Generate metadata tags for general website properties.

  .meta = meta(),
  application_name = NULL,
  theme_color = NULL,
  description = NULL,
  robots = NULL,
  generator = NULL,
  subject = NULL,
  rating = NULL,
  referrer = NULL

meta_description(.meta = meta(), description)

meta_subject(.meta = meta(), subject)

meta_referrer(.meta = meta(), referrer)

meta_robots(.meta = meta(), robots)

meta_theme_color(.meta = meta(), theme_color)



A meta object created by meta() or as_meta(), or returned by a meta_*() object.


Name of web application (only should be used if the website is used as an app).


Theme Color for Chrome, Firefox OS and Opera, e.g. "#00589a".


Short description of the document (limit to 150 characters), This content may be used as a part of search engine results.


Control the behavior of search engine crawling and indexing, e.g. "index,follow". Valid names are "index", "noindex", "follow", "nofollow". May be a vector or a single string with comma-separated values.

See for more information.


Identify the software used to build the document (i.e. - WordPress, Dreamweaver).


Short description of your document's subject.


Gives a general age rating based on the document's content, e.g. "General".


Allows control over how referrer information is passed, .e.g. "no-referrer". Valid values include "no-referrer", "no-referrer-when-downgrade", "same-origin", "origin", "strict-origin", "origin-when-cross-origin", "strict-origin-when-cross-origin", or "unsafe-url".


A meta object, or a set of <meta> HTML tags inside an HTML <head> tag. For use in rmarkdown::html_document(), shiny::runApp(), or other HTML locations.

See also


meta() %>% meta_general( application_name = "Application Name", theme_color = "#4285f4", description = "A description of this page", robots = "index,follow", generator = "R-Shiny", subject = "Awesome R projects", rating = "General", referrer = "no-referrer" )
#> <meta name="application-name" content="Application Name"/> #> <meta name="theme-color" content="#4285f4"/> #> <meta name="description" content="A description of this page"/> #> <meta name="robots" content="index,follow"/> #> <meta name="generator" content="R-Shiny"/> #> <meta name="subject" content="Awesome R projects"/> #> <meta name="rating" content="General"/> #> <meta name="referrer" content="no-referrer"/>