I have a question about complex taxonomies. What are the pros and cons of tagging multiple terms? For example, tagging the lowest "child" or all of them up to the "parent."

I'm currently working on a template and would like to know the best practices.

  • What does "tagging multiple terms" mean? – kaiser Jun 24 '11 at 13:14
  • I am not sure what you mean by tagging multiple terms. Assigning multiple hierarchical terms to post? – Rarst Jun 24 '11 at 13:18
  • I think he means if you have a taxonomy term tree and you select a child, do you also select all the ancestors? – Manny Fleurmond Jun 28 '11 at 6:35

Tag the lowest child only. The information for this tag contains already all the data about it’s parents.

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