Last updated May 18, 2020

Often it's useful for a container image to provide several variants of itself under the same name on Docker Hub. Docker uses tags to identify these variants. You can configure your own tags as part of your automatic build on Docker Hub.

In this tutorial, we'll:

  • Outline the uses for tags
  • Discuss the best practices for tag names
  • Learn how to add tags to your automatic build on Docker Hub