Is it ok for your title to exceed a max of 60 characters?

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Triblu Premium
Hey Sim,

This is ONLY a guide: https://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/character-count-guide as changes happen all of the time.

What I like doing is adding a short title first, then my content, Save ... and then add a hyphen and additional wording. This way, the permalink is as short as possible, with the title still being "eye grabbing".

Hope this helps.
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jvranjes Premium
This is a box size and not character limit. So it depends on the type of letters, you can fit 70 sometimes.

Note, the limit includes the site title as well. So if something is truncated, this is site title first. So you still have plenty of space for the post title.

Do not allow the keyword to be truncated, this matters most.

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Simlulan Premium
Thank you.
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Loes Premium
As far as I know you can create more space.
Go to your setting on your website, All in one SEO - General Settings, disable "Use Original Title"

I believe you then can use a longer title. Just give it a try. You can always enable it again.
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Simlulan Premium
Thank you.
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boomergp08 Premium
You could but after 60 characters the title becomes truncated and the additional characters will not be seen in search results.

Example, the following title is 65 characters long.

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If you were to use this as your title, people would only see the following in the search results.

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Simlulan Premium
Thank you.
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MKearns Premium
Rocking content is the thing that Google's newest algorithms look for over cosmetics!
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Simlulan Premium
thank you.
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MKearns Premium
If it contributes to effective content and is not beyond the bounds of reasoning yes!
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Simlulan Premium
But how does having a title exceeding 60 characters affect your ranking?
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