HTML meta tag is used to declare metadata inside web document.

A metadata can play a major role in the Search Engine Optimization of a website. Meta tag should include inside <head> tag of the HTML document.


Syntax


List of HTML meta tag attributes

Sr. No. Attribute options Description
1 name This option used to specify the name of the property of the html document. The value for this are
author
description
keywords
generator
revised
others
2 content This attribute is used to specify the content for the property of the html document.
3 http-equiv This is used to specify on what device the linked document will be displayed.
4 rel This is used specify the relationship between the current document and the linked document.
alternate
author
dns-prefetch
help
icon
license
next
pingback
preconnect
prefetch
preload
prerender
prev
search
stylesheet
5 type This is used to specifies The type of the document.

Resources and References

1. W3C Specification.
2. HTML living standard
3. W3C project using Github

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