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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.

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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 ...
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Add tasks for Reviewing tags

Tag editing is neglected due to lack of visibility. Here are a few review tasks which may help: Pending tag synonyms Tags with no excerpts Tags with no wikis
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Attempting to create a tag wiki when a user has hit the suggested edit limit should alert the user that no more edits can be suggested at this time

I ran into an issue on Gaming.SE where I attempted to create a tag wiki and wiki excerpt for a tag which did not have one already while I already have the maximum of five suggested edits in the queue. ...
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Tag wiki excerpt edit review misleads about allowed formatting

I just rejected an edit for an incorrect reason because I thought it was removing perfectly correct links with a bogus reason (“formatting”), whereas it was actually removing Markdown syntax that ...
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Miscalculated character count in tag wiki?

I was recently creating a tag wiki in Portuguese SE with the following text: Para perguntas sobre variações do português quando se desconhece para qual variação se aplica. Se a variação for pedida ...
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Long words in tag excerpts move outside the box

When there's an extremely long 'word', like a link, the tag excerpt popup does not hyphenate the word and break it to a new line. Instead, it extends outwards, like so: (link to that particular ...
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Tag wiki excerpt history applies Markdown formatting to what should be plain text

For example, on the array-shift excerpt history, note that the edits are rendered with Markdown previews. (e.g. the code-ified and linked array_unique() at the start of my post) Markdown is not ...
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Edit tag wiki (and excerpt) tag on the edit screen missing the tag itself

So here I was minding my site's business, approving a few tag wiki excerpts and tag wikis, editing some of them along the way. Lo and behold, I opened one to edit it, but I forgot what the exact tag ...
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Consolidate tag wiki excerpt and body contents with regards to suggested edits

At the moment, in major part because they are two separate post objects in the system, the excerpt and the body of a tag wiki count as two separate posts with regards to suggested edits in the queue. ...
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“Reject and edit” on tag wiki excerpt does not show the current content

On a suggested edit review for a tag wiki excerpt, I clicked “Reject and Edit”. I expected to be brought to an edit box with the previous content of the excerpt, but instead I got an empty edit box. ...
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Allow access to tag wikis from the Android app

On the website I often click on a tag in a question to read up on more questions about that tag and sometimes the tag wiki. Currently, clicking a tag in the Android app searches for that tag, but ...
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Random “Answered” on tag-wiki-excerpt revision

Click the "link" icon (e.g.) next to any revision in the history list for a tag excerpt (e.g.), and note this: If you look closely enough, you can even see "Y Hello that" being rendered very ...
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There should be a link to the review entry in the header after suggesting a tag wiki edit

When you suggest an edit to a post and view the post while it's pending, there's a link to the review in progress in the generated header. But as noted in the dev answer, this linking hasn't been ...
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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 ...
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Tag overview page cuts off beginning of some descriptions (not just common words)

This answer says that the descriptions on the tag overview page are meant to cut off common words such as "This tag" at the beginning of the tag description and although I find this weird, it seems to ...
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The initial default version of the tag-excerpt not shown on the tags page

When looking at the tags on Physics Meta, I've noticed that many tags do not have the tag-excerpt. To my surprise, after I clicked on some of them I found out that they have a tag-info. (In fact, it ...
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Why don't tag excerpt edits count towards the Research Assistant badge?

The description shown for the Research Assistant is Edited 50 tag wikis. According to the List of all badges with full descriptions, this does not include edits to tag wiki excerpts. It's been ...
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Does having an excerpt save a single-use tag from automatic removal?

A single-use tag is currently automatically removed after 6 months, unless someone wrote a wiki for it. Is it enough for a single-use tag to have a wiki excerpt to save it, or does it need to have a ...
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Something's wrong with entity-escaping in tag wiki excerpts

Observe the tag wiki for the infinite-stratos tag at Anime.SE. As of now, the excerpt reads: If you try to edit the tag wiki, you'll see that the angle brackets there are literal angle brackets < ...
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Improve tag excerpt guidance

I find I'm rejecting a lot of suggested edits of tag wiki excerpts because they lack usage guidance. I think that part of the problem is that the explanation of what should be in the excerpt is off ...
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Is it possible to use simple markup (particularly italics) in tag wiki excerpts?

For the purposes of titles, in particular on sites like Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Literature, and Movies & TV, is it possible to allow basic markdown appropriate for titles (italics) in the tag wiki ...
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What's up with deleted wiki posts?

I understand that past a certain amount of rep I can see deleted posts but I'm not sure what the intended behaviour of deleted wiki/wiki excerpt posts is. Deleted questions and answers are ...
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Tag excerpts on search pages are missing tags

The excerpt from a tag wiki as shown when a question's tag is hovered over is shown as typed. However, on the search page, tags are stripped. For example, doctype's excerpt reads: A doctype ...
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404 when submitting an edit on a tag wiki from the revision history

For example, whilst on the list of revisions for the unhandled-exception tag... Click the edit link of the latest version https://stackoverflow.com/posts/10312068/edit/9c489ccd-37de-4138-ae64-...
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Warning about no markdown in tag excerpts missing

The warning about markdown doesn't work in tag excerpts seems to be missing when editing an excerpt from the suggested edits review queue (by pressing "improve edit"). Another place it doesn't appear ...
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Can't see reputation change for approved tag excerpts in app

Web achievements dialog looks like this: iOS app doesn't show it (same for android app): Approved excerpts: one, two. App Version: 1.6.4 Device: iPad Air 2 (Wi-Fi) OS Version: Version 10.2....
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Usage guidance revision histories show formatting, which doesn't work in them

This excerpt history shows up with italics. But no formatting at all will ever show up in a tag's excerpt, so it seems pretty silly to have it show that way (i.e., wrong, and possibly misleading to ...
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Suggested edits - Tag wiki excerpt review description

In the suggested edit review queue, for the tag wiki excerpt review, if I have reputation less than 20k, I will not see the Improve button. But in the description box, the text message is not ...
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Tag description cutting off at the wrong word - is it better to just show directly?

When I searched on SO for the postgresql tag, I got the following description below the tag: PostgreSQL is an open-source, object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) available for all ...
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Hide the tag excerpt and the filter editor with a custom tab

When you create a custom tab, filtering on a tag, you will see the tag excerpt. While I understand the usefulness when clicking on the tag from any other place, I don't think it is particularly useful ...
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Popup for tag wiki excerpt misplaced while editing tags

I have noticed that when I select edit tags and I hover a tag, the popup that shows the tag's wiki excerpt is misplaced - instead of right below the tag it is at the top left of the screen. I don't ...
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Edit excerpt with edit to wiki pending

I'm trying to edit a tag wiki excerpt on a beta for clarity. There is currently an edit pending on the tag wiki (not the excerpt). When I click improve tag wiki, I get the info page with a little link ...