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Categories and tags are two major factors in organizing your WordPress site. In this video, we explain exactly what they are and they can help you in structuring your site. For example, we tell you what the optimal size for your categories is, what they should be called, and how many you should have. We also discuss what the difference is between categories and tags. After this video, you should have a clear idea of how you should organize your site to make sure your visitors reach the pages you want them to reach.
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► Items discussed in this video
0:00:02 – Introduction
0:00:12 – Taxonomies
0:00:43 – What are categories?
0:01:58 – Pages vs. posts
0:02:19 – Creating categories
0:03:18 – Category names
0:03:38 – Tags
0:05:10 – Archive pages
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