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Learning Django Web Development by Ratan Kumar, Sanjeev Jaiswal

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Chapter 5. Introducing Hashtags

Tags are one of the most prominent features in Web 2.0 applications. A tag is a keyword associated with a piece of information, such as an article, image, or link. Tagging is the process of assigning tags to content. It is usually done by the author or users and allows for user-defined categorization of content.

We will also be using tags in our project, and we will be calling it hashtags. Tags have become very popular in web applications because they enable users to classify, view, and share content easily. If you are not familiar with tags, you can see examples by visiting social sites such as Twitter, Facebook, or Google Plus, where tags are pinned to each status or conversation to help us find trending topics. ...

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