Hashtag is a simple option to divert traffic to your posts on social media. We use relevant keywords followed by #symbol to find people who might be interested in such contents. It’s very effective on social sites, especially on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
When coming to WordPress, there are a number of plugins which will automatically place the hash character in front of main keywords in your contents. It’s a clickable link when clicked it will search contents contain the same hashtag. It will work like a meta tag and some plugins let you show them as sidebar widget as well.
These are the top plugins to create hashtags in WordPress.
Hashtag is the popular plugin to create a social site like hashtags on WordPress. It can be used anywhere on the site and you are free to customize the link color or other properties too.
2. Hashtag WP
Hashtag WP is a premium plugin to use hashtags on WordPress, BuddyPress and bbPress. It will show clickable keywords on posts, pages, comments and group activities. The plugin offers a wide range of customization options like text color, font size, background color etc. You can decide, in what type of contents you want to show the hashtags or in specific post types only. The sidebar widget is another excellent option that allows you to easily display all your tags to the readers.
Hashtagger is highly customizable tag generator for WordPress. It will add not only #hashtags but @usernames, $cashtags also in your posts.
When you click on a link, it will automatically divert you to corresponding tag archive page. The plugin can be used to place tags on post titles, excerpts and contents.
4. WordPress Hashtags
WP Hashtags is an all in one solution for placing hashtags on various parts of the site. It will work with WordPress post/page titles, post/page contents, comments, widgets title, widgets content, BuddyPress and bbPress topics. You can customize the link in several ways like color, style, link Rel, target etc.