Little tip.

To set the page title on an ASP.NET Web From using Whidbey, add runat=”server” properties to the head and title tags in your HTML:




<br /> </head></code> <p>Now, you can set the page easily using:</p> <p><code><br /> this.Title = "My new page title";</code> <p>Simple as!</p> </div> <div> </div> <div> <thumbvoter-buttons id="38518" url="https://www.sitepoint.com/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php" user_rating="0" channel="Programming" /> </div> <div> <footer-subscribe data-slug="programming" /> </div> <div class="Author t-border"> <div class="Author_header"> <a href="http://www.sitepoint.com/author/philip-miseldine/"> <img src="http://1.gravatar.com/avatar/ac68fbf57913531cc509000d75beddab?s=96&d=mm&r=g" width="96" height="96" alt="" class="avatar avatar-96 wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-96 photo avatar-default" /> <span class="Author_name t-color"> Philip Miseldine </span> </a> <div class="Author_social"> </div> </div> <div class="Author_bio">Philip is a Computer Science PhD student at Liverpool John Moores University. He's still not mastered guitar tabs, never finished Mario, and needs a haircut. 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You should really consider placing page titles, descriptions and keywords in the web.config file user defined section such as:<br /> <webpages><br /> <contact .aspx><br /> <add key="title" value="About Us"></add><br /> <add key="desc" value="Contact information about our company!"></add><br /> </contact><br /> </webpages></p> <p>and then reference this using the script name from the web pages. 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