Tag Management Overview

Ghost allows you to edit, delete and add new tags to your blog, directly from the tag manager/ghost/settings/tags/. You can also personalise your tag archives by adding cover images as well as meta data. Below is an overview of the tag manager.

Accessing the tag manager

Click Tags from the menu on the left.

This will direct you to the Tag screen, which contains a list of all your current tags.

How to delete a tag

To delete a tag, click on the tag from your list of current tags. This will reveal the tag settings menu.

Once the menu has been revealed, to delete a tag, click on the red “Delete Tag” link.

Once clicked, you will be prompted to confirm your action.

How to add a new tag

If you need add a new tag, click on the green “New Tag” button to reveal a blank tag settings menu.

Fill out the Tag name and any other information you’d like to include with your tag. Once you’ve typed everything in, you should see your tag appear over on your tag list.

Tag Settings Menu Overview

The tag settings menu is made up of the following parts:

  • Tag Image: the tag image
  • Tag Name: the tag name
  • Tag URL: the tag ‘slug’
  • Description: the tag description
  • Meta Data: extra content for SEO and social media

Tag Image

To upload a tag image, click on the image upload box. This will prompt you to select an image from your computer to upload with your tag.

Optionally, if you’d like to include a tag image from a link, you can click on the chain link icon, in the lower left corner of the image upload box to reveal a URL field. Type in the URL path to the image and click “Save.”

Changing the tag URL

To change the tag URL, simply remove the current URL from within the tag URL field, and begin typing the URL you’d like to use.

Note:You do not need to include hyphens to separate words in the URL, Ghost will add them automatically as needed.

Setting the tag description

To set a tag description, type inside the tag description field. The tag description is only viewable to those who are logged into your Ghost blog, and accessing the tag manager.

Add Meta Data

To add meta data to your tag archive, click on the Meta Data button.

This will reveal a meta data tab that contains a section for a custom Meta Title and a Meta Description for SEO and social media purposes. For convenience, Ghost also provides a search engine result preview of your title and description, as well as suggested character limits.

To close the meta data tab, and return to the tag settings menu, click on the “x” in the top right corner.