Post Tags

Note: This field cannot be used with the Advanced Post Creation Add-On. If utilizing that plugin for post creation, use a standard field type instead.


The Post Tags field allows users to submit data that is then used to populate the tags for a post. This field works in tandem with the other Post fields to allow you to create a form that can generate post data from a user submission. It is available under the Post Fields section within the form editor.

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Post Tags field as displayed in the Field Library

GForms Post Tags Field

Post Tags field as displayed in the Form Editor.

Common Settings

This field uses only common field settings for the Appearance and Advanced settings. For a description of each of the common field settings, refer to this article. Below you will find description of specialty settings that are particular to this field.

General Settings

Field TypeSelect the type of field that should be used to allow users completing the form to specify post tags. See note 1.


1. By default the Single Line Text field type is selected. This allows users to enter a comma delimited list to specify post tags. The Drop Down, Multi Select, Checkboxes, and Radio Buttons options allow you to specify a predefined list of tags for selection.

Merge Tags

For more information on the use of merge tags, refer to these articles.


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This merge tag does not have any modifiers.