Setting keywords in the meta keywords tag

Setting keywords in the meta keywords tag


SEO MASTER Express has the ability to check whether specific targeted SEO keywords are set in the meta keywords tag. In addition, it also checks if targeted keywords have been repeatedly used in the meta keywords tag. Meta keywords tag should be placed one per page, and multiple keywords can be listed with comma separation.

In the past, in order to achieve higher search rankings, many web operators tended to “stuff” keywords unrelated to the page’s content in the meta keywords tag. Google apparently stopped evaluating meta keywords due to a dramatic increase in this practice.

In addition to meta keywords, stuffing keywords which are unrelated to a website’s content should be avoided.

For more information about meta keywords tag, please refer to the following page:

Why you should use meta keywords



The number of keywords set in meta keywords tag

Multiple keywords can be placed with comma separation.

It is good practice to check if SEO keywords are set in the meta keywords tag, which is placed in the tag. Also, it is important to ensure that SEO keywords are not repeatedly used in the meta keywords tag.



How to set meta keywords in the meta keywords tag

As an example, if you wanted to set compound keywords such as “SEO” and “meta” as meta keywords, you can describe the keywords as shown below:

<meta name=”keywords” content=”SEO,meta,keywords,number,word” />



SEO MASTER checks the number of keywords set in meta keywords tag

SEO MASTER Express checks whether or not the targeted keywords are properly set in meta keywords tag in order to carry out On-Page SEO.


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