Meta Tags are HTML tags which provide information to the search engines, describing the content of the webpages a user is likely to view. Search engines have recognized that website owners and administrators can use this resource to control their positioning and descriptions in search engine results. The three types of Meta tags are:
Title- The text that appears on the title bar of the web browser
Description- The quick summary of what the page is all about
Keywords- The important words on the page
Meta tags add information to the HTTP header of the page as well as contain hidden information of the coding that the Search engines are likely to pick upon.
Meta tags are of great significance as they boost the overall performance of the webpage. Meta tags are useful in enhancing the placement of your webpage in various Search engines such as Yahoo, Google, and MSN thereby increasing the traffic to your site. Webmasters need to stiff a number of keywords in their Meta tags in order to improve the search engine rankings of their webpages for a particular context.
Webmasters need to lay great emphasis on stuffing appropriate keywords in the...