When I open a Discourse forum is displayed "Page 1 - ..." on the browser


(Daniela) #1

It happens from 1 or 2 days with various browsers, and only when I open the forums (this, my, and other discourse forums) but not when I navigate through the various topics.

Is a voluntary change?


(Joshua Rosenfeld) #2

I can repro on Meta and Try. I don’t believe this is intentionally, but it’s also incredibly minor.


(Daniela) #3

Certainly, in fact I opened this topic only for curiosity, believing that it was a desired change and wondering if I got lost some discussion about it.


(Joshua Rosenfeld) #4

If there was discussion I missed it too :sweat_smile:.


(Mittineague) #5

The closest thing to a discussion about this that might be related that I can remember seeing was about the importance of having a good title for SEO purposes.


(Michael Howell) #6

“Page 1” is an awful title for SEO purposes.


(Michael Brown) #7

It makes sense - text-only viewers / JS disabled users / crawlers get a paginated view of the forum rendered server side so that it can still be used. ‘Page 1 - Discourse Meta’

Then when the app loads the page title is replaced with just e.g. ‘Discourse Meta’.

Maybe you just now noticed it and it’s like the Fedex arrow - you can’t unsee it? :slight_smile:

EDIT: it does appear to be a difference that has come up recently, but I’m not sure why - haven’t dug into it.


(Jeff Atwood) #8

Can you repro this @techapj on a connection from India with more delay? I wonder where that title text would be coming from.


(Michael Brown) #9

It’s coming from the HTML title provided in the initial page load.


(Jeff Atwood) #10

Hmm if it is the non-crawler HTML we should fix that @techapj. I can’t easily view source on my iPad to verify.


(Arpit Jalan) #11

I can repro this here on Meta, added on my list to fix. :memo:


(Sam Saffron) #12

I just fixed this, the flashing was bugging me.


(Jeff Atwood) #13