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Mastering Internet of Things by Peter Waher

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Using metadata for Search Engine Optimization

The first paragraph in a Markdown document can optionally consist of metadata about the document. This metadata is used, among other things, to generate information that search engines can use to better index the corresponding page. The following are examples of metadata tags that you could include in pages that you want indexed:

Tag

Description

Alternate

Link to alternate page.

Author

Name of author.

Copyright

Link to a copyright statement.

Date

Date when document was created.

Description

Description of the contents of the document.

Help

Link to help page.

Icon

Link to icon for page.

Keywords

Set of keywords describing the contents.

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