Tag Editor document history - Tagging AWS Resources

Tag Editor document history


Tagging content from AWS General Reference moved to this guide

The topics about tagging your AWS resources was moved from the AWS General Reference to this guide.

March 24, 2023

IAM best practices update

Updated guide to align with the IAM best practices. For more information, see Security best practices in IAM.

January 3, 2023

Moving Tag Editor documentation to its own guide

Tag Editor documentation is now provided in its own user guide instead of being part of the AWS Resource Groups User Guide.

December 13, 2022

Check for compliance with tag policies

After you create and attach tag policies to accounts using AWS Organizations, you can find noncompliant tags on resources in your organization's accounts.

November 26, 2019

Tag Editor now supports finding untagged resources

You can now search for resources in Tag Editor that do not have tag values applied for a specific tag key.

June 18, 2019

Tag Editor console moves out of AWS Systems Manager console

The Tag Editor console is now independent from the Systems Manager console. Although you can still find pointers to the Tag Editor console in the Systems Manager left navigation bar, you can open the Tag Editor console directly from the drop-down menu at the upper left of the AWS Management Console.

June 5, 2019

Older, legacy Tag Editor tools are no longer available

Mentions of older, classic, or legacy Tag Editor have been removed; these tools are no longer available in AWS. Use Tag Editor instead.

May 14, 2019

Tag Editor now supports tagging resources across multiple regions

Tag Editor now lets you search for and manage tags of resources across multiple regions, with your current region added to resource queries by default.

May 2, 2019

Tag Editor now supports exporting query results to a CSV

You can export the results of a query on the Find Resources to tag page to a CSV-formatted file. A new Region column is shown in Tag Editor query results. Tag Editor now lets you search for resources that have empty values for a specific tag key. Tag key values auto-complete as you type a unique value among existing keys.

April 2, 2019

Tag Editor now supports adding all resource types to a query

You can apply tags to up to 20 individual resource types in a single operation, or you can choose All resource types to query all resource types in a region. Autocompletion has been added to the Tag key field of a query to help enable consistent tag keys among resources. If tag changes fail on some resources, you can retry tag changes on just resources for which tag changes failed.

March 19, 2019

Tag Editor now supports multiple resource types in a search

You can apply tags to up to 20 resource types in a single operation. You can also choose the columns that are shown to you in search results, including columns for each unique tag key found in your search results or selected resources from results.

February 26, 2019