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Should the area51 tag description be updated?

The area51 tag on MSE stats that ... Area 51 has its own discussion site which acts as its own meta site. If a question is only related to Area 51, then it is better to ask it there. If someone ...
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How do I find an appropriate tag to use? [on hold]

Sometimes I have no idea what tag to use on my questions. I look at the "popular tags" list but none of them are appropriate. I type a few characters of some words that describe what my question is ...
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Allow the ability to search for words which are the names of tags without being forced to only search for posts with those tags

For instance, sometimes I want to search for all posts which mention security, however when I put that into the search it immediately puts these [] around it and searches for all posts with that tag ...
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Can you set the Codename One default syntax highlight language to Java [closed]

I answer a lot of questions in the codenameone tag. Since Codename One is based on java I have to constantly edit questions that left out the java tag to get syntax highlighting. From answers such as ...
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What makes good tagging? [closed]

In Stack Overflow, what I do with question tagging is often just listing the technologies, tools and libs used in the environment of the given question. What else should I add for maximum efficiency? ...
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How do I view newest unanswered questions with a specific tag in new interface, with the mouse?

Not sure if this is just SO or elsewhere but there's a new interesting looking tab interface (I guess this is part of the "new" site navigation, maybe I'm late to the party here -- I haven't answered ...
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Unify tag “nearest-neighbor” across different SE sites

For example, Stackoverflow has tags nearest-neighbor and knn; stats.stackexchange has k-nearest-neighboUr -- British spelling. How could these be unified -- "nearest-neighbor" + synonyms ? A ...
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How to search questions with only one specific tag?

I can search question with target using [target] but the result questions also include question tagged with other tags. How to get the question with only one specific tag?
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Advice on splitting up very broad tags

On the SE I moderate, we have a few tags that are on a very large number of questions, specifically six tags are on ~7.5–12.5% of the 10,000+ questions. These tags are on a broad range of questions ...
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Policy for empty tags

Is there a policy regarding tags without wikis/guidance? e.g.: Wiki for SO's uint tag is empty and UINT might refer to multiple entities (and is vague).
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What can I do when there aren't tags for my question [duplicate]

Yesterday, I couldn't publish a question in Arqade about a game called Waves because there isn't a tag for that game. What do I have to do when this happens? Is there a site where people can suggest ...
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Tags getting hidden in Stack Exchange android app feed when changing portrait to landscape mode and vice-versa

In Stack Exchange android app Feed section when rotating the screen (from portrait to landscape and vice-versa) the tags are not visible for the post those have more than one tag. Steps to ...
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Is it okay to link to a new proposal on Area51 inside an existing tag wiki description of another site?

On Stack Overflow just stumbled over the tag wiki entry for concrete5 where a link to the "concrete5" proposal from Area51 was included to the wiki entry: Now I wonder if this okay, because ...
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Why isn't the tag autocompletion suggesting 6 tags while they are at least 6 available?

I wonder why sometimes the tag autocompletion suggests fewer than 6 tags even though they are at least 6 tags available. Example: the tag github-desktop isn't suggested when typing github-: Bug or ...
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Tags are need to be separated by comma for Featured meta post in Stack Exchange Android app

In the Stack Exchange Android app Feed section, the Featured meta post tags are not separated by comma. The hot, unanswered section post's tags are separated by comma. Adding the comma will increases ...
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Tag feed: New commend doesn't update the 'updated' field

I'm trying to build a notification service that tracks some stackoverflow tag and push updates to some API let's say we have the following feed url: http://stackoverflow.com/feeds/tag/quickblox ...
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Remove tag appcelerator-mobile on StackOverflow [migrated]

I hope that this is the correct place to ask this question From today the Appcelerator team decided to use Stackoverflow as support-platform (with the appcelerator tag). On stackoverflow there are ...
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Include badge names as query strings on the badge pages

As it stands, each badge is assigned a number that you can access it by at {sitename}/help/badges/{number}. However, there's no way to access the badge by its name: {sitename}/help/badges/guru ...
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Do the tag scores now update more often?

I've posted an answer on Meta Stack Overflow four hours ago. Appears it was my twentieth answer with the discussion tag, so I got the discussion tag badge. I was surprised because the tag badges are ...
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TeX and derivatives tags [migrated]

In TeX.SX the tags XeTeX and XeLaTeX are the same, but there is a big diference between this two topics, so when we look for something specific we get also results of little help. The same case ...
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Add the tag suggestions box to mobile web when asking a question

There's one big roadblock to me asking questions on SE when on a mobile device (my poor purchasing decisions has led to my two main mobile devices to not support the StackExchange app) - adding tags ...
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Issue with questions asked this year in Tags page

In the Tags page of Stack Apps on each tag, I can see the numbers times it was asked in the recent period. The detail having an issue. Since it is the first month of the year, so the month's count ...
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The use of tags outside the Q&A sites

Tags are used to categorize posts on SE sites, but what I only realized recently is that they're getting used in other parts of the SE network as well, in particular on Careers/SO Jobs. If you click ...
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Rendering bug when having a tag followed by a link [duplicate]

I just tried to post an answer, which contained a link right after a tag. The used markdown: [tag:ios-app] [tag page][1] Which renders as: ios-app [tag page]1 Is this a bug or just something ...
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Tag beginners questions page

Imagine someone new coming to SO to ask about Java, in most cases their questions will be duplicates. Same thing in Travel.SE, someone coming to ask how to book a ticket, etc. Now, if there was a ...
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Unable to use existing tag because system thinks I'm trying to create it?

