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From Johan Kok <>
Subject [Fwd: Re: meta tags....]
Date Mon, 02 Feb 2004 05:15:22 GMT
Thank you, Ross.

You confirmed my thoughts... The XSL could work as a temporary measure, 
but will "confuse" most search engine bots, by having multiple 
identically referred pages to log.. (maybe great for the web-site). 
There's still plenty search engines requiring such in the main pages.


Ross Gardler wrote:

> Johan Kok wrote:
>> I would like to have the following meta tags in the translated html 
>> pages to register on some search engines:
>> <META NAME="Triathlon Northern Gauteng" CONTENT="Triathlon Northern 
>> Gauteng">
>>  <META NAME="keywords" CONTENT="Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon, TNG, 
>> TSA, swim, run, cycle, cycling, cross-country, endurance, extreme, 
>> ironman, results, calendar">
>> What would be the best way to include such, taking into account that 
>> one would prefer to have it on a page with particular content, e.g. 
>> the results or events pages as well, rather than just the web-site's 
>> main page...
> Right now I don't think there is an easy way to include this on 
> specific pages. You could add it to every page on your site by 
> including it in your XSL, or you could configure a metadata matcher in 
> the sitemap that is used when building the page. This would allow 
> content to be defined for each page as well as some content to be 
> autogenerated, such as last modified - I seem to remember a discussion 
> about this some time ago, have a look in the archives.
> Unfortunatley document1.2 does not support metadata and so there is no 
> way of including it in your source content (even if your source allows 
> it it gets lost when converting to the intermediate format of doc1.2 
> This will change with the move to XHTML2, but i Don't think that will 
> be happening until after the next release of Forrest.
> Ross

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