15 Useful Free Tags Plugins for WordPress

WordPress is a flexible Web publishing platform that has been downloaded over 60 million times. WordPress’ popularity and ease of use spawned a rich plugin ecosystem that gives users the ability to accept donations. The amount of WordPress Plugins available for download are endless, to sift through them and find one or two that you can actually use can be horrendous.

So, here in this post I have compiled a list of top 15 free wordpress plugins for tags. The below list contains plugins that I have tried and tested, and for the most part have used in a live site, or hope to pretty soon. I hope its helpful. Got a favorite plugin that I haven’t mentioned? Feel free to shout it out in the comments section below.

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1. Associated Posts

Associated Posts enables you to associate posts and pages with each other and to display posts on any pages. You can easily select posts in the “Edit Page” Mode and attach them to this page.

Associated Posts
Associated Posts

2. WordPress Shortcodes

WordPress Shortcodes is a free WordPress plugin that brings an amazing set of beautiful and useful elements to your site.

WordPress Shortcodes
WordPress Shortcodes

3. WP MediaTagger

This extensively configurable plugin comes packed with a bunch of features enabling media tagging, including search and media taxonomy.

WP MediaTagger
WP MediaTagger

4. BNS Featured Tag

Plugin with multi-widget functionality that displays most recent posts from specific tag or tags (set with user options). Also includes user options to display.

BNS Featured Tag
BNS Featured Tag

5. TagPages

This plugin is a follow-up to the post which I wrote a few years ago. – The idea was (and still is) to equip pages with tags and include their number in a combined posts and pages tag-cloud.

TagPages
TagPages

6. Media Library Assistant

Enhances the Media Library; powerful [mla_gallery], taxonomy support, IPTC/EXIF/PDF processing, bulk/quick edit actions and where-used reporting.

Media Library Assistant
Media Library Assistant

7. WP-ImageFlow Plus

Flow style gallery with Lightbox popups. Uses images from either the WordPress Media Library or an uploaded directory of images.

WP-ImageFlow Plus
WP-ImageFlow Plus

8. Greg’s High Performance SEO

Offering direct control over more than 100 separate on-page characteristics important for SEO, while loading fewer than 700 lines of code for each ordinary page view and playing nicely with other plugins.

Greg's High Performance SEO
Greg’s High Performance SEO

9. Tag Groups

This plugin enables you to organize tags (or categories, or custom terms) in groups. The group membership is saved in the native WP table field term_group, so it won’t create additional tables in the database.

Tag Groups
Tag Groups

10. Strictly Auto Tags

Strictly AutoTags is a plugin that scans an English language post for words that could be used as tags and then orders them so that the most relevant words get added against the post.

Strictly Auto Tags
Strictly Auto Tags

11. Tweet Blender

Better than Twitter’s own widgets – Tweet Blender is tag-aware and has support for multiple authors, lists, hashtags, and keywords all blended together.

Tweet Blender
Tweet Blender

12. Most Popular Tags

Most Popular Tags is a WordPress plugin that allows you to display your blog’s most popular tags or categories as a sidebar widget.

Most Popular Tags
Most Popular Tags

13. Portfolio

With the Portfolio plugin you can create a unique page for displaying portfolio items consisting of screenshots and additional information such as description, short description, URL, date of completion, etc.

Portfolio
Portfolio

14. WP-CMS Post Control

Post Control from WordPress CMS Modifications gives you complete control over your write options for every user level/role.

WP-CMS Post Control
WP-CMS Post Control

15. 3D Tag Cloud

3D Tag Cloud allows you to display your site’s tags using jquery that rotates the tags in 3D. It works just like a regular tags cloud, but is more visually exciting.

3D Tag Cloud
3D Tag Cloud