What are they and how do you use them on your website?
By Dylan Downhill
Originally authored: 10 May 2004
Update: 13 July 2006
Below is a collection of the most useful tags found in a document <HEAD> section. It was inspired by an article I read that mentioned some of these tags but didn’t say why you included them, what they did and what options were available for the tag.
As background, meta tags were originally included to aid early search engines to summarize and categorize web pages correctly. Unfortunately everyone figured out that by optimizing their meta tags they could receive better rankings.… Read the rest