Description Meta

Category - Document Standards

Description meta provides a short description for the page content. The description attribute is supported by most search engines, and can be used to provide a short preview of the page content in the search result page.



We have discovered 4,119,980 live website that are using Description Meta.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using Description Meta 4,119,980 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Document Standards #2
Market share in Document Standards 23.03%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in Description Meta usage. (See Description Meta Usage Changes report)
Websites that added Description Meta +70,525
Websites that dropped Description Meta -75,197

Distribution by websites popularity

Description Meta detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 6,628 websites
Top 100k sites 49,483 websites
Top 1m sites 437,645 websites

Websites utilizing Description Meta

Top websites that use Description Meta

Domain Country Rank Contacts
www.facebook.com Ireland 2
www.youtube.com United States of America 4
www.instagram.com Ireland 7
www.pinterest.com United States of America 13
wordpress.org United States of America 14
support.google.com United States of America 20
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Market Share

Description Meta market share within the Document Standards category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.






Description Meta often used together with


Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with Description Meta on 3,876,416 domains. Total 8,085,874 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with Description Meta on 3,829,299 domains. Total 6,112,271 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Mobile.
Viewport Meta is used together with Description Meta on 3,270,657 domains. Total 5,073,584 domains found using Viewport Meta
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
jQuery is used together with Description Meta on 2,914,197 domains. Total 4,109,387 domains found using jQuery
Category - Document Standards.
HTML5 Tags is used together with Description Meta on 2,377,447 domains. Total 3,561,722 domains found using HTML5 Tags
Category - Programming Languages.
PHP is used together with Description Meta on 2,334,765 domains. Total 4,026,633 domains found using PHP


Alternative Technologies


HTML5 Tags: Total 3,561,722 domains found using HTML5 Tags
JavaScript: Total 6,112,271 domains found using JavaScript
srcset: Total 1,578,648 domains found using srcset
X-UA-Compatible: Total 2,517,075 domains found using X-UA-Compatible