What Is a META Tag/Element

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What Is a META Tag/Element? - XHTML 1.0 Tutorials - Document Structure and Head Level Tags

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A meta element is optional child element of the head element. A meta element provides one piece of extra information about the XHTML document. Here are some important rules about meta elements:

  • Meta elements are optional.
  • Meta elements can only be used as sub-elements of the head element.
  • Meta elements must be closed.
  • Meta elements have a required attribute called "content".
  • Information provided in meta elements will not be display by any browser.
  • Most search engines will use some special meta elements.

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