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What Is the Keywords "meta" Tag/Element?

The keywords "meta" element is a special meta element that provides a list of keywords about the XHTML document. The keywords "meta" element must include the "name" attribute as, name="keywords". Here is an example:

<meta name="keywords" content="XHTML, tutorials, tags,
elements, Web, tips" />

XHMTL browsers are usually ignoring the keywords meta element. But some search engines are using the keywords provided in the keywords meta element to index and rank your XHTML documents. So it is important to code the keywords meta element properly in your XHTML documents following rules below:

  • Do include the keywords meta element for every XHTML page.
  • Key words should be comma delimited.
  • Do not write too many words. They should be around 150 characters long.
  • Do not include any special characters like & @, #, %, ...

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  1. What is the Top Level Structure of an XHTML Document?
  2. How Many Document Types Defined in XHTML 1.0?
  3. What Is the "html" Tag/Element?
  4. What is the Second Level Structure of an XHTML Document?
  5. What Is the "head" Tag/Element?
  6. What Is the "body" Tag/Element?
  7. How To Write a "head" Element Properly?
  8. What Is the "title" Tag/Element?
  9. What is a Smallest Valid XHTML Dodument?
  10. What Is Wrong with This "head" Element?
  11. What Happens If the "title" Element is Missing?
  12. What Happens If a "meta" Element Is Not Closed?
  13. What Is a "meta" Tag/Element?
  14. What Is the Description "meta" Tag/Element?
  15. What Is the Keywords "meta" Tag/Element?
  16. What Is the Robots "meta" Tag/Element?
  17. What Is a http-equiv "meta" Tag/Element?
  18. What Is the Author "meta" Tag/Element?
  19. What Is the "base" Tag/Element?
  20. What Is a "script" Tag/Element?
  21. What Is a "link" Tag/Element?
  22. What Is a "style" Tag/Element?

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