Balise Description And Title

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kit73
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Balise Description And Title

Post by kit73 » Thu Jun 30, 2022 8:43 am

Hello,

Why in the source code the "meta description" tag is displayed before the "Title" .

I have seen this for quite some time on all the sites I have created with Joomla.

Thanks for your feedback. ???

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Re: Balise Description And Title

Post by pe7er » Thu Jun 30, 2022 9:25 am

kit73 wrote:
Thu Jun 30, 2022 8:43 am
Why in the source code the "meta description" tag is displayed before the "Title" .
Interesting question!

Apparently the order of elements in the head of the HTML document is not important and just a personal preference, see https://adamhollett.com/posts/2016/07/b ... head-tags/

In another discussion at https://www.quora.com/Does-the-order-of ... ags-matter it is said that the meta tag

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<meta http-equiv=”Content-Type" content="text/html" />
should be within the first 1024 bytes.

However, I have not found that info in the W3C HTML5 specifications yet:
https://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-html5-201 ... .html#meta
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Re: Balise Description And Title

Post by kit73 » Fri Jul 01, 2022 9:03 am

Thank you pe7er for your answer, it is true that out of habit since the beginning of the creation of websites, it has always been good practice to put:

<title></title>

<meta name="description" content="">

As a matter of principle and in the doubt that it is not good to put description before, it might be wise to keep the order tilte > description...

If we could have the opinion of several experts :-) that would be cool.

Sorry for the English that I translate with Google... ;-)


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