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Using Tags

This ‘Tags’ tutorial covers:

  • Understanding tags
  • Locating ‘Tags’
  • Adding a group of tags
  • Front-end display

Like ‘Categories’, ‘Tags’ help organize the posts on your site by providing searchable keywords and linking related posts. Tags are generally more specific than categories.

You can add a tag using the ‘Tags’ module in the post editor. Simply type the word you would like to use as a keyword and click ‘Add’.

Type a keyword and click add.
Type a keyword and click add.

You can add a group of tags to a post by separating them with commas. The ‘Choose from the most used tags’ link provides quick access to a list of popular tags on your site.

Depending on your theme and widgets, ‘Tags’ can display in both your posts and sidebars. Clicking a tag will take you to a list of tags containing that same keyword.

Clicking a tag opens a list of posts with the same keyword.
Clicking a tag opens a list of posts with the same keyword.

Using ‘Tags’ correctly provides your users, clients and internal staff a powerful recourse for connecting readers to the content they find most interesting.

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