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HTML Meta Tag - Information about the page

Description


The meta tag allows you to provide information about the html page. It is mostly used to provide search engines with information about your page.

People interested in search engine optimisation (SEO) spend a great deal of time adjusting the information in meta tags to ensure the web page appears high in search results.

Description

Note: The meta tag only appears within the head tag.

The following meta tags contain information about the characterset of the page; Keywords to help search engines; and a description to help search engines categorize the page.

For example:

        <head>
            <meta 
                http-equiv="Content-Type" 
                content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1" />
            <meta 
                name="Keywords" 
                content="keyword1, keyword2, keyword3" />
            <meta 
                name="Description" 
                content="This site/page is about xxxx" />

        </head>
    


Attributes


Name Values Description
name description
keywords
text
the name of the meta tag.
content The value of the meta tag. Contains text Put your keywords, description etc here
http-equiv header name e.g. content-type add information to the HTTP headers
scheme text Information to help process metadata. Not used often.

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