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next/head

Examples

We expose a built-in component for appending elements to the head of the page:

import Head from 'next/head'

function IndexPage() {
  return (
    <div>
      <Head>
        <title>My page title</title>
        <meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1.0, width=device-width" />
      </Head>
      <p>Hello world!</p>
    </div>
  )
}

export default IndexPage

To avoid duplicate tags in your head you can use the key property, which will make sure the tag is only rendered once, as in the following example:

import Head from 'next/head'

function IndexPage() {
  return (
    <div>
      <Head>
        <title>My page title</title>
        <meta
          name="viewport"
          content="initial-scale=1.0, width=device-width"
          key="viewport"
        />
      </Head>
      <Head>
        <meta
          name="viewport"
          content="initial-scale=1.2, width=device-width"
          key="viewport"
        />
      </Head>
      <p>Hello world!</p>
    </div>
  )
}

export default IndexPage

In this case only the second <meta name="viewport" /> is rendered.

The contents of head get cleared upon unmounting the component, so make sure each page completely defines what it needs in head, without making assumptions about what other pages added.

title and meta elements need to be contained as direct children of the Head element, or wrapped into maximum one level of <React.Fragment>, otherwise the meta tags won't be correctly picked up on client-side navigations.