WordPress Tags

WordPress Tags provide a useful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. Tags also make it easier for people to find your content. Tags are similar to, but more specific than, categories. The use of tags is completely optional. In this tutorial, you will learn how to add, edit or delete tags.

Add Tags

Tag is a small information attached to the main content or post for the purpose of identification. It tells the visitors what actually the post is about. If the tag is mentioned properly then it helps to find the content very easily.

Following are the steps to Add Tags in WordPress.

Step 1 − Click on PostsTags in WordPress.
Step 2 − The Tags page is displayed.

Following are the details of the fields on Tags.

  • Name − Enter the name of tags.
  • Slug − A word chosen to describe your post. It is specified in the tags URL.
  • Description − Add brief description of your tag. It gets displayed when you hover on the tag.

After filling all the information about Tags, click on Add New Tag button.

Step 3 − The new created tags will get displayed on the right side of the page as shown in the following screenshot.

Edit Tags

Here we will learn how to Edit Tags in WordPress. Following are the simple steps to Edit Tags in WordPress.

Step 1 − Click on PostsTags in WordPress.
Step 2 − When the cursor hovers on the Tags, then a few options get displayed below the Tag name. There are two ways to edit the tags i.e. Edit and Quick Edit

  • Edit − Click on Edit option in Tags section as shown in the following screen.
  • You can edit any of the required field, and then click on Update button.
  • Quick Edit − Click on Quick Edit option in Tags section.

Here you can only edit the Name and Slug of the Tags and then click on Update Tag button.

Delete Tags

In delete tags, you will learn to Delete tags in WordPress.

Following are the steps to delete tags in WordPress.

Step 1 − Click on PostsTags in WordPress.
Step 2 − You can delete tag, when the cursor hovers on the Tags, then a few options get displayed below the Tags name. Click on Delete in tags section.

When you click on delete, you will get a pop message asking for confirmation to delete.

You can click on OK button and delete the tag permanently.

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