Does the page have a descriptive page title?

Page titles are valuable initial indicators of location and content. They are displayed in the browser title bar and as labels for browser tabs. They are also announced as the first item of page content by a screen reader user.

The page's title is provided in the title element, which is found in the head section of the page's HTML.

Figure: Page titles on the BBC website of 'BBC – Home', 'BBC – iPlayer' (a second level page) and 'BBC iPlayer – Call the Midwife, series 6, episode 2' (a third level page) 

Tabs on BBC website showing descriptive page titles

If a page doesn’t have a title, or the title does not clearly identify the page topic, subject or function, some people may be unaware or uncertain whether the page they have arrived on is the correct page.