It contains machine-readable information (metadata) about the document. It must be the first element of an
Metadata is not displayed and it typically defines the document title, character set, styles, scripts, and other meta information.
The following elements can go inside the
<title>(required in every HTML document)
The start tag may be omitted if the first thing inside the
<head> element is an element. The end tag may be omitted if the first thing following the
<head> element is not a space character or a comment.
HTML5-compliant browsers automatically create a
<head> element if its tags are omitted in the markup. This auto-creation is not guaranteed in ancient browsers.
- Type: -
- Self-closing: No
- Semantic value: No