How to categorise and tag pages

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  • #881837

    ag1024
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    Hi there.

    I have pages about topics that are related to many things I write about, and which I often link to. Some of them also happen to be the most frequently visited amongst posts and pages. I would like to categorise and tag these pages, so people can also find them via search in WordPress on tags and categories. However, I can’t find a way to assign pages to categories, or assign tags to them (as with posts). Does anyone know if it is possible, and how?

    If possible then I think to create more pages and make my blog into part blog, part static website around certain topics.

    Thank you.

    The blog I need help with is mados.wordpress.com.

    #882048

    timethief
    Member

    However, I can’t find a way to assign pages to categories, or assign tags to them (as with posts). Does anyone know if it is possible, and how?

    You can’t assign Categories or Tags to static pages. They are meant for use for static content that rarely, if ever, changes. http://en.support.wordpress.com/post-vs-page/

    #882049

    timethief
    Member

    Staff have provided help for those who want to structure their blog like a website. > http://en.support.wordpress.com/using-wordpress-to-create-a-website/

    What’s critical is:
    (1) a clear comprehension of the differences between pages and posts > http://en.support.wordpress.com/post-vs-page/
    (2) a clear comprehension of the fact that there is only one dynamic page in a blog for posts and we cannot post to more than that one page. But we can create the appearance that we have posted to more than one page. We organize posts by assigning categories to them. You can create a custom menu and add the categories into the custom menu.
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus/#adding-category-pages-to-your-menu

    A custom menu allows you to display Categories with drop-downs to sub-categories in tabs along the horizontal navigation where normally only Pages tabs are displayed. If you wish you can also include Pages with drop-downs to sub-pages and/or Tags pages and/or Custom Links in your custom menu as well. You are in charge of what appears in a custom menu. You choose the order in which to display any and/or all the foregoing in your custom menu. You choose which to display and which to hide. http://en.support.wordpress.com/menus

    Here’s a link to a custom menu walkthrough > http://onecoolsitebloggingtips.com/2011/08/11/wordpress-com-custom-menu-walk-through/

    There are many common errors, misunderstanding and misconceptions when creating custom menus and you can read about them here > http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2011/12/19/custom-menus/

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