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    tags system pre build advice

    Im building a content management system where the content will be quite large and of various types.. eg links, articles, blogs, q&a, gallery etc

    I would like to link the whole site together via a tags system so that on each page I could have related items from other sections of the site.

    what would be the best way to set this up to give me the best speed and accuracy when it comes to searching and pulling content via the tags?

    what is the best table type to use for most accurate search

    any and all advice appreciated please

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    each of the entity types (links, articles, blogs, etc) will have its own table, right?

    each should therefore also have its own tag table, where each entity would have multiple rows, one per tag

    do not try to throw all the tag relationships into the same table | @rudydotca
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