How to Manage Product Tags in Easy Digital Downloads

Posted OnNov 10, 2014     CategoryE-commerce     CommentsNo comment

In this section of the guide to the Easy Digital Downloads plugin, we will take a look at Tags.

Tags are similar to Categories, but Tags are generally used to describe your post/product in more detail. Tags are recognized by Search Engines and Tag Service Crawlers as Tags and they are treated like keywords.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) On the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard navigate to Downloads -> Tags.


To add a new Tag, complete the fields as shown below.

A. Add New Tag In this text box, enter a unique name for the Tag.
B. Slug The Slug is the URL-friendly version of the Tag name. It is usually all lowercase and contains only letters, numbers, and hyphens. If no Tag name is entered when the Tag is added, one will be automatically assigned.
C. Description In this text area, enter a description for the Tag.
D. Add New Tag Button Click the button to add the new Tag.
E. Tag List Once the Tag has been added, it will be displayed in the in the Tag List area shown below.

To edit, delete or view a Tag, mouse-over any Tag name to display a sub-menu. Click the appropriate hyperlink.


You can also perform a Bulk Delete on Tags by placing check marks in the check boxes of the appropriate Tags, OR, placing a check mark in the Name heading check box (which selects all Tags), selecting Delete from the Bulk Actions dropdown list and clicking the Apply button.



If you have completed the fields as outlined above, the Tags area should now look like this:


The next step in the guide will focus on How to Use Payment History in Easy Digital Downloads.


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