tag will send messages to search engines about your page. These tags should be
kept within the <head> and </head> tags. The syntax of the tag is:
the name attribute is the name of the tag and the content attribute
contains the text you want to put in the tag.
are several meta tags, but the most important for search engine indexing are
the description and keywords tags. The META tag named KEYWORDS
provides a list of keywords to the search engine to associate with your web
<META name="keywords" content="Furniture, ottoman,
The META tag named DESCRIPTION contains
a description of what the search engine will display when it returns the search
result to the user.
<META NAME="DESCRIPTION" CONTENT="Visit this web site
for best furniture ">
Suppose you have a web site for selling furniture and you have a web page (html file) with the following tags in your web page.
<META name="description" content="Visit this web site for best furniture">
<META name="keywords" content="Furniture, ottoman, Lazyboy">
if someone is searching for "furniture" (from a search engine like Yahoo)
then under the search results your listing should look like this :
Visit this web site for best furniture