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Questions tagged [tags]

For questions about the behavior or usage of tags, which are keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions.

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Retrieve list of top 100 user on stackexchange for a specific tag sorted by posted content?

I am trying to replicate the top user page with user sorted by number of post for a specific tag. Suppose there are two users for tag. User 'A' with 5608 post for tag. And User 'B' with 2627 post. ...
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Possible bug - page not found when clicking any tag in Stack Exchange main page search results [duplicate]

Possible bug (probably quickly fixed?): I get "page not found" pages when clicking any tag in the Stack Exchange search results. Example: https://stackexchange.com/search?q=test Click on a tag of ...
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Multi-Site / Cross-Topic Question: Search Visibility (Tags?) topic-coordination [duplicate]

I have a question, that I am having some trouble figuring out myself, as it involves a little bit of engineering, and I'm not familiar with engineering of these types of systems and my algebra is a ...
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Show Tags in HNQ Sidebar [duplicate]

Old related post from 8 years ago: Add tags next to the question in list of hot questions As of now, there's no way to see the tags on a Hot Network question in the sidebar without clicking into it. ...
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Message that questions are being hidden when none actually are [duplicate]

On Science Fiction & Fantasy, I have a few tags ignored ([a-song-of-ice-and-fire], [dune], and [fan-fiction]). I've set them to be completely hidden, not just grayed out. This works completely as ...
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Separate the global low-rep posting timeout into a “Meta” and “Not Meta” timeout

After having asked "You can only post once every 40 minutes": Why is this timeout applied to a site *and* its meta? Should it be? and fallen down the rabbit hole of duplicates therefrom, I ...
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Unexpected behaviour when removing tags [duplicate]

When removing a not yet selected tag from the tag list, by selecting the word and pressing backspace, instead of the selected text being removed, it simply untags the previous tag and removes the ...
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Searching for questions which only contains selected tags and nothing more

How do I search for questions which only contains selected tags and nothing more? For example, I need to see the question of which tags are only [c#] and [Winforms]. If I search for [c#] and [...
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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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Do Stack Exchange sites display Tag Score from the very beginning?

Is there anyone who knows the start date for a given Stack Exchange site displaying the tag score?
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More information for TagSynonyms to calculate transitivity of tag synonyms

I want to calculate all the tag synonyms possible for any given tag. TagSynonyms table gives the relation between Tag1 -> Tag1Master. As per TagSynonyms table, Master tag can be mapped to multiple ...
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Why don't tag synonyms count towards the tag questions count? (+Bug?)

A couple weeks ago I was tidying up the tagging of glacier-related questions on Earth Sciences SE. The number of questions with the [glaciology] tag is currently 102 according to the search result ...
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What *is* a GlobalTag MegaBlender™?

I came across the globaltag-megablender tag while handling a lost user. Now, the tag seems to be about a specific thing. It just doesn't seem clear what that is. It's oddly consistent over how its ...
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Spurious unkillable tag

I've just seen that one of my questions has the tag [reactjs]. Now, that question is not about React-JS, and I doubt anyone would add that tag deliberately, so I guessed someone (perhaps even me) ...
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No tag excerpt shown when using inline editor

When asking, editing or tag editing, no information about the tags is supplied to the user except for the tag name in the inline editor. Not only do they not supply any information, they can't be ...
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Highlight (Colored) Watched Tags [duplicate]

I have a few watched tags I would like to pay attention to. But the problem is when I'm going through StackExchange questions, sometimes I have to double check to see whether I have subscribed to that ...
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Revisit the decision not allowing to create tags from mobile

You can't create tags when using the mobile version of the site; when you attempt to do so, you're greeted with the following error message: New tags cannot be created from the mobile site. The tag ...
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The Tags page should provide easy access to the special tag list

Currently, meta users can see a list of special tags in several ways: Via How does Meta Stack Exchange work - Required Tags Via Tag description/list for "special" tags used on Meta (not up to date) ...
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How are tags removed if they aren't used by at least 2 questions in 6 months?

According to the create new tags privilege page: However, note that: on some sites, new tags will be automatically culled and removed from the system if they are not used by at least 1 ...
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Can't add tag while editing someone's question

I tried replacing the jsx tag with the react-jsx tag in this question: VSCode Prettier reformat adds {" "} when adding new line between html tags The new tag never got added. I tried ...
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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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Why wasn't this tag removed - despite having single occurrence?

