name attribute | name property
Associated content attribute describes the containing document. Some search engines use this to provide the user with a document summary in the result of a search.
Value Condition noopen
Hides either the Run or the Open button from the File Download dialog box, depending on which button would normally be displayed.
Hides the Save button from the File Download dialog box.
Associated content attribute identifies the name of the application used to create the document.
Associated content attribute consists of comma-delimited words describing the document. Some search engines use this to allow the user to perform a keyword search.
Associated content attribute contains the programmatic identifier of the document's default editor.
Associated content attribute indicates what amount of data the User Agent should pass to linked resources in the HTTP referer header.
Value Condition never
Pass an empty string, no information about the resource.
Passes the whole URI when the page containing this instruction is accessed via an unencrypted (HTTP) transport. Passes an empty string when the page containing this instruction is accessed via a TLS encrypted (HTTPS) transport.
Passes the origin of the page containing the instruction, but not the full URI. An example of its use might be to protect the identity of a user who has a link out on their profile page. The linked host will get the origin identifying your site, but not the full URI.
Passes the whole URI regardless of the transport.
Value Condition all
Search engines can index the containing document.
Search engines cannot index the containing document.
- Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification, Section 2.5.5
- HTML 4.01 Specification, Section 7.4.4
The name attribute typically is assigned one of the preceding well-defined values, but any arbitrary value can be specified. Custom tools can be developed to perform special actions on documents containing arbitrary meta tags.