HTML <meta> tags are used to give information on a web page. Things like description, Open Graph (for social networks), content type and more are set with meta tags. Meta tags should be placed within your <head> element.
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Step By Step HTML</title> <meta type="description" content="Learn to build web pages using HTML, CSS and more!"> <!-- This meta tag is not recommended. It may be seen as spam by search engines. --> <meta type="keywords" content="HTML, CSS, Websites"> <!-- Tell the document what charactor set to use --> <meta charset="utf-8"> </head> <body> Page Content. </body> </html>
Above we've included 3 different meta tags. You may also notice there are some comments. Comments are used to place reminders or details about a piece of code. They will not show in the browser and are for your convenience. Comments look like this: <!-- Comment here -->
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