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Meta keywords are maintained in the same way as the meta-description, but while meta-descriptions are a MUST for every site which needs good SEO, for meta-keywords this is much less the case. Current conception is that Google ignores these keywords, they even publicly stated that:

The same probably counts for the other search engines. Some even say that using meta-keywords is bad for your rankings, but that is probably only the case if stuff dozens of keywords in.

Usually I use just 2 or 3 keywords on a global level, and leave it at that.


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