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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Tag wikis with pending edits make it look like I am the one who proposed the edit

I took a look at the recently-created tags in the Moderator Tools (on SO) and clicked on one of them. When I then clicked learn more... to see the tag wiki, it said: Thanks for your edit! This ...
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How should copied content be formatted in tag wikis?

How should copied content be formatted when editing tag wikis?
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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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Why can't I nominate a tag for deletion when I review a wiki edit for it?

A user edits a tag wiki for a tag with 1 question on a whole SX site, and this comes up for my review. Now, the edit in itself may be fine, but what should I do if what I think should happen is for ...
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Be proud of tag wikis!

Was interested in learning more about a particular tag (in a single tag filter page) when I realized just how much tag wikis must be embarrassing to the folks who run this joint Look at that anemic "...
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Creation of a resource library for Stack Exchange sites

This question is based on the question asked at physics meta.SE. Can we have a library feature/tab added somewhere at Stack Exchange sites under "Science" and "Technology" which comes to the ...
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Create automatic tag wikis for the automatic tags on per-site metas [duplicate]

In an answer to Which tags are automatically added to per-site metas?, I received a list of 53 tags, plus required and moderator-only tags, which are automatically added to every per-site meta when ...
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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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Can we have tag wiki and wiki excerpt edit reviews in a separate queue to suggested edits?

To approve tag wiki and wiki excerpts requires 5k. To approve post edits requires 2k. Given there are issues concerning tag wiki edits: Let's stop tag wiki plagiarism Stopping tag wiki ...
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Tag wiki for copycat-sites

I dropped by earlier today to flag up a site that's scraping SE content and reposting it without attribution. The question was quickly closed with a note pointing me to this question. Fair enough. I'd ...
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Do auto-rejections of edits to orphan tag wikis count against me?

I edited the wiki of a tag that had only one question, and then somebody decided that the tag should not exist (they're probably right), they removed it from the question, and so the tag went away. ...
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When suggesting edits, link to review does not appear on suggested tag wiki edits

When you perform an edit on a normal post, a notice appears to show that your edit has been placed in the review queue: This notice contains a link to the review item, so you can track its progress. ...
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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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Policy for empty tags

Is there a policy regarding tags without wikis/guidance? e.g.: Wiki for SO's uint tag is empty and UINT might refer to multiple entities (and is vague).
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Is it okay to link to a new proposal on Area51 inside an existing tag wiki description of another site?

On Stack Overflow just stumbled over the tag wiki entry for concrete5 where a link to the "concrete5" proposal from Area51 was included to the wiki entry: Now I wonder if this okay, because ...
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I don't understand most tag wiki edits in review queue

I skip through most tag wiki edits because I have no clue about the topic. I would need to google it up and verify all the information and that's simply more work than I am about to invest into review ...
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The use of tags outside the Q&A sites

Tags are used to categorize posts on SE sites, but what I only realized recently is that they're getting used in other parts of the SE network as well, in particular on Careers/SO Jobs. If you click ...
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Tag wiki/excerpt suggestion don't have a minimum character limit

I saw that this edit was allowed to pass, even through visually it doesn't comply with the minimum character limit. They indeed are not rejected by the system and I don't think this is the intended ...
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Approved tag wiki edits do not appear on Android mobile app [duplicate]

I noticed that after a couple of tag wiki edits that I suggested were accepted my reputation on that site had gone up but on the Android mobile app I didn't see anything on the achievements page. ...
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Resource request questions vs Tag wikis?

I have come across a discussion in the Meta site of WorkPlace about resource/reference request questions. Are such questions actually on-topic in a site? I think they are either opinion based and/or ...
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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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Allow moderators to manually ban >2k users from suggesting edits to tag wikis

I recently found a guy mass-plagiarizing tag wikis. The problem is, he had more than 2,000 reputation and thus a moderator couldn't manually ban him from suggesting edits. This manual ban is useful ...
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How can I insert a link to tag from tag wikis (NOT excerpt)?

I'd like to make a link to tag (questions tagged) from tag wiki: E.g. link to questions tagged operating-system: Here is the link to windows tag. How can I make such a link?
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Broken link to our advice on writing great tag wikis [duplicate]

When editing a tag wiki on any site (for example here), the following link is shown: See our advice on writing great tag wikis. It leads to https://blog.stackoverflow.com/2011/03/redesigned-tags-...
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Ability to edit a suggested edit to a tag

I have recently been going through the review queue and come to a crossroads on what to do multiple times, here is my scenario. This is an edit that I would like to approve because it has better ...
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Is it okay to suggest posting to a different Stack Exchange community/tag in a Tag Wiki Excerpt?

