How to use Miscellaneous Meta Tags on your website? Many meta tags have come and have disappeared in the previous years. This is why we also have a list of meta tags and HTML tags that are of lesser importance.
The meaning of these meta tags is quite obvious.
The following meta tags have no influence on your ranking with the search engines. The title of your page, the keywords and the description tag, however, do influence the ranking.
An example of various meta tags
Add the following meta tag in the source of your web-page. There is a difference between HTML and XML. If you see at the end of a line " /> it means it is XML, if you see "> it is HTML.
In the source of your website, the following tag can be found to clarify abbreviations for the spiders of search engines.
An acronym is an abbreviation pronounced as a word. Sometimes it is required that every letter means a separate word, like an initial word. An abbreviation is a word like IBM, USA or YMCA where you have to pronounce all the letters separately.
Where should you add these meta tags?
You may add the meta tags in all of your web-pages, so not only in the first index page. Make sure that on every page relevant meta tags are added. Add keywords and phrases that are relevant and correspond to the text on that specific page. It might be a lot of work to add specific meta tags to each page but you will notice in time that it works!