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Quick Reference Sheets for Webmasters

Quick Reference sheets are packed full of useful information for all webmasters.

HTML Reference Sheet

The Document HEAD

The HEAD element contains information about the current document, such as its title, keywords that may be used for search engines and other data that is not considered document content.

Browsers do not generally render elements that appear in the head as content. They may, however, make information from there available to users through other mechanims.

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<html>
<head>
header stuff goes here..
</head>
body, etc. goes here..
</html>

The TITLE element

Authors should use the TITLE element to identify the contents of a document. Since users often consult documents out of context, authors should provide context-rich titles. Thus, instead of a title such as "Welcome", which doesn't provide much contextual background, authors should supply a title such as "Welcome to the Home of Jedi Masters" instead.

For reasons of accessibility, user agents must always make the content of the title element available to users. A title may contain special characters or accented characters, but may not contain any html to control the title.

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<html>
<head>
<title>Jedi Master Guild. Join with the Forces</title>
... other head elements ...
</head>
... body, etc. goes here ...
</html>

Meta Information

HTML lets authors specify meta data -- information about a document rather than document content -- in a variety of ways. For example, to specify the author of a document, one may use the meta element as follows:

<meta name="Author" content="John Doe">

For more information on Meta Data, jump to our HTML Tag List.