Category:HTML Tags


Metadata is information about data. This meta tag <meta> is used to provide information about HTML documents such as page description, author of the document, and keywords.


Web Page Description

Using <meta> to provide a short description about the document.

  <meta name = "description" 
    content = "This section is an example answer.” />

Revision Details

Using <meta> to give the information about the last updated document.

  <meta name = "revised detail" 
    content = "last updated time"/>




  • The meta tag does not require a closing tag.
  • The meta tag always goes inside the <head> element and doesn't affect the document's physical appearance.
  • A web document can include one or more meta tags.

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