WEB1022 - The <meta name="description"> tag is not inside the <head> tag section

The <meta name="description"> tag should be a child of the <head> tag.


Search engines may have difficulty finding the <meta name="description"> tag unless it is inside the <head> tag section of the page.

Each page should have a single, unique description that accurately describes the contents of the page in 150 characters or fewer.


The <meta name="description"> tag is one of the most important tags that the site developer controls that can influence the relevance and ranking of a site in search engine results.


The following is an example of a correctly formatted <title> tag, with <meta name="description"> and <meta name="keywords"> tags in the <head> tag section.

    <title>Contact Proseware, Inc.</title>
    <meta name="description" content="Contact information for Proseware, Inc., including addresses, phone numbers, and email"/>
    <meta name="keywords" content="Proseware,Proseware applications,Proseware utilities,Proseware tools,Proseware server tools"/>

See also


Description guidelines for SEO
SEO concepts
Search Engine Optimization

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