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Plain Meta Tags


This plugin adds meta information to posts and pages from custom fields “description” and “keywords”

To add a meta description to a post or a page, edit your post and add a new custom field with “Name: description” and “Value: your meta description here”

To add a meta keywords to a post or a page, edit your post and add a new custom field with “Name: keywords” and “Value: keywords1,keyword2,keyword3”


  • Example of how to setup the custom fields

  • How the custom fields are displayed in html


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload plain-meta-tags.php to the /wp-content/plugins/plain-meta-tags/ directory
  2. Activate the Plain Meta Tags through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add “description” and “keywords” to custom fields


No meta tags showing?

Check that wp_head() is called in your themes header.php

Check that the post/page has custom fields “description” and “keywords” and that values are set

Need Support?

Although we do not offer support you can contact us via our homepage The Pickling Jar Ltd

Contributors & Developers

“Plain Meta Tags” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • First release of plain meta tags