Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.

Meta tag theft

Author:Will Fitzgerald
Posted:8/20/1999; 6:42:34 AM
Topic:Today's scriptingNews Outline
Msg #:9714 (In response to 9711)
Prev/Next:9713 / 9715

A default standard for defining keywords appropriate for a web page is to use the META tag; see:


and its discussion of search engines.

Imagine a porno site with the following meta tag:

This is what they mean by "meta tag theft": that is, taking the META tags from one site, using them on another spoof site.

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