Meta Tags

Meta elements are tags used in HTML or XHTML documents to provide structured metadata about a Web page. They are part of a web page's head section. Multiple Meta elements with different attributes can be used on the same page. Meta elements can be used to specify page description, keywords and any other metadata not provided through the other head elements and attributes.The meta element has two uses: either to emulate the use of an HTTP response header, or to embed additional metadata within the HTML document.With HTML up to and including HTML 4.01 and XHTML, there were four valid attributes: content, http-equiv, name and scheme.
Posts about Meta Tags
  • Sculpting the Perfect Meta Tag

    … One of the most basic aspects of content writing is crafting the perfect meta tag to go with it. In an earlier post, we discussed that meta tags are one of the most basic elements of SEO and that they have been around for a really long time. A lot of people feel that meta tags are complicated and some might even argue an altogether different…

    SEO Hacker Blog- 7 readers -
  • 5 Tips to Make Your Site Geo-Friendly

    … website on a UK server. This increases the website speed for UK visitors and eventually helps them to rank better in UK SERPs. However, again, not a huge factor. But the small things do add up. “Localize” on Your Meta-Tags How your site ranks in SERP is important, we know that. We get how improving Meta Tags, Meta Descriptions, Page Title, etc. improves…

    Relevancein SEO- 21 readers -
  • Twitter Cards on Your Site: Two Tips

    … that you have set up your site or page correctly, with the correct meta tags, Twitter will pull that information when it pulls your page for the link (during the tweeting process). When Twitter sees that you have that meta available, indicating the presence of a Twitter Card, it knows to display it automatically on the tweet. Types of Twitter Cards…

    Deborah Anderson/ Growmapin Social Twitter- 13 readers -
  • 7 Tips for Increasing Your Click-Through Rates on Facebook

    … clicks. When using the colors described above, we saw a huge lift in our click-through rates. We were able to increase clicks by 16% to 28%. Open Graph Chances are you haven’t heard of Open Graph. It essence, it provides you with meta tags to place on your website to ensure that URLs get shared correctly on Facebook. When you don’t use them…

    Neil Patel/ Quick Sproutin Social- 18 readers -
  • The Three Pillars of SEO

    … functionality to help them flourish in their own careeers without being overwhelmed by the latest fads. The Three Pillars I’ve since arrived at a framework for teaching SEO which I call the Three Pillars: Technology, Relevance, and Authority. Technology: technical underpinnings of a website: HTML code, URL structure, HTTP status codes, XML sitemaps, etc…

    Barry Adams/ State of Digitalin SEO- 37 readers -
  • Mobile SEO Guide: 8 Steps to Better Visibility Across Devices

    … your content and digital presence to leverage unique mobile features, you can rank well in search engines across various devices. To improve your mobile reach, follow the eight steps below. Understand the Intent of Mobile Users Your users expect different things from your brand on mobile than they do on desktop. Due to the unique features…

    ZOG Digital Blogin SEO Twitter- 29 readers -
  • Don’t Blog Unless You Use These 11 Tools

    … in the video below. The cool part about the Yoast SEO plugin is that it has everything you need. From allowing you to adjust your meta tags to creating an XML sitemap, the plugin does everything for you. It is great… and best of all, it is free. Tool #6: W3 Total Cache Did you know the faster your website loads, the more traffic you will receive…

    Neil Patel/ Quick Sprout- 39 readers -
  • The Massive Ranking Factor Too Many SEOs are Ignoring - Whiteboard Friday

    … it's something we're already starting. A lot of industry leaders have done this ahead of this Whiteboard Friday for sure. Second off, we've got to utilize the tools that we do have available to be able to get some of this data, and there are some. While I am no big fan of Google Webmaster Tools -- I think a lot of the data in there is inaccurate…

    Moz Blog- 27 readers -
  • 3 Important SEO Questions Explained Through Infographics

    … this process. Check it out: Incorrect robots.txt file Badly configured "htaccess" file Poorly written title, meta tags, & author tags Incorrectly configured URL parameters Low pagerank Connectivity or DNS issues Domain with a bad history If you suspect that you're SEO efforts are suffering as a result of one of these mistakes, What does the future…

    Carly Stec/ The IMPACT Blogin SEO- 18 readers -
  • SEO Trends That Will Stick Through the New Year

    …. This coming year, marketers may see a division between the two, with content marketing becoming the main driver of rankings. SEO will likely evolve toward more technical aspects of driving rankings, with greater focus on keyword placement and meta tags. Look for more focus on strategic keyword implementation: Only relevant content will be displayed…

    Search Engine Guidein SEO Content Twitter- 8 readers -
  • My Failed Attempt at Content Marketing and What I’ve Learned

    … the year to encourage them to link to the forum. More specifically, I wanted other sites to link to various threads within the forum.Leveraged press – every time someone interviewed me and asked me a question that was already answered within my forum, I plugged it, which helped with rankings.Modified meta tags – a lot of the title and description tags…

    Neil Patel/ Search Engine Journalin Content- 8 readers -
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