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As you grow to host thousands of events on your system, it becomes important to make it easy to make sense of it all. Categories are our way of putting similar things into buckets so that browsing becomes easier.

Categories may be applied to content in all of the modules.


Categories are top-level, broad categorizations (e.g: Engineering, Sales, Operations). They are meant to enable your people to filter out what they do not care about.

We recommend that every piece of content has at least one top-level category assigned to it so that they’re discoverable.


Tags are the second-level, more narrow denotations, meant to provide more specific categorizations of content (e.g: JavaScript, Python, Git, Google Cloud). They are useful for signaling what exactly your people can expect.

We recommend that you assign as many narrow Categories as applicable to your content, to help your people find the content they want.

Flexible Filters

Your admin may have also created custom Flexible Filters, which will show up as an additional field next to the Categories and Tags options. For example, you may have a “Languages” filter that enables you to choose which languages your course is taught in.

As a default, you can apply any Categories and Tags you want to your content. However, your admins may have limited the terms allowed on your system; in this case, you will see a drop-down of available options when you make your selection.

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