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How to set a name for the metadata in HTML5 ?

  • Last Updated : 12 Mar, 2021

The metadata means the information about data. The <meta> tag in HTML provides information about HTML document or in simple words, it provides important information about a document. These tags are basically used to add name/value pairs to describe properties of HTML documents, such as expiry date, author name, list of keywords, document author, etc.

A web document can include one or more meta tags depending on information, but in general, it doesn’t affect the physical appearance of the document. 

In this article, we will set the name attribute for metadata using HTMLname Attribute.

Syntax:

<meta name="value">

Example:



HTML




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8" name="viewport" 
          content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1 style="color: green;">
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    </h1>
  
    <h3>
        How to set a name for
        the metadata HTML5?
    </h3>
    <p>
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    </p>
  
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

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