Picto thématique

Rule n° 3 - Each page’s source code contains metadata that describes the content.

Metadata is information contained in the source code of a web page that can describe or provide information about it. This rule regarding the meta description, as its name suggests, is used to describe the page.

#Content #Editorial #SEO

Goal

  • Enable search and indexing tools to extract information about the pages’ content and, as a result, Improve the search results returned to users.
  • Improve the way content is taken into account by search engines and indexing tools."

Implementation

Enter the tag tag, or failing this a specific element having the same function, with a description of the content of the page or website.

Control

In the source code of each page examined:

  • Check for the presence of the tag or an equivalent using, for example, browser development tools.
  • Check that the text of this tag actually describes, in a specific or more generic way, the content of the page.

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Business application and benefits

The rules should be applied to your projects from the design phase through to post-implementation , and they should be understood by all professionals with web and customer experience (CX) responsibilities: from strategy to operations, marketers to project managers, and editorial to technical staff. The benefits of using this ruleset are numerous, including improving customer satisfaction, web performance, and e-commerce, and expanding your client base, while also decreasing your errors and costs.

Multidisciplinary verticles - accessiiblity, SEO, e-commerce, ecodesign etc..- starting from the foundational Opquast base.

The objective of these rules and the Opquast community mission is ‘making the web better’ for your customers and for everyone! Opquast rules cover the key major areas of risk that can negatively affect website users such as privacy, ecodesign, accessibility and security.

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