We use meta tag for our websites for various purposes especially; meta tag has an important role for SEO. Today I will tell you about some important and useful meta tag with necessary along and some unnecessary meta tag. At first let us discuss about the useful meta tags.
Keywords Meta Tag
This meta tag plays the most important role for SEO. You can inform the search engine about the subject matter of your website by this meta tag. By selecting excellent keywords you can get the expected performance with your SEO. Keywords- meta tag is like the following-
<meta name=”keywords” content=”some keyword,another keyword” />
Use a comma after every keyword.
Description- Meta Tag
This meta tag is very useful for your website. It reveals the main aspects of your website on the search engine. In fact, this meta tag is used to the subject of your website. The Description Meta tag is like the following-
<meta name=”description” content=”A blurb to describe the content of the page appears here”/>
By this meta tag you may inform your site’s users that who have made this website. The Author-Meta Tag is like the following:
<meta name=”author” content=”Sujauddin” />
Revisit-After- Meta Tag
if you use this meta tag then a robot of the search engine will visit your site and index it repeatedly after a fixed period of time.
The Revisit-After -Meta Tag is like the following:
<meta name=”revisit” content=”15 days”/>
For example if you use the above meta tag, the robot of the search engine will visit your site once in every 15 days.
Refresh- Meta Tag
This meta tag is also very useful. Those who update their site at every minute will get come to use to them this meta tag. The visitors do not like to refresh the same site again and again. So, you can schedule the site to refresh by this meta tag. The Refresh-Meta Tag is like the following:
<meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”600″>
If you use the above tag your site will be refreshing after every 600 seconds that of 5 minutes.
Robots- Meta Tag
This meta tag plays a very important role for search engine. By this meta tag you can inform the robot of your search engine that whether it will index your site.
If you use the following meta tag your search engine will think that you have requested to index your site. The meta tag is this
<META NAME=”ROBOTS” CONTENT=”INDEX, FOLLOW”>
And If you use the following meta tag your search engine will think that you have requested not to index your site. The meta tag is this
<META NAME=”ROBOTS” CONTENT=”NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW”>
There are some other meta tags directed with robot and they are as follow:
ARCHIVE- Meta Tag
You can archive all your data in the search engine with this meta tag. If you want to preserve as archive then you should use the meta tag of
<meta name=”robots” content=”ARCHIVE” />
And if you do not want to do so then you will use the meta tag of
<meta name=”robots” content=”NOARCHIVE” />
ODP/YDIR- Meta Tag
ODP means Open Directory Project. When the robot of Google search engine cannot find out the description meta tag then it takes the help of DMOZ. It collects information from the DMOZ and adds description-meta tag.
If you think that you will make Google not to do this then you will use the meta tag of
<meta name=”robots” content=”NOODP” />
And if you think that you will make Google do this then you will use the meta tag of
<meta name=”robots” content=”ODP” />
Like Google Yahoo does the same job. But for this Yahoo use some of their own Open Directory Project. For Yahoo you should use the codes of
<meta name=”robots” content=”NOYDIR” />
<meta name=”robots” content=”YDIR” />
There are many search engines in the internet. Every search engine uses different types of meta tag.
For Google: <meta name=”googlebot” content=”index”>
For Yahoo: <meta name=”Slurp” content=”index”>
For MSN: <meta name=”msnbot” content=”index”>
Language META Tag
By this meta tag you can inform the search engine in which language your site is written. Generally most of the sites are written in English. Suppose
<META HTTP-EQUIV=”Content-Language” content=”EN”>
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