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    This related posts snippet will compare multiple tags and display relevant related posts. Add this PHP code to the single.php of your wordpress theme.

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    wordpress snippet : PHP

    <>
    <?php  //for use in the loop, list 5 post titles related to first tag on current post
      $backup = $post;  // backup the current object
      $tags = wp_get_post_tags($post->ID);
      $tagIDs = array();
      if ($tags) {
        $tagcount = count($tags);
        for ($i = 0; $i < $tagcount; $i++) {
          $tagIDs[$i] = $tags[$i]->term_id;
        }
        $args=array(
          'tag__in' => $tagIDs,
          'post__not_in' => array($post->ID),
          'showposts'=>5,
          'caller_get_posts'=>1
        );
        $my_query = new WP_Query($args);
        if( $my_query->have_posts() ) {
          while ($my_query->have_posts()) : $my_query->the_post(); ?>
            <h3><a href="<?php the_permalink() ?>" rel="bookmark" title="<?php the_title(); ?>"><?php the_title(); ?></a></h3>
          <?php endwhile;
        } else { ?>
          <h2>No related posts found!</h2>
        <?php }
      }
      $post = $backup;  // copy it back
      wp_reset_query(); // to use the original query again
    ?>
    

    ( WordPress codex functions, hooks, in this snippet. )

    the_title, the_permalink, query, get_post, get_posts, have_posts, the_post, wp_get_post_tags, __, _n, wp, wp_reset_query,