Tags & Categories Seem to be No Different (5 posts)

  1. gs3369
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I was hoping to use categories as my main indexing tool. Keep the number down, for instance: sports, entertainment, politics, etc. Then I was going to use tags to help further describe posts. So if the category is politics, I can tag it with obama, and democrats.

    I use marsedit to select a category and then select multiple tags. But, though marsedit treats them as different, wordpress does not. My previous example puts everything in the following system:


    So even though the category is politics and the tag obama I simply get:

    example.com/category/politics & example.com/category/obama.

    I see no difference. Am I missing something?

  2. gs3369
    Posted 8 years ago #


  3. This sounds like a problem with how MarsEdit works.

    WordPress treats them separately too. If you are using an external editor, then the editor can send "categories" and "mt_keywords" for categories and tags, respectively.

  4. gs3369
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Ok. I'll look into the mars edit side.


  5. Googling suggests to me that it'll work okay if you use the "keywords" field for tags. View->Keywords.

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