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How to use the meta tag "LANGUAGE"


The distribution meta tag has almost no influenceHow do you explain in which language your website is in? You use the so called LANGUAGE tag.

The meta tag language declares to users the natural language of the document being indexed. Search engines which index websites based on language often read this tag to determine which language(s) is supported.

This tag is particularly useful for non-english and multiple language websites.

<meta name="language" content="language">

Example metatag language


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

<meta name="language" content="spanish"> <meta name="language" content="english">  <meta name="language" content="english" />
Does your website contains pages in different languages? By adding index pages with different language tags you are able to adjust the language to the specific country.

Where should you add this language tag?


You may add these language tags 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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