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Taggable is a formerly commercial ExpressionEngine 2 tagging add-on. It's been a popular solution for tagging in EE2 since day one; it was the first EE2 compatible tagging system. Taggable is an easy-to use, powerful and advanced tag module/add-on designed exclusively for EE. It is compatible, flexible and sophisticated.

After much deliberation, I decided to retire my add-ons at Sparkplugs. I'm open sourcing Taggable under the MIT license for the community so that it can remain future-version compatibile and hopefully it will develop and grow into a bigger and better add-on.


{exp:channel:entries channel="blog" orderby="date" sort="desc"}
    <p>Tags: {post_tags backspace="2"}{name}, {/post_tags}</p>



Note: Taggable will not work with EE2.8.0. Please upgrade to EE2.8.1

Install Taggable like any other ExpressionEngine 2 addon. Simply drag the taggable/ folder found in your download into the system/expressionengine/third_party/ folder. Then go into the EE control panel, navigate to the Modules page and find Taggable in the list.

Click the install link and you should see a set of form fields allowing you to enable or disable the various parts of the addon. Make sure you enable every part of the addon - the module and fieldtype.

And you've installed Taggable!


Complete usage documentation is available in the repo. I want to convert it all over to Markdown and chuck in this repo's wiki.


Version 1.4.8

  • Replaced calls that were deprecated in EE version 2.6

Version 1.4.7

  • Fixed residual references to $license_key bug

Version 1.4.6

  • Fixing a styling conflict with Playa
  • Ensuring that tags are trimmed appropriately
  • ExpressionEngine 2.2.2 compatibility
  • Changed the structure of the UI to enable number-only tags

Version 1.4.5

  • Adding an :entries tag
  • Improving backend UI behaviour
  • Fixed an error with size calculation
  • Cleared up code and output
  • Fixed an error with using multiple taggable module tags on a page
  • Adding DB selection check to import
  • Made a slight change to the tag cloud functionality, dramatically improving the spread across tag sizes
  • Fixed some errors in the CP and module tags

Version 1.4.2

  • Fixed a CP error
  • Added the {exp:taggable:url_name} template tag
  • Fixed entry versioning compatibility
  • Removed support for the old SAEF
  • Removed the Spanish language pack
  • Fixed an error with SafeCracker

Version 1.4.1

  • Added the field parameter
  • Added the limit="" parameter to the fieldtype
  • Fixed a quick bug with deleting tags entry counts
  • You can now order by the entry count
  • Added the channel="" parameter finally
  • Fixed a bug with the backspace="" parameter
  • Added multiple fields to field="" parameter
  • Fixed an issue with the {size} variable

Version 1.4.0

  • Added Pixel and Tonic Matrix support
  • Added Low Variables support
  • Added a range of themes and themeable inputs
  • Added SafeCracker support
  • Performance boosts
  • Separation of module and fieldtype
  • Added :ol and :ul tags to fieldtype
  • Added the Taggable API
  • Bug and compatibility fixes

Version 1.3.3

  • Fixed an error with tag clouds

Version 1.3.2

  • Fixed a bug with the module tag
  • Removed 1.2-1.3 upgrade compatibility

Version 1.3.1

  • Fixed a problem with the updater
  • Fixed an issue with running under FireFox
  • Fixed a bug with a faulty SQL query

Version 1.3.0

  • Reworked the internal tag-storing
  • Removed nearly all the module tags and moved everything into fieldtype
  • Added support for search:tags
  • Added per-fieldtype settings
  • Added tag indexing
  • Added PHP5.1 support
  • Fixed many many bugs
  • Enhanced SAEF support

Version 1.2.1

  • Fixed bug where new tags weren't saving correctly
  • Fixed bug with masked CP access
  • Added exp_channel_data support to upgrader
  • Updated license URLs
  • Completed language pack

Version 1.2.0

  • Taggable Custom Field Support
  • Removal of tags tab
  • Enhanced entries tag
  • NSM Addon Updater Support
  • SAEF custom field support
  • Import and Export Tool
  • Diagnostics Tool
  • Cleaner and refactored code
  • Bugfixes!

Version 1.1.0

  • Support for Multi-site Manager
  • Channel filtering in all tags
  • An {if no_tags} tag for the channel entries {tags} tag
  • Spanish Language Pack
  • Bugfixes

Version 1.0.0

  • Initial Release