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• Last Updated: 01/14/2020
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How to manage the tags for your products in PrestaShop 1.7

Introduction

 

The word “tag” has the meaning of a term connected to a piece of information. In the context of E-Commerce, tags are used as keywords to define a separate predefined type of categorization for products. This is possible thanks to the option to assign multiple tags to a single product and furthermore to use those as an actual search enhancer. 


Often the customer might not know the full name of a certain product and instead of the name, the customer will search for related to the products keywords. In such cases, the tags are very useful and in this tutorial, you are going to learn how to fully manage the tags for your products in PrestaShop 1.7. 


Step 1: Accessing the “Tags” page


To be able to add, edit or delete tags, you will first have to access the PrestaShop admin area and from the left vertical menu look for the “Shop Parameters” option and then the “Search” option from the drop-down menu.

 

Accessing the Search page

 

That action will redirect you to the “Search” page.

On the “Search” page you will see a few sections and two tabs. The tabs are called “Search” and “Tags”. You have to click the “Tags” tab.

 

Accessing the Tags page

 

This will redirect you to a page called “Tags”. And here you go, you reached the designated page.


Step 2: Adding a new tag


Once redirected to the “Tags” page you will be presented with all the tags that are used in the store so far.

To be able to add a new tag, please, click the “Add new tag” button at the top right of the page.

 

Adding new Product Tag

 

That will redirect you to a page called “Add new”.

 

Adding new product tag page overview

 

On that page, you will see only one section called “Tag”.

On the “Tag” section you have one field for the name of the tag, one drop-down menu for the language, one add/remove block for the available products and one button to save your work.

It is pretty simple. You just have to create a “Name” for the new tag. It is recommended to be short and connected with a product from your store so that the customers can easily find it.

You have to choose the proper language for the tag from the predefined available languages of your Online Store.

You have to add the desired products to the empty block. This way you specify for which products the tag is valid. If you had added unnecessary product, then simply, press the “Remove” button.

 

 

Saving the Product Tag

 

Once ready with these options, please, click the “Save” button at the bottom of the section.

That action will redirect you back to the general “Tags” page, but you will also be provided with a “Successful creation” message indicating that your brand new tag has been added.

 

Successful tag creation screen

 

That was easy, isn’t it? Even easier is to edit or delete an existing tag.


Step 3: Edit or delete an existing tag

                               

Once in the general “Tags” page you can simply click the “Edit” button, positioned right next to each one of the existing tags.

 

Editing an existing product tag

 

You will be redirected to a page called “Edit: and the name of the chosen tag”.

 

Editing product tag page overview

 

The only different thing here will be that everything is already filled out with the information for the tag you have entered previously.

Please edit the information per your needs and use the “Save” button at the bottom of the page to actually save the edit.

Even easier is to delete tags. From the general “Tags” page, please, click the arrow right next to the “Edit” button and click “Delete”.

 

Deleting Product Tag

 

A message asking you if you want to delete the tag will appear.

 

Product Tag deletion confirmation

 

If you want to delete the specific tag, please, click “OK” and the tag will be deleted.

Congratulations! Today you learned how you can fully manage the tags for your products in PrestaShop.

 

 

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