As you are blogging, it's important that you set the WordPress Tags and Categories for a blog post. As you create content for you website, always remember to add at least one Category and a couple of Tags. Basically, WordPress Categories allow you to group similar blogs together so that when you look at the content for the Categories, you can see multiple posts. Tags are like keywords that you add to a post and the best practice is to add at least a couple of Tags to a post.
As you are building content for your website, let's look at some essential tips to keep in mind. As already mentioned, Tags are only available for post. However, Categories can be used on posts and pages. Check out the tips below to help you learn how to best use WordPress Tags and Categories.
Below is a screenshot of the Posts – Categories area on a WordPress blog. There are six basic areas of this area that will be helpful for you to learn how to manage it.
Now let's take a look at Posts – Tags and how you can manage them. Remember that you can use more than one Tag on a post. Checkout the screenshot and list below to see how to manage Tags.
Now that you have learned about WordPress Tags and Categories, try this out and see it can help you with your SEO efforts. A plugin that you might want to checkout is Yoast SEO to further help with optimizing your content.
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