I’ve mentioned tags a number of times in my content and a good few times readers have asked me how to add tags to your WordPress posts so I decided to add a video to quickly show you exactly how this is done.
But before I show you how to add tags to your posts I just want to explain quickly what a tag is and why want to add tags to your posts. A tag is simply a way to describe what the post is about, it is similar to a category but you can go more in depth than with categories. Categories are more broad and tags give the reader more detail about the actual content.
Firstly adding tags to your posts will help the search engines to categorize your content and it can make a huge impact on your rankings!
Secondly adding tags to your posts will give your readers another way to navigate around your website so it helps with user experience. In turn this can also affect your ranking in the way that readers may just decide to move to another post on your website by using your tags. This decreases your bounce rate and also means that your reader stays on your website longer and this can increase your rankings.
There are so many things that go into ranking your website and adding tags can really make a difference. It just takes a few seconds to add tags to your posts so I advise that you take the time to do this little task.
How to Add Tags to your WordPress Posts
Adding tags is really simple. When you are editing or creating your WordPress post just look along the right hand side of your screen and you will see an option that says tags, just add them in there.
Always add your main keyword first and then add in all relevant topics related to the post. Try and use tags that have already been used instead of always adding new tags otherwise it will be useless for your readers to use tags to navigate around your website!
Add a good few tags but don’t overdo it. Only add tags that are relevant to your content.
I hope that you have found his quick tutorial showing you how to add tags to your WordPress posts useful.
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