Let's see, took a minute to save this to a Microsoft Works Word Processing Document for future reference. What a wonderful guideline.
Really great theory, and a wonderful idea, but definitely lacking in important specifics. For example, where and when and how do we place these tags? When I submit my story? Or, can I go back to the story that I already published and add tags to it to attract more readers? How? Or do I just put a list of tags at the bottom of the story when I submit it? Or do the tags have to go someplace else? Or do I have to submit my story with tags (in some as yet to be determined place) in html?
Come on, I'd like to be able to do this, but maybe you could give another clue or two as to how.
I changed my tags, but it doesn't save, my stories still show the randomly generated ones.
It's a good idea I think, once more writers start using it.
Read thru all this about "story tags" several times, but never did figure out how they're used or where they're used. Need some actual examples of where they go, when they're put in, and how they're used.
I found this very helpful.
How are these supposed to work? In my last two stories both MMF and thighboots were placed in the tags, plus eight others, but they don't bring the stories up in a search. Is there a missing link that needs sorting?
Thank You...I used your advice and the tags worked wonders!
Oh...! Thanks so--ooo, so--ooo much...:) Very helpful...:) I had no idea...Thx...Kisses...:)
After applying some clever ingenuity to actually find the search tags page I tried both victorian and victorian era. I was hoping to find some historicals but most of the stories were either modern day costume parties or Victoria was in the first or last name. I think that is something similar to your situation at the beginning of this essay.
I think Impregnation should be added as a fetish
Is it better to add a short, general tag or a long, specific one? For example is "teenage girl" better than "petite blonde teenage girl" since it's broader and more likely to be searched for? If that's the case, then this essay and the Literotica FAQ are contradictory. Overall, however, this is a great resource for new writers like myself.
... to add some tags after having completed the submission? I mean after the story is online? If there is some to answer my question, please use simple words, because I am not a native english writer). Thanks for any answer!
For reference by anyone reading this: tags can be added retroactively, by the same process used to edit stories. Check the site FAQ.
I would consider a *sexual deviant* a participant as far as your list of tags goes. But I suppose that would probably be tagged *deviant* since sexual is too common of a word. Also, the word Seductress (as in my name) could also be tagged as a participant. This is a really good *how to and I found a lot of things that I didn't know explained here. Thanks
I note that one story of mine that has very good ratings has tags that make little sense. How do I change them once submitted??? Please feel free to email me any suggestions/directions.
how to put in story tags in my poetry. please help. also why no feedback?
Is there a way to add tags to an already published story?
I love lit but it is impossible to find most stores using tags due to incorrect usage.Thanks 4 a guide i hope people use it
I want readers who comment using username to be able to suggest tags when they are missing. if 5 people suggest the same tag on a story it should be added.
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