Before you start, take note of this few tips: if you click in any part of the code box, the text will automagically select for you - just need to copy, not to select. If you have some doubt about tag description, click in the title of the tag, you'll be redirected to a new page contain a detailed information about this tag.
We recommend read all tags and it's descriptions, but if you want you can jump to a specific tag:
The name of your website. Similar to <title> HTML tag.
<meta name="DC.Title" content="Dublin Core Basics: the beginners guide.">
The person or organization responsible for the content.
<meta name="DC.Creator" content="Fernando Paladini" />
The topic covered by the content.
<meta name="DC.Subject" content="Dublin Core Meta Tags" />
Textual outline of the content. Can be the same as the content of <meta name="descripion"> tag.
<meta name="DC.Description" content="Know and understand the basics of Dublin Core. Dublin Core Basics: The beginners guide." />
An entity (person, organization or service) responsible for making the content available.
<meta name="DC.Publisher" content="Fernando Paladini" />
Person, organization or service that contribute to the content.
<meta name="DC.Contributor" content="Fernando Paladini" />
A point or period of time associated with the lifecycle of content. Typically the date of when content become available. Available formats:
<meta name="DC.Date" content="2014-02" />
A category for the content. A full list of Types can be found here. Following is the most used types:
<meta name="DC.Type" content="Text" />
How the content or resource is presented. A full list of Formats can be found here. As we are developers, the most used format is text/html.
<meta name="DC.Format" content="text/html" />
An unique identifier to your content. Can be a string or number generate by a formal identification system - or just a URL.
<meta name="DC.Identifier" content="http://www.mypage.com/2014/02/dublin-core-basics.html"/>
Where the content originally delivered from or a resource that is related intelectually to the described content.
<meta name="DC.Source" content="http://www.mypage.com" />
In what language the content is written. You must the correct language code. You can find all language codes here.
<meta name="DC.Language" content="en" />
How the content relates to other resources for instance. Think in a chapter of a book, for example: the chapter isPartOf book. A full list of possible relations can be found here.
<meta name="DC.Relation" content="http://www.mypage.com" scheme="IsPartOf" />
Where the content is physically located. Coverage will typically include spatial location (place name or geographic co-ordinates), temporal period (date, date range) or jurisdiction (named administrative entity).
<meta name="DC.Coverage" content="Florianópolis, Brazil" />
Typically a Rights element will contain a rights management statement for the resource, or reference a service providing such information. Rights information often encompasses Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), Copyright, and various Property Rights.
<meta name="DC.Rights" content="Copyright 2014, Fernando Paladini, Ltd. All rights reserved." />