How To Create Meta Tags To Optimize Your Web Site

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How To Create Meta Tags To Optimize Your Web Site By: Martin Lemieux

In this article, I will teach yourepparttar basics about Meta Tags and their functions. Learning how to create Meta Tags is essential for your companies web site ranking.

What Are Meta Tags?

Meta Tags are a series of sentences created by either you or your web designer in order to letrepparttar 128318 search engine know what each individual web page in your web site is about. These meta tags are NOT visible to your visitors but are within your code for search engines to read when they visit your site.

Your meta tags will helprepparttar 128319 search engine determine:

- What your page is about - Whether your meta tags relate to your content within your page - The relevance of your content - Were to rank your site withinrepparttar 128320 search engine.


The key to Meta Tags is to let search engines know whatrepparttar 128321 content within your web page is supposed to be about! Creating meta tags that do not relate to your content will give very negative results and may get your web site banned from search engines.

Ex. Your content is about "Creating Meta Tags".

You'll want to include within your content specific information about "Creating Meta Tags". Once your content is complete, select a few "Key Phrases" and include them within your meta tags. Make an attempt to keep each individual web page about 1 specific topic. This will help your page relavance within search engines.

What do Meta Tags look like and how do I view them?

To view meta tags it s actually quite simple if you know what to look for! There are 3 specific things to look for: 1) Title, 2) Description, 3) Keywords.

Here's what an example of what meta tags look like... Before you say "Huh?", I'll explain everything afterrepparttar 128322 given example.

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