How many types of Meta Tags and their characters limits

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Hello guys,

Please tell me how to make meta and title for sites? How many types of meta tags are there and what are their character limits?
#characters #limits #meta #tags #types
  • Profile picture of the author JennyPitula
    Three types of meta tags are there,
    1. Meta Title: Meta title is the text, which is shown on the top of the browser. Generally it take 50-60 characters, you can user more characters but Google will truncate it.
    2. Meta description: A short description about web page, shown in SERP, it takes upto 160 characters.
    3. Meta Keyword: Sets of keywords related to that page, Google has stopped importance to it as people had stated to do keyword stuffing by putting too many keywords.
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  • Profile picture of the author AppJetty
    Meta Tags are: Meta Title, Meta Description and Meta Keywords

    Character Limits:
    Meta Title: 50-60
    Meta Description: 160.
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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    Major search engines stopped using meta keyword tags a decade ago.

    The only true "meta" tag you might need is the meta description. The title tag is not technically a meta tag but it is often considered one.

    Title tags and meta description tags do not go by character count. Google uses the number of pixels they take up. The best tool for seeing if yours fits is this one - Title & Meta Description Visibility Tool.
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    • Profile picture of the author ncodetech
      So true dave. Title and Meta Description are counted by pixel size they take. I think Canonical is one meta tag which is very useful in SEO to optimize your website for SEO.
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  • Profile picture of the author jcwebpros
    Meta Tags are snippets of text that only exist in the <head> section of your HTML page. It is not visible on the page itself, but only in the page's code. Meta Tags are a method for the webmaster to provide search engine(Yahoo, Google, Bing) with information about their websites.
    There are
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  • Profile picture of the author RichardThessen
    Meta descriptions can be any length, but search engines generally truncate snippets longer than 160 characters.
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  • Profile picture of the author jcwebpros
    Meta Tags are snippets of text that only exist in the <head> section of your HTML page. It is not visible on the page itself, but only in the page's code. Meta tags are a method for the webmaster to provide search engine (Yahoo, Google, and Bing) with information about their websites.
    There are four major types of Meta tags:
    1.Meta Keyword Tag: Meta keyword tags may have been beneficial, but not anymore. Meta keywords - No more than 10 keyword phrases.
    2.Meta Title Tag: Meta Title is displayed on search engine results pages (SERPs) as the clickable headline for a given result. Character limit of meta title in between 0-70 characters.
    3.Meta Description Tag: Meta Description will appear under your page's URL in the result that summarizes a page's content. Character limit of meta description in between 0 -160 characters.
    4.Meta Robots Tag
    I.Index/no index: It tells a search engine whether to show your page in a search result or not.
    II.Follow/Nofollow: It tells a search engine whether to follow a link on this page or not.
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  • Profile picture of the author ademar
    There are 4 tags in SEO
    1. Title tags
    2. Descriptions tags
    3. Keyword tags
    4. Alt tags
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  • Profile picture of the author Martin smith
    Types of Meta Tags are: Meta Title, Meta Description and Meta keywords
    Meta Title: 50 - 60 characters
    Meta Description: 160 characters
    Meta Keywords: Group of keywords related to our webpage...
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  • Profile picture of the author ashitasaini
    1. Title Tag: <title>The title of the Page</title> (Unique title for your page)
    Limit: Google typically displays the first 50-60 characters of a title tag, or as many characters as will fit into a 512-pixel display.

    2. Description Tag: <meta name = "Description" Content="Description of the Page">
    Limit: Roughly 155 Characters

    3. Keyword Tag: <meta name="Keyword" Content="Your Keywords">

    According to Google they didn't look at meta keywords then you will be surprised that why I am mentioning it here. It is here because 'Yahoo' search still use these in their SERP. So don't miss it because still have 28% search share so why miss these 28%.

    4. Robots Tag: <meta name="robots" Content="......, ......">
    The valid values for Robots Meta Tags 'Content' attribute are: "INDEX", "NOINDEX", "FOLLOW", "NOFOLLOW".
    Examples are:
    META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="NOINDEX, FOLLOW"
    META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="INDEX, NOFOLLOW"
    META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW"
    META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="NOARCHIVE"
    META NAME="GOOGLEBOT" CONTENT="NOSNIPPET"
    NOINDEX - prevents the page from being included in the index.
    NOFOLLOW - prevents Googlebot from following any links on the page. (Note that this is different from the link-level NOFOLLOW attribute, which prevents Googlebot from following an individual link.)
    NOARCHIVE - prevents a cached copy of this page from being available in the search results.
    NOSNIPPET - prevents a description from appearing below the page in the search results, as well as prevents caching of the page.
    NOODP - blocks the Open Directory Project description of the page from being used in the description that appears below the page in the search results.
    NONE - equivalent to "NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW".
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  • Profile picture of the author Adi Szasz
    And what if one would exceed this limit. Would you get a penalty?
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  • SEO has 4 meta tags like Meta Title, Mate Keyword, Meta Description and Meta Robot Tags i think.

    character limit

    Meta Title= 50-60
    Meta Discription = 150-160
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