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Questions tagged [ignored-tags]

For questions involving the "Ignored Tags" specified in a user's Preferences. Questions with these tags are dimmed or removed entirely from question lists.

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Wildcard tags can no longer be watched or ignored

While editing my watched tags list on RPG.SE, I received an unexpected error message saying that "gm does not exist on this site". The reason why the error was so surprising was that I never had gm ...
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Wrong link from the ignored tag message on the end of the questions list

If you have any ignored tag you will see the link “Ignored Tags preferences” in the end of questions list, e.g. on week view: This link currently refers to the general preferences page: But ...
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Need some way to easily clear all ignored/favorite tags

I've just found a way to add many tags to ignored/favorite (sorry, it's called watched now, but I will call it on ol' manner) list by just select all text on the page Ctrl+A and pasting it to the ...
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Weird behaviour for radio buttons for ignored tag on localized sites

Switching mode for how the questions with ignored tags will be handled has weird visual behavior (blue circle size is too large) on localized sites, e.g. ruSO: Seems this is happens due to the ...
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Getting a weird screen when refreshing pages on Stack Overflow [closed]

Recently, I've been getting a weird screen when I refresh pages on Stack Overflow. Links of the pages that I am refreshing: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/php https://stackoverflow....
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Does “intags:mine” no longer work above certain number of favorite/ignored tags?

Is there a limit on the number of tags after which searching using intags:mine no longer works? On a local meta a user complained that this search is not working for him. Since this user has many ...
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Exclude questions with ignored tag in subscribed tag email

I'm subscribed to a tag. But I also ignore a tag. The two are sometimes used together, and I don't want to get the question(s) with the tag I ignore to my mail box in that case. Please exclude those ...
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Unable to ignore Arqade tags in iOS app

For some reason, I am unable to add tags from Arqade to my "ignored tags" list using the iOS app. Clicking once will favorite the tag as usual. Clicking it a second time will briefly show the "...
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Questions with ignored tags still visible in iOS app

I have set to ignore [php] tag and chose to hide questions in preferences: But I still see questions tagged [php] in the iOS app. Seems the app can't distinguish options for ignored tags. ...
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Can Favorite Tags become Ignored without changing that setting?

Recently, I noticed that the number of Unanswered questions with my tags on a site had suddenly changed from about 2,500 to around 750. I have traced it back to my "favorite" tag having been ...
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Add an ignored tag link is not required in the ignored tags edit mode

When editing the Favorite Tags, under the Ignored Tags section there is a link Add an ignored tag is visible. Clicking on the link it didn't respond any. After click anywhere in the screen, I can ...
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How to find out how many users ignore a tag?

When I hover a tag with the mouse, I see the number of followers (i.e. users who added that tag to their favorite tags list) in the popup: (As far as I know this is the only place where this ...
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Ignored tags - better UX suggestion

I just noticed that, when we are ignoring a few tags, yes, I know we make it less opaque. But, that also makes the border to be less opaque. Consider the below picture: The two borders are in ...
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Remove faded/ignored-tag questions from results [duplicate]

Is there any way to have questions with ignored tags not show up in question lists at all? I've got a small handful of ignored tags (about half a dozen), but I find that the number of faded questions ...
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Clarifying how Ignored Tags work

I have two questions regarding Ignored Tags: At the bottom of the questions page, I see this message: Hiding questions because of your Ignored Tags preferences for tags: with a list of my Ignored ...
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Ignored tags freeze “Questions” page on Chrome

Since the jquery update back in October 16, the loading of the question page is very slow and freezes Chrome, sometimes for up to 15 seconds. For example when loading https://stackoverflow.com/...
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Ignored tags filter doesn't run when loading new questions

As with many people, I'm trying to avoid spoilers for the new Star Wars movie; not an easy task, since my main site is Science Fiction & Fantasy. Like a good little frog boy, I've added our [the-...
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Don't show questions with ignored tags on Hot Network Questions

There are some types of questions I don’t want to see, and so I hide questions with certain tags. However, I've found that questions with these tags can still show up in Hot Network Questions. For ...
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Is there a way to completely ignore every question but the questions in your favorite tags?

Is there a way to completely ignore every question but the questions in your favorite tags? I already tried to put a * in ignored tags, but this just removes all questions. I understand from the ...
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Advanced favorite and ignored tags management

Currently the management of favorite and ignored tags is clunky and error-prone. Deletion of several tags at once requires an unnecessary amount of random mouse movement, which could be accomplished ...
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Cross-site management of favorite and ignored tags

I find the favorite and ignored tags a very useful feature, and I use many of the same tags for several different subforums. The problem is that tags are usually not added in bulk, but as I browse on ...
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Why does the list of Ignored Tags disappear in the sidebar after page refresh? [duplicate]

I was setting up some ignored tags today, and I noticed that after adding an ignored tag through the sidebar UI, the Ignored Tags section disappears after you refresh the page, and won't show up again ...
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Sequencing of favorite vs ignored tags

I have a favorite tag : arduino-duemilanove This relates to the Arduino board the Duemilanove. I have an ignored tag: arduino-due These are totally different boards (devices), despite the ...
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Questions with ignored tags are not hidden in the iOS app [duplicate]

It appears that the iOS app still displays tags that are set to be ignored via the web interface.
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Inconsistent behavior when adding duplicate tag into Favorites/Ignored Tags List

Step to reproduce Add some tags (between 6-10) into Ignored/Favorites tags Click the area outside the textbox then refresh the page Add the same tags into Ignored/Favorites tags. Repeate step 1-3 ...
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Double “remove” icon on Favorite & Ignored tags

