1.5. HEAD—High-Level Information About the Page

HTML Element: <HEAD> ... </HEAD>
Attributes: PROFILE

The HEAD section is the first main section of an HTML document, coming immediately after the DOCTYPE declaration and the <HTML> start tag and just before the BODY section. The TITLE element is required and is often the only element inside the HEAD. The PROFILE attribute does not impact the browser presentation but does provide information for search engines and other user-agents (nonvisual browsers, index servers, development software). The PROFILE attribute specifies the URL of a file that provides additional information to search engines for parsing optional META data in the HEAD section (the META element is discussed later in this section). ...

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