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 page for the suggested edits shows me as the user who created a tag wiki

Looking at one of suggested edits I have done for a tag wiki, I noticed I am shown as creator of the tag wiki, which is not true, and it cannot happen, as I am not a 20K user on Stack Overflow. The ...
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Backdoor allows users without sufficient rep to create arbitrary tags by suggesting an edit on the Tag Wiki

I was reviewing Suggested TW edits when I saw this. The troubleshooting tag does not stand on its own. It hardly adds any meaning - virtually all questioners in Stack Overflow are trying to ...
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Could we mention the tag-wiki in the FAQ?

There are a few questions here aiming at improving the visibility and use of the tag wiki. Some of the suggested answers have been taken up, such as auto-completion when adding tags to a question. I'...
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Hide invitation to create tag wiki if the user can't edit it

I think there is no point in inviting the user to create the wiki page if the user doesn't meet the criteria to create the wiki in first place: But then: Ouch...
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Display the tag wiki excerpt when the tag wiki is empty

A change was made recently to the display of tag wikis when viewing questions in the tag. Instead of displaying the tag wiki excerpt at the top of the question list, the first section of the full tag ...
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Getting rep from tag edits shows blank/null reason for gaining rep

I just edited the wiki for [magicka] and got some rep for it. When I viewed where my recent rep came from, it looked like this: There is no reason at all, just a blank space. Mystery rep. Poking ...
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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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Mark questions as duplicate of tag wiki

Prompted by this question, where a user (who happens to have edit permissions on the tag wiki) posted an FAQ as a question in hopes that people would use it to redirect common questions. Is this an ...
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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, ...
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Why is this thrice-approved wiki-edit not visible? [duplicate]

2 month ago, I added a new tag and edited its wiki: https://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/1286347 I received 3 approvals. Yet, it is still not visible: https://stackoverflow.com/tags/...
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Where/how to vote on/approve tag wiki edits on a beta site?

Over on the Japanese Language & Usage beta site I have currently "1602" reputation and the privileges page tells me "approve tag wiki edits 100%" (Reputation Required 1500) Yet I have been unable ...
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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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Is it possible to find tag-info (tag-wiki and tag-excerpt) for the tag which was deleted?

Is it possible to find tag-info (tag-wiki and tag-excerpt) for the tag which was deleted? I ask because sometimes it might be useful to see the information in those tag-wikis. For example, some of ...
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Do Tag wiki edits need to be substantial?

From this Redesigned Tags Page post, we take that the tags are an essential map of what your community is, and is not, about. And, of course, editing a post (Q or A) is not the same thing as editing ...
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Top answerers includes someone who only asked a question

In https://travel.stackexchange.com/tags/nicoya-peninsula/info , a tag with currently one question and one answer, the OP is listed as one of the "Top Answerers", even though they only asked the ...
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Why does the system pretend there's no wiki for a tag when only the excerpt is missing?

I stumbled upon the sortedmap tag on Stack Overflow today and wanted to add a source, probably because I'm anal like that. If you look at the tag, it says: There is no tag wiki for this tag … yet! ...
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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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“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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Changing the edit limit for tag wikis

Following on from my previous post (which I admit was not very well thought out), I have decided to ask a better question. When too many of your tag wiki suggestions get rejected, you get banned for ...
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Putting the “How to use this Tag” in the Tag Wiki Excerpt

Could we put in the Tag Wiki Excerpt a little description on how to use the tag? For example, regex tags 90% of the time require a tag about the language you are using the Regex with. So we could ...
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Can we retrieve the tag wiki of a synonymized tag?

I just realized that posse was made a synonym of clean-up. While I appreciate that (easier to understand), clean-up is missing a tag wiki. So I wanted to copy and modify the one I wrote for posse, but ...
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Reputation gain for tag wiki edits are missing title and link in the achievements dropdown

Entries for tag wiki edits in the new achievements dropdown only show +2 and don't link anywhere. Both the excerpt and tag wiki itself are affected.
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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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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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Cannot roll back invalid tag wiki edit

This suggested edit was just approved by three (of 5) voters, which saddens me greatly. Not only is it poorly formatted (abuse of code formatting, inappropriate spacing between letters, lack of ...
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The links in the top Answerers/Askers for a tag don't use the new search commands

I noticed today that the links in the top Answerers and Askers page for a tag don't use the new is:Question and is:Answer search criteria, so they return both questions and answers. In addition, the ...
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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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Was the character limit on tag wikis lowered?

On SO, the PHP wiki was a bit... long. Anyways, people love to make minor tweaks when new versions come out. I went to prune some old material, when I got an error stating there was a hard limit of 30,...
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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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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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Why was I given reputation twice for the same Tag Wiki?

Someone asked a question which moved me to edit their question and add a new tag called pal. Later after, I edited this tag wiki and added some information about it. Now, I look at my reputation, and ...
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How do I flag a tag for moderator attention?

This tag recently ended up in my review queue, which I promptly rejected due to it being a verbatim copy from http://www.php.net/manual/en/faq.passwords.php without attribution. Unfortunately other ...
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Tag Editor Not Working?

I created a tag wiki for a tag that was missing one. I also added a small bit of content to an existing tag. I did not get the badge. I saw a post stating that creating a wiki was now included in the ...
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Searching for popular tags without tag wikis

I feel as if there are popular tags without tag wikis, out there to be found. Searching for such tags is a pain as I have to scan the entire page, and often the ones in need of tag wikis are not on ...
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Is [eclipse] being misused as a throw-in tag along with [java]? Should it be? [closed]

I have frequently noticed the 'eclipse' tag being used in questions which are actually nothing to do with the IDE (except the fact that the OP uses it to write java code). Here is an example. The ...
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Shouldn't there be an explanation for a missing Edit Tag Wiki button?

I just went to edit the tag wiki for mini-site and noticed that the Edit Tag Wiki button is conspicuously missing. I believe that this is because twenty (?) questions need to use a tag before anyone (...
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Should a tag creator be able to edit the tag wiki?

Should the creator of a tag be able to edit the tag wiki? Background: Recently, Ether added the goatse tag to Is the Perl Goatse 'Secret Operator' efficient?, and I asked her whether she's going to ...
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What to do with Tag Wiki excerpts that love their subject a bit much?

I have seen several tag Wiki edits in the edit queue that are very enthusiastic in tone bordering advertising, and usually don't add real value to the Wiki. A random example that I just saw in the ...
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How to flag a wiki edit that seems spammy?

If I see a tag wiki edit that has a whiff of spam (or, at least, astroturf) about it, I can reject it. But how can I flag it so that a moderator could review the proposer's history and decide if, in ...