What are tag synonyms? How do they work?
How can I create synonyms for a tag in stack overflow.Anyone please suggest a way.Thanks in advance.
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If you check the tag for which you want to create a synonym you'll see the following:
Users with more than 2500 reputation and a total answer score of 5 or more on the tag, can suggest tag synonyms. Users with a total answer score (total upvotes minus total downvotes) of 5 or more on the tag, can vote for tag synonyms. Suggestions will be automatically approved when they reach a score of 4, and automatically deleted when they reach a score of -2.
To create one when you have satisfied the required criteria you can visit the
Also this link is visible in the
As stated on the privileges page, you'll need 2500 reputation points to
suggest and vote on tag synonyms. The system works on voting. So you can suggest a synonym and then it is subject to comunity voting -
How do synonyms get approved?
When a tag synonym reaches a vote score of 4, it is accepted and becomes active. If a tag synonym reaches a vote score of -2 it is deleted.