[Fixed]-Get all tags from taggit


You can use all() to get all the tags in your database:

from taggit.models import Tag
tags = Tag.objects.all()

If you need a complete solution, have a look at django-taggit-templatetags. It provides several templatetags, including one for tag list, to expose various taggit APIs directly to templates.


The currently maintained fork supporting newer versions of django is:

django-taggit-templatetags has not been maintained for some years.


I know this is an old question…but I’m a Django newbie and found this question while looking for a way to fill an Ajax dropdown with all tag options. I figured out a way with djangorestframework and wanted to put a more complete solution here for others (OP would also be able to populate a sidebar with the response, or do anything else with it).

This adds an api endpoint tag so you can not only view them by navigating to /tag/ but get a JSON response suitable for Ajax (ergo, this assumes you have djangorestframework installed and in use).


from taggit.models import Tag
class MyTagSerializer(serializers.ModelSerializer):
    class Meta:
        model = Tag
        fields = ['name', 'slug']


from taggit.models import Tag
class TagViewSet(viewsets.ModelViewSet):
    Not using taggit_serializer.serializers.TaggitSerializer because that's for listing
    tags for an instance of a model
    queryset = Tag.objects.all().order_by('name')
    serializer_class = MyTagSerializer


router.register(r'tag', TagViewSet)

And, if you need the ajax:


      url : "/tag/",
      dataType: "json",
      type: 'GET'
      for (var i in response) {
        tagEntry = response[i];
        $('#tagdropdown').append($('<option>', {
            value: tagEntry.name,
            text: tagEntry.name


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