Add a <meta> tag to the <head> section of my default webpage

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Add a <meta> tag to the <head> section of my default webpage

Postby NickCB » Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:55 pm

How do I place the following metatag to the head section of my default webpage?
It is from Bing
<html>
<head>
<meta name="msvalidate.01" content="545E9EC5A3C41AF2E4DD1BFA35CCB***" />
<title>Your SEO optimized title</title>
</head>
<body>
page contents
</body>
</html>

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Re: Add a <meta> tag to the <head> section of my default web

Postby Faldinio » Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:42 pm

You need to add it to the index.php in your "JOOMLA_ROOT/templates/TEMPLATE_NAME" folder, where JOOMLA_ROOT is the root of the Joomla installation and TEMPLATE_NAME is the name of your current template.

Hope that helps.

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Re: Add a <meta> tag to the <head> section of my default web

Postby adam1wfmoff » Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:59 am

Hello Experts,

I need some help, I want to go from wordpress to joomla, I have some really great questions, I have searched on Yahoo Answers and found several great replies, however if you know something about it please tell me:

I know Google is not taking care of the keywords meta for SEO and ranking, however, is Google using this meta for any other thing such as niche determination? Locating out sites within X niche? What other systems, companies, etc. aside of Google use this meta tag?

This is the site I want to go from wordpress to Joomla, let me know your thoughts:
http://www.[spam].org

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Re: Add a <meta> tag to the <head> section of my default web

Postby adam1wfmoff » Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:00 am

Hello Experts,

I need some help, I want to go from wordpress to joomla, I have some really great questions, I have searched on Yahoo Answers and found several great replies, however if you know something about it please tell me:

I know Google is not taking care of the keywords meta for SEO and ranking, however, is Google using this meta for any other thing such as niche determination? Locating out sites within X niche? What other systems, companies, etc. aside of Google use this meta tag?

This is the site I want to go from wordpress to Joomla, let me know your thoughts:
[spam] o r g

>:( >:( >:( >:( >:(

I'm not backlinking I'm just writing the domain separately, and still SPAMMMMM, can someone help me also sharing my site???

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Re: Add a <meta> tag to the <head> section of my default web

Postby NickCB » Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:57 am

Many Thanks

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Re: Add a <meta> tag to the <head> section of my default web

Postby Surroundx » Sat Sep 21, 2013 3:02 am

Faldinio wrote:You need to add it to the index.php in your "JOOMLA_ROOT/templates/TEMPLATE_NAME" folder, where JOOMLA_ROOT is the root of the Joomla installation and TEMPLATE_NAME is the name of your current template.

Do I find this "index.php" through my Cpanel or through the backend of my Joomla? Thanks in advance :)

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Re: Add a <meta> tag to the <head> section of my default web

Postby Faldinio » Sat Sep 21, 2013 12:18 pm

You can do it through the Joomla admin backend. If you go the template manager (Extensions > Template Manager) and click on the template name (NOT the style, click on the template name in the right hand box).

Then under Template Master Files click on Edit Main Page Template.
Add the line 'anywhere' between the <head> and </head> tags but be careful not to add it between any other open tags, like don't put in in the middle of a PHP code block or inside <style> tags.

Hope this helps.

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Re: Add a <meta> tag to the <head> section of my default web

Postby Surroundx » Sat Sep 21, 2013 1:25 pm

Faldinio wrote:Hope this helps.

It helped immensely, so thank you very much!!! :D


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