carefully about how you may want to present yourself to a future employer or client, and
include this information by placing it in the following meta tag keywords and content.
1. Create a web page document into a new TextEdit file. It should contain all the
necessary parts of a proper HTML page- the DTD, html, head, title and body tags.
2. Name the file yourlastname_metatag, and save it as an .html and .txt file to allow
your to revise it.
3. Save one version as an html file to see in the browser, and one version as a .txt file so
that you can add the Guest Book and Form part of the tutorial to finish the file.
4. Add a <meta /> tag with the name attribute set to “keywords” and content attribute
set equal to a number of keywords.
5. Add a second <meta /> tag with the name attribute set equal to “description” and
the content attribute set equal to a brief description of your site.
6. Add a third <meta /> tag with the name attribute set equal to “author” and the
content attribute set equal to information about you.
7. Save the document from TextEdit with an .html extension.
8. Open the document in Safari. The browser will display the page although anything
within the <meta />tags remains hidden.
9. View its source code in another window to see what is hidden and what is visible.
10. Analyze the code from the following page given your new information about meta
tags, and try to guess the function of code you do not recognize.
11. Do each step of the Guest Book and Form using your .txt file for the second part of the
Example of Einstein’s Meta Tags
Note: The code “ROBOTS” refers to letting searchbots see the information. If you do
not want your web page to be accessed by search engines, you can use <meta
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<title>Einstein | American Museum of Natural History</title>
<link href="/exhibitions/einstein/common/css/einstein.css" rel="stylesheet"
<meta name="ROBOTS" content="ALL">
<meta HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Language" content="en-us">
<!-- EINSTEIN SPECIFIC meta TAGS -->
<meta name="Copyright" content="Einstein - American Museum of Natural History">
<meta name="Author" content="American Museum of Natural History">
<meta name="DESCRIPTION" content="Einstein: The most comprehensive
presentation ever mounted on the life and theories of the most famous scientist of the
20th century, and arguably, the most brilliant scientific mind of all time.">
<meta name="KEYWORDS" content="American Museum Natural History, New York,
exhibition, einstein, einstein exhibition, light, time, energy, gravity, gravitational
lensing, relativity, theory of relativity, general theory of relativity, special theory of
relativity, photoelectric effect, e=mc2, light clock, mileva maric, elsa lowenthal, fusion,
fission, atomic bomb, hydrogen bomb, atomic age, nuclear age, nuclear energy,
nuclear arms race, cold war, nuclear disarmament, space-time, black hole, black
holes, marcel grossmann, manhattan project, hiroshima, nagasaki, league of nations,
united nations, civil rights, senator joseph mccarthy, mccarthyism, abba eban, hebrew
university, quantum theory, niels bohr, max planck, einstein-bohr debate, grand
unified theory, skirball cultural center">