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Where do Meta tags go?


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Felipe Cabesas

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Hi all I am new to the forum.

I got a quick quest.


I am developing a HTML in NOTEPAD I am pretty much done, however now I want to insert efficient Meta Tags where do they Go?

Do they go in the: <title> HERE? </title>......
I want to know there location so I can make sure to put the right words in. Thanks to all. Have a good day.
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They go anywhere after <head> tag.
Example:

<html>
<head>
<title>Meta Tags Are Us</title>
<meta name="description" content="How to use meta tags">
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>


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Felipe Cabesas

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Is there a limit of how many words and # can be in between the <head> tag?</head> :)
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There is no limit, but some search engines will ignore words pass 25-30 of them, so 25-30 would be a safe limit. Put the most important words at the beginning.
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Wikipedia: Meta elements

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Meta elements have significantly less effect on search engine results pages today than they did in the 1990s and their utility has decreased dramatically as search engine robots have become more sophisticated. This is due in part to the nearly infinite re-occurrence (keyword stuffing) of meta elements and/or to attempts by unscrupulous website placement consultants to manipulate (spamdexing) or otherwise circumvent search engine ranking algorithms.

[...continues...]


Edited by SpywareDr, 18 March 2010 - 03:55 AM.

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