Questions tagged [tag-wiki]

A "tag wiki" is an editable page that briefly summarizes the topic of the tag and that may provide links to existing questions that are often useful to many people.

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Suggested edits to tag wikis are systematically and silently rejected

I just submitted a few suggested edits to tag wikis on Computer Science, (137–146). All of them were newly created excerpts or wikis. They have been rejected silently: there is no indication of who ...
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You can propose six Tag Wiki edits

According to How do suggested edits work? you can propose five edits at one time: When can I not suggest an edit? You have 5 suggested edits pending (20 on beta sites). Wait for one of them to ...
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Are links to questions in tag wiki supposed to be automatically converted in question titles?

I edited a tag wiki in the site I moderate, and I noticed that while the links are converted to question titles in the preview, this doesn't happen in the tag wiki. Compare the previous ...
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Broken link on tag info page for unregistered users

The "improve description" link on tag info pages is shown to all users: But unregistered users can't suggest edits to tag descriptions, so it just leads to a 404 page
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How to reference other tag in usage guidance?

Security.SE has had a rather strange problem. There is a tag called content-security-policy, which is about a specific mechanism in modern browsers. However, many users have used this tag for ...
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Users with 5k+ rep have “approve tag wiki edits” privilege but can't see list of suggested edits

The approve-tag-wiki-edits page states that users need 5k reputation to approve tag wiki edits. However, there seems to be no way to see the list of suggested edits. The /review/suggested-edits page ...
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Copying (partially) tag wiki from one site to another. Attribution and best practices?

I found a great tag excerpt and tag wiki in one Stack Exchange community (say, Stack Overflow). In another community (say, Computational Science), we have the same tag with totally missing usage info. ...
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How to motivate users to write tag wikis?

A very large number of tags on Stack Overflow don't have tag wikis at all. How can users be motivated with enough rep to write and edit them more often? Rationale: A great deal of users asking ...
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Inbox should say what tag wiki I edited [duplicate]

If a suggested edit by me to a post is approved, I get a message saying it got approved and what post it was: If a suggested edit by me to a tag wiki is approved, I get this unspecific message (and a ...
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Cleaning the Prototype tag [closed]

Summary The prototype is ambiguous. After reviewing the current questions, the tag wiki should be updated. Progress update I have retagged over 1700 questions. We need a better tag wiki excerpt. If ...
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Editing a tag wiki is limited to 30000 characters when coming from the revision history

Preparation You need the Edit community wiki privilege (100 reputation), but the bug also occurs when you have the Tag Wikis privilege (20,000 reputation). Find a tag with a body of more than 30,000 ...
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Accessing extended tag info is almost impossible

The new tag popup makes it easy to watch or ignore particular tags and shows the tag info excerpt. Here's one on EL&U: However, the full tag info contains a lot more information which helps users....
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“An error occurred submitting the edit.” when updating a tag wiki edit from the revisions history

Steps: Collect 20,000 reputation to get the Tag Wikis privilege. "Edit Tag Info" + "Save Edits" on a tag wiki info page. In the following 5 minutes of your edit: Visit the "history" of the tag. "...
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There should be a way to review recent tag wiki edits

Recently, several topics advocate using tag wikis for more than a cursory explanation of the tag: Tag wikis need a size and functionality increase Kill the book lists and put them home in their ...
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Improving tag wiki edits leads to design bug; rejecting throws a blank excerpt

When improving a tag wiki edit on SFF, I noticed what looks like a design bug: the excerpt field and edit reasons don't have the same width, and more importantly, the excerpt is slightly hidden behind ...
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When are tag wikis created by the Community user vs a normal user?

When viewing the history of tag wikis, I've come across quite a few tags showing that the original revision was by the Community user, and quite a few that were by normal users. Two random examples I'...
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Mixed feedback for history links on tag wiki page if they're the default initial versions

When hovering over the 'history' or 'excerpt history' links on (meta) tag wikis like this one, their color changes (you can see the difference below, I was hovering over the 'history' link). This ...
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Clarification of the tag-wiki entry for [tag:faq-proposed]?

The tag faq-proposed's wiki states that the faq-proposed is for: Questions that are proposing new or amended entries for the FAQ should use this tag. But there is also another tag: faq-update-...
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Taxonomist Badge - How can I earn this badge?

I am confused about the Taxonomist badge. Its tagline is "Create a tag used by 50 questions". So my questions are: I created a few tags by clicking the help us create it option. So I created those ...
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Single-use tags with no tag wiki, but with rejected proposals for the tag wiki, aren't auto-burninated after six months

Recently, there was some confusion as to why a single-use tag without a tag wiki wasn't auto-burninated after six months. It was later discovered that as someone made a rejected proposal for the tag ...
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Tag wiki request for [deleted-room] [closed]

There is no tag wiki for deleted-room. Can someone create a tag wiki? I don't have the reputation to do the wiki and I couldn't find a good wiki.
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Research Assistant - update to “Edited 50 different tag wikis bodies”?

