The word 'head' between brackets.

Notes of the HTML head element.

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Below is a list of elements commonly used within the HTML head element of a web page. These elements have been ordered for optimum performance.


<!-- Set character encoding for this document. -->
<!-- Ensures all characters within the UTF-8 space (such as emjois) are rendered correctly. -->
<meta charSet="utf-8" />
<!-- Use the physical width of the device & set the initial zoom level to none. -->
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1" />
<!-- The above 2 tags must come 1st to ensure proper document rendering. -->
<!-- Description of the document (limit to 150 characters) -->
<!-- This content may be used as a part of search engine results. -->
<meta name="description" content="A full-stack engineer's digital garden." />
<meta name="author" content="Brad Woods" />
<!-- On some browsers, this sets the theme color. -->
<meta name="theme-color" content="#c15a58" />
<!-- The document's title (displayed in a browser's tab) -->
<title>Brad Woods' Digital Garden</title>
<link href="/myStyles.css" rel="stylesheet">
<!-- Helps prevent duplicate content issues -->
<link rel="canonical" href="" />
<!-- Links to a JSON file that specifies "installation" credentials for the web applications. -->
<!-- An example of this can be found in the favicon link below). -->
<link rel="manifest" href="manifest.json">

Additional Common Elements

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