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Showtags is a Joomla! content plugin to show article tags in category or article views. A basic missing feature. Plugin is based on article meta-keywords. 


  • Show tags before and/or after articles
  • Parent tag selectable div/nav
  • Format tags in unordered list / wordlist
  • Show tags in category view , featured view or article view
  • You can add a custom CSS selector to customize it
  • Languages: English, Spanish and German (thanks to Johannes Hock !). Other languages are welcome :-)
  • Category filter: Show tags only in articles of specified categories
  • Can generate an $article->showtags field instead of showing tags to customize content tpl [+info]
  • It's compatible with Aixeena Taxonomy System (as a replace of the "Content - Tags" plugin)
  • Joomla! 3.0 compatible


3Install / Configuration

  1. Download Zip file from the right panel
  2. Install it through Joomla Extension Manager
  3. Go to Extensions > Plug-in manager and search a plugin called "Content - Showtags". Click it to enable / configure the plugin.
    Enable plugin
    Configure the plugin
  4. In each article content ensure that you enter the meta-keywords that will be showed as tags.
    Insert article meta-keywords
  5. Enjoy your tags!

4Customize tags

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This extension is free and opensource. If you like it and want to collaborate with us you can: 

  1. Donate to the project through Paypal clicking on the button in the right panel
  2. Send issues or code contributions through Github
  3. Write a review in the Joomla Extensions directory
  4. Write a comment in this article