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HTML Meta Tag - Information about the page


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.


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:

                content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1" />
                content="keyword1, keyword2, keyword3" />
                content="This site/page is about xxxx" />



Name Values Description
name description
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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