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 the raising interest towards ongoing presidential elections in the USA, I'd like to clarify using election, voting, and probably president and voting-systems tags"

election, voting, president and voting-systems have specific 'tag' markup.

I have attempted to find out what this markup is, but since editing of others' posts is not allowed for people below a certain rep on meta sites (as a general rule) I have been unable to look at the code to see how it is done.

How does one mark a specific section of the body of a meta question as containing a 'tag'?

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    You'll use [tag:tag-name] – Taryn May 19 '16 at 17:47
  • Awesome. Is this listed in the markup help anywhere? I had a look and didn't see anything... – What's in a Google Search May 19 '16 at 17:48
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    Yes, here under "Stack Exchange additions". (Clicking the question mark in the top right of the editor opens a link to "advanced help", leading there) – Shadow Wizard is Ear For You May 19 '16 at 17:49
  • Oh yeah. Whoops. Must have skimmed straight over it :/. – What's in a Google Search May 19 '16 at 17:50
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    To mark up meta tags, use [meta-tag:tagName]. Also, camelCase is better for combining words without spaces. Nyah. – user1228 May 19 '16 at 18:17
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    You could also click the edit link under the post, and see how they did it. – Mathieu Guindon May 19 '16 at 18:41
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    @Mat'sMug: You mean the one that's disabled for users under 2k on metas, and the one that will never show tag markdown on main sites because it's disabled there? – Nathan Tuggy May 20 '16 at 1:45
  • @NathanTuggy cough yeah that one. – Mathieu Guindon May 20 '16 at 1:45
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    @Mat'sMug: (No offense, I trust. ;)) – Nathan Tuggy May 20 '16 at 1:48

To use the tag markdown, type [tag:tag-name]. This will also link to the tag page on the main Q&A.

If you want to link to a meta tag, use the markdown [meta-tag:tag-name].

To view the markdown help:

<from the post editor> click ? → 'advanced help' → Tags

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