Sunday, January 13, 2008

Top 30 Tagging Tools

Tags - for some, one of the best ideas on the web, for others, merely a visual distraction. Yes, we're talking about those loosely defined categories which are usually organized into cute little clouds. Looking for tag-related resources can be tough, so we've dug up 30 tools and resources that every seasoned tagger should check out.


Tag2find - organize the content on your hard disk through tags; ideal for Web 2.0 fanatics.
TagMyCloud - a tool that creates a tag cloud from a text you provide.
Tagfacts - organize your notes into tags.
Tagcrowd - visualize a chunk of text into tags, based on keyword density.
Tagcloud maker - create a simple tag cloud for your web site.
Taglocity - need more clutter in your Microsoft Outlook? Here's the perfect thing for you: a tag cloud plugin that lets you add tags to your email, tasks, calendar, and contacts.
30 Day Tags - a big directory of sites organized into categorized tags.
Cloudalicious - a very interesting tool that shows you the popularity of tags over time for any website. Great for blog SEO research.
extispicious - get a random scattery image of any user's tags.
Googlecloud - Google's results too straightforward for you? Convert them into a tag cloud.
Zoomclouds - a tool that lets you create a tag cloud based on an RSS feed and embed it to your web site.
Keyword Density Checker - A tool that checks the keyword density for any site and displays it in a tag cloud.
Suprcilious - social tagging site with a very basic interface.
Tag The Net - feed this service a link or some text and it will generate tags based on the text you provided.
Tag Cloud Creator - a simple but functional tool that creates tags based on a URL you provide.
Google TagCloud Maker - a Greasemonkey script that adds a tag cloud to Google search results.
Clusty Cloud Creator - a tool that generates a tag cloud based on your parameters and a single term your provide.


Category Cloud Widget - display categories in the sidebar of your blog with this widget.
TechTags - add tags to your posts with a single line, without ever having to touch HTML or PHP.
SimpleTags - a WordPress plugin that allows you to easily generate Technorati tags at the bottom of your blog entries.
Terms2Tags - a plugin that uses the extract terms plugin for creating Technorati tags.
Ultimate Tag Warrior - one of the best tag-related plugins for Wordpress with a huge amount of options.
Taggerati - easy tag creation and maintenance, customizable tag cloud. - a plugin that fetches all links from for a given set of tags.
My Tags - create URLs for directories with “tag” in them, Technorati style.
Movable Type Tags - a plugin for displaying tags in Movable Type blogs.


Semapedia - tagging meets real world.
Mytago - a tool for decoding offline tags with your mobile phone.
Snapshirts - Wanna show the world how geeky you are? Create a t-shirt with a tag cloud.
97tags - Buy tags, get traffic to your site. At least that's the idea, we don't know if it works. (via)