Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

This tag is for questions about tag synonyms (how they work, who can create them, etc). To request a tag synonym, ask on the per-site meta with the tag [synonym-request].

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List a deleted tag synonym creator's ID number instead of “anon” [duplicate]

Over at the Meta SE tag synonyms page, I saw the synonym "tag-merge --> retag-request": which was created by a deleted user - if their account wasn't deleted, it would have provided a ...
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Deleted users who created a synonym are listed as “anon” in the tag synonyms list

While browsing the list of tag synonyms on Mathematics Meta I came across the synonym [vote-to-close] -> [closing] in which the creator is listed as "anon" — the username is not ...
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How can I operate the UI to propose a tag synonym?

I'm at a loss about how to propose a tag synonym. The FAQs do a good job explaining what a tag synonym is, who can propose it and who can vote it. Users with this privilege and a total answer score (...
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What would happen if there were a cycle of tag synoynms?

Asking mostly out of curiosity: Question: What would happen if there were a cycle of tag synoynms? As in, there are tag synonyms such as a 2-cycle: a -> b b -> a or a 3-cycle: a -> b b -&...
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Can we have an option to hide the tags that are synonyms on the tag page

I was looking at a question today that only had 1 tag. The discussion tag. I read the question and was wondering which tags I could add to this question, to make it more noticeable. So I took off to ...
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Are these synonyms: [code], [code-block], [code-formatting]?

I came across a question today that was tagged with code which seemed an odd tag to have here on Meta. Turned out that tag has 127 question and its description says: For questions or problems ...
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Display the number of question for tag synonyms in the tag search, or indicate it is a tag synonym

For example, the tag washing is a synonym of cleaning on https://cooking.stackexchange.com, but when searching for washing on https://cooking.stackexchange.com/tags it says the tag has 0 questions (vs....
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Tag synonym persists even after parent tag is deleted [duplicate]

On Music Fans SE, the tag milesdavis was merged with the tag miles-davis on May 27 '15. At some point, the parent tag was removed from all existing questions, so it was auto-deleted. But, the synonym ...
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The UI is confusing when you add a synonym tag and it disappears

Late last year I started to suggest edits about complex-analysis and also related tags such like holomorphic-functions. I was not aware that holomorphic-functions was a synonym of complex-analysis ...
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What does the column “created” in the list of tag synonyms mean?

The list of tag synonyms contains a column called "created". Does this column contain the date when a synonym was proposed or the date when the synonym was approved? For example, on Mathematics Stack ...
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Where is all the [activity]

Currently there are multiple tags in regard to the same thing, the activity tab of a user profile. There are: activity recent-activity activity-summary With the following excerpts: Use this tag ...
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Search for a tag didn't find the obvious result despite relevant synonyms and description text

I searched at https://stackoverflow.com/tags for windows forms and the search for tags did not return the desired tag winforms. There is even a tag synonym called windows.forms I'm surprised this ...
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Is the tag synonyms search box supposed to be case sensitive?

Is Tags Synonyms search case sensitive? While the tag names are all in small letters, when I search with any capital character in the search field, it is not returning any result. For example: when I ...
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How tag-watch and tag RSS feed are affected by synonyms and renaming?

I am interested in how tag-watching and tag RSS feed are affected by: Adding tag as a synonym Renaming tag (via merge) Consider the following scenarios. Scenario 1: (synonyms) A user is watching ...
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Allow bilingual tags

TL;DR: On Esperanto SE: tag names in Esperanto (optionally with synonyms in English) are sub-optimal for Esperanto SE users who don't (yet) know Esperanto well tag names in English (optionally with ...
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Tag synonym dashboard 2.0

Back in January, we had a week-long internal "make-a-thon" where a bunch of people across the company got into teams, did some brainstorming, and worked to improve various parts of our UI. Bonus if ...
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Let's clean up [hot-questions] and (un)related tags

We currently have the following 'hot' tags on Meta Stack Exchange: hot-questions Hot Network Questions in the right-hand sidebar, the “hot” tab on each site, and on stackexchange.com. hot-tab, ...
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More information for TagSynonyms to calculate transitivity of tag synonyms

I want to calculate all the tag synonyms possible for any given tag. TagSynonyms table gives the relation between Tag1 -> Tag1Master. As per TagSynonyms table, Master tag can be mapped to multiple ...
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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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Should we de-synonymize [first-posts] from [new-users]?

I noticed that first-posts is a synonym of new-users. While the term "first posts" can refer to the first posts made by new users, the words "First Posts" can also specifically refer to the review ...
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Clicking on the synonym tag throws error page about cookies (with custom question lists enabled)

In the Tag Synonyms page, if I clicked on any of the tag under the Synonym section, it throws the following error page. For example: duplicates. The error message in plain text as: The page isn’t ...
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Show main tag description below synonym tag

Tags page. There is no description shown below synonym tag. But when you hover this tag, you can see description in the tooltip. Could you show main tag description below synonym tag?
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What's with the tagging limitations in the mobile app?

Normally, when you ask a question you can begin typing a tag, and you will receive autocomplete suggestions based on existing tags. For example, the tag question-quality: The system does not only ...
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API /tags/{tag-list}/info returning incorrect count for synonyms

I've recently started work on a tool to track and organize burnination requests. At its core, it tracks the number of questions attached to questions found in burnination requests. Part of that tool ...
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Auto-delete orphaned tag synonyms

I recently encountered this question on MSO, where a user asks about why certain tags appear in the tag overview page. This issue is caused by a synonym that redirects users to a non-existent tag. I'...
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Is it possible to reverse a tag synonym after the merge is complete?

