Questions tagged [tag-wiki-excerpt]

Tag wiki excerpts are the most visible portion of tag wikis. They're shown when hovering over a tag, on the Tags page, and in the autocomplete suggestions when adding tags.

18
votes
2answers
257 views

Should a tag wiki body be self-contained, duplicating what's already stated in the excerpt?

Update: the example in this question is somewhat outdated, as I've edited the Android tag :) What is the specific goal for a tag wiki // the relation between a tag-wiki and its excerpt? I would ...
6
votes
0answers
101 views

Improving a suggested edit for a tag excerpt shows the “community wiki” checkbox

I was improving a suggested edit for a tag excerpt, and I noticed the "community wiki" checkbox. I didn't select it because the excerpt should already be a community wiki, but then I had the doubt I ...
25
votes
4answers
567 views

The excerpts at the top of tag question lists have been replaced by (the first few lines of) the text of the full tag wiki

I notice that the excerpts at the top of tag question lists have been replaced by (the first few lines of) the text of the full tag wiki. For example, see https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/...
11
votes
0answers
72 views

Empty tag wikis show as “answered” by Community [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tag wiki suggested edit show like answer suggested edit The timestamp for the original (empty) version of a tag wiki, or tag wiki excerpt shows that it's an answer. While ...
7
votes
1answer
95 views

Should tag wiki excerpts include “for issues relating to”?

While reviewing the suggested edits queue, I ran across a number of new tag wiki excerpts from the same user, all starting with "For issues relating to". For example: gantt: For issues relating to ...
4
votes
1answer
91 views

How about a tag wiki edit notification feature?

Over on travel.se I'm pretty sure I'm currently the biggest editor of tag wikis (well excerpts anyway). We have a few guidelines for style etc, like starting with a capital letter and ending with a ...
7
votes
0answers
128 views

Show Tag information on mouse hover while in edit mode [duplicate]

When looking at questions and you put your mouse over a tag, you get the following result: But when I am editing a question, sometimes I suspect there is an unnecessary tag (such as the one in the ...
4
votes
1answer
111 views

Make tag wiki suggested edits' and revision histories' rendering consistent with actual tag wiki excerpt rendering

I suggested this source for the kbd wiki excerpt: questions relating to the <kbd> tag, which can be used in posts to generate "keys". I did this knowing that wiki excerpts have some HTML and ...
5
votes
1answer
77 views

Tag-wiki edit permissions

Now that I've reached 5000 on SO, I've been doing some reviewing of suggested edits. But when I edited a tag wiki excerpt, it told me that I didn't have edit permissions. What?? I can approve TW ...
2
votes
1answer
78 views

Suggested edits on orphaned tag wiki excerpts go missing [duplicate]

I submitted a suggested edit on a tag wiki (both wiki and excerpt, both approved). That tag apparently ended up being deleted for some reason or another. This is how it shows up in my activity tab: ...
2
votes
1answer
65 views

What's the current policy on prefixing tags wiki excerpts with tag names?

I'm pretty sure I read somewhere that it is redundant to repeat the tag name in the first few words of the excerpt, but while searching for that, I came across another question/answer which seems to ...
3
votes
2answers
62 views

Were my tag wiki suggestions rejected (AKA: Do blank tag excerpts result in tag wikis not showing up)?

I'd submitted 4 tag wiki suggestions (excerpt and wiki) for tags ora-06512 & ora-00911. In both the cases ( https://stackoverflow.com/tags/ora-06512/info, https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...
47
votes
2answers
735 views

Can we do anything against tag wikis copy-pasted from Wikipedia?

I've seen quite a few tag wikis, and even tag wiki excerpts, that were copy-pasted from the first paragraph or so of the Wikipedia article, or sometimes were a dictionary definition. These violate the ...
3
votes
2answers
104 views

How come I cannot improve, only accept/deny, tag excerpts through suggested edits?

Sometimes a users suggests an edit for tag wiki excerpts that needs a bit of improvement. As in the following screenshot, I wanted to remove the typos he introduced and leave the rest of his ...
8
votes
3answers
366 views

Should the first letter of tag wiki excerpts be capitalized or not?

