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meta tag

(ˈmɛtəˌtæɡ) or

metatag

n
1. (Computer Science) an element of HTML that describes the contents of a Web page, placed near the beginning of the page's source code, and used by search engines to index pages by subject
2. (Telecommunications) an element of HTML that describes the contents of a Web page, placed near the beginning of the page's source code, and used by search engines to index pages by subject
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Future development include a built-in meta tag based search engine as well as a pattern proof checking system, which allows copyright holders to submit as well as claim ownership of their content.
The html header meta tag is: <meta name="date" content="2014-06-01T08:49:37+02:00">
The coding process involved using the viewport meta tag that is contained in each hypertext markup language (HTML) file, which tells the browser how to behave on a mobile device.
Google News keyword meta tag: Launched last September, this is designed specifically for news publishers as a work around for editors to keep their witty headlines, yet still capture the search engine users that are focused on basic keywords.
Use the selected keyword for that page in the "meta tag" or title tag of that webpage, and also somewhere inside that content to tell search engines what that page is about.
Similarly the meta tag "meta name='SPIDERNAME' content='NOARCHIVE' " can be used on individual HTML pages, if you do not want that page to be indexed by any search engine.
A meta tag is part of the website, without necessarily being visible on the page or affecting how the page functions.
This retrieval represents the meta tag which represents the alternative text for the target URL and expected to get displayed when user navigate in the web for target or candidate pages, or when the target page cannot be displayed on in the web.
Variations in Use of Meta Tag Descriptions by Web Pages in Different Languages
Hidden code, better known as a meta tag, may be diverting your potential customers.
The infringing use can occur in the content of a Web site, in a meta tag or domain name, or even by advertising someone else's product.
The keywords you plug into your meta tag are going to make or break you on most search engines.