Research Assistant badge is defined as: Research Assistant silver; awarded once Edit 50 different tag wiki bodies Edits to tag wiki excerpts do ^[not][1] count Source: badge ...
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Tag Wiki Approved by one person [duplicate]

I just had a tag wiki edit approved here: https://meta.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/62777 But only one person approved it. I thought two people were meant to approve edits?
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Add tag wiki/excerpt audits with copied content [duplicate]

In line with the proposal of Shog to improve the reject reasons, I think we should also teach reviewers to search for plagiarization whenever they hit a tag wiki/excerpt edit. So, I suggest that ...
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HTML formatting in tag when part of a search [duplicate]

Here's a view of the r tag on SO. The tag wiki is displayed with questions with that tag: Add another string to the search and the tag wiki becomes borked: It seems like words in the tag wiki that ...
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Edit toolbar and preview aren't loading correctly for tag wikis [duplicate]

When I try to create or edit a tag wiki, I don't see the edit toolbar, neither do I see the preview below the post: When I attempt to load an editing form for a post, it briefly shows like this, ...
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Stack Overflow and Code Review tags content

I was surfing a little bit on Code Review, and somehow I got into the wpf tag. And I was a little bit surprised with the content. Since SO and CR are similar (well, following this question), shouldn't ...
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Improve description of tag wikis in Help Center

The Help Center articles on the "approve tag wiki edits" privilege and "trusted user" privilege state: What are tag wikis? Tag wikis are a general introduction to a topic defined by that tag. ...
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Why does this tooltip tell only about excerpt tag wiki editing?

Why does the tooltip on the Tags page tell only about excerpt tag wiki editing, despite the fact that you can edit both (short and full description)?
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Tag edit history blank on app

I tried following this link to the revision history of a tag, but the page was blank. It is possible to pull to refresh though: This should either show the revision history (like a regular post) or ...
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Suggested edit says previous (documented, not missing) version of tag body was written by the current editor, but it wasn't

Admittedly a very minor bug, perhaps even a one-time thing. The bug This suggested edit on Science Fiction and Fantasy states that user Stormblessed created the stormlight-archive tag's wiki on Feb ...
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Librarian (gold) and Research Assistant 2 (silver) - proposal

Citing waffle's post from when "Research Assistant" badge was created Looking through the data, it seemed to me that excerpts are handled fairly well by the community. I wanted to add a push to ...
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Make a gold badge to encourage more tag wiki edits [duplicate]

My main site is Ask Ubuntu. I'm not sure how many tag wikis I've edited, but probably not many more than it took to get the shiny silver Research Assistant badge for editing 50 tag wikis that's also ...
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Suggested edit review instructions mistakenly indicate that 5k+ users can improve tag wiki suggested edits

I was looking through some suggested edits and saw some for tag wikis, and one needed a small but pertinent change. The instructions initially indicate that this is possible, but then offer no edit ...
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Typo in “create tag wiki” placeholder [closed]

It seems to me like the stated number might be incorrect: (Note that if you have less than 20000 reputation, your tag wiki will be peer reviewed before it is published.)
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Remove “Go get it” for Research Assistant

This request is a follow up to my question "Go get it" link is broken for Research Assistant and some other badges. I found out from Brain Nickel's answer that it is not a bug but intended ...
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Allow 'improve' for Tag Wiki Edit Suggestions

I've been approving or rejecting Tag Wiki Excerpt Edit Suggestions, but some of them are close and I'd like to just tweak them. We can improve regular edit suggestions, how about giving us an Improve ...
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Why don't code snippets work in Tag Wikis?

I noticed code snippets don't work in tag wikis. E.g. https://stackoverflow.com/tags/css/info My reasoning for asking: In most front end tags there will be examples of the relevant code. Snippets ...
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The user who first proposed a tag wiki is treated as owner for suggested edits

This suggested edit was declined by the user who created the tag wiki excerpt, who doesn't yet have the reputation to be a trusted user. (The site is still in beta, and the reputation necessary to be ...
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How about a tag pointing to the respective Wikipedia article or a modified version thereof?

Rather than having your own wiki, why not connect it to Wikipedia and create a deep collaboration? So when I type CMake, for illustration, I go to an article on wikipedia or a modified version like ...
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Is there any way to view a list of all recent tag wiki edits on a specific site?

I would like to monitor tag wiki edits on a specific SE site. Is there any way to view a list of all recent tag wiki edits on a specific site?
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History and excerpt history links on the tag info page are on different lines on Russian Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow in English: Stack Overflow in Russian: As I can see, class post-menu on ru SO has width limitations on this block: .post-menu { font-size: 11px; width: ...
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Tag wiki Stats - “created” showing with wrong date calculation

In any tag's info page, under the Stats section the created detail is displaying. But the period is displaying wrongly. For an example the moderator-tools tag was created on 2011-07-31 (also found in ...
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Tags and Hot Answers' More buttons have title, but Top Answerers' More button doesn't

Could you add title for this link for more consistency?
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Tag wiki creation time doesn't match actual date [duplicate]

For example, https://stackoverflow.com/tags/html/info AFAIK, it's not 2020 right now.
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List of chat rooms that subscribed on tag

I can see which tags particular room is subscribed on. For example, Stack Overflow на русском is subscribed on russian-stackoverflow. But on the tag page there is no information about subscribed ...
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Disinformation on moderator elections

The edit history of this page says the initial edit was "copied from meta.SO (with minor modifications)". I can't find anything that it could have been copied from. It is asserted there that moderator ...
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“Last changed” option for sorting tags

We have "Popular", "Name", "New" sorting options for the Tags page. Would be great to add additional option "Last changed" to see tags, whose tag wiki (or tag wiki excerpt) was edited, sorted by ...
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Can I not “plagiarize” my own content in a tag wiki?

I've recently suggested a tag wiki edit, for my company's new Stack Overflow tag, dwolla. For the long description, I've copied some content that I have written myself for our developers site. 2 days ...
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No notice of “too many pending edits” on tag edit page

Referring back to this issue, Privilege level for editing tags not shown Apparently, I was unable to edit the tag wiki due to the fact that I had five pending suggested edits to questions, that meant ...