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Tags not completely hidden when used in spoilers [duplicate]

Tags like bug are not completely hidden when used in spoilers. It seems not to be browser-related; I checked Safari and Chrome on Mac, and IE on Windows. For future reference, this is how it looked ...
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Inconsistent user experience when browsing by tag in the Android app [duplicate]

Browsing a StackExchange site's tags in the Android app (Version 1.0.85) appears to be inconsistent. Clicking on a tag in a question and navigating back will bring the user back to the screen they ...
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What determines the example tags? (tags in the placeholder of the tags section when asking new question)

When asking a new question on any site, you see a placeholder in the tags section. This contains three tags, like this example from the English Language and Usage site: Or in words: at ...
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Why can't I nominate a tag for deletion when I review a wiki edit for it?

A user edits a tag wiki for a tag with 1 question on a whole SX site, and this comes up for my review. Now, the edit in itself may be fine, but what should I do if what I think should happen is for ...
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How to mark something as a tag within a question body?

I recently noticed that some people have been marking tags with specific markup on meta sites, such as the following example: Clarifying tags election, voting, and president where, in: "Considering ...
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Possible bug with Stack Overflow User reputation

I am working on a university project using the Stack Exchange API. I get a number of the top users of every year starting from 2008, and I use the API to get their tags. A strange thing that I ...
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What signals a need to curate the emergent tagging folksonomy?

I'm told the emergent folksonomy means "don't fix it if it's not broken," and I like that! I'm all for letting the garden grow wild until it needs pruning, but I can't figure out what constitutes ...
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Can I get notifications from my favourite tags into the SE inbox?

I’ve labelled a few favourite tags here (and more on other sites). I appreciate them being highlighted on the question page. Sometimes, however, I take breaks from Stack Exchange that can be anything ...
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Should we make country tags visually distinct?

Some SE sites have questions that apply only to certain countries, or where answers should at least take laws or customs in the country in question into account. Example SE sites would be Workplace, ...
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Why is this tag link behaving the way it does? [duplicate]

On this page of the Movies and TV S.E, there is a tag at the bottom of the question with the name of the film the user is asking about (I believe this occurs throughout SE and not just on this ...
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Top tags are different between mobile app and site [duplicate]

I was looking at my profile on the iOS mobile app for Arqade, and I noticed that my top tag showed a score of 110. However, I went and checked my profile on the site using my desktop, and it shows ...
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Custom tag styling (color) for a classification of tag?

Tags come in (essentially) three colors... and these three colors are limited to meta sites only. Mod tags - red/maroon. Required tags - grey. General tags - white or nearly white depending on the ...
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How did this question end up status-review? [duplicate]

Only moderators should be able to add status tags. However, it seems a normal user was able to add the status-review tag to this question. I have tried to reproduce this, but I wasn't able to do it ...
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Popover bug in Edit Questions

When the tags are hovered, some times I am getting this way. This is the second time today: See the popover for the tag, it went somewhere out.
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Improve tagging by allowing users to note how familiar they are with the topic and askers how relevant a tag is to the question

I know HTML and CSS well, and know JS and some other stuff pretty well. (this wasn't meant to brag, just to give you my history) I look though the HTML tag a lot, and there are a lot of questions I ...
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Tag field can be input freely when editing a question on Android app

When editing a question, the tag field can be focused, and freely input after pressing "next" on some keyboards when the text cursor is on "Edit summary" Steps to reproduce: Suggest edit a question ...
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What's the URL for the tag intersection feed for tags which Have +'s?

I've just read this: Subscribing to a feed for multiple tags and learned that I can subscribe to http://stackoverflow.com/feeds/tag/tag1+and+tag2 but what if tag1 ends with +? e.g. c++?
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Are general tag discussion threads ever useful?

I've seen “tag spring cleaning” meta threads on many sites, where people are invited to raise problematic tags, one tag per answer. They usually end up in a mess: after the first few, nobody pays ...
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Tag (and link?) styling on per-site metas has changed

This might be related to Dropdowns (site chooser, inbox, notifications, mod inbox) no longer use uniform styling, but that was fixed last night and I'm still seeing this. On per-site metas I now see ...
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Rotating screen while adding tabs clear newly added tags [duplicate]

This only clears tags added before pressing "done". To reproduce : Create a new question Go to tags selection Select tag Rotate screen Android 6.0.1 Nexus 5 Version 1.0.83
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Ability to get notifications for keywords (not tags)

I'm not sure how feasible this would be, but it could be nice in many cases to be able to subscribe for alerts on questions having a specific keywords. I saw a similar questions asked before, but ...
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Questions on SE Android app's Feed only show 1 tag

SE Android App Version: 1.0.84 In Feed section, the questions are showing with its first tag only, even though it's having more than one tags for the post. Note: In few cases, the Feed section ...
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Create automatic tag wikis for the automatic tags on per-site metas [duplicate]

