Managing Tags in WordPress

One of the features provided by WordPress to help viewers find content in a WordPress site are Tags. Tags can be used to help identify content within a post or provide keywords that are associated with a particular topic. This tutorial will demonstrate how to sort, search, and edit tags in the WordPress Administrator.

  1. Login to the WordPress Administrator.
  2. To sort: In the table at right click on the column that you will use to sort. Clicking on the column more than once changes the direction of the sort.
    View and Sort Tags in WordPress
  3. To Search: Click on the Search box and type in the term for your search, then click on the Search button.
    Searching for Tags in WordPress

How to Edit an Existing Tag

  1. Login to the WordPress Administrator.
  2. Click on the name of the tag that you wish to edit. If you hover over the tag name, you can also click on Quick Edit which lets you edit the name of the tag or its slug.
    Hovering Over a Tag in WordPress
  3. You will be on the Edit Tag page. Click on the fields that you wish to change and make your changes. When you have finished with your changes, click on Update to save your changes.
    Editing Tags on a Page in WordPress

Managing your posts by keeping them update helps to keep your content relevant and fresh. Use the WordPress interface to help monitor your tags which will intern keep your viewers happy.

Arnel Custodio Content Writer I

As a writer for InMotion Hosting, Arnel has always aimed to share helpful information and provide knowledge that will help solve problems and aid in achieving goals. He's also been active with WordPress local community groups and events since 2004.

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