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Using Tags

What is My Philosophy on the Use of Categories and Tags?

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In this session we talk about my philosophy on the use of categories and tags. Categories and tags are designed to organize content and organize access to that content for the users. We discuss why some people use categories to style posts and why this isn’t really necessary. We talk about the different ways of

How to Use Category and Tag Pages in WordPress Part 5 – Display in the Sidebar

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In this session we show how to display categories and tags in the sidebar using the Widgets Reloaded plugin. Using this plugin allows us to display them only on the pages we want them to show up on rather than on every page. Now the final thing I want to demonstrate here is how to

How to Use Category and Tag Pages in WordPress Part 4 – Adding Introductory Content

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In this session we show how to add introductory content to category and tag pages as a way of showing additional information on the archive pages. We discuss how to do this for both Thesis and Genesis. Okay so that brings us to the next thing to do which is how would you change up

How to Use Category and Tag Pages in WordPress Part 3 – Add to a Menu

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In this session we show how to add category and tag pages to a menu using the WordPress Menu system. Okay so next thing we want to do is add this category and tags to our menu. So right now, you saw what I had to do is I had to go to the posts

How to Use Category and Tag Pages in WordPress Part 2 – Configuring the Display

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In this session we show how to configure the display of category and tag pages and talk about the different ways in which they can be displayed. Thesis displays category archive pages by default with the category name and post names. We show how you can change the display style for Thesis using Design Options

How to Use Category and Tag Pages in WordPress

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If you want to learn how to use categories and tags in WordPress posts and how to use the archive pages that display your categories and tags then this seminar is for you. We also show how to make specific display style changes for the archive pages in both Thesis and Genesis.

How to Configure WordPress and Thesis as a Blog – Part 5 Understanding and Using Tags

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This is part five of five in a series on How to configure WordPress and Thesis as a blog. In this session we discuss the use of tags and categories, how to add tags and how they work in general. Okay so then on to tags. Tags are very similar to, let’s see…oh, isn’t that

Community Library Website Case Study – Part 38, Add and Style a List of Tags

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This is the thirty eighth in a series of live lessons on using WordPress and Thesis as a Content Management System (CMS). In this lesson we begin working on the sidebar in our new catalog page.  We are going to add a search function, some links, a tag cloud and a drill down search function