Tag Better In WordPress With This Simple Plugin

Tag Better In WordPress With This Simple Plugin

Screenshot of simple tags pluginIn this post we’re looking at a plugin that you can use to supercharge your WordPress tags. Something that can be easily neglected as users potter on with the WordPress defaults.

The good news is, there are loads of plugins that can let you take full use of your categories and tags.

One such plugin is Simple tags.

Simple tags is the ideal too for extending your WordPress tag functionality.

It’s the successor to the WordPress Simple Tagging Plugin, and works with the latest version of  WordPress.


  • Tags suggestions
  • Compatible with TinyMCE, FCKeditor, WYMeditor and QuickTags
  • tags management (rename, delete, merge, search and add tags, edit tags ID)
  • Edit mass tags (more than 50 posts once)
  • Auto link tags in post content
  • Auto tags
  • Type-ahead input tags / Auto-completion Ajax
  • Click tags
  • Related tags
  • Importer for embedded tags
  • Tag pages as well as posts
  • Embedded tags
  • Meta keywords generated from tags in your header’s blog
  • Technorati, Flickr and Delicious tags
  • Dynamic Tag Clouds with colors with Widgets (random order, etc)
  • Related content
  • Add related posts inside RSS
  • Extended the_tags function (outside the loop, technorati, etc)

Efficient Tagging Is More Important Than You Think

Simple Tags is a great way to extend the functionality of your tags. Tagging your posts is great for SEO and with this plugin you can extend this to your pages.

It’s nice to be able to mass edit your tags, saving you quite a bit of hassle. However, this is a plugin for the tag-lover. If you aren’t that au fait with tags then you might find that there is too much functionality for you.

What are some of your favourite "life hacking" WordPress plugins? Let us know in the comments below.

Aileen Javier

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Rick Crawshaw

Rick Crawshaw Rick Crawshaw is a writer at WPMU DEV. Before joining the company and learning the ins and outs of WordPress web development, he worked as a freelance copywriter and marketer. You might also recognize his punny style from our weekly WordPress newsletter The WhiP. Follow Rick on Twitter.