Version-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN
Elementmeta
Purposegeneric metainformation
DescriptionThis element identifies meta-information (information about information) of a document. It is not meant to duplicate the structural information that the other elements, such as title, convey about the document. For example:
<meta name="description" Content="Demonstrates basic features of HTML" />
<meta name="keywords" Content="HTML, hypertext, basics, learning, reference" />
Start tagRequired <meta />
Attributes
NameTypeDefaultComment
content CDATA #REQUIREDassociated information
dir( ltr | rtl )#IMPLIEDdirection for weak/neutral text; for use with content
http-equiv CDATA #IMPLIEDHTTP response header name
idID#IMPLIEDdocument-wide unique id
langNMTOKEN#IMPLIEDlanguage code (backwards compatible); language code as RFC3066
name CDATA #IMPLIEDmetainformation name
scheme CDATA #IMPLIEDselect form of content
xml:langNMTOKEN#IMPLIEDlanguage code (as per XML 1.0 spec); language code as RFC3066
ContentEMPTY
End tagForbidden
Referenced in head
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