Provides additional information about the document. It should be
placed within the
head of the
document. It is commonly used to identify its media type and character
set. It can also provide keywords, author information, descriptions,
and other metadata. The
element may contain more than one
This is an empty element. In HTML, the end tag is forbidden. In XHTML, the element must be closed with a trailing slash as just shown. Developers may include a space character before the slash for backward compatibility with older browsers.
metaelement as a substitute for the
http-equivmethod for declaring the character set of the document.
metaelement property and is always used in conjunction with
contentattribute (in place of the
<meta name="copyright" content="2006, O'Reilly Media" >
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
<meta http-equiv="refresh" content= "15" />
meta is a non-rendering element.