It specifies title for the web page which is given in it. It is required in every HTML and XHTML document. It can only have text and no other elements. Only one title element is permitted in a document. It is a child of the <head> element and used for following purposes
- To display at the top of a browser window.
- Name for bookmark in browsers.
- Used by search engines to index the web page.
- File name if the webpage is saved
Hence a title for every page should be specified and it should be written in accordance to the content on the web page describing the content of page. For example
<title>This is a web page </title>