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How to use the meta tag "AUTHOR"


Meta name author has no influenceHow to give credit to the person of company that made your website? You use the so called AUTHOR tag. There are also Content Management Systems (CMS) who will put the name of the actual person editing the page. If used like this, it is easy to find the right person who is responsible for a webpage.

Sometimes a CMS refers to the author in case of the writer and refers to the web-author in case of a mailserver manager. Therefor you will also find the meta tag web-author.

This meta tag has no influence on your search engine ranking. Meta tags who do have a lot of influence are the title of your page, the keywords and the description meta tags

 



<meta name="author" content="text">

Example meta tag "author"


Add the following meta tag in the HTML source of your page:

<meta name="author" content="staff of metatags">

Where should you add this author tag?


You may add this author tag to all of your webpages, so not only in the first index page. Make sure that on every page relevant meta tags are added.  Add keywords and phrases that are relevant and correspond to the text and the language on that specific page. It might be a lot of work to add specific meta tags to each page but you will notice in time that it works!

Meta tags Summary - Important SEO things to remember

We suggest that you use the Meta tags in your index.htm or index.html page. Than in all other important pages and last but not least in all the pages of your website. Make sure to put some extra effort in it, it will attract extra visitors to your webpage. Create relevant different meta tags for each and every page.
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