Categories vs. Tags

Categories are meant for broad grouping of your posts. Think of these as general topics or the table of contents for your site. Categories are there to help identify what your blog is really about. It is to assist readers finding the right type of content on your site. Categories are hierarchical, so you can sub-categories.

Tags are similar to categories, but they are generally used to describe your post in more detail. Think of these as your site’s index words. They are the micro-data that you can use to micro-categorize your content. Tags are not hierarchical.

For example if you have a personal blog where you write about your life. Your categories can be something like: Music, Food, Travel, Rambling, and Books. Now when you write a post about something that you ate, you will add it in the Food category. You can add tags like pizza, pasta, steak etc.

How to hide category tags

If you have too many categories, some widgets may not look well.

You can hide categories on slider widgets from the widget settings;

You can use the following CSS codes to hide category tags on the other blog layouts. Just copy the code and paste it to the Custom CSS field in the theme settings;

.geekmag-xs-article-tags,.geekmag-post-cat-tags {
display:none;
}

If you don’t want to hide category tags on single post pages, use the following instead;

.geekmag-xs-article-tags,.geekmag-post-cat-tags {
display:none;
}
.geekmag-page-title .geekmag-post-cat-tags {
display:block;
}