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Just wondering if the Meta Keywords tag is actually needed and if search engines base any results according to the tag.
Meta keywords are optional for Google but for search engines such as Bing and Yahoo they can be very useful depending on how relevant they are to keywords in your sites copy.
keywords = no
description = yes, will probably be the description on SERPS
author = probably yes, see http://www.wpbeginner.com/wp-tutorials/how-to-get-googles-verified-authorship-for-your-wordpress-blog/
But there is a bunch more meta tags that have importance. Check out a couple in the HTML5 Boilerplate index file: https://github.com/h5bp/html5-boilerplate/blob/master/index.html