Labels, and their related search pages, provide one of the most useful and powerful features of Blogger blogs: the ability to characterize posts, and to group like posts together on a separate page.
This is something you can't do using Blogger's static pages feature.
If you have a food blog, for example, of posts about fruit, bread, and cheese, you can label each post appropriately. These labels become hot links at the end of each post.
If your readers click on the "cheese" link, Blogger will generate a label-search page comprising all the cheese posts, and only those posts.
This page behaves in almost every way like a mini blog within a blog. If it is long enough to be subject to page limits, it will paginate into a main page and archived pages. (There are some minor differences, as these are really a kind of search page.)
Furthermore, although the page contents are generated dynamically, the url for a main label-search page is fixed, for instance
YOURBLOGNAME.blogspot.com/search/label/cheeseConsequently you can easily link to the page of all your cheese posts from within your blog. One powerful use of this feature is to put such links into a navigation widget, such as a set of tabs or other links positioned over the first blog post. (Use a link-list widget for this.)
In effect, your blog is a honking big database of which each post is a record. Using labels you can group and show your posts as you see fit.
You can apply labels on the fly or to many posts at once.
Labels can overlap; Blogger has no problem listing your discussion of what kind of Camembert goes best with what kind of baguette as both cheese and bread.
At best, label-search pages let your readers break free of the tyranny of the linear list to reach the content that they want.
A little forethought about how labels can organize your content for your readers will yield a blog that is accessible, easy to navigate, and better for your readers.
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