Check Your Title Tag and Meta Description Length MetaLength SEO Tools Check if your title and meta description tags are the right length for SEO and Google. 10/3/2013 Free Tool English Access for everyone

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Check your <title> tag length

Title tag in Google search results

Aim for 65 characters including spaces. You can go up to 69 characters in total, but try not to exceed this. Anything longer will be truncated in search results.

Type, or copy and paste, your title tag into the box below to check it's length:


characters left

Check your meta description tag length

Meta description in Google search results

Aim for 156 characters including spaces and try for no more than 160. You can use less if it will read better.

Type, or copy and paste, your meta description into the box below to check it's length:


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<title> Tag Tips

Title tag in Google search results

Title tag in a web browser

<html>
<head>
<title>Your title tag goes here</title>
<meta name=”description” content=”Your meta description goes here”>
<meta name=”keywords” content=”keyword, keyword, keyword, keyword”>
</head>
<body> ...

Meta Description Tag Tips

A meta description is HTML used to descriptively identify the content within the page. Meta descriptions are used on search engine result pages to help give users a better understanding of the page without having to click through.

How It Looks In Code:


<head>
<meta name="description" content="This is where you would put your content for your description.">
</head>


Meta description in Google search results

<html>
<head>
<title>Your title tag goes here</title>
<meta name=”description” content=”Your meta description goes here”>
<meta name=”keywords” content=”keyword, keyword, keyword, keyword”>
</head>
<body> ...

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About MetaLength.com

MetaLength is a simple SEO tool.

It can be difficult to remember the perfect length for <title> and meta description tags, and time consuming using Word (or another method) to count the number of characters in these tags once you have written them!

So, we built MetaLength to help you quickly check the length of your meta tags - and also provide some useful SEO and meta tag length tips.

It is not meant to be some super advanced SEO tool. It is just a simple tool to save you time when checking the length of your meta tags.

We hope you find it useful for your SEO projects.