Linked Questions

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Increase limit on tag length [duplicate]

I recently asked a question on Stack Overflow which was primarily about UICollectionViewController, a frequently used class in UIKit on iOS 7. I wanted to tag the post with the tag ...
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Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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Should we keep the “friendly tag name” feature?

Depending on what site(s) in the network you spend your time on, you may or may not know that Stack Overflow recently spent a long time trying out something called Documentation. One of the features ...
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How many words can a tag contain?

This came up when asking a question just now. Without scraping the data dump, I'd guess that tags have at most 3 words. I'm wondering if this is enforced or not? I just asked a question about sql ...
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Is it ok to ask for pointers to online resources on very specific topics?

I'd like to ask on SO for pointers to online resources about a very specific topic (in order to replace a now obsolete resource I commonly use), but I fear this doesn't comply with SO guidelines on ...
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2answers
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Tag badges awarded far too late

On August 10 2017 (2018-08-10 04:04:37Z to be precise), I was awarded both the bronze tag badge (simultaneously with 4 other users) and the silver tag badge for [nsfetchedresultscontroller]. Why were ...
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Tag length increase from 25 to 35 characters was not actually done here on MSE

The tag character limit was supposedly increased from 25 to 35 characters "on all sites". However, here on MSE, the tag length increase was not actually implemented. As would be expected, you get an ...
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Top viewed questions by tag within a timeframe

How can I use the data explorer to fetch the top viewed questions within a certain tag within some time frame on Stack Overflow? For example, the top viewed questions tagged [Android] in the last 6 ...
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Badge icons on the 'top tags' section of the user profile are moved into new lines

The picture is from this profile, though it appears for almost everyone with tag badges for things on that third row of tags: the badge itself is moved onto the next line when the tag name is long. ...
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Ask question button is partially obscured on long-named-tag page

After increasing maximum tag length to 35 symbols the Ask Question button looks partially obscured on tag page. E.g. for tag "функциональное-программирование" on Stack Overflow in Russian:
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Could the tag names be fully written out in the list of awarded tag badges?

On English Language and Usage, 20 people have been awarded the "[single-word-r...]" gold tag badge. Except that's not it's real name; it's actually for [single-word-requests]: 13 characters isn't a ...