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

Robert Gatt
Robert Gatt
837 Points

What are meta tags?

In the quiz, one of the questions is about meta tags, and if they have a closing tag. Can someone quickly explain what are meta tags?


1 Answer

Konstantinos Pedarakis
Konstantinos Pedarakis
21,301 Points

Hi Robert Gatt ,

meta tags are just informations/instructions that you give to your page in order to be used by browsers to execute certain requests. for example how to display content, providing keywords that later can be searched via the web etc.

You can find plenty of info around the web, just google a lil bit :) Here is a usefull link i found in about 3 mins.


Hope that helps :)