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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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Broken windows - MSO tag wiki references

I used to refer MSO tag wikis in the past, like this: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/tags/broken-windows/info and especially like this: would you mind explaining more on what it does and why do you ...
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Omitting Excerpt Section of Tag Wiki Blanks Out Entire Tag Wiki

Someone was editing the Tag Wiki for jRuby, and it came out blank when I approved the edit. Looks like the Excerpt section is required; if it is left out, the Body section is still there in the edits ...
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Should I be offered reject button on the tag-wiki I wrote myself?

Recently I suggested edit to tag-wiki on MathOverflow (I am below 20k on that site.) The suggested edit was approved. When I looked at the edit suggestion again, I noticed that I am offered reject ...
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C# phonetic spelling — “cee sharp” vs. “see sharp”

The title more or less says it: is there a reason why the C# tag wiki is using "cee" instead of "see"? In English, there's less phonetic ambiguity with "see"; whereas, "cee" could, in some obscure ...
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Tag wiki edits are missing their title in the user activity tab

There's yet another minor bug in the reporting of tag wiki edits in the user activity tag: there's no title or link to the edited object.
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Relaxed tag-wiki requirements on SE sites

I just started tooling around with the tag-wiki's on the Home Improvement stack exchange site and noticed that the requirements for creating a tag wiki seem pretty steep. Especially the 20,000 rep ...
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Improving search engine indexing for tag wikis?

As far as I can tell, full tag wikis do not seem to be indexed well by search engines, especially on beta sites. Tag wikis I made months ago on Genealogy & Family History SE cannot be found via a ...
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Should the gained reputation for a tag wiki be reverted if the tag is removed?

Today I came across a couple of wiki-edits that are useless given the fact that either the tag hazlecast was wrong, no questions existed for the tag jquery-merge or the tag should be a synonym vs2013 ...
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'Your question couldn't be submitted': When submitting a Tag Wiki entry

I just tried to create a tag wiki entry for jffs2, and got the following message: Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because: The tag wiki edit queue is full, try again in a few minutes!...
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Tag wiki edits don't seem to appear on a user's activity tab if they are not the latest revision

As the title says, I believe that tag wiki edits are not appearing on a user's activity tab unless they are a the latest revision of that wiki. To test this go and find a tag wiki that has multiple ...
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Can't edit the tag wiki for tag:synonyms

https://english.stackexchange.com/tags/edit-tag-wiki/synonyms gives a 404 I assume this is a bug with the URL routing engine, where "synonyms" has special meaning.
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Data dump is missing link between tag names and tag-wikis/tag-wiki-excerpts

Data dump contains tags, tag wikis and tag wiki excerpts. All of these are stored to Posts.xml with different PostTypeIds. However there doesn't seem to be any way to link these together. Probably ...
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How do tag wikis work on private beta metas?

I am participating in a private beta, and on meta I asked a faq-proposed question. I wanted to make sure other users knew they could add the faq-proposed tag to propose questions to be tagged faq, so ...
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Abuse of “This edit is too minor …” hinders link and spelling correction [duplicate]

Why do reviewer block improvements of tag wikis, which just fix spelling and broken links? Is it more important to have larger edits than better content? And why is there no flag option to report such ...
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Wrong redirection / displayed message when I make a new edit to a tag wiki

I have just suggested a tag wiki. After the page loads I see that I made a typo, so I hit Edit Tag Wiki again to fix my minor typo. When I finally hit Save Edits, I'm redirected to a page without any ...
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Improving suggested edit tag wikis leads to a 404

Upon trying to improve a suggested tag wiki edit (no tag wiki had previously existed for that tag) here on MSO, I was brought to a 404.
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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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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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Related tag list in Top Users for tag contains tag itself [duplicate]

On the tag info page, no matter which one of the subtabs (user, hot, new or synonyms) is selected, the list of related tags contains a tag itself: To see this, click "top users" in the tag hover ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to flag a tag wiki? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to flag a wiki edit that seems spammy? A user is currently doing her very best to get the research assistant. However, I just noticed that some of her edits are copy ...
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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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No indication when users tab of tag page is selected

This is just purely aesthetics but in the spirit of consistency in the site, I'm reporting this. If you navigate to the "topusers" page for a tag's wiki page (labeled "users"), the "tab" up top does ...
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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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Is this a useful wiki edit?

