"Some structural elements provide information about the document itself. This is called "metadata" about the document -- metadata is information about data. Well-crafted metadata can provide important orientation information to users. HTML elements that provide useful information about a document include:
Note that the (mandatory) TITLE element, which only appears once in a document, is different from the "title" attribute, which applies to almost every HTML 4.01 element.
This element can be used to provide information about the creator of the page.
This element can specify metadata for a document including keywords, and information about the author.
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