If tags aren’t converting on send, it might be because:
Tags are disabled for the respective area. If you’re sending traffic using the Repeater, disabled tags will mean Hackvertor does not convert those tags on send. Those tags will be sent along with the request — which could produce an unexpected response. Check out
Hackvertor supports menu-based tag injection. However, if you’re inserting these manually, you may be inserting tags that aren’t supported by Hackvertor, or be mistyping a tag. For a list of tags, refer to the Tags section of
If you tags aren’t converting when sending HTTP traffic and you can’t see the Hackvertor tab navigation bar, the Hackvertor extension might be unloaded. For more information on loading extensions in Burp Suite, visit
Why do I lose the contents of my Hackvertor tabs after closing Burp Suite?
If you’re using Burp Suite Community Edition, you only have the option to work inside a temporary project. That means you can’t save any traffic transferred to a Hackvertor tab — which is then lost when Burp Suite is closed or restarted.