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CSS Treehouse Club: CSS My First Web Page New HTML Features

What are Meta tags?

Looking for a simple definition of a Meta tag and its purpose.

1 Answer

Rishabh Verma
Rishabh Verma
2,762 Points

A particular HTML tag that provides information about a Web page.

Such as :

<meta name="description" content="This is my portfolio website." >

You can type down this code between head tag to help search engines understand what your webpage is about.