How to Add Categories and Tags for WordPress Pages

By default, WordPress doesn’t associate any taxonomy with pages. However, you can easily add default tag and category taxonomies to pages.

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Paste the following code into your functions.php file to add categories and tags to WordPress pages.

function ccw_add_category_and_tag_to_pages() {
	//add tags to pages
	register_taxonomy_for_object_type( 'post_tag', 'page' );
	//add categories to pages
	register_taxonomy_for_object_type( 'category', 'page' );
add_action( 'init', 'ccw_add_category_and_tag_to_pages' );

We are using register_taxonomy_for_object_type function to perform this task.

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