|tags and categorizations
||[Aug. 20th, 2005|02:29 am]
discovering food by trial and error
yesterday i spent some time 'tiding up' my cooking log.|
to make searching and browsing easier, i had previously tried categorizing my entries using memories and then manually adding a link. when i started i wasn't following a particular logic plan, and the whole mess was getting more confusing than helpful. reorganizing it was going to be a pain, so i procrastinated. but then tags were implemented into lj, and i thought 'let's give 'em a try'.
tags are automatically displayed with the entry and are less clumsy to manage than memories. listing features are less evolute, in fact they just form a continuous list, but i tried easing the problem adding 'banner words'.
so i deleted all previous, chaotic memories and added tags instead, listing for each entry the relevant ingredient(s), recipe, preparation method and so on. i switched to a s2 theme for proper tag display and spent a few minutes adding a silly background as a bonus :)
if you are using a s1 theme and you can't see tags on your friends page, please notice that the single entry page has got them instead. most of my entries use lj-cut, so going there while reading an entry is very likely. a fair compromise, isn't it? :)