How to Add Tags in WordPress Post? For Beginners

Add tags in WordPress
Add tags in WordPress post

In this article, you would know how to add tags in WordPress. Normally, you can have a single category for one post. But you can have multiple tags for one post. For example, there is a post related to On-page SEO.

I will put this post in the SEO category. But I can create multiple Tags like On-page SEO, On-Page SEO Strategy, On-page SEO tips, SEO, etc.

Basically, tags are more specific and you can generate multiple tags for one post. Let’s understand how can you add tags in WordPress posts.

Add Tags in WordPress Post

Log in to your WordPress dashboard and click on Posts in the left sidebar menu. When you will click on the Posts, the tags option will appear. However, you can also view this by doing hover on the Posts.

You just click on the Tags option.

Add Tags
Posts>Tags

Now there will be a new tag page on the screen. From here you can add the tags which you want. You just need to write the tag in the name section and click on Add New Tag button.

You can create as many tags you want. However, I would suggest that avoid putting unnecessary so many tags in post. You should add related, relevant and specific tags in your post.

Add tags in WordPress post
Add New Tags

After adding the tags in WordPress. You just need to click on All Post options in the left sidebar menu. From here you open your post where you want to add the tags. or you can create a new post if you want.

Add tags in tag box
Add new tag in Tag box

On the right hand side of the post editor page, you will notice a tag box. From here you can add your tags in the post. You just enter the tag name in the box which you create in the above process.

When you enter the tag name, the tags will appear in the box. Now you can select the tag.

Summary:

  • Log in to your WordPress dashboard.
  • Click on posts in the left sidebar menu.
  • Click on Tags.
  • Enter the name of the tag on the tag page.
  • Click on Add New Tag.
  • Open your post or create new as you want.
  • Just write the tag name in the tag box in the right sidebar menu.
  • Select the tag name.

If you have not created tags through the previous process. You can enter new tags from this tag box directly. You just write the name of the tag which you want to create and press enter button from the keyboard or commas.

Summary:

  • After log in to the WordPress dashboard open the post or create a new post.
  • Write a tag name in the tag box in the right sidebar.
  • After writing the tag name press enter from the keyboard or do commas.

In this way your tags will be crated. The above are two methods to add tags in WordPress. It is up to you which method is convenient and easy for you.

Conclusion

Basically, tags are more specific and related terms of the post. It is useful for your visit to find out content related to those terms. Add tags wisely and avoid adding unwanted and unrelated tags.

It is up to you to show your tags on your site or not. If you don’t want to show the tags on your site, you can also hide them. If you are a blogger, knowing how to add tags in WordPress might be helpful for you.

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