Interesting to see debate about the purpose of blog categories/tags in 2018. I, too, found it perplexing until I realized imagining readers browsing them is backwards — they’re editorial tools. Categories define “sections,” and tags create addressable post collections or series.

Jon Mitchell

Writer and musician based in Los Angeles, CA. Author of In Real Life: Searching for Connection in High-Tech Times. Publisher at Burning Man. I like portals.