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What are the badges I can earn on each site, and what are the exact criteria for earning each badge?

Formerly List of all badges with full descriptions. What are badge name's requirements? Why didn't I get badge name (right now)? Which badges can I earn multiple times? Jump to: Question ...
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Tag badges aren't awarded if there is already a regular badge with the same name

On Meta Stack Exchange, we have an editor tag with (currently) 440 questions, more than the minimum of 100 for tag badges to be awarded. We also have two users, balpha and Jeff Atwood who have a score ...
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How did I just receive a tag badge if there were no recent upvotes on that tag and no edits to add that tag to prior answers?

Yesterday (14 October) in Music: Practice and Theory I received the bronze modulation tag badge. Yet a look at my reputation shows that I haven't received any upvotes on answers for modulation-tagged ...
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Next Tag Badge Selector doesn't show all available choices [duplicate]

There is no way to choose some tag badges even though ones with equal or fewer votes are choosable some are simply missing. Notice that I can choose to track philosophy but not explainable-ai or ...
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Tag-badges exploit [closed]

Like everyone else I've been reading bobince's outbreak about parsing html with regex with great amusement. When I read in the comments that bobince had been awarded two gold badges (html and regex) ...
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User is tracking tag badge for non-existing tag with emoji

This user on Meta Stack Overflow is tracking their next tag badge, for a tag that does not exist. It's the dragon emoji: They're doing it on Stack Overflow too. I doubt the tag ever existed; given ...
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How long does it take to mint a new tag badge? [duplicate]

I just got a tag badge on [linguistics.se] as the first user for that specific tag. It took surprisingly long from fulfilling the criteria to receiving the badge. So my question out of curiosity: How ...
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Why don't tag synonyms count towards the tag questions count? (+Bug?)

A couple weeks ago I was tidying up the tagging of glacier-related questions on Earth Sciences SE. The number of questions with the [glaciology] tag is currently 102 according to the search result ...
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How to find badge of a tag

For example, with Flutter, I have manually go to the tag's top user, and go through there badges, to get https://stackoverflow.com/help/badges/7013/flutter (bronze) https://stackoverflow.com/help/...
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Is a gold tag badge holder’s Leave Open/Closed vote binding?

If a question is asked, and a user has a gold badge in one of the tags, the gold badge holder can close it as a duplicate as needed. The user can then re-open it with only one vote. But if someone ...
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What are tag badges? How do they work? [duplicate]

My question is specifically for badges in a particular tag. I've heard that the rules have been changed. How and when can one get bronze, silver and gold badges for a specific tag, say stackexchange? ...
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Tag scores are not updated and the issue is getting worse

Tag scores update is supposed to happen at 03:00 UTC every day. Tag scores are updated by a scheduled job that is time consuming and often times out (see for example the answers for Tag info not ...
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Display statistics/have subject badges for accepted answers

Update to clarify what I'm asking for (based on discussions on a few other questions there seems to be conflation of two distinct things). I'm not interested in badges for answers that I have accepted,...
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Why are accepted answers not included in the tag badge calculation?

For the 400 votes tag badge, does it take into consideration answers marked as the accepted answer? The description indicates it does not. I would think an accepted answer would be worth more, or at ...
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Empowering tag-badge holders part II - let's look at silver?

Not long ago, we gave folks that have a gold tag badge the ability to instantly mark a question as a duplicate of another. This has worked out exceptionally well in practice. While there have been ...
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The numeric indicators for tag badge progress have been removed; by design? [duplicate]

Within the Activity section of the (new) user profile pages is a Next tag badge: section. Within this one used to have both "progress bar" and numeric indicators. Now only plain progress bars without ...
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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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Score/Answer, for any tag badge explanation [duplicate]

I am an active answerer in the Swift, iOS, and Swift4 tags. I am trying to get a badge of one of those, currently sitting on Swift tag with those stats: 19/100 score 39/20 answers I have 800+...
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Wrong description for abstract badge tag

The hint on badges page has "Bronze/Silver/Gold Badge" instead of some particular badge's name. bronze badge: Earn at least 100 total score for at least 20 non-community wiki answers in the Bronze ...
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Add square brackets around tag name

This post inspired by discussion on meta.ruSO and initially was only for localization purpose on ruSO. Now I think that this idea could be useful (or at least should be discussed) for entire Stack ...
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Can the descriptions of tag badges be updated to describe the privileges conferred by gold tag badges?

Gold tag badges come with some moderation privileges: Gold tag badge holders can unilaterally close questions with the corresponding tag as duplicates of other questions. Gold tag badge holders can ...
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Problem with tracking tag badge

On my profile, when I try to edit the tag badge I am aiming for, there is only one tag option. Do you need to unlock other tags?
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Implement the reopen-hammer for non-duplicates

It can take too long to reopen a sufficiently improved question on many sites in the network. This is discouraging to new users that have taken the time to consider feedback and make improvements as ...
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Increase close vote weight for gold tag badge holders

In order to increase the efficiency with which poor quality questions are closed, it could make sense to have weighted close votes for a small subset of qualified users. A very good way to measure ...
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Report on number of votes that you got on each tag

It would be nice to have a report showing how many up and downvotes you got in each tag. For example: java: 134 upvotes, 10 downvotes perl: 100 upvotes, 8 downvotes hibernate: 50 upvotes, 4 downvotes ...
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Wrong x-position for next tag popup

Looks like the x-position of the popup for next tag is wrongly calculated in the user profile page: Popup’s ^ part should be anywhere under the tag, not the outside of it. It was fine before, you ...
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Next tag badge progress is not aligned properly in mobile web

The next tag badge in the user profile page (activity tab) is not aligned properly: I think it should be centered horizontally on the page.
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How can I track tag badges in my profile?