This is actually a really non-breaking, minor issue, but just for the sake of being documented. So, if you don't have favorite tags, you'll be represented with "Add a favorite tag" link. This link ...
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Please hide questions with tags I chose to ignore and hide (on iOS app)

I tend to use the Stack Exchange app over the weekends to do a bit of general browsing. One of the sites is Board & Card Games, on which I've set it up, on the website, to hide magic-the-...
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Update the Android app to hide questions under ignored tags (when I have that setting enabled)

On Board & Card Games, this is my tag blacklist: Note well that I have them set to hidden, because I would prefer not to see questions on this topic. Bridge players, don't take offence —...
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Please shade out ignored tags when doing a search for questions with zero answers

If I do a search for Ruby questions without answers, questions with tags I ignore are not shaded out. For example, doing [ruby] answers:0 shows Stripe remember me everywhere not displaying un-shaded, ...
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Tag blocking doesn't work on mobile app [duplicate]

I originally posted this on the Movies & TV Meta, but am adding it here as its about the mobile app, which spans all Stack sites. The Movies & TV Stack site allows spoilers and quite often ...
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Change behavior for excluded tags when an included tag is present [duplicate]

Summary: The behavior for "ignored tags" seems to be: if any tag for a question is in the "ignore" list then don't display the question. I think it would be an improvement to reverse that logic: if a ...
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Don't tell me you're “hiding questions” when there are none to begin with

The question Why do I see an "Hiding Questions" message for non-existent tags? notes that if I try to search for a tag that does not exist, like say, this-tag-does-not-exist, and I have ...
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Wildchars in tags preferences [duplicate]

There are favorite and ignored tags in Preferences. They need to explicitly list your tags. I would like to have wild char support here, so for example *PHP* will find PHP, PHP3, PHP4, PHPUnit, ...
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Add “Reload with ignored tags” link

Currently, if you have ignored tags, you get the following message at the bottom of most question list pages (like the main page): Hiding questions because of your Ignored Tags preferences for tags:...
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Showing the correct number of questions

I am using Math Overflow, and I have a large set of ignored tags not to see questions in areas I know nothing about. When I list 'unanswered questions', instead of displaying, say, 50 questions, it ...
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Can't see my ignored tags anymore unless editing favorite tags

On Stack Overflow, I got bunch of favorite tags and couple of ignored tags. Both groups used to show in the front page, until today: When editing the favorite tags they do appear though so not ...
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New Div - “Hiding questions because of your Ignored Tags preferences for tags”

I think this message/div/box was just added today since I've never noticed it before, it is very noticeable. I'm already aware that I'm hiding questions because I selected to hide them in my ...
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My “Ignored Tag” questions are no longer rendering grayed out

I'm not sure when this happened but recently (January 2014) I've noticed that my ignored tags on StackOverflow are no longer visually grayed out/washed out. I'm not sure if this was an intentional ...
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Do all ignored tags get blurred out, or do they not show up anymore?

I blocked some tags just a few minutes ago, but right after I ignored it, a user had an upload for it, it was faded out but still quite noticeable. After that question, will no more show up, or will ...
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Why don't tag synonyms work for “Ignored Tags”?

Tag winforms has a synonym: winform. I added winform to my Ignored Tags list, but it doesn't filter question with winforms.
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How to ignore specific tags from “Favorite Tags”

I have a question regarding favorites tags. I have added ruby as my favorite tag. However, most of the people who want ask question on ruby-on-rails tag, they tag ruby as well. So when I click on ...
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Changing a tag from favorite to ignored using tag dropdown removes the tag from favourites but doesn't add it to ignored

I noticed today that when I changed a tag from favorite to ignored, the tag is removed from the favorites but is not added to ignored tags As in the screenshot. I changed the c# tag from favorite to ...
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Number of displayed questions/page when having ignored tags

After starting to add ignored tags, I noticed that I no longer see the requested 50 questions/page; so it seems that the number displayed is actually calculated as (number of questions requested - ...
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Don't show ignored tags in the android app feed

I have a few tags set to ignore on various sites on the network. I think the android app should filter these out of the hot & unanswered etc questions that show up on the feed. If not removed ...
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More advanced favourited / ignored tag system

In short, I would like to not see any php questions, except those also tagged with algorithm. I currently ignore and hide the php tag, and I've favourited the algorithm tag. But this is insufficient ...
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If searching for something that's in the “ignore”, prompt to remove it form ignore

When I first joined SO I wasn't interested in Android or iPhone development. Now I'm starting and realized I had unexpected search results when searching for a blocked tag. As the userbase grows and ...
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Make the ellipsis after the list of ignored or interesting tags more obvious

It is tiny to the point of invisibility. I was trying to work out why adding tags to the ignored tags list was doing nothing and I clicked on it by accident and discovered I'd added one tag about 3 ...
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Allow sorting questions in the featured tab by favorite/ignored tag

Please consider letting us order featured questions in a way that is based on your list of favorite and ignored tags: Favorites-First Sort - orders questions that have one or more tags among your ...
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Favorite Tags - excluding tag

Favorite Tags works well to jump straight to required lists, but there is need of multiple tags filtering with expressions. This is achievable in search box, e.g. [webgl] -[three.js]. But those ...
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Tag list collapsed - Highlight no longer works

So, on Arqade, I have a rather long list of favorite and ignored tags. Usually, that just makes the page ridiculously long and increases the time the highlighting takes. Well, after the change to ...