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From: Patricia Geary <>
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] Copyright Date Reminder -- and what about metaexpire?
Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2007 20:14:49 -0500
At 07:57 PM 12/31/2007, Judy Florian wrote:
>I've been copying the same template since I started. Should one or
>both of these be changed too?
><....meta name="date" content="2005-10-31T00:00:00EST">
><....meta name="expires" content="2006-10-31T00:00:00EST">
I do not use either of these tags.
>The Expires META tag defines the expiration date and time of the
>document being indexed. If your website is running a limited time
>event or there is a preset date when your document will no longer be
>valid, you should include the Expires tag to indicate to search
>engines when to delete your webpage from their database.
Since my page is not going to Expire why use it.
>Use the "date" meta tag to indicate when the page was created
><meta name="date" content="February 28, 2002">
Not sure it matters when it was created and unless a person views the
source it will not be seen.
It would seem they both just add Extra coding to the page.
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