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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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Why do some tag info pages show who created them and others don't?

Some tag info pages show who created the tag: while others don't. I'm pretty sure I created that one as well, if you hover over the timestamp you can see when it was created: which more or less ...
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Duplicated tag description

When you click on someone's profile tags, it shows a search of posts by that user on the selected tag. However, the tag description appears twice in the page and there's not much left for the actual ...
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How to search for sites having a certain tag?

I want the list of Stack Exchange sites that support a tag, let's say sun. How to find a list of all sites that have the sun as one of the tags, instead of searching in all individual sites?
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Stack Exchange API - Obtaining the Tag Watchers Count

I've reviewed the entire Stack Exchange API v2.2 and have not found how to obtain the tag Watchers Count; e.g.: How to obtain the 'watchers' count using the Stack Exchange API?
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Give an incentive for tag edits? [duplicate]

The badges for editing posts explicitly exclude tag edits. I understand why - they are supposed to reward substantial edits. At the same time, tags are useful, necessary, for how Stack Exchange works:...
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Feeds in chat room throw error

I am trying to add feeds to this chatroom. I want feeds to update about new questions on Worldbuilding Meta with one or more of the tags I have specified. When I try to add the link below, I get an ...
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When a tag is added to an old question, the question is updated? [duplicate]

I want to add new tags to some old questions. Will the question will show up in Top Questions active as it has an updated answer?
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Where can I ask a question about aircraft tracking algorithms?

Where should I ask questions about tracking algorithms that is used for example in radars? I see that there are tags for both Radar and tracking on Electrical Engineering SE. But I did not find tags ...
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How to sort “no answers” questions list by “newest”?

How can I search with the "newest" and "no answers" options simultaneously? For example, when going "No Answers" tab, I don't see a way to sort by "Newest":
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Is there an overview of questions for my subscribed sites with all my watched tags?

Sometimes when looking to answer questions I want to be able to filter new questions by my set of watched tags. I can easily scroll through the list and watch for questions with yellow background. Is ...
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Is it possible to reverse a tag synonym after the merge is complete?

On Cooking, we just noticed that using the word "hamburgers" for a tag may feel forced in cases where "burger" would sound good. However, eight years ago somebody created a tag synonym in the other ...
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How to get notified about new questions on tags in new UI? [duplicate]

There will be a new system for watching tags, but until that's implemented, I seem to not be able to follow tags the old way. Since that's the only way that currently sends out mails, it should still ...
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Tag links are broken on stackexchange.com [duplicate]

Search results on stackexchange.com may contain questions which have tags. These tags are clickable, but refer to 404 page. Seems related to old one: Links on tags on stackexchange.com are ...
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We have meetups, events, community-events, conferences tags. Are all the same?

We have three tags that together have 39 questions. events 22 questions, 0 watchers, no tag excerpt, no tag wiki meetups 14 questions, 0 watchers, tag excerpt and tag wiki community-events 3 ...
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Add a magic “question sandbox” tag for question sandboxes on per-site metas

The trend of having a question "sandbox" on a per-site meta so that users new to the site (or not) can post a draft of their intended question as an answer, and have it reviewed by site regulars ...
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Display a hint that search used a tag that doesn't exist

When doing a search and using a tag in the search, there's nothing in the UI that hints that the tag used does not exist. After doing the search, the suggestions don't mention checking the tag(s) used....
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Should I add a parent tag if I already use the child one?

For example: when I already added the responsive-design tag, should I add the design tag as well?
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Increase the tag search input box length according to maximum allowed tag length

Currently the tag search input box on the tag page is too short: I suggest to increase the size of this input according to maximum allowed tag length. There is a lot of horizontal space to do ...
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Wildcard tags can no longer be watched or ignored

While editing my watched tags list on RPG.SE, I received an unexpected error message saying that "gm does not exist on this site". The reason why the error was so surprising was that I never had gm ...
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Add ability to flag answers as no longer relevant [duplicate]

Someone may have answered a question and the external resources they referenced are no longer available. In this case I do not believe they deserve a down vote but I also don't like coming to a page ...
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Are [*-stackoverflow] legitimate tags or not?

We have (had?) russian-stackoverflow portuguese-stackoverflow spanish-stackoverflow (I created it the last week) japanese-stackoverflow (I created it today) Are these tags legitimate on MSE? I ...
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The tag tooltip only shows in preview of edit mode, and not in live

If you use [tag:tag] (e.g. bug), the system will show the tooltip in edit mode. But in live the system doesn't show it. This applies to both the inline editor and the separate edit page (/posts/[...
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Inline tag editing doesn't change info about last editing without page refreshing

Inline tag editing doesn't change info about last editing. Only after the page refreshing the change becomes visible. Is it a bug, or status-bydesign?
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On the front page, can we distinguish retaggings from other edits?

