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How to find questions or answers with most votes in a specific tag? I think this would be very useful to find best answers or best questions.

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Click on the tag, select the voted tab. For answers, go to the top users page, and click on hot; not really the most voted, but certainly the most recently highly-voted answers. –  Martijn Pieters Jan 9 '13 at 6:02
    
To find the questions with specific tag, stackoverflow.com/tags/<your tag here> and then click votes to sort it based on votes. –  Sibi Jan 9 '13 at 7:01
    
@Sibi - Didn't you read Martijn Pieters's comment or my answer? –  hims056 Jan 9 '13 at 7:19

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

Click on any tag. Then go to votes tab.

Like questions tagged sql sort by most votes.

For answers go to top users --> select hot --> select all to get answers list order by highest voted first.

E.g. most voted answers tagged sql

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That's only questions, not answers. –  Martijn Pieters Jan 9 '13 at 6:04
    
@MartijnPieters - Hmm but there is no option for that. The only relevant option is as you suggested –  hims056 Jan 9 '13 at 6:07
    
or perhaps search, no time to figure that out right now. –  Martijn Pieters Jan 9 '13 at 6:14
    
@MartijnPieters - Is hot tab sort answers by votes then using all option may give us most voted answers list. e.g. Most voted FAQ answers on Meta –  hims056 Jan 9 '13 at 6:17
    
Nice find! That could be it, yes. –  Martijn Pieters Jan 9 '13 at 6:41

You can use the search box to do this as well, just search for your tag and the minimum number of votes you want to see, for example: [php] votes:1 (or [php] score:1). Then click the votes tab on the search results to sort that way, here's an example.

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But the OP wants to find questions or answers with most votes in a specific tag (order by votes). –  hims056 Jan 9 '13 at 11:02
    
Oh found it. Type [php] votes:1 is:answer on search box and click on votes tab. We will get the desired list. –  hims056 Jan 9 '13 at 11:07
    
@hims056 - he said or, but yes you can restrict to either type :) –  Nick Craver Jan 9 '13 at 11:09

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