Tagging vs. Categories

(Richard Millington) #1


Should you use tagging or categories to display content?

We’ve been debating this in our FeverBee Experts community.

Categorizing is easier for the member posting the question, tagging is better for members reading it.

Categorizing is an existing habit. Members already do it and are used to it.

Tagging allows for more flexibility. For example, we have areas for getting started, metrics, engagement, and platforms (below):

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(Sarah Hawk) #2

The best solution would be to enforce tagging in the same way that you enforce categorisation at the time of posting (but that’s not out of the box functionality for this platform so would involve writing a plugin).