Those Crucial Meta Tags!
This page deals with meta tags
Why are Meta Tags so important?
When search engine spiders search the web, or you present your page to a search engine, it will probably read the meta tags in your document and the first part of your text to list your site and rank it according to keywords.
This is a basic page with Meta tags;
The title of your page is important and should be a good keyword to the contents. Keep its length less than about 70 characters.
The description Meta tag should give a short accurate summary of the page;
<meta name="description" content="A page about training, grooming, feeding and taking care of dogs. " />
This may be used by search engines to give the description of your page next to the URL.
The keywords Meta tag is very important. Do not repeat keywords more than 7 times, and
do not continuously repeat them, otherwise, you may be blacklisted by the search engines!
Using the Meta Tag to redirect pages.
Click this hyperlinkto see the example page.
When you clicked the above link, the page should have returned to this one after 5 seconds. I think this is a neat trick to redirect pages!
Here's the code for the page;
Most Recent Revision: 18-Oct-98.
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