How To Tag Documents: Organize Your Dashboard

Keeping your documents organized is essential when it comes to document management. A cluttered or chaotic document archive can result in wasted time and resources as you scramble to find the file you need. That's where tagging comes in, a feature that can help you maintain a well-structured document system. For those who use PDFLiner as their go-to document management solution, tagging documents is an integral feature that streamlines file retrieval and enhances overall productivity.

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What is Tagging

Tagging is attaching labels or identifiers to documents or digital files to facilitate quick searches. Tags act as searchable metadata that can categorize files based on criteria such as project name, client, document type, or any other descriptor that may be relevant to you or your organization.

Why Use Tagging in PDFLiner

PDFLiner provides an array of features designed to simplify the way you handle PDF files, from creation and editing to sharing and storage. Its tagging feature is no exception. Here are some reasons why you should use tagging in PDFLiner:

  • Quick Retrieval: Easily find the files you need by searching for tags.
  • Better Organization: Categorize your documents based on various criteria.
  • Collaboration: Team members can understand file contents at a glance through relevant tags.
  • Improved Workflow: Streamline tasks such as client invoicing or project reporting by pulling up all relevant files through a single tag search.

Adding Tags to Documents in PDFLiner

Adding tags in PDFLiner is a straightforward process. Here's a step-by-step guide:

Step 1: Log In to your account

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Log in to your account by choosing the option in the website's header. Use one of the offered options.

Step 2: Go To my Docs

Click the blue button in the upper right corner to open your dashboard and begin organizing it.

Step 3: Add tag

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Click the “Add tag” icon next to the document you would like to mark, write the tag name, and choose the color of the tag.

Once you’ve created a tag, you can assign it to other documents that you would like to categorize with it. To search documents by tag, choose the “Filter by Tag” option in the search panel.


Tagging your PDF documents using PDFLiner not only keeps your files organized but also enhances your workflow by making file retrieval a breeze. Whether you're a single user or part of a larger team, everyone can benefit from the structured, searchable database tagging created. 

So, the next time you find yourself drowning in a sea of unorganized files, consider harnessing the power of PDFLiner's tagging feature to bring order to your document management.

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Liza Zdrazhevska
Content Marketer at PDFLiner