For the past several weeks (months?) there has been a lot of retagging here on Meta.SE, and sometimes other sites do tag cleanups too. Tag cleanups are useful, but they tend to bump ancient questions ...
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Unanswered questions by tag without my answer

How can I get unanswered (unaccepted) questions by tag that are not answered by me on Stack Overflow? I want to answer users who did not get a satisfying answer. But every time I open the unanswered ...
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Please add a link to the tag wiki on the tag popup [duplicate]

My primary reason for hovering a tag is to learn more about the tag. But when you hover a tag, that isn't one of the options on the popup. It has a link to questions tagged with that tag (with very ...
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Are [stackexchange-team] and [employees] the same?

stackexchange-team and employees have similar tag excerpts. None of them have a tag wiki stackchange-team (23 questions) For questions about the team of people behind the Stack Exchange network (...
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Should we burninate the [stackexchange] tag? [duplicate]

I didn't notice it until recently, but apparently we have a stackexchange tag. IMHO it's rather pointless; as you may guess, This tag is for questions about the entire network of Q&A sites that ...
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Placeholder text for Tag Input is cut off [duplicate]

I went to task a question on Arqade and notices that where you type the tags, the place holder telling you to type tags there has been cut off OS: Windows 10 64-bit Browser: Version 68.0.3440.106 (...
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Remove “at least one tag is required” near the tag field

I see no reason to show “at least one tag is required” near the tag field because almost same text will be appeared if you’ll try post a question without a tag: Also it’s not truly request due to ...
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Cut-off placeholder for tags fields [duplicate]

Tags field placeholder is cut-off on posting a new question: Google Chrome on iOS 11.
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Alignment issue - spaces between the tags are very small

The spaces between the tags are very small in the posts compared with the questions tab. In the Questions tab: In the posts: System Configuration: Operating System: Windows 10 Pro Mozilla ...
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Tag bar's placeholder text is broken [duplicate]

The tag bar's placeholder text is snipped, and only shows “Typ” (or rather, “Ty” and half a “p”): Firefox and Chrome latest on Mac latest.
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Tags are not centered in new post form [duplicate]

Saw this just now at Meta.SO and here when writing a new post: This bug doesn't show when editing an existing post instead. Firefox 62 win64.
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“Type a tag” text cut off

I've noticed that the background text "Type a tag" at the bottom of the "Ask Question" page is cut off: Reproduced in Microsoft Edge.
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Vertical alignment of tags differs between Ask page and inline tag editor

If you are trying to edit tags, spans with tags are on the middle of block: If you are trying to create new questions, top padding of this block is greater than bottom: Alternately see them ...
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No more hovering to edit tags above 10k! [closed]

Just discovered a change to editing tags above 10k rep - there is now an 'Edit' button instead of having to hover on an invisible space. Thanks SE for the change!
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List of chat rooms that subscribed on tag

I can see which tags particular room is subscribed on. For example, Stack Overflow на русском is subscribed on russian-stackoverflow. But on the tag page there is no information about subscribed ...
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Guidelines for duplicating tag text in a question title [duplicate]

Suppose we have a question like: How to check if an object is a string in JavaScript? Obviously, we should tag the question with the javascript tag. But do we need that 'in JavaScript' part in ...
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Ordering for next tag badge options

I wonder how the "next badge" options for tag badges are sorted. In the screen shot below, the matlab tag is recommended, and shown first, even though I'm closer to getting the algorithm badge: I ...
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“Last changed” option for sorting tags

We have "Popular", "Name", "New" sorting options for the Tags page. Would be great to add additional option "Last changed" to see tags, whose tag wiki (or tag wiki excerpt) was edited, sorted by ...
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“Edited by” block is not updated after editing tags inline [duplicate]

Go to a question that was already edited by someone else Press "edit tags", edit, "Save Tag Edits" => the "edited <date> (<br>) <user>" block in the center under the post still shows ...
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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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Restore previous variant of tag popup

Recently, the popup on hover on a tag was replaced by a larger, but less useful variant. Especially as a mod, I often need to reference tag wikis to new users. With the "old version", the link to the ...
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Disable tag-popup

Is there any possibility (official or via Greasemonkey/stylish scripts) to disable the popup of tags if one hovers or scrolls over them? I already tried this question: Option to disable tag hover ...
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What happens if an OP tries to roll back an edit reinstating a deleted tag, if they don't have enough reputation to create tags?

So you want to get rid of a tag and remove it from all questions. You edit it out from the last question. Enough time passes for the tag to be destroyed. An OP, who has not enough reputation to ...
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Tag synonym disappeared after swapping tag master with synonym

Three tags existed. Desexing, neutering and spay. Neutering and spay were synonyms of desexing. I swapped the master and synonym on Pets.se for desexing and neutering. So neutering is now the ...
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Need some way to easily clear all ignored/favorite tags

I've just found a way to add many tags to ignored/favorite (sorry, it's called watched now, but I will call it on ol' manner) list by just select all text on the page Ctrl+A and pasting it to the ...
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With the improvements to tag watching, tag notifications, and custom question lists, is any attention being paid to cross-site discovery?

With the new changes to tag watching with some more changes around notifications coming and new controls to build custom question lists also coming, are there any plans for fixing instances where ...
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Troubles with translated tag pop-ups

We translated 'Watch Tag', 'Ignore Tag' and so on and got this as a result: I think it should be fixed. Moreover, other languages faced the same: