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For questions about the required tags on meta sites and Stack Apps: on most sites, they are [discussion], [support], [bug], and [feature-request].

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Some sites names shown in Data Explorer Stack Exchange doesn't match the current site name. Is this a bug or a feature?

Volume 1 : TL;DR Please fix the names of the sites in Data Explorer of Community Building, Music: Practice & Theory, Medical Sciences, Mythology and Folklore, Bricks, Cross Validated and "...
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Meta posts without required tags on some localized sites

I found that on some localized sites there are the posts without required tags: ruSO.meta esSO.meta rusSE.meta It may be related to the old (but still persist) bug: Questions migrated to localized ...
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Don't give dupe-hammer for special tags

All of you know that Meta sites have special groups of tags: required tags: [feature-request] [support] [bug] [discussion] moderator tags: all of [status-*] tags At the same time there's such ...
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Required tags not even shown among (or next to) suggested tags

Can you spot the irony in this screenshot: At least one of those given tags is required and none of them was even shown as suggested. EDIT: here's a proposal for UI improvement, don't take it too ...
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Why is the non-required tag displayed as the first tag of the question?

In general, for all questions one of the required tags is displayed as the first tag. But for this community wiki question, a moderator-only-tag is displayed as the first tag and the required tag is ...
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Should we prevent meta questions from only containing required tags?

From this quote from an answer by Catija, referring to the recent mass retagging here: It left questions untagged. Yeah, it's meta, so there's required tags but those required tags are meta tags... ...
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Which required tag should be used with [tag:synonym-request]?

There are 436 questions on Meta SE tagged under synonym-request. Of these, 211 are tagged with support, 197 are tagged with discussion, and 35 are tagged with feature-request. Since every meta ...
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Is it allowed to customize the required tag-wiki-excerpts and tag-wiki?

I recently asked a question regarding required-tags because the tag-wiki-excerpt and tag-wiki were not clear enough for me before posting the question. Now I think that I understand the purpose of ...
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What does "support" (like in the "support" required tag in Meta) means on the SE network?

The excerpt of support says A request for assistance with one of the site's features Since SE network is about Q&A, by "assistance" I understand that a one-time intervention by other ...
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Custom recommended tags list for individual SE sites

Over at the Workplace we've been discussing how to encourage people to tag which country they are from, as it often has a strong impact on our answers. This got us thinking that it would be nice for ...
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Can we have a new mandatory tag on meta for proposals?

bug is for reproducible problems due to software (including styling, browser compatibility, the mobile apps, etc.). feature-request is for proposed new features or modifications to existing features. ...
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Should gold tag badges in required tags on meta provide insta-close-dupe functionality?

I am, apparently, one of 12 people with the gold tag badge for feature-request and one of 39 people with the gold tag badge for discussion here on meta.se. I hadn't realized this until I cast a close ...
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Can meta-style 'required tags' be implemented on non-meta sites?

Disclaimer: This is a support question solely to see if such a feature exists, and not a feature-request to ask for its implementation. If possible, I'd love it if we could focus on whether the ...
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What is the idea behind required tags here on Meta? [duplicate]

Why are there required tags? (discussion, bug , feature-request, support) Why must I choose one of those tags every time I want to post a question?
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On meta sites, require at least one non-required tag [duplicate]

A question with just a required tag isn't really a tagged question. discussion doesn't really explain what topics the discussion is about... it's basically a meta tag. A useful meta tag, but quite not ...
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How can a question be tagged without any of the required tags?

"Duplicate of...[deleted post]" didn't contain any of the required tags. How is it possible, if the questions on a meta site require at least one of the required tags?
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Let users post only Facebook-related tags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tag requirement issue when editing question on Facebook.Stackoverflow mini site As said in my answer's comment, I'm creating a new question about like, facebook-like problem. ...
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Can we get an Announcement required-tag for (secondary) meta sites?

For the secondary meta sites, we have tags like discussion, feature-request, etc. I really think we could use a tag like announcement as one of the allowed required-tags. I'm thinking of questions (!) ...
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Add [faq-update-request] to the required Meta tags? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: FAQ questions should be exempt from required tags Meta requires at least one of the following tags to be present in a question: must include one of these tags -- 'bug ...
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Make a new meta tag "tweak" that can be used instead of feature-request or bug

Example question: Under "How To Ask" .. Rename "Is your question about" to "Questions here should be about" That is not really a new feature,, nor is it a bug. It is ...
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Tired of Talking to Robots

I meet the robot page pretty regularly, and it's always the same process. Set up a question here Forget to add one of the required tags get dinged add the tag submit danger, danger Will Robinson ...
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Where to find questions tagged [support] and [discussion]

Just wondering where questions with the [support] and [discussion] tags are filed... bugs and reqs are more obvious (there are tabs at the top), but I don't know where these other two can be found, ...
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How did a question get posted on meta without a [bug], [feature-request], [discussion], or [support] tag? [closed]

This question only has a "qa" tag:
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Possible bug with required Meta tags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Meta Question without one of the “must include” Tags This question doesn't have any of the required tags for Meta. It was asked during 2010, and is not a migrated ...
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Tag synonyms should not be allowed for moderator-only and required tags

https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged?tagnames=status-completed&sort=info&pagesize=50 I was curious what would happen if I proposed a synonym for a moderator-only tag... and it went ...
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Problem while selecting tags

Whenever I used to post question on this site, i was forced to opt bug or feature request as tag. Why so? Is it mandatory for starting members, or bug or something mandatory to all members.
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Meta Question without one of the "must include" Tags

I noticed this question (now only seen by 10k users) does not have one of the "required" tags. I tried doing the same with a test question and got the expected errors (both as a normal question and ...
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What's the right required meta-tag for retagging requests?

Of the required meta tags (bug, feature-request, discussion, support), which is most appropriate for retagging requests?
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"must include one of these tags -- bug feature-request discussion support" [duplicate]

I just tried to post a question to Meta and received: Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: must include one of these tags -- bug feature-request discussion support Why ...
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Why can the "status-completed" tag not be removed?

Okay, I understand that on metaSO, (at least) one of the grey-bordered tags is required (bug, feature-request, discussion or support), and that the bold red-bordered tags (status-*) can only be added ...
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Show required tags when asking a question on Meta

On Meta we need to add one of the required tags ([support], [bug], [feature-request] or [discussion]). I realized that I didn't remember the exact wording of [support], so I had to submit and get the ...
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What's up with the tags that look different?

They look indented or something like that. Are those the "moderator only" tags?
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