How To Add | Edit or Delete The Tags In WordPress Blog


Adding New Tags


Generally, tags are the small piece of information or part which is attached to the main body. It shows that what actually the post is about. It helps to the visitors to find the content very easily, if it is properly mentioned.
The steps are as follows:

Step 1 − Click on Posts > Tags in WordPress.

wordpress tags

Step 2 – There will be open a page of the Tags which has the different fields on the tags that are as follows:

  • Name: In this field you should enter the name of tags.

  • Slug: This is a word that is chosen to describe your post. And it is also specified in the tags URL.

  • Description: Here you should give a brief description about your tag which displayed when you hover the cursor on the tag.

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

wordpress tags

Step 3 − The created tags will be shown on the right side of the page.

Edit Tags


If you want to make some changes on the tags that you have been created in the chapter WordPress – Add Tags. Then you can use the Edit option. And the steps are given below:

Step 1 − Click on Posts > Tags in WordPress.

wordpress tags

Step 2 − When you hover the cursor on the Tags, then there will be few options shown below the Tag. There are two options you have to edit the tags i.e. Edit and Quick Edit

Edit – Click on Edit option which as shown in the following snapshot.

wordpress tags

Now you can edit the tag name, and then click on Update button which as shown in the following snapshot:

wordpress tags

Quick Edit − Click on Quick Edit option in Tags section which shown in the following snapshot.

wordpress tags

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

wordpress tags

Delete Tags


If you feel that any tag does not specify your post then you can Delete it, only just following simple steps:

Step 1 − Click on Posts > Tags in WordPress.

wordpress tags

Step 2 − When you hover the cursor on the Tags, then you can see few options below the Tag. Just click on Delete which as shown in the following screen.

wordpress tags

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

wordpress tags

Step 3 – If you want to delete that tag permanently, then click on OK button.


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