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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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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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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Highlighting the Tag Wikis

There have been some discussions (1, 2) on the usefulness and visibility of Tag Wikis. Two concerns that have repeatedly been voiced are : Searchability Visibility These are major problems with the ...
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Convert http links to https in tag wikis

As part of the migration to HTTPS, a bot rewrote http:// links pointing inside the Stack Exchange network to https://. This bot only ran on questions and answers. Please run the bot on tag wikis as ...
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Wiki-tag edit error is non-descriptive

I've been editing some wiki entries on the new Expatriates site, and started to get the following error: When I go to a normal post, I see what is presumably the proper explanation: Can the Wiki Tag ...
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New bronze badge for reading tag wiki

As a means to encourage new users to look at tag wiki and become aware of them, I suggest that we add a new bronze badge for reading x different entries of tag wiki (which has some content), where x ...
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Automatically check for Wikipedia plagiarism in case of new tag wikis

I just reverted a bunch of tag wiki edits by a ~7k rep user that just copied somewhat meaningless information from Wikipedia into various previously-empty tag wikis. I assume he simply didn't know ...
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Why don't meta sites use common tag wikis for common tags?

Some tags such as discussion and retag-request have, or should have, the same wiki across MSE and all per-site metas. I propose that tags can be whitelisted here on MSE to have their wikis copied to ...
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Include ViewCount in the Posts table for tag wikis (in SEDE)

Currently, the ViewCount column of the Posts table in SEDE is always null for tag wikis (posts where PostTypeId = 4). But this data is certainly tracked somewhere internally - I can look at the ...
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Award publicity badges for sharing Tag Wikis

This is part 2 of Highlighting the Tag Wikis. Currently, there are three badges (Announcer, Booster and Publicist) that encourage sharing questions (and implicitly, answers). I suggest that these ...
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Please complete the orphan wiki lifecycle

It was recently announced that tags with exactly one tag that also possess a complete tag wiki will not be deleted. This is welcome news for many smaller sites. On Board and Card games, we have ...
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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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Meta tags with a preset description 404 on viewing excerpt history if they have not yet been edited

Any meta tag that have a preset definition (mainly the moderator-tags and the required-tags, but there are possibly others that I don't know of, including maybe some that are not on metas) will take ...
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Still able to review wiki edits during a review ban

I recently failed a couple audits and got review banned. As of now: However, I just reviewed this wiki edit: I wasn't able to review the related excerpt edit though: Additionally... ...I am able ...
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Display tag badges on tag page

Can we display tag badges on the tag page? Currently to look at the amount of badge awards for a tag, you have to: Go to the badge page Scroll down to Tag Badges Click on Bronze Badges Click on "All"...
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Can we have an option to sort suggested edits by type?

Can we have an option to sort suggested edits by type? Tag only Tag wiki Tag excerpt In this type of format in the close vote review queue: This would help people trying to focus on misguided ...
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Can I filter the Suggested Edits queue to exclude tag wikis?

Approving an edit of a tag-wiki requires quite a lot of knowledge. Is what's written there correct and relevant? Was it pasted from Wikipedia? Does it help to distinguish between related similar tags? ...
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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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Improving the tag wiki

The tag wiki is a great idea, but it is lacking some features to make it more useful. For example, Gordon posted an interesting "reference" question with non-searchable PHP symbols (so people don't ...
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Improve Tag Wiki visibility on Questions by not hiding it

I often see tags misused. Some of that misuse would be reduced if the user had read the tag-wiki. I personally do read tag-wikis, but while I write a question, they vanish too fast while I type the ...
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Is there a comment magic link for tag wikis?

When writing comments (particularly to new users) it is helpful that there are shortcuts to point people towards various site features: [tour] -> tour [help] -> help center [tag:something] -> ...
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Did I incorrectly reject tag creation edits as vandalism?

