<meta content="">

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Attribute of
<meta> HTML Tag
What does <meta content=""> do?
Defines the values for the meta element.

The content attribute of the meta element contains its values. This is used with the name attribute to specify metadata about the page.

Used With Name Attribute

content is essentially a container for the metadata defined in the name attribute. You’ll often see this used to describe the description and keywords of a page, which may be helpful from an SEO perspective (depending on the search engine). We can also specify

<meta name="description" content="The website for flamingo fans all over the world."> <meta name="keywords" content="flamingos, birds, american flamingo, beta carotene, pink plumage"> <meta name="author" content="Claire Broadley"> 

Obsolete Usage With HTTP-Equiv Attribute

While the content examples that follow were correct in HTML 4, HTML 5 has rendered the use of http-equiv obsolete.

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="1800"> <meta http-equiv="default-style" content="styles.css"> 
Claire is seasoned technical writer, editor, and HTML enthusiast. She writes for HTML.com and runs a content agency, Red Robot Media.

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