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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:

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 for help and guidelines on editing Codex pages.

Note: Some template tags listed below are new to a specific version of WordPress and will be so noted (example: "Version 2.1"). This means that tag is not available in previous versions. Tags listed as "Deprecated" have been so from version 2.0 or earlier. Newer deprecated tags are marked with the version from when they were deprecated (i.e. "Deprecated in 2.1").

Author tags

Category tags

Date and Time tags

Tag tags

Link tags

Links Manager tags

Post tags

While in The Loop, these values can be accessed through the $post object.

Comment tags

Permalink tags

Trackback tags

General tags

Geo tags

Geo features were moved to a plugin implementation with WordPress 1.5. Tags in parentheses are the plugin version.

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