Legitimate Tags

There are a number of methods that Legitimate can use to gather information for displaying your links on our site.

The default method is Legitimate Tags. These tags are a type of meta data that are placed in the <head> section of web pages you want Legitimate to index.

Legitimate tags offer a quick and easy way for you to personalise exactly how your article will look when displayed on our site.

There are 7 Legitimate tags that we use

  1. lg:title

  2. lg:description

  3. lg:tags

  4. lg:url

  5. lg:image

  6. lg:creator

  7. lg:index

The below code is an example of how Legitimate tags may look in a webpages <head> section.

<meta property="lg:title" content="The Rise of Commercial Fake News"/>
<meta property="lg:description" content="What happens when news stories are false on purpose? How does this play into the typical definition of fake news?"/>
<meta property="lg:tags" content="Fake News, Misinformation, Fake Identity, Election Interference, Disinformation"/>
<meta property="lg:url" content="https://blog.legitimate.io/2020/06/01/the-rise-of-commercial-fake-news/"/>
<meta property="lg:image" content="http://blog.legitimate.io/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/what-is-fake-news-370x305-1.jpg"/>
<meta property="lg:creator" content="d20z3PfdewhSz9KC0MgEkMWo"/>
This is how the code would display on the page.

Remember, all content on Legitimate is tied back to a profile. Before your content will be indexed on our site you must have a creator profile and creator tag.

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