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This page lists the allowed extension values for the name="" attribute of the <meta> element in HTML5. You may add your own values to this list, which makes them legal HTML5 metadata names. We ask that you try to avoid redundancy; if someone has already defined a name that does roughly what you want, please reuse it.
This page lists the allowed extension values for the name="" attribute of the
 
<table>
  <tr>
  <th>Keyword
  <th>Brief description
  <th>Link to more details
  <th>Synonyms
  <th>Status
  </tr>
  <tr>
  <td>cache
  <td>Value must be "public", "private", or "no-cache",. Inteded as a simple way to tell user agents whether to store a copy of the document or not. An alternate for HTTP/1.1's cache-control; for publishers without access to modifying cache-control.
 
'''This doesn't actually work, use HTTP headers instead'''
  <td>none
  <td>
  <td>Unendorsed
  </tr>
  <tr>
  <td>description
  <td>A short paragraph of text explaining what the page is about.
  <td>none
  <td>
  <td>Proposal
  </tr>
  <tr>
  <td>keywords
  <td>A comma separated list of keywords that describe this page. Not necessary these days; search engines use much more sophisticated means to determine the page's contents.
  <td>none
  <td>
  <td>Unendorsed
  </tr>
</table>
 
For the "Status" section to be changed to "Accepted", the proposed keyword must have been through the [http://microformats.org/wiki/process Microformats process], and been approved by the Microformats community. If it fails to go through this process, it is "Unendorsed".
 
For more details, see [http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#meta the HTML5 specification].

Revision as of 01:55, 11 June 2007

This page lists the allowed extension values for the name="" attribute of the