• This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more.

XF 1.4 how can i remove "- forums" from threads indexed by google


Active member
i remove title board from thread view; but google index my threads like this

thread title - forums

how can i remove - forums i guess this come from breadcrumb

i use this code in PAGE_CONTAINER

<xen:if is="{$contentTemplate} != 'thread_view'">
<title><xen:if is="{$title}">{xen:raw $title} | {$xenOptions.boardTitle}<xen:else />{$xenOptions.boardTitle}</xen:if></title>
<xen:else />
<title><xen:if is="{$title}">{xen:raw $title}<xen:else />{$xenOptions.boardTitle}</xen:if></title>
Last edited:


XenForo developer
Staff member
Google will occasionally pick its own value to show for the title (or vary what is actually set as the title). We had it happen here at one point.

Since I don't see the word "forums" in your titles, it seems like Google's own internal choice.


Active member
thank you mike ..
format for title before change indexed by google like this
thread title | board title - forums
after applying change
thread title - forums
i want only
thread title
without board title or forums
i guess should i make another change to removes forums !!!