Tags: Tags are similar to categorities which is used to label content
and group all similar contents in similar fashion as categories does. Each content
can be label and group into multiple tags, e.g Mazda car can be tag into tags: exotic
cars, mazda cars, coupe etc.
ASP.NET Video Starter Kit include advance and professional tags
management to categorize similar user contents into groups created by users.
Benefits of Tagging:
It helps to organize contents into mini categories or topic wise which can be found
easier through searches or tag listings.
It also helps to index content better and easier by search engines. A better way
to represent data to search engines. e.g if a mazda car tags with exotic cars, mazda
cars, coupe cars, same mazda car will be represent to search engine as exotic cars,
mazda cars, coupe cars.
It also helps to access all contents easier by user or search engines in case when
contents reach to millions of records.
Tag Types in ASP.NET Video Starter Kit:
There are two types of tags supported by ASP.NET Video Starter Kit.
User Tags: These type of tags generated by user at time of posting or uploading
Search Tags: These type of tags created automatically from user search words at
time when user searches content. It helps administrator to review which type of
keywords or searches used by normal user to search data in website. It also helps
to generate auto tags which helps to extend tag cloud database and make it more
search engine friendly.
Tag Levels in ASP.NET Video Starter Kit:
Video Starter Kit provide a way to arrange tags into levels. There are three levels
available within solution.
High: Tag mark as high will be shown in top rating tag sections
that appear on home page and other main section content pages.
Medium: Tag mark as medium will be shown on main tag cloud pages
after high ranking tags.
- Low: Tag mark as low will be shown on bottom of tag cloud pages.
Tagging in Video Starter Kit support the following contents
- Audio Files
- Forum Topics
Process of Tagging in ASP.NET Video Starter Kit:
Users allowed to place tags while posting or uploading content under tag section.
User posted tag will be match with existing tags directory, if user posted tag does't
match with existing list of tags, script will add user posted tag into database.
Newly added user posted tags will be deactivated until site administrator not review
and activate it through tags management section in control panel. screenshot shown
Once activated, newly added tags will be shown in tag cloud sections as shown in
Greater will be the number of contents within tag, higher will be tag appearance
in tags clouds.