Template tags are used within your blog's Templates to display information dynamically or otherwise customize your blog, providing the tools to make it as individual and interesting as you are. Below is a list of the general user tags available in WordPress, sorted by function-specific category.
For further information on template tags and templates in general, see the following:
- Stepping Into Template Tags (an introduction to Template Tags)
- Anatomy of a Template Tag (details of how to put Tags into Template files)
- How to Pass Tag Parameters (details of how to use Parameters with Tags)
- Include Tags (additional tags not shown here, related to including one Template file within another)
- Conditional Tags (more additional tags not shown here, related to making your Templates more flexible with options)
- Templates (a comprehensive list of Template, Theme, and Tag resources)
- Stepping Into Templates (introduction to Template files)
Note: If you have an interesting twist on the implementation of one or more tags, feel free to add an example for the benefit of other WordPress users.
Note: Some of these tags are new as of some version of WordPress (and are noted as, for instance, "Version 2.1" in the lists below). Some tags were deprecated in versions 2.0.x (and are noted as "Deprecated" below). Some tags from have been deprecated in 2.1 (and are noted as "Deprecated in 2.1" below).