How do you combine two similar tags?
Go to the tag page, like: Topics tagged tagging
Select all topics, click on the wrench, click Change Tags.
@Falco, doesn’t the Rename Tags button not do the same thing? Fewer steps, especially if the tag is used in more topics that fit on screen for
Edit: OK, this doesn’t work…I could’ve sworn it worked before. Please disregard…
I am actually still stuck here.
When I go rename “videos” to “video” it tells me that the name has already been taken, that it already exist.
So where would I go to merge?
Hmm…that’s worked for me in the past. Give me a few moments to test please.
Edit: My test site is woefully out of date - won’t let me make tags. Working to update it…
You should do this instead:
That doesn’t mean anything to me. Where do I select “all topics”??..which wrench?
I clicked on the link and it takes me to a page were people are discussion several tag related issues, none of which have anything to do with my issue.
I am not looking to “change”…the situation is this, I need all posts with Tags for “videos” to become “video”. I am asking if there is a way to merge the two tags into one.
@Falco’s steps were correct. You are a moderator or admin on your site, right?
Yessir I am both a moderator and an admin.
Perfect, so at your site go to
/tags. From there, select the tag you wish to “rename”. In the top left of the topic list, click . Once clicked, a
Select All should appear. Click that. Once a topic (or topics) are selected, a wrench should appear in the top right. It looks like this: . Click that, they click
Change Tags. Enter the tag you wish to combine with, and click
@Falco, one issue with this method - it’s destructive. Using Emilio’s example, let’s say I have 5 topics, 3 with the
video tag and two with
videos. One of the topics with the
videos tag also has
comedy. When I go to
/tags/videos, select all, and change the tags to
comedy tag is lost. I’m about 80% certain rename tags used to work for this, but regardless, it needs to work (or there needs to be another method) to avoid losing other tags during the “rename”.
P E R F E C T!!! mission accomplished. I followed the insrtruction, and saw the topics and the wrench.
I am good, thank you so much.