How to add "real" meta tags

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adding meta tags such as keywords, yahoo, bing, google, codes?
Again not the fill in the blank with title and descriptionbut actual Met tags like this one
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I know if you click on the background and look off to the right there are page properties. one of the tabs at the top of this is meta tags :)
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Hi Mike5690,

Valerie is correct in that you do have the option to add your page title and meta description within the page settings. However I believe you may be referencing one other meta tag called meta keywords as well as codes to verify your website with Google, Bing, and Yahoo.

The meta keyword section is no longer available as search engines don't use it anymore to discover keywords for your website. In fact, you can watch this 2 minute clip from Matt Cutts (software engineer and head of webspam at Google) who explains why it isn't important anymore. Because of so many people trying to cheat the system, search engines now primarily use your page title, meta description and content to determine which keywords are best to rank you for.

As for as codes, if you are trying to verify your website with search engines, they will often give you either a meta tag code or a html file to upload into your website. If you go with meta tag code, you can enter that in the advanced settings tab under page settings of your home page.

Hope that helps!

Chris
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I already inserted that code on my wesite, on the advaned settings tab, then try to preview it then a message appear and said can no display it.
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Hi Alonso3371,

When looking at your website, it appears you were able to figure it out by placing the Google code within a HTML element. Did you verify your website by adding a HTML file or meta code to your website?

Thanks,

Chris
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But, still not showing the ad. what else can I do.
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Hi Alonso3371,

I checked the code and it looks correct. Did Google adsense want you to first verify your website through some form of code?

Thanks,

Chris
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hOW MANY TAGS CAN YOU HAVE IN THE HEADER. Bing cannot verify
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Hi Steve,

You can have as many tags as you like. Make sure that you are on your home page went entering in the meta tag and that the code for Bing isn't within any other codes.

If that doesn't work, please let me know once you add the Bing code and I'll take a look to see what the issue may be.

Thanks,

Chris
i have not idea how to put the meta tags on my web ...can someone tall me how can i do it.. tank you
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Hi,

Thanks for posting!

Please check out https://community.homestead.com/homes... for more instruction.

Thanks!

Chris
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OK first clicking on the background does not open anything on the right that says page settings. Page setting tab is just LEFT of center right of the "Page view" tab near the top.
When you click on that it opens a drop down window that does NOT have any tags. It has page name and description then Background, Links, Footer, and Advanced tabs. None contain anything about tags or meta tags.
There is no way to submit anything to Google Dex or any other search engine and if this isn't done you will need to send each and every person to your site with a link or by telling them where to go.
I can see I've had this page a few months and still have no way to do any of this so I'm deleting my page here paying someone to build me a new page and put it on their server to get this thing working. Personally I get 10X more work handing out 3-4 business cards a week than from this page.
Go To www.stitchshifter.com you won't find it any other way..
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To date the ONLY people who have contacted me from this web page are salesmen telling me how nice my page looks and can they finish it and get it registered and submitted for me. All others have been sent to the page by me via link.

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