categories v tags in WP?

anyone have good pointers on how to collapse tags & categories in WP? seems like the admin UI in 2.7 is emphasizing tags more, and it’s probably a better way to do things anyway — is there some way to combine the 2?

3 Replies to “categories v tags in WP?”

  1. iirc there's a plugin or two.Personally I keep a handful of categories, and utilize tags more loosely like keywords. IMHO no real point in combining since it doesn't really provide any benefit. Better off just ignoring one.

  2. I find the categories invaluable, and really represent the consistent categorization for most of my blog. I use tags for non-obvious synonyms and keywords that describe the specific post I've just written.Originally, WordPress only had categories. Here is a blog post that changed their mind:…Here is the blog post where WordPress explains their thinking:

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