Right now, you are probably wondering about the specific types of situations that might warrant the use of custom tags. Here are four reasons to use custom tags in your ColdFusion applications:
Custom tags give you a way to reuse frequently used code. You can create a single custom tag that can be called by any application residing on your server whenever the functionality it provides is needed. This allows you to develop your applications more quickly by reducing the amount of redundancy in your coding. It also improves development time in shared development environments where multiple developers have access to the same code base. Using custom tags, you can create a shared library of tags for handling various programming tasks that can be used by any developer on a given project.
Using a custom tag allows you to abstract complex code and programming logic. To understand what we mean by ...