I was was just going through some suggested edits, and came across a bunch by one user in which the comment was just added relevant tags in which just one tag was added, 'xoxo'. Only three or ...
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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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Rollback on a tag wiki isn't working

Yesterday, I tried to rollback on the CSS tag wiki: https://stackoverflow.com/posts/3644669/revisions When I click "rollback", and click "OK" to "Are you sure you want to rollback?", nothing happens. ...
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Please add the subscriber count for a tag to the info and questions pages for that tag

When I hover over a tag with a mouse, I get a quick count of the number of tag subscribers. This information is not displayed on either the landing page for a tag or the "learn more..." page for a ...
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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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Plagiarism on tag wikis

I recently reviewed a burst of dozens of tag wiki excerpts from a single user. The rate seemed a little suspicious so I sampled a few and noticed they're completely copied from the first few lines of ...
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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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Remove “Invalid Edit” rejection reason from tag wiki edit review dialog

I'm referring to the Invalid Edit choice in wiki edits' rejection modal. While this is appropriate for the questions/answers edit suggestions, it can not be applied to wikis as there aren't normally ...
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Does the limit of 15 edits also include the tag-wiki edits?

Today I have edited some tag wikis on English Language & Usage; when I edited a question of mine (right some minutes before writing this question), I was said I have already edited 15 posts of ...
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Tag wikis and info should be more prominent, especially when asking questions

I often find myself asking more questions about a topic that is new to me and many of the questions I have are already answered in other questions about that topic. Many of this existing knowledge ...
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Suggested tag wiki edit with no changes at all

There's a pending tag wiki edit which actually makes no changes at all as far as I can make out. As far as I can see there's a bug somewhere, the side by side diffs show no change and the markdown ...
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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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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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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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How could I create a tag wiki three years before I joined the site?

While reviewing suggested edits, I came across one to a tag wiki which is listed as being created by me in 2011: Just one problem: I joined Stack Exchange in 2014. How can I have created anything on ...
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Add a “before you ask” section to tag wikis

Quite often, I'd like to comment on a question with some "before asking a question about tag you should..." direct link. For example, to point out that the OP should try to use a debugger first. ...
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Are custom analytics tags OK in tag wikis?

While adding usage guidance to a set of related tags on Stack Overflow, I found that the links in an existing tag wiki (twilio) included custom analytics. Example: [2]: https://www.twilio.com/?...
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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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Explicitly set tag wiki title to gussy it up for the stage, page

Tag wikis have no idea how to properly write the tag they're writing about. So let human fleshbot editors explicitly set this in order for the <title> of the page to dress up something fine to ...
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Could we add a link to the site's FAQ when the site is proposed as an alternative in a tag wiki?

It appears that the tag wiki for career-development on Stack Overflow directs people to Programmers: Career development questions are now considered off-topic for Stack Overflow. ...
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Is there a way to search all of a user's suggested wiki edits?

retagging to feature requiest as there is interest. I recently found a wiki tag review in which the editor's suggested content was completely plagiarized. Before I got a chance to reject it the ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Cannot improve suggested tag wiki edit after hitting the rate limit

After submitting a tag wiki edit, you can improve your own suggested edit by hitting the Edit Tag Info button: (sidenote: why does the profanity tag have VB syntax highlighting?!) However, if you're ...
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The imported tag-info for default tags is ignored in revision history

There are several default tags which are automatically imported to all metas. (See also here.) It seems that some of them have been also imported with the tag-info. By looking at metas of some ...
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Synonyms of tags don't display the tag wiki

When you view the tags, any synonyms don't have a wiki: 10k is a synonym of 10k-tools. Why does 10k not display the 10k-tools tag-wiki? Edit: It is the same on other sites. Ask Ubuntu: Is this to ...
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Notification of tag existence on other Stack Exchange sites during tag wiki editing

After reading Synchronize tag wikis across Stack Exchange sites I wondered: when editing a tag wiki, would it be possible to notify the user of other occurrences of the same tag on other Stack ...