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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

Here are a couple more resources for you to enjoy. If that’s not enough, have a look at the full list.

  1. If you need a link, don’t use a button

    Links sometimes need to look like buttons, but what about the other way round? Spoiler alert: it’s a terrible idea!

  2. Overlapping interactive areas

    When an interactive element like a button, link, and form field sits on top of another interactive element, accessibility (and usability) problems arise.