How to Insert Meta tags to Your Site in Dreamweaver
DreamWeaver is the name of the application that is available from Macromedia to provide users with a graphical interface for the creation of web pages. This type of program is commonly referred to as an "HTML editor" because its job is to generate HTML files based on the commands executed in the page layout interface available to the user.
Use the awesome meta extension to quickly create custom meta tags in Dreamweaver. Let us explain how.
Dreamweaver and Meta tags = Meta Generator Extension
Using meta tags in Dreamweaver has never been easier than with the new meta tags extension, Meta Generator from the Dreamweaver Exchange. Traditionally, you would use the default Head object in the objects panel to create and insert meta tags. With this new extension, you have almost 40 custom tags you can create from within this one object!
You can click here to jump to Macromedia's Dreamweaver Exchange. You'll have to sign in or create an account to get it. It's free and painless so do it!
We'll begin from here with the premise you've already downloaded and installed the extension.
Step 1. With a new document, click on the Head Object in the Objects Palette.
Step 2. Select the Meta Generator button. It will be the Blue Target looking object, it will most likely be located in the top left corner.
Step 3. Adding meta tags in dreamweaver - This will launch the Meta Generator window. Here you can create the custom meta tags.
Step 4. Entering the information is straight forward. If you have any questions about what a particular tag is, click Command-Shift-F1 to bring up the References palette and look it up in there.