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What is meta data

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Meta data is website content that isn’t displayed on a webpage; data that is hidden away behind the scenes.

It includes things like:

It’s stuff that’s not helpful to your people who are looking at your webpage, but very useful when your website is ‘scanned’ by search engines, social networks and other non-human visitors.

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More resources

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  1. XHTML syntax is still worth using

    A few weeks ago I read an article on CSS-Tricks about writing HTML the HTML way, not the XHTML way, and it has been bothering me a bit.

  2. Booleans in ARIA

    HTML booleans are bit quirky but, as if just to complicate things, booleans in ARIA work slightly differently. It’s worth knowing how and why.