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how to use google optimize to test headlines

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hi all - i'm eager to get started with google optimize. i'd like to begin by testing different headlines for a blog post on a wordpress website. does anyone know of instructions to do this? thanks a lot!

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I would probably try it like this:

  • create a blog post to test the headline with
  • create variant 1 and navigate to the blog post list where the post is listed
  • click on the headline to have it selected
  • in the edit panel click on EDIT TEXT and replace it with a different headline
  • save the changes and repeat for every other headline to test

If you just want to test the CTR on the post listing then this should be enough. But you could additionally match the headline on the post detail page with your listing headline so it is consistent for the reader.

 

Does this help in any way?

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how to use google optimize to test headlines

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Hello Jonathan,

 

Sure, You can test your blogpost headlines but first you have to impelent optimize snippet to your website the you can test which titles you want.

 

Thanks,

 

D.

 

 

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Thanks. I know that; I'm looking for instructions to test headlines. Thanks.
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I would probably try it like this:

  • create a blog post to test the headline with
  • create variant 1 and navigate to the blog post list where the post is listed
  • click on the headline to have it selected
  • in the edit panel click on EDIT TEXT and replace it with a different headline
  • save the changes and repeat for every other headline to test

If you just want to test the CTR on the post listing then this should be enough. But you could additionally match the headline on the post detail page with your listing headline so it is consistent for the reader.

 

Does this help in any way?

how to use google optimize to test headlines

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Let us know if Benjamin's suggestion below worked for you. Have you already deployed Optimize in Wordpress? If not, please let me know if your using hosted or installed WordPress and I'll try to help. 

 

Best,

- Jason

how to use google optimize to test headlines

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Many thanks, Benjamin! I'll give this a try.