In an answer to Which tags are automatically added to per-site metas?, I received a list of 53 tags, plus required and moderator-only tags, which are automatically added to every per-site meta when ...
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Which tags are automatically added to per-site metas? [duplicate]

The four necessary tags (discussion, feature-request, bug, support), plus the various moderator-only tags (featured, faq, status-completed et al), are presumably automatically included as tags on ...
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Add some small amount of flexibility in the plural tag creation rule to allow users to fix newly-created tags

A question was recently asked (nine hours ago from time of writing) on Movies.SE about the Tina Fey film Sisters. A well-meaning user created a tag for the film as this was the first question asked ...
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How can I get all the tags on Stack Overflow by using Stack Exchange API

I try it on this site:https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/tags, but it only return a little part of them, and there is some filed that I can't understand in the json result: "has_more": true, ...
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How to create tags in an area 51 proposal?

I just have created a new proposal in Area 51. Now I need to create tags, that I have in mind, but I can not find where could I create them. How can I create tags for my proposal?
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Unanswered Questions > my tags should filter out questions that you have answered

The purpose of this page is to show a user every question that is tagged with one or more favorite tags that does not have an accepted or up voted answer. However, if the user answers a question, that ...
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Allow wildcards / globbing in Tag Filters

The Favourite Tags sidebar on a given site allows selection of some exact tags as favourites, to show more of, etc. Clicking the advanced subscriptions button: Ok, but I still have to specify ...
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Give mods/communities better tools for large retagging jobs

Where I'm coming from I'm a moderator on an SE with 5000+ visitors per day, a lot of drive-by askers but few regular contributors (6 editors with 5+ edits this year), and a substantial tagging mess. ...
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When performing a tag-negation search, move the “not” before “tagged with”

When we want to search for something which is not in a specific tag (or set of tags), the wording of the sidebar is as follows: (sample search) Or in words: (for sake of search) results ...
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Treat negative-tag searches as if they had is:question

Example use case: Movies & TV has a lot of poor questions tagged "identify-this-movie" or "identify-this-tv-show" which clog up the main questions list and make it harder to find good content. So ...
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Don't make tag edits bump posts [duplicate]

Currently, editing a question's tags causes the question to be bumped to the top of the active tab. As I understand it, a question being bumped to the top of active is saying "Hey, community, ...
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How do I search with two tags? [duplicate]

I have tried searching stack exchange with a combination of two tags, for example [word] [excel], but the actual search defaults to just the first tag. In this case, only [word]. How do I search with ...
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The “posts percentage” for tags - not easily enough understood

On my profile page, for each tag, I see a figure entitled "Posts %". I'm not quite clear on what that means - and the tooltip does not seem to exhibit something which adds up to that percentage in a ...
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Renaming tag for renamed js library [closed]

Is there a way to formally submit a change of tag name to moderators? The tag in question is redux-simple-router which about a month ago officially switched to react-router-redux. It seems like it was ...
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Is it acceptable to edit unsalvageable closed questions during tag cleanups?

At Super User, there is a huge ongoing campaign to destroy numerous bad tags. Boatloads of the questions with those tags are closed and not repairable. Sadly, they mostly have (mediocre) answers, and ...
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Make tag badges count questions site-specifically

As asked here, here, and probably a few more places. Tag badges currently only are funded towards by votes on answers. However, on some sites, this is not appropriate. For example, on PPCG, a great ...
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Suggestion on the new description in the tag menu

The tag menu currently looks like this: I would rather write that as one of the following: at least one tag (such as limits, differential-equations, real-analysis), max 5 tags. at least one tag, ...
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Subscribe and RSS links in tag hoverbox layout broken when the “x followers, x questions” text is too long [duplicate]

In the box which appears after hovering a tag, if the "x followers, x questions" text is too long, the "subscribe" and "rss" links change their position. Example: [php] tag on Stack Overflow. I ...
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Add more usage detail for popular tags

When you look at the popular tags on a site, you are presented with a list ordered by the total number of questions each tag has. This means that new tags will be buried below older tags that have ...
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Where is the organization in this website? [closed]

Imagine a reference book with no table of contents. Ridiculous, right? Well this is an amazing reference site and it needs to group questions in categories. I see none. Just tags. There's a ...
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Tag search and info won't work with non-ASCII tags

For example, "アルゴリズム" tag in ja.SO has a wiki summary and 80 over questions. If I tap the tag to search, the app shows... unrelated questions. and there is no tag info. I've also seen this ...
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Am I really still voting to delete my own post?

I was looking about for possible duplicates of the question I was about to ask, and I found Make it clear a self-delete vote isn't a "vote", it's just deleting, which is exactly what ...
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Filtered questions / tag sets with multiple tags using logical AND?

Is there a way to create a tag set // filtered question group based on multiple tag criteria using logical AND? Here's the tag set page. There have been other answers that talk about how to do live ...
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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? [closed]

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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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 ...