A user on our site is trying to use the r2-d2 and is getting an error message telling him he can't create the tag because already exists: There is currently a tag synonym from r2d2 to r2-d2, but ...
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Better tag editor UX in the Android app

In the Android app, entering tags is a bit cumbersome, especially on a high-latency connection. You need to type a substring of the tag name, then wait for the server to return the list of matches, ...
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Edit CV tag editor alignment issue

I see an alignment issue in the edit cv's tag editor section. Screenshot for reference: Some CSS class is overridden after the page load, GIF image for while refresh the page: Google ...
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Related tags don't have thousands separators

The tagged questions pages (for example) show a count of questions at the top, like "14,849 questions tagged". Below is a list of related tags, and their counts. However, the counts are missing ...
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Tags on badge question list

I'm trying to get the Weed-Eater hat on Stack Overflow. To do so, I'm looking at the list of questions recently awarded the Tumbleweed badge. The problem is, no tags show up there, and so it's rather ...
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What is the use of a tag with no questions?

I noticed that there are currently two debatable tags with no linked questions, and are not synonyms. The purpose of a tag is to help define a post for searching etc. Why would someone make a tag ...
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Tags appear through spoilers [duplicate]

When using tags in spoilers, the tags appear through the spoilers, for example: Which, if you look carefully, also makes the tag text visible. Which, kinda invalidates the point of the spoilers... ...
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Favorite Tags Feed

I used the SOStacked iOS app for a long time before the official Stack Exchange app came out. One thing that I loved about the SOStacked iOS app was that it provided the same functionality as the ...
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Can't tag new questions using the Android app?

It seems that when I use the APP on the Android phone, it don't allow tagging which is a condition for posting the question. That makes it a bit difficult. Am I the only one experiencing these ...
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Identifying tags with poorest answer rates on a site? [duplicate]

Is there an existing Stack Exchange Data Explorer (SEDE) query that can take a site as input and display those tags on that site with the highest percentages of unanswered questions? There would be ...
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Why are diacritics not supported in tags consistently?

Recently, it came up that there does not seem to be a way to support é in the tagging syntax. This seemed like a bizarre unicode bug at first (something which would be especially bizarre from a ...
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C# wildcard tag in Favourite Tags list

If I add *.net* to my Favorite Tags list I can see all questions with a tag that contains the substring .net (as well as a summary list of tags matching *.net*) If I add *C#* I am only shown the C# ...
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Include tag wiki content when searching on tags page

When doing a search on tags, can tag wiki (or tag wiki excerpt) content be included? I was searching on tags for "remote branch" and only got remote-branch which was used 103 times and lacked a tag ...
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Tags for a badge; 5=6?

So I have a question about getting a badge. On Math.SE, I have two answers both with 3 upvotes. Both of those had the calculus tag. I am confused about why, on the badge page for calculus, it says ...
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Do we need to clean up all the duplicate cross site tags?

I'm seeing lots of duplicate tags across stacks: Stack Overflow's inkscape tag Stack Overflow's gimp tag Ask Ubuntu's gimp tag Ask Ubuntu's inkscape tag Ask Ubuntu's photoshop tag Super User's ...
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What determines which tag(s) are shown on the webpage title?

How is it determined which tags are shown at the start of the question in the title of the webpage? This is related however the answer is incorrect as proved by this question which has no tag in the ...
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tag editing is broken — tag edits on beta sites get rejected and you get blocked [closed]

I think the tag editing is fundamentally broken, especially on beta sites. Why in tag edits, only the full wiki is approved, and excerpt/usage rejected? documents that a whole bunch of tag excerpts ...
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Why do some tags have image attachments? [duplicate]

I see some tags have images and some do not, why is this?
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How to link to a tag in a tag snippet? [duplicate]

This is probably a dupe, but I can't find the answer in the first few pages on google: how can I link to a tag in another tag snippet? [tag:<something>] doesn't seem to work.
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Careers search not yielding proper results

I tried to search for remote jobs with the tag "python" so the url from it is: http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs?searchTerm=python&allowsremote=True That returns 14 matching jobs, but this ...
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Suggested change in verbiage for Irrelevant Tags option when reviewing edits

While reviewing suggested edits, if the editor has removed a relevant tag it seems as though the best reason for rejection would be: clearly conflicts with the author's intent This edit ...
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Tag exclusion when searching questions?

Currentlly I'm using this query to search for programming questions in one of the StackExchange sites: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/.net+or+vb.net+or+vbscript+or+batch-file+or+cmd Is ...
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Get more than 6 tag suggestions

Sometimes I have trouble finding tags I know must exist but I'm unsure of their wording. I try my best to guess the wording but I don't always succeed. Is there already a feature for getting more ...
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What source address should I enter in the img tag? [duplicate]

I want to enter an image in the Stack Overflow platform. I have an image on my C drive which I want to add in my question. How can I add this image?
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Could we make tags *optionally* imply others?

There are many tags that imply others. See a highly related question: Could we make tags imply other tags?. One of the reasons against it is that it makes it more likely to hit the 5 tag limit. There ...