I have seen a few cases where the tag excerpts suggest not using the tag, or trying a more specific tag, but I have not come across the case where a tag suggests using a different Stack Exchange ...
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How to improve edit for Suggested Edit of tag wiki? [duplicate]

When there is a suggested edit for tag wiki, I can only either Accept it or Reject it. But what if there is only slight thing to improve which I want to suggest, so I don't want to either Accept it ...
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Unable to view tag edit review [duplicate]

When submitting a question / answer edit (below reputation requirement for instant), you get a response box like this: However, when you edit a tag, you get: Notice the lack of the hyperlink, ...
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Provide blame for tag wiki content

I can't do a "blame" for tag wikis. For example, in https://stackoverflow.com/tags/jquery/info , I can't see what edit added "which represents less than 28% of all browsers in use", and see if a ...
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How to get tag info for tags with special characters using SE API?

Let's say we have the tag c#. How can I get its info with the Stack Exchange API? I tried doing api.stackexchange.com/2.2/tags/c#/info. However, it returns: {"error_id":404,"error_message":"no ...
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The tag excerpt is not shown after editing a tag

When a tag is edited, the excerpt is not shown on the "Thanks for your edit", or "tag info" page, page. The body of the tag is shown, which serves as a useful feedback (verification of a successful ...
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Link-only answers: bad. But what about link-only tag wikis?

Over in Music Fans (Beta) we're getting a lot of tag descriptions submitted that are, more or less, links to band's pages or links to Wiki pages about the band. I've seen the link-only answer horse ...
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Why is the tag excerpt hidden by default on a tag's main page?

Whenever I visit a tag info page, I find that the tag-excerpt is hidden by default and there is a link called "show excerpt" at the bottom. Clicking this causes the excerpt to appear at the top. Why ...
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How to send users in the right direction before they post asking for the wrong technique? [duplicate]

I often see users asking for batch programming on Windows and they try to solve rather complex tasks. A lot of these tasks would be better solved with a different technique that is also built-in to ...
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Please could there be a ... after the tag wiki on the tag page?

Here the tag wiki just cuts off, with no warning: Please could it have an ellipsis, like this: Update: I just found (from web inspector) that it does have an ellipsis, just in the wrong place: <...
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Does a copy editor with rep below 2K still earn any rep for a wiki body edit of a tag that that user never suggested an edit for before?

Apart from the great question about "Research Assistant - update to "Edited 50 different tag wikis bodies"?", a related question is like so: "Does a copy editor with rep below 2K still earn ...
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Encourage the creation of tag wikis/excerpts of popular (empty) tags being used for different purposes

The question about Make it impossible to create tags with no wiki description contains multiple interesting viewpoints (answers) that all seem to make sense. However, by allowing empty tags to be ...
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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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Is there a way to view tags with no definitions? [duplicate]

I'm fairly active on UX StackExchange and have noticed a lot of tags on the site with no definition. I'd like to volunteer to clean up some of this, but I can't find a decent way to query tags with ...
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Next-generation tag wikis that leverage simple conventions to empower your creativity

A lot of tag wikis contain vague buzzwords and read like advertisements. Take, for example, the excerpt of the tag wiki of the aurelia tag on Stack Overflow: A next generation JavaScript client ...
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Public beta "trusted user" cannot edit tag wikis

I recently surpassed 1500 rep in Aviation.SE, earning me the privilege to edit tag wikis. So I tried it out, and discovered that I actually don't have this privilege: Instead after editing, I get ...
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The tag "navel-gazing" has no tag wiki and is um...?

The tag navel-gazing has no tag wiki and just 2 (well, now 3) questions. Please could someone explain what navel gazing is (Ooh, Wikipedia says Meditation) but I am confused how looking at one's ...
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Trying to improve a tag wiki while blocked causes incorrect 'This post has been deleted'

Scenario: Assume you are a user suffering some type of being banned, where if you try to suggest an edit. You will not be able to do so, and instead you get a message like "You are temporarily banned ...
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Incorrect title of “new” tag info tab

Every tag info page has a tab with new answers, for example https://meta.stackexchange.com/tags/bug/new The title of that page is "Answers By New Users" which is weirdly capitalized and more ...
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"created" date and user displayed on tag wiki refer to different events

I edited the formcollection tag today, and my edit has just been approved. But the created date looks to be the date of when the tag wiki was created, while the linked user is the one who originally ...
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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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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 to ...
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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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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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View counts on tag wikis aren't monotonically increasing?

I posted this feature request on 16 Jan 2015, which happened to mention that the python tag wiki on SO had been viewed 35,714 times. Now that I look at it on 21 Jan 2015, I see that it has only been ...

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