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This is a simple meta tag plugin for wp head. When activeated a new meta box will appear in post, and page edit sections of wordpress admin panel. The seo meta box will allow for adding meta tag content in wp head, such as keywords, description and page/artical author.


  1. Upload wp-basic-seo-meta.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Goto any post or page admin section and enter meta content in the seo meta box.


How many chars can I use in the descriptions box?

160 is all that wp-basic-seo-meta will allow.

Do I have to use author?

All wp-basic-seo-meta box’s are optional.

Contributors & Developers

“WP BASIC SEO META” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Version 1.01