How do I change the breadcrumb title?

For advanced breadcrumb modifications, we have several developer filters.

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Posts, Pages, or Taxonomies

When you may have long titles for a post, page or taxonomy, you may prefer to use a shorter title for the Yoast SEO breadcrumbs. Each breadcrumb level can be changed on the corresponding post, page, or taxonomy under the advanced setting tab of the Yoast SEO metabox.

  1. Log in to your WordPress website.

    When you're logged in, you will be in your 'Dashboard'.

  2. Navigate to the post, page or taxonomy.

    On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, navigate to the post, page or taxonomy you'd like to add a custom breadcrumb title.

  3. Click on the 'Advanced' gear icon.

    Scroll to the Yoast SEO metabox and click on the advanced settings.

  4. Change the breadcrumb title.

    Breadcrumb title in the Yoast SEO metabox

  5. Click ‘Update’.

Custom Post Type Archives

Some custom post types have a custom archive page and you can change the breadcrumb title in the Yoast SEO settings under SEO → Search Appearance → Content Types.

  1. Log in to your WordPress website.
    When you're logged in, you will be in your 'Dashboard'.
  2. Click on 'SEO'.
    On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, click on 'SEO'.
  3. Click on 'Search Appearance'.
    The ‘SEO’ settings will expand providing you additional options.
    Admin SEO Search Appearance
  4. Click on the 'Content Types' tab.
  5. Expand the custom post type section.
  6. Under the 'Settings for [CustomPostType] archive', you can add or change the breadcrumb title.
  7. Click 'Save changes'.

WooCommerce Shop Page

  1. Log in to your WordPress website.
    When you’re logged in, you will be in your ‘Dashboard’.
  2. Click on ‘SEO’.
    On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, click on ‘SEO’.
  3. Click on ‘Search Appearance’.
    The ‘SEO’ settings will expand providing you additional options. Click on ‘Search Appearance’.
    Admin SEO Search Appearance
  4. Click on ‘Content Types’.
  5. Expand the ‘Product’s post type.
    Scrolling to the ‘Products’ post type and expand the post type by clicking the arrow.
  6. Click the link to edit your shop page.
    Near the bottom of the box, you will see a heading ‘Settings for Products archive’. Click the link to edit your shop page.
  7. Click on 'Advanced' gear icon.
    Scroll to the Yoast SEO metabox and click on the advanced settings.
  8. Change the breadcrumb title.
    If you have enabled breadcrumbs, you can change the breadcrumb title.
    Breadcrumb title in the Yoast SEO metabox
  9. Click ‘Update’.

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