not possible to add special characters (e.g. @,%, &, ! and ?) to your site/page titles. You can vote for this feature in this FAQ.


For information about updating your Meta Tags, click here.
 

To read about our feature updates, please click here.

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  • ralp84

    Replied by ralp84 July 17, 2014

    Yes, allow all the special characters in the Meta Tags possible.  Give the business every advantage possible to get noticed.

     

  • bennyguangzhou

    Replied by bennyguangzhou July 13, 2014

    HTML encoding of foreign language characters: page titles, keywords etc.

    Dear Wix,

     

    Considering this is the original in the Czech Language: Proutěné rohože na plot Praha a střední Čechy, what would be better to write in the meta tags:

     

    Option 1: Proutene rohoze na plot Praha a stredni Cechy

     

    or 

     

    Option 2: Proutěné rohože na plot Praha a středn&iacute

     

    Awaiting your reply,

     

    thanks

     

    Benny

    • Nitzan Wix Team

      Replied by Nitzan July 13, 2014

      Hi Benny,

       

      Thank you for contacting Wix Support regarding this matter.

       

      Please note that you posted in our Flash forum, while all your site are HTML5 sites. I have moved your question to the relevant forum and thread.

       

      Your first option is what you should use for your site's meta tags. Please refer to the best reply above for further information.

       

      Please let us know should you require any further assistance. 

      Have a great day! Nitzan - Wix Support Team
  • Yuka51

    Replied by Yuka51 June 18, 2014

    Im trying to add bing and geo tags and they have "." in them and Wix isn't allowing me to put them in metatags - WTF. 

     

    Please sort out WIX

    • Or Y Wix Team

      Replied by Or Y June 18, 2014

      Please note this issue has been resolved. Please retry and make sure you insert a Header code meta tag that conforms the following format:

       

      <meta name="msvalidate.01" content="Code from Bing Webmaster tools"/>

      All the best, Or
  • blakeus1

    Replied by blakeus1 March 5, 2014

    any update or instructions on adding  special characters (e.g. @,%, &, ! and ?) to your site/page titles

  • FrankSalcido

    Replied by FrankSalcido February 22, 2014

    I have plans to use this H1 to H6 tags, my question is can the be able to be read if hide them under my text tags  how ca I hide under my text.

    • ilan-t Wix Team

      Replied by ilan-t February 22, 2014

      Hello

      The following is a guide to help you manage the h1 for your HTML website:
       

      Title - H1 - (only the most top left is H1 - second (etc) title will be H2)

      Page Title- H2

      Heading XL - H3

      Heading L - H4

      Heading M - H5

      Heading S - H6

      The rest of the styles are mapped to paragraph tag.
       

      Here are some tips about H1 headers:
       

      1. A proper HTML page allows only one H1 tag. If you place an H1 tag in your header or footer or if you marked it to be displayed on all pages, then you shouldn't add anymore H1 tags.

      2. If you don't check the "show on all pages" option on your H1 text, you can add one line of text (in a paragraph or title) that has an H1 style.

      3. The H1 text should be a single line. if you break lines, the H1 tag will be added only to the top line. If you would like the H1 tag to spread over more than one line simply click on shift+enter instead of only enter.

      4. If any of your pages has more than one line of text with "title" style then Wix will mark the top left title as H1 and the rest will be H2.

       

      If you would like to view your new HTML website exactly as Google and other search engines see it, you cannot simply right click on the live site and select to view the source code - this is how it worked for the Wix Flash websites, but not for the HTML5 sites.
       

      To view the HTML website as Google does, simply add "?_escaped_fragment_" to the end of your websites domain name. Eg. www.mydomain.com/?_escaped_fragment_
       

      Once you are viewing the ?_escaped_fragment_ version of your website, you can right click to View Source Code, but this is only if you are interested in viewing the source code. Otherwise, seeing the ?_escaped_fragment_ version of your website is a nice way to see how Google is viewing your website.
       

      If you want to check that the correct h1 has been updated within the source code; go to the Page Source, click CTRL + F, and type in "H1" to search for the H1 headers on your site.

      Best regards

  • canadamobile

    Replied by canadamobile February 20, 2014

    so wixs is a website builder thats it we have no real control over some of the functionality of it like adding special codes or redirection code? confused?

    • Elia Wix Team

      Replied by Elia February 20, 2014

      If the HTML app isn't working, it may be a problem with the code. You can check if the code is correct by using this site.
       
      Simply paste the html code between <body> RIGHT HERE </body> and click the button above (Edit and Click Me) in order to see the results.
       
      If nothing appears in the right window or a certain component appears but doesn't work, this means that the code is problematic. Please contact the creator of the code and let them know that it isn't working.
       
      If the preview shows the content as expected, then it's a compatibility issue with Wix. We're currently working on improving the compatibility of Wix with customizable code.
      Elia - Wix Support
  • goddesschocolatebox

    Replied by goddesschocolatebox November 28, 2013

    Please allow us to ad special characters. Thanks

  • bdeagan

    Replied by bdeagan May 11, 2013

    Hi guys...the organization I am helping has an apostrophe in their name.  Obviously this kind of stinks.  Any workarounds available?

    • Itamar Wix Team

      Replied by Itamar May 11, 2013

      Unfortunately there is no workaround at the moment. However, this issue is on our development roadmap and we hope that it will be resolved in the near future.

      Itamar, Wix team
  • mrinald4

    Replied by mrinald4 May 1, 2013

    I am disappointed that I cannot add an apostrophe (') to my site's title and description. As we are known as Saint Anne's Shrine, it looks like a mistake to write it as Saint Annes Shrine. I have not had this problem with regular coding and meta tagging. I can understand not wanting crazy special characters in the title but PLEASE let us be able to insert an apostrophe!

    • Tali Wix Team

      Replied by Tali May 1, 2013

      I apologize for the inconvenience. Please note this issue is on our development roadmap and we hope that it will be resolved in the near future.

       

      Thank you for your patience and understanding.

      Tali, Wix Team
  • wix Wix Team

    Replied by Wix KnowledgeBase April 17, 2013

    Currently, it is not possible to add special characters (e.g. @,%, &, ! and ?) to your site/page titles. You can vote for this feature in this FAQ.


    For information about updating your Meta Tags, click here.
     

    To read about our feature updates, please click here.

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