Tags best practices (3 posts)

  1. guyadams
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I migrated my blog to WordPress around a month ago and have been really happy, I'm fairly new to web applications and blogging but its been a great exercise.

    Today I have upgraded to 2.3 and like the addition of tags but want to get some advice on best practices, here's a few questions:

    Should I add tags to all my previous posts?
    Whats the difference between catorgories and tags?


  2. MichaelH
    Posted 8 years ago #

    For your readers sake you might consider tagging old posts. Not mandatory though.

    There's a long story about tagging and categories. One difference is that Categories have hierarchy, Tags do not.

    Please consider reading through some of the discussions on the wp-hackers email list:

    Also this might shed some light:

  3. guyadams
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Many thanks for the links MichaelH, these articles have made me pretty clear on the differences.

    Thank you

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