Tags provide a useful way to group related posts together and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. Tags also make it easier for people to find your content. Tags are similar to, but more specific than, categories. The use of tags is completely optional.
- Tag Cloud Widget
Note: Some of the instructions from this guide are referring to the WP Admin dashboard. You can get to this dashboard by adding /wp-admin to the end of your site’s url (e.g.: example.wordpress.com/wp-admin) The Tag Cloud widget shows a list of all the tags you’ve assigned to your posts. The most common tags will be […]
- More Tag
You can truncate your blog entries so that only the first part of certain posts is displayed on the home and archive pages. When you do this, a link will be placed directly after your excerpt, pointing the reader to the full post. You can find the More Tag button in the first row of the visual editor toolbar or by pressing Alt+Shift+T. You can also customize your "read more" message, and fix formatting issues.
- Tags in the Reader
The Explore Topics section of your Reader (on the WordPress.com home page) displays the subjects that are most popular with bloggers on WordPress.com. Also covers getting your content to appear in Topics, and troubleshoot missing posts that aren't displayed in Topics.
- Categories vs. Tags
Categories are used for broad grouping of post topics while tags are generally used to describe your post in more detail.
Read posts from all the sites you follow (even the ones that aren’t on WordPress.com), find great new reads, and keep track of your comments and replies in one convenient place: the WordPress.com Reader. You’ll be taken to the Reader automatically upon logging in to WordPress.com. Your Reader displays posts across all the sites you follow in the order […]
- Beginning HTML
A basic understanding of HTML can help you get more out of your WordPress.com site. This article explains how.
Categories provide a helpful way to group related posts together, and to quickly tell readers what a post is about. Categories also make it easier for people to find your content. Categories are similar to, but broader than, tags.
- Getting Help in the Forums
Below we’ve gathered a few answers to some common questions about using our support forums to help get you oriented. How do I Start a Thread? There are several ways to start new threads. The easiest is to navigate to the forums homepage where there’s a link to “Add new topic“. Clicking that link will […]
- HTML Troubleshooting
Sometimes formatting and layout issues can be caused by stray HTML in your posts. Here’s how to find and correct these errors. Sometimes a formatting error on the front page of your site, such as your sidebar suddenly falling down into your footer area, can be caused by some faulty HTML. If you check your […]