More questions about WordPress

Hey, I’m back with more questions about WordPress, and I hope they can answer, or I can at least get some insight into my WordPress questions. :3 Last time I had questions about WordPress plans, which I got an answer, which I am thankful for, but I have more questions that are related to tags and categories on WordPress.

I will start with my first question since I have three questions to ask. I am hoping I can get some answers or insight into my WordPress questions. It has been something I have been wondering about for a while.

Table of content:
tags and categories
Do WordPress tags and categories get index on search engines
can old posts become hidden in WordPress reader search

1. How many tags and categories can you have in total?

I know a few years ago or a decade ago that this rule has changed over time? I know it was no more than 15 tags and categories in total. I know posts would disappear in the tag search and WordPress reader search?

The main point. But I have also seen that the new guideline for categories and tags got lowered to 12 or less.

So what I want to know is, how many blog tags and categories can I use per post? I have seen some self-hosted sites on WordPress have posts that use 15 tags and categories in total, but I guess if you self-host, you are free from this rule. I even saw a few blog posts that had more than Ten tags, but they still show up in search.

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