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Head Tag

Head tag is a frontier tag of an html page that runs before body, in other word before webpage contents starts displaying.



As head tag runs before anything else we use many tags that run before page displays its content.

The following tags falls inside the head tag.

Title Tag

Title tag is used to displays the contents on the browser’s tabs or on browser’s title bar.



Meta tag

Meta tags are the special tags that are not displayed on webpage, but hold the information about webpage that machine can run. Popular use of data in Meta in Google search engine optimization.

Here are some of the examples

To set character set

<meta charset="UTF-8">

To set Webpage description

<meta name="description" content="e-learning portal">

Adds Search Engine Keywords

<meta name="keywords" content="Learn Programming Basics, HTML,C">

Sets author name of webpage

<meta name="author" content="Hege Refsnes">

Link tags

Link tags are usually used to connect external file or to set fevicon of html webpage.

To include css file into html file.

<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css ">

Set fevicon (appears as a small icon in tab / title bar, which appears before the webpage’s title)

<link rel="icon" href="favicon.png" type="image/png" sizes="16x16">


Script tags are used to define or include client-side scripts into html page.

Script tags are usually used to include/ define JavaScript script.

To include:

<script language=”JavaScript” src=”script.js”></script>

The following statement will define scripts which will execute from client side.

<script language=”JavaScript”>
// JavaScript code

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