HTML <meta> content Attribute

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The content attribute of the <meta> element is used to set the meta information in an HTML document. This can be the information for the description or the keywords, for name attribute.

Following is the syntax:

<meta content="text">

Above, the text is the meta information.

Let us now see an example to implement the content attribute of the <meta> element:

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta name="description" content="Learn for free">
</head>
<body>
<h2>Tutorials</h2>
<p>Programming tutorials for free:</p>
<ol>
   <li>Java</li>
   <li>C++</li>
   <li>C</li>
   <li>C#</li>
</ol>
</body>
</html>

Output

In the above example, under the <head> element, we have set the <meta> description:

<head>
<meta name="description" content="Learn for free">
</head>

The description i.e. the meta information is set using the content attribute of the <meta> element:

content="Learn for free"
raja
Published on 18-Jun-2019 11:48:29
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