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HTML How to Make a Website HTML First Use HTML Elements

Ovie Emeofa
Ovie Emeofa
853 Points

What is a meta tag

I do not know what a meta type is

<!DOCTYPE html>
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gregory gordon
gregory gordon
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 14,652 Points

Meta tags are snippets of text that describe a page's content; the meta tags don't appear on the page itself, but only in the page's code. We all know tags from blog culture, and meta tags are more or less the same thing, little content descriptors that help tell search engines what a web page is about.

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This summary and example on w3schools should help :)

Nick also goes over this at around 7:40 of this video so you can see the format.


Rich, that is a really good resource.

Thank you for sharing!

No problem. Dont forget to mark it as Best Answer if you're sorted :)

Unfortunately I didn't answer this question, so I can't do that, sorry.

Haha no problem, I should have read that properly :)