Refresh (or) Reload Web Page using Meta Tag

You can refresh (or) reload HTML web page using meta tag without script tag as given below.

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="5">

The above code will reload the same page in 5 seconds.

To reload the page immediately you should set content="0".

Redirect to Specific URL

To redirect the page to different URL you should follow the code as given below.

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="5;url=">


  • Meta tag is always placed inside the <head> tag.
  • Meta tag provides information about contents in the html page.