HTML: The Markup Language Reference

metametadata CHANGED # T

The meta element is a multipurpose element for representing metadata.

The details of the meta element are described in the following sections:

Additional constraints and admonitions #

Changes in HTML5 #

Although previous versions of HTML allowed the http-equiv attribute on the meta element to have any number of possible values, the http-equiv attribute is now restricted to only the specific values described in this reference. Also, the new charset attribute is now allowed.