Meta Tags and the Descriptions for them
MetaTags or Meta tags or known as Meta Data is HTML Element used to create a metadata structure for web pages, this data used by the search engine to understand more about web pages and usually contain about small information like description, keywords, author, language, robots option, title, etc. about web pages. Meta Tags hold an important role in On-Page SEO (search engine optimization), in proper use MetaTags can improve web pages SEO ranking, and all MetaTags data placed between Head section on HTML:
Meta Tags and Descriptions
There are many more meta tags while these five common Meta Tags and findable almost on all webpages, here the Meta Tags and descriptions about them:
Meta Tag Title
Title Tag is your web pages Title, which tells about your web pages topic or subject, to creating title tag you need to write it with no more than 70 characters and contain identity about your web pages and content.
Meta Tag Description
Description Tag is small information about your web pages which not exceed 170 characters, the better Description tag is not to write your keywords inside, but you can include it with keywords phrase but don't write it over and over again that will keywords stuffing and lead you to get penalized cause by over-optimization.
Meta Tag Keywords
Keywords Tag which place to put your web pages keywords, write it not too much like 10 keywords and separate each of them with a comma or "," the keywords must be relevant with web pages content.
Meta Tag Robots
Robots Tag used to adjust access to your web pages for crawlers owned by a search engine.
- Index: Allow Crawlers to index your Webpages.
- Follow: Allow Crawlers to follow your web pages changes or update.
- NoIndex: Not Allowing crawlers to index your web pages.
- NoFollow: Not Allowing crawlers to follow your web pages update.
This Meta used to tell a search engine what language used by web pages, and this MetaTag makes search engines easier to sort visitors come from a specific country and served web pages with their language in search engine results.