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Re: Newbie, help w/meta tags
From Patrick R at GrowSpot.com on 26 August '00
replying to Newbie, help w/meta tags posted by Donna

>Just added my own meta tags to website created w/FrontPage. Totally new at this, please view website & would GRATEFULLY appreciate suggestions with meta tag placements.
>http:\\www.cdeacommunity.org
>Thanks
>dk

I'm not a meta tag expert (in fact I'm using deadlock for the meta tags and search-engine placement on my site), but here's what I saw:

There are a few problems:

1) Get rid of the extraneous META tags. IE: name="GENERATOR", name="Progold". Spiders don't need this type of info.

2) for the keyword list you have to use this format:
<META name="keyords" content="keyword list goes here"
and
<META name="description" content="description goes here"

You seem to have your keyword list both as the name and content, and you don't have a secription tag. Make sure you have these two tags at least, they are the most crucial.

Hope this Helps!

Patrick




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