Title tag placement in <head> tag

by "sfmalo" <sfmalo(at)msn.com>

 Date:  Wed, 25 Apr 2001 15:27:35 -0700
 To:  <hwg-basics(at)hwg.org>
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On another discussion list, someone made the following comment:

>BTW, I've never found
>it to make any difference where the <title> >attribute is in my meta tags
>long as it is in the head section.

I was taught <html><head><title></title></head> etc. and have always placed
other tags such as <meta><style> etc. **after** the title tag. The title tag
has always immediately followed the head tag.

Does it really matter where the <title> tag is located in the head? And why?
Sharon F. Malone
"web design and Internet writing services"

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