On Stack Overflow, I would like to track my progress toward the SQL badge on my profile. I can't figure out how to specify in my Profile → Activity tab → Badges section → Next Badge the 'SQL' tag I ...
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Inconsistencies on Tag Badge Counter on some Network Profiles [closed]

I have noticed some inconsistencies on the score I have on several tags in my account on The Workplace. For example: However, the net vote count (as DVs count against you in the counts) I have on ...
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Tag Badge Tracker is not being reset when tag is lost

Today, I saw that a user set the silver tag badge as the next tag badge. But the user didn't have the bronze badge yet. To get bronze badge, the user needs 100 score but he has only 98. This is what ...
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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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Conflicting description for gold tag badge holder's marking as duplicates

There are conflicting descriptions for marking as duplicates, if you are a gold tag badge holder. Excerpt from the help center ...except for duplicate questions, which can be marked as duplicate ...
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Why can tag badges be lost?

In contrast to usual badges tag badges which have already been awarded can be lost. This does not make a lot of sense to me. Even if your skills within a certain tag are historic and some of the old ...
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tag badges for accepted answers

While there are some very popular tags that generate many upvotes, there are also some tags that are technically challenging but hardly ever generate more than one or two upvotes per answer, hence ...
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Bronze Tag Badge Requirement [duplicate]

I had a question about the requirements for winning the bronze tag badge: You must have a total score of 100 in at least 20 non-community wiki answers to achieve this badge. Does this mean I can ...
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If a golden tag badge owner votes for a question to migrate away, will it be migrated on the spot?

Thus, also the vote to migrate decisions of the golden tag badge owners are binding?
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Tuning the close/reopen queue for golden tag badge owners?

I think such an improvement would be highly useful for the software, where the golden tag badge owners could utilize their special powers more effectively. Namely: if a golden tag badge owner opens ...
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Next tag badge click area is larger than a tag

In the profile page you can select next tag badge to track. By clicking on tag you can see a popup window with description. But this clicking area is really larger then I expected, i.e. you can ...
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Got a tag badge — but have not earned it yet [duplicate]

This morning I got the silver twitter-bootstrap badge : ... Unfortunately, I haven't earned this particular badge yet. I have 318 votes on 124 answers. Then wondered if twitter-bootstrap ...
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Make tag badges count questions site-specifically

As asked here, here, and probably a few more places. Tag badges currently only are funded towards by votes on answers. However, on some sites, this is not appropriate. For example, on PPCG, a great ...
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Do the tag scores now update more often?

I've posted an answer on Meta Stack Overflow four hours ago. Appears it was my twentieth answer with the discussion tag, so I got the discussion tag badge. I was surprised because the tag badges are ...
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Issue badges as open digital badges (Open Badges)

Stack Exchange badges are limited in the sense that they are only easy to view and display on the associated Stack Exchange sites. A user wishing to display their badges to the world generally must do ...
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Latest earned tag badge doesn't update when I earn a new one

When you earn one tag badge, and then don't click "Track the next one" in the tag badge progress tracking box for a while, and then earn a second tag badge, that box continues to show "Congratulations,...
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Why do the tracked tag badges sort by number of answers?

On Stack Overflow, when I go into the Activity tab in my profile and select "track my next tag badge", I notice that the recommended tag is javascript. It's rather odd, because my score for that tag ...
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Tag badge on zero score accepted answer

I searched in previous questions but didn't find an answer about earning the "Tag badge". If my answer was accepted without upvotes, does it not help me get the desired tag badge? (I did earn the "...
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Tag badges not shown in Android app's Achievements

A couple of hours ago, I earn a gold tag badge for java on Stack Overflow. It's perfectly visible on my profile and on the topbar achievement list when accessed via the browser. On the Android app, it'...
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Tag badge count in Activity not updating [duplicate]

I just took these screenshots: It has said this for a long time now (I now have 12 HP answers, not 9). Why is my tag badge count not updating? I have tried switching to tracking my next priv., and ...
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How Do I Opt Out of Privileges?

According to multiple mods, gold badge holders can now unilaterally close questions as duplicates. I hold seven gold badges for tags on SO, which means I can, on my own, close questions as duplicates ...
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Golden tag badge owner can insta-close questions not originally tagged with a tag they own a golden badge for [duplicate]

As explained here (emphasys mine): You can instantly close as a duplicate any question that was originally asked with a tag you have a gold badge for. But golden tag badge owner can insta-...
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How many tag Badges are there?

I saw Badges and List of Badges with Full Description. I earned the android bronze badge which has following description. Earn at least 100 total score for at least 20 non-community wiki ...