HTML DOM Meta Object

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The HTML DOM Meta Object in HTML represents the <meta> element.

Syntax

Following is the syntax −

Creating a <meta> element

var metaObject = document.createElement(“META”)

Properties

Here, “metaObject” can have the following collections & properties −

Property
Description
content
It sets/returns the value of the content attribute of a <meta> element
httpEquiv
It sets/returns an HTTP header for the information in the content attribute of <meta> element
name
It sets/returns a name for the information in the content attribute of <meta> element
scheme
It sets/returns how the value of the content attribute should be interpreted, but this is not supported in HTML5

Example

Let us see an example for HTML DOM meta element −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>Meta Object</title>
<style>
   form {
      width:70%;
      margin: 0 auto;
      text-align: center;
   }
   * {
      padding: 2px;
      margin:5px;
   }
   input[type="button"] {
      border-radius: 10px;
   }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<fieldset>
<legend>Meta-Object</legend>
<h2>Tutorial</h2>
<p>Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod
tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.</p>
<input type="button" onclick="createMeta()" value="Create Meta Tag">
<div id="divDisplay"></div>
</fieldset>
</form>
<script>
   var divDisplay = document.getElementById("divDisplay");
   function createMeta(){
      var metaTag = document.createElement('META');
      metaTag.setAttribute("name", "tutorialsContent");
      metaTag.setAttribute("content", "JS tutorials");
      document.head.appendChild(metaTag);
      divDisplay.textContent = '<meta name="'+metaTag.name+'" content="'+metaTag.content+'" >';
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Before clicking ‘Create Meta Tag’ button −

After clicking ‘Create Meta Tag’ button −

raja
Published on 31-Jul-2019 14:38:07
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