Articles on WordPress Tags

The articles listed below cover ways to make the best use of tags in WordPress. Click the headline to read the full article.

Pages, Posts and Categories in WordPress Explained

I saw an interesting question today while browsing the queries for which this site has been returned in the search results: What is the difference between WordPress pages, WordPress posts and WordPress categories? Being able to use these three elements in the way they are intended can make a big difference to how your site… Read more

Optimise Your WordPress Site with Categories and Tags to Attract More Visitors

Update: When I originally wrote this article I was allowing the search engines to index my tag pages as well as my category pages. However, since all my articles appear in both tag and category pages, I recently changed my approach and now ‘noindex’ my tag pages. This is because the search engines can find… Read more

The Difference Between Pages and Categories

Categories and pages are both powerful elements of WordPress, but they’re very different. One is part of the WordPress filing system, and lists archives of posts, the other is for displaying important (but static) information to your visitors. WordPress Pages: A page is where you would put information that is important, needs to be easily… Read more

The Difference Between Categories And Tags

WordPress categories and tags are important tools that should lead readers to related articles, keeping them on your site for longer. And, used properly, they can be important SEO tools. Here’s what they are and what they do: Categories I use the analogy that WordPress (your website) is like a filing cabinet, because it contains… Read more