Best Tagging Tools and Plugins


Clusty Cloud Creator is a tool that webmasters or bloggers can use to instantly visualize a topic using the familiar tag cloud display. You can create a cloud based on any topic or query – you don’t need tags or months of content on a subject to create an interesting cloud. Clusty Clouds are generated using our search results for the topic you enter. Since the tags you see come from Clusty, you can click on any of them to go to Clusty’s search results.


Tag2find helps you to find everything on your desktop by simply using tags. Directories & folders were the structure of the 20th century. tag2find can be integrated everywhere where you need it – in the taskbar, in Explorer, in Internet Explorer or even in a floating position. Explore your tagged files by browsing them, sorting them, filtering them. Let the TagBrowser guide you to your information and enjoy your multimedia content from one spot. Limit search by files types (e.g. find only movies, images, etc.) tagged; with a special tag). TagBrowser also offers you powerful features for quickly organizing the tags of large amounts of files.

TagMyCloud creates a tag cloud from a text you provide.

Tagfacts allows you to keep a social list of your notes. After you sign up you can add notes to your unique list. You can view anyone else’s notes and they can view yours. Extra user-defined data can be added to each note entry to organize and describe the note further such as descriptions, link, and tags. You can use tags to categorize (and thus organize) notes so that you and others using this site will have an easier time finding them.

Tagcrowd is a web application for visualizing word frequencies in any user-supplied text by creating what is popularly known as a tag cloud or text cloud. TagCrowd is taking tag clouds far beyond their original function: as topic summaries for speeches and written works, for visual analysis of survey data, as brand clouds that let companies see how they are perceived by the world, for data mining a text corpus, for helping writers and students reflect on their work, as name tags for conferences, cocktail parties or wherever new collaborations start as resumes in a single glance, as visual poetry.

Taglocity is an Add-In application for Microsoft Outlook 2003 and 2007. It allows you to add tags to your email, tasks, calendar, and contacts. Taglocity uses a simple interface that doesn’t change the way you like to work. Taglocity learns from how you tag and adds tags automatically to your content. This uses a similar technology to spam AI filters, and learns from your actions to improve in accuracy over time. Taglocity advances Microsoft’s Windows Desktop Search with a tag-based query feature. Tags provide additional context to keyword searches which makes search results more relevant, and therefore easier to find what you’re looking for.

30 Day Tags is a new approach to categorizing and searching for information on the Internet. Anyone with a website (or blog, eBay listing, etc) can list their site with 30DayTags using their own tags and also their own listing information. Social-search and people-powered, our goal is to provide the most relevant information through human feedback.

Cloudalicious is a tool that shows you the popularity of tags over time for any website.

extispicious text gives you a random textual scattering of a user’s tags, sized according to the number of times that they’ve used each of them, and leaves you to draw your own insights from the overlapping entrails. images displays a random Yahoo images search result for each of a user’s tag words (excluding those which they’ve only ever used once). Despite the best intentions of the Yahoo API, and’s further attempts at filtering, however, some tags will occasionally be assigned images which are not work safe.

Googlecloud – just enter search terms as you would on Google.Searches will show up in the tag cloud.

Zoomclouds – a tool that lets you put a tag cloud in your site, based on whichever RSS feed you like. You just need to create an account, select the feed from where the terms will be extracted, and design your cloud with WYSIWYS cloud design tool.

Keyword Density Checker is a visual depiction of keywords used on a website, keywords having higer density are depicted in a larger fonts. Ideally your main keywords should appear in larger fonts at the start of the cloud.

Tag The Net is a simple webservice that helps you in tagging textual content on and off the web. There are two ways of using it: by simply pasting a URL or a text in the fields below or uploading a file and by using the REST API. then returns a set of tags based on the textual content you specified. The service is mainly designed for developers, building applications that make use of tagging.

Tag Cloud Creator is a script that displays a tag cloud based on the words found on a website.


SimpleTags is a WordPress plugin that will allow you to easily generate Technorati tags at the bottom of your blog entries. There are several plugins already available for this purpose, but they all require you to use custom fields within WordPress. The SimpleTags plugin eliminates this need, so you can now easily generate tags with your preferred method of posting, be it by email, a blogging tool like w.bloggar or from WordPress itself.

Ultimate Tag Warrior is a plugin that allows you to add tags either through the Write Post page in wordpress in a tag box, on posts using an AJAXy box, and in posts using special syntax from external editors.

Taggerati is a tags plugin for WordPress. It follows a somewhat different approach compared to the also excellent Ultimate Tag Warrior plugin. Create tags linking to the local tags page, external URL’s or tags that don’t appear anywhere in your posting except for the overview of tags used in your posting. Customizable tag cloud which appears on the tags page but can also be used anywhere else on your blog. You can limit the amount of tags shown like in the example on this site’s sidebar.

Category Cloud Widget is a widget that displays your categories as a tag cloud in your sidebar. is a tag filter for : it produces a page with links from selected tags, allows to integrate links for one or more tags into an existing page, limited to a specified “freshness”.

My Tags adds the “tag” relation to your categories’ URLs or constructs custom URLs for your category names, eg Technorati tags style, which also have the “tag” relation, and appends a Tags section to your post’s body in single post view and to the item’s content in the feed.


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