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Syntax

void setMetaData( $name, $content, $http-equiv )

where:

Argument Data type Description Default
$name string Name of meta data item. If $name is 'description' or 'generator' then the effect is the same as calling setDescription or setGenerator respectively.
$content string Content of meta data item.
$http-equiv Boolean True if meta data item is equivalent to an HTTP header field. false

Example 1

$doc = JFactory::getDocument();
$doc->setMetaData( “tag-name”, “tag-content” );

Metadata is rendered differently depending on the document type. For HTML documents a meta tag is produced in the <head> section of the document, so the above example will produce:

<meta name="tag-name" content="tag-content" />

Example 2

$doc = JFactory::getDocument();
$doc->setMetaData( “tag-name”, “tag-content”, true );

Metadata is rendered differently depending on the document type. For HTML documents a meta tag is produced in the <head> section of the document, so the above example will produce:

<meta http-equiv="tag-name" content="tag-content" />

See also