WP Custom Title

Use a different page title on pages than in the navigation menus.

Author:Callum Macdonald (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:3.4
WordPress version tested:3.4.2
Plugin version:0.1
Added to WordPress repository:30-08-2012
Last updated:16-09-2012
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Plugin URI:http://www.callum-macdonald.com/code/
Total downloads:6 911
Active installs:600+
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This is an extremely simple plugin weighing in at 31 lines long.

If you add a custom field to a post or page called "custom_title" then the value of that custom field will be used as the post or page's title when the post or page is being displayed. For example, you have a page called FAQ which will appear in the nav menu as FAQ and you add a custom field custom_title with "Frequently Asked Questions" then the page title will appear as "Frequently Asked Questions" on the /faq/ page, but in the menu it's still FAQ.

This plugin was inspired by the WP Title-2 plugin but uses a much simpler approach. There is no menu or interface of any kind. You simply add a custom field to the posts you want to modify.