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Tags are not prefixed in the <title> on the MSE question

We had a brief conversation regarding tags at the <title> tag of our SE questions in this question. According to our SE tagging system, most tags will automatically be prefixed into the title of ...
Sathiya Kumar V M's user avatar
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Raising awareness for improper use of tags in titles, where they are not part of a full sentence

Check out these search results: is:question title:" - " A significant portion of results are questions with titles that have a tag that stands separately from the rest of the title. Having tags in ...
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Getting rid of questions with tags in title [duplicate]

Tags in titles are not okay and I usually go out of my way to search for those and edit them, since this seems to be very common with iOS questions, which is where I usually live. What is interesting ...
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Addition to FAQ: taglines, expanded

I make this suggestion because it's ambiguous to me. When I google/search for answers on SO, I've seen others with (solved) or (fixed) in their titles and navigated to those before others in the ...
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Display tags in/near question title?

Seems we are not allowed to inorganically include tags within titles, for example "jQuery: How to append to an element?". When displaying questions, what if the tags were moved to be displayed next ...
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Can we do something about people adding C# in their titles? [duplicate]

Commonly, you see questions that state the problem (in very bad, lowercase Engrish) followed (or proceeded) by (lowercase) "c#". Can we do something about this? Maybe ban C# from titles? c# is ...
Cole Tobin's user avatar
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Should we repeat tags in question title? [duplicate]

In a comment to this question: LilyPond - Put ALL noteheads to the left of stems, regardless of stem direction a user asked OP to repeat the tag [lilypond] in the question title. This doesn't seem to ...
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FAQ for Stack Exchange sites

Community FAQ For sites in the Stack Exchange 2.0 network To see a list of commonly used words and phrases, see the glossary. For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. Asking ...
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Warn about inclusion of unnecessary tags in question titles at the time of posting

This search will reveal a ton of questions with c# in their title, which are also already tagged as c#: [c#] is:question title:c# Currently there are 93,199 such questions. In rare cases it may be ...
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Sandboxing the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to make it international

The content was taken from the rev. 233 of FAQ for Stack Exchange sites to test an idea shared on a comment to my answer to Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language. The ...
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Can you add tags in 'Similar questions' block for each displayed question?

I read that 'tags' on Stack Exchange are 'prohibited' in titles. Should questions include “tags” in their titles? So, to clearly identify a question, we need to read its title... and the tags. ...
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What determines which tag is displayed as part of a question when multiple tags are present? [duplicate]

When posting questions to several different sites across the Stack Exchange network, I've noticed that depending on the tags that I've included as part of my question, one of these tags will sometimes ...
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Can we automatically detect discouraged patterns in question titles? [duplicate]

Given Should questions include "tags" in their titles? I was wondering whether it would be viable to detect patterns like Foo: Does the quick brown fox jump over the lazy dog? in a question'...
Gabriele Petronella's user avatar
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Move the tags above main question area [duplicate]

The auto-suggest feature is quite useful when asking questions but since including tags in the title is discouraged (unless they are intrinsic to the question), the auto suggest doesn't always have ...
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Should removing of tags from question Title be encouraged? [duplicate]

When some one edits a question which involves just removing tags in title, should it be considered as an Improvement of the question and be approved ? or can the edit be rejected as too minor ?
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