HOW TO: Delete All WordPress Tags With 0 Posts

Having lots of categories and tags on your WordPress blog confuses your readers and it won’t build a good navigation path. By organizing your WordPress tags you can fix this. You can remove unused WordPress tags, i.e., WordPress tags with 0 posts. This simple WordPress tip will help you to remove WordPress tags with 0 posts in bulk.

Deleting WordPress Tags With 0 Posts

1. Go to your WordPress Dashboard. Then Posts | Post Tags.

2. Click on the Screen Options in top right. Change the number of Post Tags to display, make it around 100-500.

Remove WordPress Tags

3. Now click on the Posts in the right hand side. Now you can see the all the posts with 0 tags. Now select and delete them, you can also use bulk action for that.

Hope you would have found this simple tip useful. Feel free to discuss about organizing WordPress tags below.

Avoid Using Tag Clouds On Your Blog – Matt Cutts

Matt Cutts works for the Search Quality group in Google, specializing in search engine optimization issues.

He is well known in the SEO community for enforcing the Google Webmaster Guidelines and cracking down on link spam. Cutts also advises the public on how to get better website visibility in Google. (via Wikipedia)

He joined Google as a software engineer in January 2000. He is currently the head of Google’s Webspam team.

In this video, Matt Cutts explains whether tag clouds help or hinder SEO? (or whether they have no effect).

A tag cloud or word cloud (or weighted list in visual design) is a visual depiction of user-generated tags, or simply the word content of a site, typically used to describe the content of web sites

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