Do you use WordPress? If so, you might be, like I am, confused about the difference between Categories and Tags. Here’s a roundup of a few useful posts I found to get to the bottom of this as I’m trying to organize my blog.
Tom from ManageWP says:
But in a nutshell, if categories are the table of contents for your blog, tags represent the index.
WordPress.com’s support forum provided this example:
In thinking about SEO (Search Engine Optimization), here’s a useful tidbit from Syed at WPBeginner:
You are better off with 5 generic categories that have fresh content rather than 30 top categories where majority are not updated.
- Use CATEGORIES to choose a few basic themes, like a table of contents
- Use TAGS to pull out the nitty-gritty details, but don’t go overboard; limit to a max of 10 per post; can serve as an index if you want to look something specific up later