Meta tags are little lines of code that are placed
between the <Head >and the </Head> tags
in your site's html code. They are designed to
give search engines instructions on what your page
is about and how they should index it.
The META description tag.
META name="description" content="this
is where you describe your web site.">.
This tag controls how your web site is initially
perceived by a web surfer that finds it during a
search. It shouls also contain key words. When your
page comes up in the search results, the contents
of your META description tag are displayed right
below the title of your page.
The META keywords tag.
META name="keywords" content="fried,
The keywords tag contains words and phrases that
are relevant to your contend and will help people
find your site. Many search engines read this tag
and use any words mentioned in the keywords tag to
index your site.
The META robots tag.
META name="robots" content="index">
The word 'index' can be replaced by a few other
commands.. The available commands are "index" and "follow",
and their opposits, "noindex" and "nofollow".
The "index" statement tells the spider
to add the page to the search engine's index. The "follow" statement
tells the spider to follow any links it finds on
the page. Finally the "noindex" tells the
spider not to add the page. The "nofollow" says
not to follow any links.