Use valid page metadata
Using valid page metadata ensures that Google can process the HTML markup of your pages.
Google tries to understand HTML even when it is invalid or inconsistent with the
but errors in the markup can cause problems with your website in Google Search. For example,
if you use an invalid element in the
<head>, Google ignores any elements that
appear after the invalid element.
Use valid elements in the
Only place valid metadata inside the
<head>. Valid metadata includes the following HTML elements:
Don't use invalid elements in the
The following elements are invalid when used in the
<head>, and therefore
aren't supported by Google Search when placed in the
- Any other HTML element
We strongly recommend that you don't use these invalid elements in the
but if you must, place these invalid elements after the ones you want Google to see.
Once Google detects one of these invalid elements, it assumes the end of the
and stops reading any further elements in the