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Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

This tag is for questions about tag synonyms (how they work, who can create them, etc). Use [synonym-request] for tag synonym requests.

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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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Combine [quote] and [quotes] into a single tag

There are a few questions on MSE tagged with quote (10 questions) and quotes (19 questions). While some of these questions should be retagged with blockquote, a majority of these questions seem to be ...
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Info page for synonym tag not redirected to its base tag page

Info page for synonym tag [discussion] on ruSO.meta doesn't redirected to its base tag info page [обсуждение]. Related report: Migrated to localized meta site questions have [discussion] tag in ...
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What are the Technical and Usability Limitations of the Tag System?

For all Stack Exchange sites - Is there a technical limitation to encouraging users to freely create tags, if there is sufficient moderation - and if they are not being misused for "IM" purposes, ...
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What is the value of tag synonyms that use the same terms as the target?

I looked a bit at the list of tag synonyms on Stack Overflow, and I noticed a significant number of synonyms that were either complete subsets of the target or only different in minor details like ...
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How can a tag exist as both an ordinary tag, and as a synonym?

For example, on the Physics SE, the [biology] tag exists as both. Here is the SEDE query to the tag, and to the synonym.
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Too much deletion: [deleted-accounts], [deleted-users], and [account-destruction]

This is going meta-meta, hold on tight..! There seems to be 3 tags that have to do with account/user-deletion: deleted-accounts (221 questions as of writing): This tag is for questions about user ...
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How can I convert a tag to being a synonym? [duplicate]

For example, there are 3 tags on Stack Overflow: xacml xacml2 xacml3 How can I merge all 3? It is not interesting to have different versions. I would like to keep xacml and have the others as ...
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Let's have one set of terminology for tag synonyms, please?

On the list of tag synonyms page, the terms "Master" and "Synonym" are used. This is clear. The "Master" tag is the tag that actually is used on the site and the "Synonym" is the tag that gets ...
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Tag 'throttling' vs. 'rate-limiting'

I draw your attention to the throttling and rate-limiting tags here on Meta Stack Exchange. The former is only on a few questions, and there is no usage guidance or tag wiki. From what I can see, the ...
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Can we have tag synonym suggestions appear in suggested edit review queues? [duplicate]

So someone suggests a tag synonym. How does anyone else know about it? There is nothing on site which says when a suggestion has been made, so no-one knows. And if they don't know about it it can't be ...
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More consistent wording for the synonyms creation page

The tag pages - such as https://superuser.com/tags/synonyms?tab=newest&filter=all refer to "master" and "synonym." The "create a tag synonym" page refers to them as "source" and "target." Could ...
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Filter returns questions which do not match any of the wildcard expressions

This tag filter selects questions which match the following wildcard tag pattern: *mail* OR rfc* OR *smtp* The filter is returning questions tagged php, which does not match any of the wildcard ...
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How to get the tag-synonym data dump of Stack Overflow?

I want a data dump of the information at https://stackoverflow.com/tags/synonyms. How can I get that?
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Plus sign (+) behaving weirdly in tag [duplicate]

On Movies & TV Stackexchange, we got a new question about 1996's film Romeo + Juliet. We are using the tag romeo-juliet-1996 for it but I tried to make it more accurate by making it romeo+juliet ...
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Where do you vote for tag synomyms? [duplicate]

I just suggested to regard the rss tag as a synonym for the feed tag (on WordPress Development SE), because in practice these terms are interchangable. Now I need 4 votes to support it (or 2 downvotes ...
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How can I find the ID of a tag synonym?

To find the ID of a tag, I can navigate to that tag's Tagged Questions or Tag Wiki page and click improve tag info or edit tag, and see the tag ID in the URL: http://domain.stackexchange.com/edit-tag-...
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Improve the error message when a user try to create a tag synonym

I think it would be worth improving the error message when a user tries to create a tag synonym. The current message (in red): Issues: doesn't say it has to be an answer score (not question score) ...
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Automatically add tags from user specified tags [duplicate]

I was wondering if you could automatically add tags that are implied by those already provided by the poster. For example, on StackOverflow, if the poster asks a question about node.js then the ...
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Clarify that a tag synonym does not affect questions already tagged?

A recent tag synonym suggestion issue we were having on Movies.SE resulted in finding out that the help Center page for the tag synonym privilege is not clear. I previously thought that the five ...
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Show the name of the tag I added, not the synonym it redirects to if I can't add it

Take a look at this: Which tag is the issue? Exactly. It turns out that re-instalation is a synonym of installation. Please could the error message read "The 're-installation' tag is not allowed."
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RE: Can we allow 7.5K users to suggest tag synonyms without a score of 5 in the tag?

Near the end of 2013 I attempted to revive the highly-voted Can we allow 7.5K users to suggest tag synonyms without a score of 5 in the tag? with an answer pointing out the flaws in why the ...
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Renaming tag for renamed js library [closed]

Is there a way to formally submit a change of tag name to moderators? The tag in question is redux-simple-router which about a month ago officially switched to react-router-redux. It seems like it was ...