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Where in the Craft Control Panel can I globally delete a tag?

Not from a specific entry, but completely out of the system.

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Currently it’s not possible to delete tags (or otherwise manage them).

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  • Can I access it via phpmyadmin and delete the tag from the DB? – osh Jul 16 '14 at 11:14
  • @Oyvind you'd have to delete it from all the tables the tag is defined or referenced ('craft_tags', 'craft_relations'!!, 'craft_entryversions', ...). I wouldn't recommend doing it! – carlcs Jul 16 '14 at 11:45
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    @Oyvind You just need to figure out the tag ID, and then delete that row in craft_elements. All the other tables will take care of themselves from there. – Brandon Kelly Jul 16 '14 at 17:10
  • Is this still the case? No way to manage tags yet? If you misspell a tag, it auto-populates when you try to spell it correctly. – jthomas Nov 30 '16 at 20:42
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    @jthomas You can edit tags by double-clicking on them after selecting, to change their name and custom fields. – Brandon Kelly Feb 27 '17 at 19:32
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I was searching for a way to do this as well, and as the answer indicates, it's not possible. However, by double-clicking on a tag you want to delete you can rename it to something else – so you can't delete it, but you can change it. You just have to remember when it comes time to create a new tag to rename that existing tag instead of creating a new one.

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There is a third-party plugin called Tag Manager that let's you delete tags.

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Delete the Tag Field in Settings > Fields.

More about Tags Fields: http://buildwithcraft.com/docs/tags-fields

EDIT

This answer is incorrect. The correct answer is:

Currently it’s not possible to delete tags (or otherwise manage them).

https://craftcms.stackexchange.com/a/1118/298

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  • That doesn't make sense, cause I don't want to delete all tags, just two specific tags. – osh Jul 15 '14 at 13:03
  • Each tag is contained in its own field. Therefore, just delete the fields that contain the tags you want to get rid of. Screenshot: cl.ly/Wa57 – Andrea DeMers Jul 15 '14 at 13:11
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    Technically tags are stored within their Tag Groups, not the actual fields. Deleting a Tags field won’t actually delete any of the tags in the group – only deleting the group will do that. – Brandon Kelly Jul 15 '14 at 13:16

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