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Which tags are questions featured in?

I'm thinking of starting a bounty on my question Preserve JSON arrays while sorting. Which tag will the question be featured in? All of them? Only some? Currently the question is tagged in: ...
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double-notification: once per tag

If you subscribed to several tags, and there is a new question which belongs to more than one tag at once, you'll receive as many emails as the tags, e'g you subscribed to tags A, B, C, D and the ...
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When are deleted questions counted among tagged questions?

I have encountered an interesting situation with topology tag on MathOverflow. It currently says "2 questions tagged topology" and only one question was displayed. (See the screenshot below.) On the ...
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Tagkeeping: Tags

A tag organizer (by subject, possibly with overlap) would make finding appropriate tags for questions much easier to find. I am suggesting this on the tag search, not necessarily where you type them ...
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why these tags showed in the result when search a user

When I search someone here, there are some tags showed in the result along with the avatar of the user. I used to think they are the top tags of the user until I search myself. The tags showed up are ...
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“Tagged Questions” page is not showing the question that is tagged

I've recently visited this post where you can find the tag grahas while clicking on it, the page "Tagged questions" says "0 questions tagged" and not showing the question that is tagged. Though, while ...
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Two 'script' tags on stackapps

These posts 1, 2, 3 in the tampermonkey page is showing with two [script] tags. Originally it has [script] tag along with other tags.
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First two tags only visible in tagged questions page for few tags in stackapps

There is a strange issue with the tampermonkey, firefox tags in stackapps. For sample: When filtering the [tampermonkey] in search box the questions are listed with only the first 2 tags, even ...
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Able to create non-existent site tags by mentioning them in chat message [duplicate]

You know how it takes 1500 rep to create a tag? Well, I did it with 402. Go to chat Post the tag in chat (type testy-doodles) Make a question. Example: Note: I had to write some random stuff to ...
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Increase reputation requirements for creating a new tag [closed]

In http://pt.stackoverflow.com these occur several problems with users creating unnecessary tags. This has affected who is collaborating with the community portuguese-stackoverflow, because instead ...
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Bug on Stack Exchange Mobile saving drafts [duplicate]

So I was asking a question on meta Arqade and when I saved my draft to go look at some questions and go back to my saved draft it merges all my tags together… It turned Into Don't ask for the ...
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Tag search results are not cleared on mobile web

When I search for a specific term in the tag page in the full site, for example when I type j in the Coffee beta tag search page, no results end up if there is no match. Perfectly fine. However,...
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Rename Tag for Cortana [migrated]

After reading this post, Id like to make the following rename request to a moderator. Cortana Analytics -> Cortana Intelligence I created the Cortana Analytics tag, and my team at Microsoft uses ...
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Missing tag functionality for questions that have been edited

Currently, on questions that have been edited (random example) or, sometimes, that have answers edited by someone other than the answer's writer (random example): The 10K "edit tags" link does not ...
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Is it legit to edit tags then answer if it boosts my tag score?

Suppose I edit a question's tags, and then answer the question, thus boosting my tag score. Is this legit? The question is: Unlock the code! The puzzle could reasonably be tagged 'math' in my ...
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Quotes break the search

Search has many issues, but I want to specifically mention the fact that it utterly fails to manage quotes properly. Here are some queries that return 0 results here on Meta: " " + stackoverflow + "...
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What happens to old questions when a tag is deleted?

Mods of sites sometimes delete tags. When they do, what happens to old questions that had the tag? Is the tag automatically removed from all such questions? What if a question only had that one tag? ...
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Automatically add tags from user specified tags [duplicate]

I was wondering if you could automatically add tags that are implied by those already provided by the poster. For example, on StackOverflow, if the poster asks a question about node.js then the ...
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Usage and attribution of SE tags in third party apps

Are API users allowed to persist the tags queried over the SE API (/tags) and if so, how should the attribution look like and where should it be placed (imprint, or in the footer of every page that ...
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Add a “before you ask” section to tag wikis

Quite often, I'd like to comment on a question with some "before asking a question about tag you should..." direct link. For example, to point out that the OP should try to use a debugger first. ...
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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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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 ...