Template tags are used within your blog's Templates to display information dynamically or otherwise customize your blog, providing the tools to make it as individual and interesting as you are. Below is a list of the general user tags available in WordPress, sorted by function-specific category.
For further information on template tags and templates in general, see the following:
Note: If you have an interesting twist on the implementation of a template tag, you're encouraged to add to its documentation for the benefit of other WordPress users. However, first see Contributing to WordPress and Codex:Contributing for help and guidelines on editing Codex pages.
Template tags files are stored in the
wp-includes directory. The files have the suffix of "-template.php" to distinguish them from other WordPress files. There are 9 template tags files: