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Fix #2619 — promote Nikola in a meta generator tag #2620
Allow me to disagree so I can explain my reasoning.
You can read more about it from W3's the meta element page.
Also, about traffic...you don't need to worry about it.
Here's an excerpt from Nikola's own generated HTML source code:
<meta name="author" content="The Nikola Team"> <meta property="og:site_name" content="Nikola"> <meta property="og:title" content="Static Site Generator"> <meta property="og:url" content="https://getnikola.com/index.html"> <meta property="og:description" content="Nikola — Static Site Generator In goes content, out comes a website, ready to deploy. Get started with Nikola » Learn about Nikola features » "> <meta property="og:type" content="article"> <meta property="article:published_time" content="2015-07-08T09:39:34Z"> <meta name="twitter:card" content="summary"> <meta name="twitter:site" content="@GetNikola"> </head>
As you can see, the
It's not about linking, but about indicating properly what program has been used to generate the current page.
Apart from the aforementioned meta tags, inside
So, I'm pretty much sure, let alone confident that search engine bots will be able to parse the entire website and attract the appropriate traffic to Nikola.
Anyhow, if you think by adding the hyperlink inside content meta tag would help the traffic, by all means use it.
@Kwpolska I forgot to ask: is this option going to be included in
I'm asking because I'm sure some folks will ask in the future how to turn it off, the same way we use
Not everyone want to let the public know what set of tools have they used to build their websites.