On Cooking, we just noticed that using the word "hamburgers" for a tag may feel forced in cases where "burger" would sound good. However, eight years ago somebody created a tag synonym in the other ...
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We have meetups, events, community-events, conferences tags. Are all the same?

We have three tags that together have 39 questions: events 22 questions, 0 watchers, no tag excerpt, no tag wiki meetups 14 questions, 0 watchers, tag excerpt and tag wiki community-events 3 ...
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Make filter field for tag synonym case insensitive

On the tags synonym page filter field is case sensitive now: Due to all tags are named in lower case, I suggest to make this field case insensitive, to prevent such situations like auto ...
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Add plural forms for synonym votes range strings

Tooltip for tag synonym vote count can contains two different strings: key: ea140cb5f7b850c2ee1df44c9c7395c2 total votes (when a synonym gets a score of $ScoreRequiredToApprove$ it is ...
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Are [stackexchange-team] and [employees] the same?

stackexchange-team and employees have similar tag excerpts. None of them have a tag wiki stackchange-team (23 questions) For questions about the team of people behind the Stack Exchange network (...
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Make [international] a synonym of [internationalization]

NOTE: On 2018-10-09 a tag excerpt and wiki were added to international UPDATE: On 2018-10-22 international was renamed as international-sites international currently has two questions but no wiki. ...
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Add colon after main tag in tag synonym page

I suggest a very little design improvement for tag synomym page: add a colon after main tag: Now: Suggested:
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Tag synonym disappeared after swapping tag master with synonym

Three tags existed. Desexing, neutering and spay. Neutering and spay were synonyms of desexing. I swapped the master and synonym on Pets.se for desexing and neutering. So neutering is now the ...
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Is there any plan to introduce a hierarchical tag model to accommodate version-specific tags? [duplicate]

When I visit stackoverflow.com I'm mostly interested in Python-related questions, so naturally python is the first tag I search for, but then I feel compelled to also check out python-2.7, python-3.x, ...
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Add tags by synonym on favorites

When I type and click a synonym when trying to add a favorite tag, I get the message "tagname does not exist on this site." I received this message when trying to add vscode on Stack Overflow ...
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On international SO sites, migrated questions get the [discussion] tag even though this is a synonym of another one? [duplicate]

I noticed in both Stack Overflow en español and Stack Overflow em Português a bug that may be related to the fact that some default tags are made synonyms to others. Once a question is posted in the ...
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Suggest button partially obscures input field [duplicate]

On the suggestion synonym page the “suggest” button partially obscures input field: Chrome for iOS.
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Tag synonym suggestion textbox is overlapped by “Suggest” button

Tag synonyms suggestion textbox is overlapped by Suggest button Example link on Stack Overflow (requires 2500+ reputation), also reproduced the same on Stack Overflow in Russian. I don't have other ...
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What is a good work flow for creating bilingual tag synonyms?

When I create a new tag at a SE language site, I have trouble setting up the synonym relationship with its bilingual equivalent. Suppose I notice that a bunch of existing questions are about a ...
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Reverse tag merge to restore question tag state

Somehow tags with hundreds of questions were incorrectly synonymized and merged. I wrote a post on a local meta about this and a moderator unsynonymized the wrong tag. Now the tag that used to be ...
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Incorrect error message when using an attempted tag synonym or plural thereof

On Travel.SE, there's a tag "nepali-citizens", which currently has an attempted synonym "nepalese-citizen". If I try using "nepalese-citizen" or "nepalese-citizens" as tags, confusing error messages ...
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How do I exclude questions using a synonym-ized tag?

On Skeptics.SE, I did a search for "fluoride -[fluoridation] -[fluoride]", got told "results found containing fluoride tagged with not [fluoride] not [fluoride]", but I still get questions with the ...
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Questions regarding the tag merging/synonym impact

I originally posted this question on Meta Stack Overflow. However, it was suggested that I post it here as well because I have not received an answer after over two weeks. IBM Bluemix was recently ...
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Allow to search by synonym tags with wildcard

Intro. I made a search for -[tag:status-*] user:me is:q to see what number of post I have where SO employee did not reacts yet. Then I copied this search request and tried to use it for "Stack ...
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Synonym privileges - make universal for top users [duplicate]

I know this has been touched on in other questions, but I'd like to bring up a possible solution for discussion. I think this is different because it offers a possible new solution that I don't ...
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Make tag synonym process bi-directional

For a long time, it seemed that I couldn't suggest tag synonyms. Today, I think I discovered why. I found that if I had no score on a tag (usually because it's a new tag that's almost the same as a ...
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Some kind of notification system for when tag synonyms are suggested

I have recently suggested tag-synonyms for a couple of tags. There have been no activity on them, regarding up-voting or down-voting those suggestions. Probably because no one knows that they have ...
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Give the fields in the moderator “Create tag synonym” form more descriptive titles

Moderators have access to a handy-dandy tool for creating tag synonyms, which looks like this (screenshot from Worldbuilding): Once you figure it out, it works nicely. But it's not at all obvious ...
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The phase “A tag synonym mapping…” is not properly localized in the moderator tools

I can't find a string on Transifex to make a translation: A tag synonym mapping ... will be created Origin of the image is here.
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Unifying descriptions for all tags across SE sites? [duplicate]

Was unable to find rationale for separate tags accros SE sites. Tag function According general definition in information systems, a tag is a (unstructured) keyword or term assigned to a piece of ...

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