Tags are words and phrases used for identifying and organizing your OptiPub content. They are a type of metadata.

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Metadata

Metadata is information used to describe a digital asset. Many distinct types of metadata exist, among these descriptive metadata, structural metadata, administrative metadata, reference metadata and statistical metadata.

Tags are not automatically assigned and must be selected while creating or editing the content.

Create a tag

Every new installation of OptiPub will have zero tags. The must be created.

Step 1. Create a new tag.

Click the 'Content' link on the main navigation and click 'Tags' to navigate to the tags page. Click the green "CREATE" button on the right to create a new tag.

Create a new tag.

Create a new tag.

Step 2. Name the tag.

Enter a name for the tag in the name form. This is required. A good tag name will be short and descriptive. It may contain spaces.

Naming a new tag.

Naming a new tag.

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All tag names on an OptiPub installation must be unique.

Step 3. Add a description to the tag.

A tag description can be used to add information about it's purpose. They are optional.

Step 4. Pick a color for the tag.

The color is displayed in the background of the tag.

Step 5. Save the tag.

Click the green 'SAVE' button to create the tag.

Merge a tag

You can merge tags. This will combine two or more tags into a single tag of your choosing.

Step 1. Select tags to merge.

Open the the 'Content' menu on the main navigation and click 'Tags' to navigate to the tags menu. Select at least 2 tags you want merge and click the grey 'MERGE' button start the merge process.

Beginning the process to merge tags.

Beginning the process to merge tags.

Step 2. Pick which tag to merge the other tags into.

The window that appears allows you to select the tag which you want to combine the others into. The tags are represented by their IDs, not their names.

Picking the tag to merge the others into.

Picking the tag to merge the others into.

Step 3. Merge the tags.

Click the green 'MERGE' button to merge the tags. Make sure you have picked the correct tags that you want to merge.

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When you click 'MERGE', the non selected tags will be deleted. This cannot be undone.