From what I understood about tag pruning, tags which are used only on one question are automatically removed if they are used only on one question. This happens after the tag is 6 months old (if it ...
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When you are trying to edit question tags, new tag appears

For example, in this question: Phalcon: setVars() и Volt. Probably, it's related to migration. The question had this tag before migration from hashcode, but later this tag was removed.
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How to search for questions that have any one of the multiple tags in a list? [duplicate]

I'm trying to find questions that I can answer. So I reviewed advanced search help page, and I found answers:0 which helps me avoid questions that already have answers and locked:false to avoid locked ...
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How to find badge of a tag

For example, with Flutter, I have manually go to the tag's top user, and go through there badges, to get https://stackoverflow.com/help/badges/7013/flutter (bronze) https://stackoverflow.com/help/...
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Does the Copy Editor badge exclude tag-only edits or tag wiki edits? [duplicate]

The Copy Editor badge has the following description: Edit 500 posts (excluding own or deleted posts and tag edits). (emphasis mine). This is unclear to me. Does "tag edits" refer to edits that ...
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Some tag counters are not increasing

It's been a few days since some of my tag counters are not increasing. Typically, I can see the sql counter increasing when I get upvotes, but my other tags (such as mysql, sql-server, php) are not ...
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Profanity on the main page

On linguistic sites, for example on Русский язык, it is rather appropriate to discuss obscene vocabulary. We on rus.SE use a special tag to indicate this kind of stuff (in order to allow some people ...
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Why do I see tags that I don't watch?

Why do I sometimes see questions with tags that I don't watch on the home page? I dislike it and I always have to add a new tag to my list of ignored tags. Will there be an upgrade to this feature ? ...
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Allow tag edits while suggested question edits are pending

I follow some tags and many questions are wrongly tagged with them. In these cases, I don't care about some formatting or grammar changes someone suggested and possibly read a long post that I'm not ...
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Do we need the ability to tag questions “rep-ability”?

I find 5 questions tagged rep-ability and am not sure what it means or if it's needed. It seems the tag was later added by a single user. It also has no usage guidance. Searching for "rep ability" ...
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Limitation to modify the tags of a question

Regarding: question editing It would be better to restrict the modification of a tag question. At least by allowing only to modify one at time and also require to provide a reason of more than 50 ...
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Tagging bounty award user [duplicate]

In a regular question, it is assumed that comments notify the OP, even though you can explicitly tag the OP, evident by the tag suggestion/auto-fill. I find myself wanting to message the bounty ...
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Wildcard tags unrolling issue [duplicate]

Searching for [status-*] text doesn't unroll the tags in search input (top bar + page specific): Eliminating the text from the search query will unroll the tags in the top bar search input (page ...
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Send my link “Sponsored links for this tag” [duplicate]

I saw this thing many times. I do now know whether anyone clicking on these links or not but I thought to put my link on this section. Is there any way to send my links or SO just getting randomly ...
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Incorrect number of questions shown on tag mouseover

I recently answered this question. I also edited the question's tags from exact-duplicates to duplicate-questions as the former is now synonymized to the latter. However, when mousing over the latter ...
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Use of downloaded data from data.stackexchange.com

I'm curious about data provided publicly by data.stackexchange.com. It is also available at archive.org. Can I use it for professional purpose? I would like to use only tag names.
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Need more vertical space in revision page above tags

It seems that there is need to add more vertical space in post revision page when the tags and the last post line are modified:
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Separate each tag in its own quotes

While searching for the posts with multiple tags on the right hand side of the page you can see the "Related Tags" section: Is there a way to separate each tag in its own quotes like in the ...
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What to do with the two tags for Experts-Exchange?

There are currently two tags for questions about SE's old competitor Experts-Exchange: experts-exchange Questions: 10 Usage Guidance: Experts-Exchange.com (EE) is a membership-based online "ask ...
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Is it okay to edit by-design bug reports into support questions?

Lately, I've been seeing a lot of bug reports on different meta sites that were by design. Some of them did get the status-bydesign tag added to them. Many others got edited into support questions ...
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What criteria must a badge meet to be tracked? [duplicate]

Over on Arqade, I'm getting close to a bronze badge in the super-smash-bros-ultimate tag: However, when trying to track this badge, it doesn't show up in the selection screen! Since the game was ...
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How to find the rank of when I was awarded a certain tag badge?

I have seen this in another user's profile, and now I'm interested to find my rank of when I received the java tag on SO. Is that possible to find this? 88th to win design-patterns Bronze tag
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How do I make a newsletter of my watched tags?

On a specific Stack Exchange site, let's say History, I have listed my watched tags. I would like to subscribe to them thanks to the newsletter as it used to be the case before: But it seems it ...
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Question(s) with the “featured” tag not showing in the side bar?

On Cryptography.SE we currently have a featured meta question but it is not showing in the side bar as can be seen on the below picture. This behavior was reproduced by one of my co-mods. Is this a ...
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Watch combination tags?

I am asking this on Meta, as I had previously read that the ability to monitor tags would affect Stack Exchange as a whole, despite my coming from Stack Overflow. With several tags pending removal, ...
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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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Stack Exchange API for Tags won't set has_more to True

I have this request URL: https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/tags/python/top-answerers/all_time?page=1&pagesize=100&site=stackoverflow&filter=!9Z(-x.0nI What I need is to have a pagination ...
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HTML tag span goes outside for tags search result extended by user parameter [duplicate]

Check this link for example: This affects at least Stack Overflow on Russian too. Same here on MSE: It seems it happen when the tag description contains the tag name itself.
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Do tags still exist if the only question with the tag has the tag removed?

There was one time I saw a tag that was used for only one question, but just after the question was created the tag got edited out. I think (not totally sure) that it had a tag wiki. When I clicked on ...