I was browsing through the tags on Gaming.SE to see if I could add any tag wiki excerpts (y'know, with the new tagging system and all), and I noticed some of the excerpts began with capital letters, ...
17
votes
1answer
116 views

View tag wiki excerpt on tag page on mobile site

One important thing I feel is missing from the mobile design is the ability to view a tag's excerpt directly on the tag page. I find the excerpts very useful on the main site when I see a tag on a ...
0
votes
2answers
101 views

Suggest Tag-Wiki edits?

So I just suggested a tag wiki for the Meta tag oy. Admittedly poking a bit of fun at @RebeccaChernof. It was my first such proposal. It was accepted. But now I can't edit it. I did not know that ...
2
votes
1answer
80 views

In which table do tag excerpts get stored?

Where do tag excerpts get stored? The tag-wiki is stored in the posts table--we know this. I imagine the excerpt column is stored in the tags table, but the data-dump does not reflect this, and if it ...
17
votes
0answers
90 views

Show a live preview of tag wiki excerpt as well, when editing tag wiki

It seems that tag excerpts are not displayed verbatim/in full on the Tags pages. That's fine but it makes it very hard to fine tune tag excerpts to display optimally, especially for editors who must ...
3
votes
0answers
47 views

Is there a way to list the most used tags without an excerpt and/or tag wiki? [duplicate]

When filling in blank tag wikis it seems most useful to fill in those for the most used tags first, or of course the subset of those about which I know enough (-: But I can't find a way to get a list ...
23
votes
4answers
260 views

The Tag Wiki dropdown should display the entire tag wiki excerpt

Tag Wiki Excerpts support ~ 450 characters, but Tag Wiki dropdowns only display ~ 300 characters. The remaining characters are truncated. This would not be a problem if the tag excerpt was used ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Hide followed-up edits

It often happens that the same user edits a page multiple times. For example: What happens when the last edit is approved before the first one? Would it make sense to hide previous edits? (Always ...
6
votes
3answers
140 views

Should the tag excerpt be included in the body as well?

Most tag wikis (e.g. C#) repeat the excerpt in the body. This seems a bit repetitive when viewing the tag wiki page. Is it OK to edit the excerpt out of the body or is there some reason to leave it in?...
-4
votes
2answers
135 views

suggested edit feature getting a deluge of tag wiki edit requests

There seems to be a glut of low-quality tag wiki edit suggestions coming from low rep users. So many from the same user, that I'm not allowed to vote on them all. Right now Mark Hurd is a big ...
0
votes
1answer
160 views

Add wiki excerpt description to the tag auto complete dropdown on AskQuestion page

By adding the first bit from the wiki-excerpt behind the tag in the auto-complete dropdown, you could increase the accuracy of the initial tagging of the questions. An example:
3
votes
2answers
84 views

Tag popup does not show tag-wiki if only excerpt present

Yesterday I filled out the excerpt for the Dragonage-origins tag wiki on Gaming.SE, but I did not fill in anything in the main tag wiki. Today, the mouseover popup for the tag still only shows the ...
6
votes
1answer
110 views

Can a mod please update the [faq] tag wiki?

Can a mod please update the summary box and "about" section of the faq tag wiki? The current text, which is copied below, is pretty useless. Lying prone, drooling and gibbering in the gultch [sic], ...
5
votes
2answers
97 views

Tag wiki show a … for the excerpt if it's too long

I notice that if an excerpt is too long it cuts it shorter including in the middle of a word. I think it would be good if this happens that a ... with a link to the full wiki is placed at the end.
12
votes
2answers
159 views

Please let us show a small icon/graphic in the tag excerpt

I know that the tag excerpts are prime real estate, but I think it would be nice if we had the option to add a small product icon/graphic to the excerpt. Here's how it looks now: And here's what I ...
4
votes
1answer
188 views

Allow back quote code formatting syntax in tag wiki excerpt

I realize that the tag wiki excerpt should be brief, and there shouldn't be too many formattings allowed, but I think simple code formatting should be included. This is most valuable for tags that ...
6
votes
1answer
89 views

Can we have an option to hide the excerpt from the full tag wiki entry?

When the new excerpt system was implemented, I liked that the excerpt was separate from the start of the article - it let me focus on the quick and short for the immediately visible blurb, while ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

Can we have a method to revert the tag wiki excerpt to its original state?

I will take a moment to give compliments where due, I really like the new post type and the separation between excerpt and body. Used it excellently in another tag wiki. In order to test out a ...