A user edited the empty wiki for the jnotify tag with only the following text: For more information see http://jnotify.sourceforge.net/ I'm tempted to reject it considering the fact that it ...
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Should the tag excerpt be included in the body as well?

Most tag wikis (e.g. C#) repeat the excerpt in the body. This seems a bit repetitive when viewing the tag wiki page. Is it OK to edit the excerpt out of the body or is there some reason to leave it in?...
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How to track the number of tag wikis I edited?

I want to see the number of tag wiki that I edited till now. Also I want to see which are accepted and which are rejected with the detail of all those tags. How can I know that? Also I want to know ...
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Is the tag info page not available on mobile theme?

I was surfing SO on my iPhone, and wanted to see the info (tag-wiki) page for a tag, but didn't find it. Clicking on the tag always leads to the list of question, and there is no other link to the tag ...
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Cannot create a tag wiki page

Hello, I've created a number of tag wiki pages on SO before (my rep is 3.8k), and they were accepted. Since a few days when I try to create a new tag wiki I get a page with text: There is no tag ...
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How to handle a tag edit which completely changes its current meaning, but is also correct?

I just happened to get this suggested tag-edit in the "Suggested Edits" review queue. The tag edit was very nice and proper but Alas!, it completely changes the meaning of what the tag was originally ...
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Invisible text for excerpt while editing a tag wiki

While editing a tag wiki on Stack Exchange site Cross Validated, I noticed that the excerpt is partly obscured by the right-hand side panel. I don't know if this is specific to Cross Validated, but I ...
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The + character in tag names breaks links.

Over at Math.SE we decided to merge two tags into one and give it a combined name. After reading up on the character number limit and the allowed characters in tag names, we decided to rename our new ...
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Is the [activity] tag defined too narrowly? [closed]

Currently, the tag wiki for activity says this: Activity is the main UI component of the Android System. It represents one particular thing a user can do, one screen of the application. Really? ...
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Should the “dynamic” tag have a description in its wiki? [closed]

Ok, so we're keeping the dynamic tag. It's now the most popular tag without a description (until just now, I have supplied a description, largely based on the answer supplied to the linked question). ...
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Tag Wiki Evaluation [closed]

Well, it's been a few months since I posted the tag-wiki for database-design. I haven't gotten any feedback on that tag-wiki. How useful has it been to others? How many people have even read it? ...
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Can we have an option to hide the excerpt from the full tag wiki entry?

When the new excerpt system was implemented, I liked that the excerpt was separate from the start of the article - it let me focus on the quick and short for the immediately visible blurb, while ...
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An error occurred when editing a tag excerpt

I just wanted to edit a tag excerpt on Stack Overflow. When clicking Save Edits it gives me An error occurred when submitting your post. I tried to remove some text from the edit to check if it was ...
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Cleaned up tags reappearing?

A few months ago, as part of the great tag clean up, my beloved japanese tag was removed. Recently, it's reappeared: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/japanese So two questions spring to ...
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Should askers get access to edit tag wikis?

Get ready for some random rambling: I am not a great answerer. There! I admitted it. I am either too slow or can't figure out the question. But I do ask good questions, and I learn a lot from them. ...
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Inconsistent rep requirement for editing tag wikis

The Stack Overflow privileges list says you need 1500 reputation to edit tag wikis, but the bottom of each tag info page says: To edit this wiki, you must have a total score of 100 on non-community-...
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Simultaneous tag wiki edits

While working through the review queue, I've come across multiple times when a tag wiki suggestion has been submitted by multiple users. Generally, I will at the minimum review them in terms of "can I ...
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Interesting Thought - Tag Wikis for Combinations of Tags

I recently answered a question on exception handling instead of just posting the link to the exception-handling tag wiki. One of the reasons is that the exception-handling tag is not specific to .NET, ...
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Bad title on tag wiki pages

Tag wiki pages such as this one currently have 'StackOverflow.Models.Tag' instead of the tag name in the title.
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Multiple typos on “approve tag wiki edits” page

On this page: https://stackoverflow.com/privileges/approve-tag-wiki-edits registerd should be registered sumbitting should be submitting
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Allow non-privileged users to suggest tag wiki content

Currently a lot of tag wikis are empty, probably because there is very few people who has the privilege to change it and even fewer who want to take the time to create the content. And maybe non-...