Archive for month: September 2012

Google Announces Meta Tag just for News Stories

Yesterday Google announced the new news_keywords metatag that lets publishers specify a collection of keywords that apply to the news article. This allows writers to focus purely on writing the article without having to worry about getting every single relevant keyword into the headline or body of the article.

The Google News Help Page explains that just like the ancient keywords meta tag you separate each keyword with a comma, but you can only add up to 10 keywords for each article. This is Google’s example of the news_keyword tag for an article about the football World Cup: Continue Reading