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How do I create a tag in Stack Overflow?

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Look at the FAQs. Link is at the bottom of this page. –  Aamir Jul 20 '10 at 12:56

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You add tags simply by writing them in the tag field. If a tag doesn't already exist, it will be created.

You will also need the minimum reputation level of 1500.

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Add the minimum required reputation level and your answer is the only one that really answers the question. –  Konerak Jul 20 '10 at 13:06
    
@Konerak - thanks for the comment. Answer updated. –  Oded Jul 20 '10 at 14:24
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And if you don't have the rep you can always leave a comment for higher rep users who might add it if it makes sense. –  Georg Fritzsche Jul 20 '10 at 15:49
    
Is it a good idea if they are automatically created? Who knows how many I've accidentally created! Perhaps there should be a challenge: "Are you sure you want to create this tag?" It could be a simple typo, for instance. –  winwaed Nov 18 '10 at 19:53
    
@winwaed - not really a problem. Moderators can see newly created tags and clean them up. This happens all the time. –  Oded Nov 18 '10 at 20:13

Ravi, you require a reputation of at least 1500 to create new tags.

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Does not answer the question. –  Konerak Jul 20 '10 at 13:08