SEO Count Tool

Optimising the number of words and characters for the Title tag and Meta Description tag can help Search engines index your keyword content more effectively and is an important part of SEO... to use the tool just start typing your text in the dotted boxes and it will count down automatically so you know how much to type. Once you have the finished content you can copy and paste into into your website page.

SEO Guidence

  • The title should ideally be only 65 characters or less. This is the title of the page that shows in the browser window and is very important for SEO. It should contain your keywords and be relevant to the page content itself - so try to use keywords that also exist in the headings and content on the page. Each Title should be unique to that page.
  • The description meta tag should ideally 155 characters or less. Again this should have you keywords as they relate to the on page content. Each Description should be unique to that page.
  • The keywords meta tag should be 256 characters or less. Not all search engines still use this tag but it is still worth filling in. It should contain the keywords in a list - try to put the keywords that are relevant to the page content

  • Title tag

    Business CatalystHow to use in Business Catalyst: There is a specific field in the 'SEO Metadata' section called 'Page Title" This will be the Title of the page in the browser and is the 'title tag' in HTML

    How to use in HTML Code: <title>Digital Forest - Web design SEO and BC Experts in Farnham, Surrey</title>

    The maximum recommended number of characters in a title meta tag is 65.

     

    Description meta tag

    Business CatalystHow to use in Business Catalyst: In the 'SEO Metadata' section of the page editor there is a section called 'Page Description' This is the content for the 'meta description tag' used by search engines.

    How to use in HTML Code: <meta name="description" content="Digital Forest Interactive - Website Design and SEO services in Farnham, Surrey. CMS and eCommerce Solutions - Adobe Business Catalyst Certified Partners." />

    The maximum recommended number of characters in a description meta tag is 155.


    Keywords meta tag

    Business CatalystHow to use in Business Catalyst: In the WYSIWYG editor of the web page click on the 'page properties' icon Page Properties Icon to edit the Keywords.

    How to use in HTML Code: <meta name="keywords" content="Internet marketing, Search Engine Marketing, Web design, content management systems, search engine optimisation, PPC, SEO, internet sites, Farnham website design, Farnham, Surrey, GU, Aldershot, Guildford, web consultancy, freelance web design, Ecommerce" />

    The maximum recommended number of characters in a keywords meta tag is 256.