U4-4503 - Tags datatype does not autocomplete

Created by Asbjørn Riis-Knudsen 22 Mar 2014, 16:50:58 Updated by Biagio Paruolo 14 May 2016, 13:25:39

Is duplicated by: U4-3973

Relates to: U4-4666

Relates to: U4-5400

In previous Umbraco versions the Tags datatype suggested existing tags while adding a new one. The Tags datatype in Umbraco 7 does not seem to do this. This massively increases the risk of introducing typos in tags and thus reduces the effectiveness of tagging.


Sebastiaan Janssen 23 Mar 2014, 15:19:49

It looks like the tags property editor is currently just a textbox in 7.1.0 and it doesn't save contents (or maybe it does but when reloading the page I don't see the tags coming back). Think something might've broken in the javascript libraries powering this editor.

Shannon Deminick 24 Mar 2014, 02:45:53

@sebastiaan I can't replicate this, I've tested this on new/existing doc types and media types.

Shannon Deminick 24 Mar 2014, 02:47:59

Also, the feature of tags + auto-complete was not actually done and shouldn't be tagged as due in 7.1

Sebastiaan Janssen 24 Mar 2014, 13:57:55

Okay didn't know that, my bad!

Not sure how you're testing:

  • Normal install done with SQLCE + Txt Starter Kit
  • Add tags property editor to Textpage
  • Type "hello" in the tags field
  • Save & publish (still looks fine)
  • Click another node and go back to the textpage you just edited
  • Result: value is not there any more

Asbjørn Riis-Knudsen 24 Mar 2014, 14:24:54

I think you have to press Enter after entering a tag to convert it into a tag (a blue rectangle). That part seems to work in my testing, just not the autocomplete.

Sebastiaan Janssen 24 Mar 2014, 14:37:48

Aaah, sweet, that works, thanks! :) Autocomplete coming in 7.1.1 (sorry, there's only so many hours in a day).

Vincent Baaij 24 Mar 2014, 19:59:35

So we're now getting this in 7.1.1 AND 7.2 (U4-3973)...:)

Wincent 10 Apr 2014, 08:14:51

Could there be some hint about the "press enter" part? Now you can type a bunch of words in the textarea, press save, it will look like it was saved, but nothing actually happened.

Biagio Paruolo 14 May 2016, 13:25:26

Autocomplete don't work yet - Umbraco 7.4.3

Priority: Major

Type: Bug

State: Fixed

Assignee: Shannon Deminick

Difficulty: Normal

Category: Editor

Backwards Compatible: True

Fix Submitted:

Affected versions: 7.1.0, 7.4.3

Due in version: 7.1.2


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