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Meta Tags

Meta Tags are lines of code on a web page generally at the top of the page that where originally used by search engines to index your web page and obtain information about the web page that the search engine was visiting.

Due to the abuse of the system, meta tags are almost always obsolete now by search engine standards but if used correctly can still give the search engines references about the web page.

Toucan Web Design will ensure that all necessary Meta tags are in place and used correctly, the abuse of Meta tags is a sure fire way of getting your website banned by the search engines.