I would like to ask if I can edit the article that I already published and it's already indexed in google and change the title of that article in case I have found a suitable heading title that can suit the same article and has far less competition than the current title

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Sasa83 Premium
Yes you can, but keep the keyword, because the keyword is the key for ranking.

I did that to article that is already on the first page in google. I edited the title and the big part of the article. I didn't touch the keywords. And the article is still there on the first page :)

Like Camillamo said, a better title can give you a higher CTR. So after you rank on the first page you need a good title to keep you there.
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Tshenolo86 Premium
thanks so much for your help
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AbieAJ Premium Plus
Hi you can edit all except the URL. Changing the URL will render it a new post to Google.
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YumaBloggers Premium Plus
The title alone will not change where and how a article ranks. If the keyword is different write a different article focusing on that search term and curate or link to the original post as a resource or related post. You will be glad you did.
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Tshenolo86 Premium
Thank you so much
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Camillamo Premium
Yes, you can. A better title can give you higher CTR (click-through rate), which may bring more traffic to your article.
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Tshenolo86 Premium
Thank you so much
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DorothyJ3 Premium Plus
Why change the title if you been indexed by google? I am not sure maybe some else know something about that, they can help you with it.
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YumaBloggers Premium Plus
Changing a title on a ranked article won't hurt it as long as tour keyword remains. If you can raise the emotional value of the title/Headline you can increase the click through rate and thus the total Generic Traffic generated. Best rule of thumb is balancing descriptive with emotional. I use this EMV tool to test titles and with adjustments some key articles are up as much as 20% on CTR. https://www.aminstitute.com/headline/
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