Getting Started with Tags

Tags are labels you create to help organize your Contacts. Tags are completely customizable and let you bring your organization's structure into Givebutter. Label supporters based on data you know about them, then filter by tags and export your tag data.

About tags

Think of tags as labels for your contacts that help you stay organized. Tags are a great way to created Segments for targeted donor engagement because tags are a way for you to label, or categorize, your donors based on the information you have about them.

How to use tags

Tags are completely customizable, so you can use them however you'd like. It might make sense for you to create a comprehensive tagging structure to organize all your donors, or you might just need a few tags as a lightweight way to identify some key contacts. Either way, the function of these tags gives you the flexibility to design a system that works for your account.

Create and add a tag

To create a new tag to apply to Contacts, follow this step.

  • Navigate into a Contact you'd like to tag.

  • Click Add Tag + or existing Tag in the Contact profile.

  • Start typing into the Tags field to search existing tags.

  • For a new tag, press Enter to create the tag.

  • Press Save Changes

Remove a tag

  • To remove a tag, press the X next to the tag you'd like to remove from the Contact and press Save Changes.

View or filter by tags

You can view all the tags added to a specific contact on their contact profile page.

Filter contacts by tags

After you’ve added tags to contacts, you can filter your contact table by tags.

  • Click the Add Filter + drop-down menu

  • Choose if you'd like to filter Contacts by All, Any, or None of the following tags.

  • Choose the name of the tag you want to filter by or search for a tag. To filter by more than one tag, choose an additional tag. Click the X icon inside a tag to remove it from your filter

  • Click the X icon in the upper-right corner of the table to clear your entire filter and start over.

  • You can also add additional Filters to create a targeted Segment.


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