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What are Kite tags, and how to use them?

Kite tags is a feature that allows users to tag a goal or add a reason for a trade. All tags are synced on Console on the next day, allowing users to track the performance based on specific tags. The best way to avoid making mistakes when trading and investing is to do more of what works and less of what doesn’t. This is possible only when the performance is tracked at a trade level, which is now possible with tags.

Kite tags is currently in beta and available only on Kite web. It will soon be available on Kite app and Coin for mutual funds. Visit to post any queries.

To create a new tag on Kite web, follow these steps:

  1. On the order window, click on Tags.
  2. Click on the Settings icon.
  3. Click on New tag.
  4. Select a color, enter the tag name and description and click on Save.

To tag orders while placing them on Kite web, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the respective tags.
  2. Click on Buy/Sell.

The tags can be viewed in the order book.

Did you know?

Zerodha launched tags on Console last year. Using tags on Console, clients can tag holdings to a goal like retirement, child’s education, etc. To learn more about tagging on Console, visit To learn how to create and apply tags on Console, see How to create and apply tags on Console?

When compared to Console tags, which can only be done at the end of the day, tagging on Kite is the optimal way to tag holdings and trades because it can be done while placing the order.