SEO Meta Keywords

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 SEO Meta Keywords

SEO Meta keywords 1

It refers to a brief list of most important keywords and phrases of your webpage. They are not visible to the users like your Meta titles and Meta descriptions.

Meta keywords are placed in the HTML code of the webpage. They tell search engines which keywords your page is optimized for.

To write Meta keywords scan the copy on your page and make a list of important words or phrases then shortlist ten to fifteen keywords which you think accurately describe the content of your page.

Some instructions to write optimized Meta keywords are listed below:

  • Use a maximum of ten to fifteen Meta keywords for a single page.
  • Use a comma to separate the Meta keywords and don't leave space between them.
  • Don't repeat any Meta keyword or phrase.
  • Incorporate most important words at the beginning of your Meta keyword list.
  • They should be specific and relevant to the page, i.e. they should accurately reflect what you are talking about on the page.

Meta Keywords: Syntax

  1. <!DOCTYPE html>    
  2. <html>  
  3. <head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=windows-1252">  
  4. <title>First web page.</title>  
  5. <meta name = "description" content=" this is meta description example upto 155 characters">  
  6. <meta name = "keywords" content="keyword1, keyword2, keyword3, .....keywordN" >  
  7. </head>    
  8. <body>    
  9.     <p>Welcome to my first web page.</p>    
  10. </body>    
  11. </html>