Frederick Highbaugh Jr Art 2830 Meta Tag presentation
Meta tags are metadata about data.  Metadata quite simply is a set of data that describes and gives information about othe...
Meta tags specify page description and keywords in an HTML document. Meta tags are used to provide information about a web...
The <meta> tag always goes inside the <head> element. The metadata can be used by browsers (how to display content or relo...
Metadata is always passed as name/value pairs. There are differences between HTML and XHTML meta tag use. In HTML the <met...
There are three main attributes of meta tags: name, content, and http-equiv.  The  name  attribute specifies the type of i...
Name- Can be anything. Examples include, keywords, description, author, revised, generator etc. Content- Specifies the pro...
Other attributes Lang- Language code lets us know the language content in an element Dir- Specifies the direction of the t...
<!doctype html public &quot;-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN&quot; &quot;http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd&quot;>...
 
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Meta tag presentation

  1. 1. Frederick Highbaugh Jr Art 2830 Meta Tag presentation
  2. 2. Meta tags are metadata about data. Metadata quite simply is a set of data that describes and gives information about other data.
  3. 3. Meta tags specify page description and keywords in an HTML document. Meta tags are used to provide information about a web page. The meta tags are optional and easy to use.
  4. 4. The <meta> tag always goes inside the <head> element. The metadata can be used by browsers (how to display content or reload page), search engines (keywords), or other web services.
  5. 5. Metadata is always passed as name/value pairs. There are differences between HTML and XHTML meta tag use. In HTML the <meta> tag has no end tag. In XHTML the <meta> tag must be properly closed.
  6. 6. There are three main attributes of meta tags: name, content, and http-equiv. The name attribute specifies the type of information. The content attribute includes the meta-information. While, the http-equiv attribute specifies a particular header type.
  7. 7. Name- Can be anything. Examples include, keywords, description, author, revised, generator etc. Content- Specifies the property's value. Scheme-Specifies a scheme to use to interpret the property's value (as declared in the content attribute). http-equiv- Can be used to refresh the page or to set a cookie. Values include content-type, expires, refresh and set-cookie.
  8. 8. Other attributes Lang- Language code lets us know the language content in an element Dir- Specifies the direction of the text in an element rtl ltr xml:lang-Specifies a language code for the content in an element, in XHTML documents
  9. 9. <!doctype html public &quot;-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN&quot; &quot;http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd&quot;> <html> <head> <title>HTML meta tag</title> <meta name=&quot;keywords&quot; content=&quot;HTML, meta tag, metadata&quot; /> <meta name=&quot;description&quot; content=&quot;HTML tag for declaring metadata for the HTML document&quot; /> <meta http-equiv=&quot;refresh&quot; content=&quot;10&quot; /> </head> <body style=&quot;background-color:orange&quot;> Document content goes here </body> </html>

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