2. Make page titles succinct.

Principles: 
1. Make page titles succinct to ensure efficient information parsing.
2. Left aligns page titles. readers scan information from top to down. 
3. Do not bold the string within page titles to avoid visual noise.

When the scan line is broken, users are forced to scan the keywords in the z-shaped patterns, which is against the top-to-down reading habit.

3. Leverage the URL/ Breadcrumb

Principles: 
1. Provide well-structured URLs to offer users a quick hint about the page topic and how the page fits within the website. 
2. Do not bold the “hit highlight” within the URL/ breadcrumb to avoid visual noise.

An example from google

4. The snippet (body data) should provide strong information scent.

Principle: Shorten user’s decision-making time.

4.1 Provide an informative snippet can help users quickly decide if they want to click into a search result.

4.2 Provide deep link feature: By offering deep links to key pages as a part of the search , users can skip the home page and navigate directly to the pages without browsing through the website nav.

Google provides different deep links such as “Log into Facebook” when searching “facebook”.

4.3. Provide previews as parts of the search results.

Google provides quick definition on the right side of the page, include images of “Pogo Sticks”.



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