Basics 3 : Meta Tags
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Meta is a prefix which means "behind" or "not visible". Meta implies the hidden part of something that has an effect. Consider "meta" as a prefix in the word metaphysics, the study of the non-physical universe.
Meta Content Type
Meta Language (non-US English ONLY)
Meta Content Language(non-US English ONLY)
To delcare the character set. It is now recommended to always use this tag.
When search engines index and display information from your web page,
they use two types of <META ...> tags:
DESCRIPTION and KEYWORDS.
In the main page, give a short, plain language summary of your site.
In other files, give a short description of the document.
<meta name="description" content="html, css, Microsoft Word, EXCEL, coding - .">
Utilize titles and headings. Make sure your META Keywords Tag is relevant to the content on your page.
<meta name="keywords" content="HTML,CSS,EXCEL,Microsoft Word. ">
When someone does a search on one of these words, your page will be in the listing.
<meta http-equiv="content-language" content="en-us,gb">
Declares the primary natural language(s) of the document. May be used by search engines to categorize by language. For instance:
If you are writing in a right-to-left language like Arabic, you should add the dir="rtl" attribute.
If you switch languages within one page, you can embed the <lang=> attribute in other tags such as a <p>, <h1>.
Until recently, languages were distinguished by attaching a country code after it.
en-US: American English
en-GB: British English
fr-FR: Parisian French (France)
fr-CA: Canadian French
ar-EG: Egyptian Arabic