A Meta tag is an HTML element that appears to be written in the title section of a web page.
It gives complete information about the webpage to the search engine crawler, with the help of which the search engines rank a webpage.
Viewport Meta Tag
Robot Meta Tag
Meta charset (UTF-8)
Meta refresh redirect
The title tag tells the search engine crawler what the title of the webpage is. And what the web page is written about.
A meta description summarizes the content of the webpage, which tells the search engine crawler about the content present in the webpage.
Robots Meta tag is used to provide search engines with instructions on how web pages should be crawled, indexed, and presented in search results.
A Meta viewport tag sets the visible area of a web page. It is used to instruct the browser how to render the page on different screen sizes (i.e., desktop/tablet/mobile).
It tells the browser how the text on your web page should be displayed. UTF‑8 — Character encoding for Unicode.
A Meta refresh tag tells the web browser to redirect the user to a different URL after a set amount of time.
Meta Author tells the search engine crawler about the author of the web page. Author Tag is very important for SEO concepts like Google EAT.
The canonical tag tells search engines which page to index when more than one URL contains the same content.