Apple Help Meta Tag Properties

Table A-1 lists the properties defined by Apple Help for use with the meta element. The Apple Help meta tag properties control how your help book is identified and displayed by Help Viewer.

All XML pages should start with this above the <head> tag:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" " transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="">

The title page should include the following tags under the <head> tag:

<meta name="robots" content="anchors" />

<link href="sty/access.css" rel="stylesheet" media="all" />

Table A-1  Apple Help meta tags

Property name




Additional search terms for an HTML help page. See Setting Keywords.

<meta name="KEYWORDS"

content="discard, dispose, delete,

clear, erase">


Controls how a file is indexed. See Specifying What Is Indexed.

<meta name="ROBOTS"