HTML Last Modified Created Expires Creator

Do you write HTML code manually?
Would you like to have meta date values calculated for you?
Include meta values for last modified, created and expires. Copy and paste code from here.

Why is HTML meta dates important

  • Keep closer to HTML best practices
  • Allow users and the Internet to cache your pages appropriately
  • Users can have your web pages loaded quicker using caches
  • Slightly improve your Google Page Speed test result
  • Help improve your ranking and user experience

HTML meta date created

e.g. meta http-equiv="date" content="Wed, 04 Apr 2016 20:00:00 GMT"


HTML meta date last modified

e.g. meta http-equiv="last-modified" content="Wed, 04 Apr 2016 20:00:00 GMT"


HTML meta date expires (optional)

e.g. meta http-equiv="expires" content="Thu, 03 May 2016 05:43:16 GMT"

How many days into the future does the web page expire?


HTML meta date created for past dates

e.g. meta http-equiv="date" content="Fri, 14 May 2016 01:24:39 GMT"

How many days in the past was the web page created?


Why are meta tags important?

Meta tags are information that helps to describe a webpage. They represent what materials are available or relevant on a specific page within the website.

This snippet of HTML code, can be added to the head in order to inform search engines that this is a web page about Electronic Testing Equipment with special emphasis on Electron Tubes, so that it can rank higher in search results for those terms.

Meta tags help websites in search engine optimization (SEO) which means they will often show up higher when searched for than those without meta descriptions such as keywords and modified date. This is because there might be many variations of the same thing with small changes so meta tags (which are basically just extra details) help search engines to rank pages based on the most relevant, which is important when time is of the essence.

From one of the earliest web browsers to modern day, we’ve seen a lot of changes in how you can insert dates into your HTML.
If you're looking for help calculating date values or figuring out what they mean, this should give you all the information that you need.
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