death of a meta tag

Keyword meta tags are no longer being used by search engines. It was too easy to add unrelated keywords to a page, so they use the text of the page to determine relevance. It’s actually nice, because that’s one less thing webmasters have to do for search engine optimization.


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  1. The link above is broken. I think it’s because the link starts “htp:” instead of “http:”.

    Comment by Jim on October 7, 2002 @ 2:51 am
  2. Thanks for letting me know.

    Comment by dan on October 7, 2002 @ 9:31 am

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