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What Is Meta Tag ? How To Use Meta Tag

(Last Updated On: October 29, 2017)

What Is Meta Tag  ? How To Use Meta Tag

A meta tag is a tag (that is, a coding statement) in the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) that describes the contents of a Web page.The information that you provide in a meta tag is used by search engines to index a page so that someone searching for the kind of information the page contains will be able to find it.The meta tag is placed near the top of the HTML in a Web page as part of the heading.
What Is Meta Tag  How To Use Meta Tag
There are several kinds of meta tags, but the most important for search engine indexing are the keywords meta tag and the description meta tag. Both the keywords and the description are used by search engines in adding a page to their index.

<meta name=”description” content=”text”>
<meta name=”keywords” content=”words”>

How To Use Meta Tag, Here’s a code example of meta tags :

<title>Not a Meta Tag, but required anyway </title>
<meta name=”description” content=”Awesome Description Here”>
<meta http-equiv=”content-type” content=”text/html;charset=UTF-8″>

Other Most Common Meta Tag :

Robots Meta Tag :

<meta name=”robots” content=”Nofollow, Noindex”>

Lenguage Tag :       

<meta name=”language” content=”English”> 

Refresh Tag :

<meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”30″>

Charset Tag :

<meta http-equiv=”Content-Type” content=”text/html; charset=UTF-8″>

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