meta

The meta HTML element represents various kinds of metadata that cannot be expressed using the title, base, link, style, and script elements.

Syntax

HTML

<meta attribute-name="attribute-value">

Attributes

Global

Name Value Description
charset character encoding name Specifies a character encoding name
content string Specifies the value part of a name/value pair
http-equiv refresh Indicates that the meta element is a pragma directive that specifies either a number of seconds after which to reload the current page, or a number of seconds after which to load a different page in place of the current page, and the URL for the replacement page
name string Specifies the name part of a name/value pair

Examples

charset

content

http-equiv

name

Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG)

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