Alphabetical Tag Index – Shortcode Parameters

This is a feature of the free and the premium plugins. Tag Groups Premium Tag Groups free

Note: This shortcode is also available as Gutenberg block. You can configure the block without using any code or parameters. Read more about the block options.

If you don’t know what is a shortcode and how to use it, you first may want to read this article.



Data Types

  • string: A text. For identifiers that won’t be visible to visitors you often have to replace spaces with _ or -. If the string contains spaces, you need to wrap it in quotes.
  • integer: A number without decimal places.
  • 0 or 1: 0 turns the feature off and 1 on.


ParameterDefaultPossible ValuesDescription
amount0 (no limit)integernumber of tags to display
appendappend to the tag; placeholder: {count} for post count
column_count2integernumber of columns
column_gap10pxstringgap between columns
custom_titletooltip title; placeholder: {count} for post count
exclude_letterscomma-separated listletters/characters that should not appear in the tabs
exclude_termscomma-separated list of tag IDstags that should not appear
h_level3integer<h3></h3>, <h4></h4>, … of the headings
hide_empty1 (true)0 or 1hide tags with post count zero
includeallcomma-separated list of group IDsgroups to include
include_lettersall of displayed tagscomma-separated listletters/characters to use
include_termscomma-separated list of tag IDstags to include
keep_together1 (true)0 or 1whether to keep headings and tag block together
largest12integermax. font size in pt
link_targetempty_blank, _top, _self
link_appendappend query to the link
orderASCASC or DESCascending or descending order
orderbynameby what to order the tags:
‘name’, ‘natural’, ‘slug’, ‘term_group’, ‘term_id’, ‘id’, ‘description’, ‘count’
prependprepend to the tag; placeholder: {count} for post count
show_tag_count1 (true)0 or 1
smallest12integermin. font sizein pt
tags_post_id-1 (not used)integerUse post ID or zero for current post.
taxonomyall selected in the settingscomma-separated listtax

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