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HTTP 500.0 - Internal Server Error, the fastcgi has failed frequently recently. Try the request again in a while [closed]

we are using aN LMS; moodle. We cant seem to get rid of this FastCGI error. By tuning the settings on FastCGI and IIS we have been able to reduce the frequency of the error but have not been able to ...
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Why are these zombie tags on Meta SE not yet deleted by the daily cleanup script?

I noticed that the tags canned-comments and impact here on Meta SE are still around even though they are not associated with any questions for (apparently) quite a long time. Based on this SEDE query, ...
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Does it make sense to tag questions based on their answers?

I have seen several cases on several different sites on the network where I have been tempted to add a tag to a question before realizing that the subject of the tag appears only in the answer, often ...
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Search results incorrect for [tag] -keyword

When attempting to refine a tag search by excluding a keyword, the list of results grows! I first observed this on Stack Overflow. Here is an MCVE from Christianity: Search for [gospel] - 24 ...
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Display the number of question for tag synonyms in the tag search, or indicate it is a tag synonym

For example, the tag washing is a synonym of cleaning on https://cooking.stackexchange.com, but when searching for washing on https://cooking.stackexchange.com/tags it says the tag has 0 questions (vs....
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Can we increase the number of allowed tags from 5 to at least 10? [duplicate]

Let us discuss this. I believe that we should. There are many instances where it might very useful. Ten is really not that much, so you can narrow down pretty well. Five is almsot thing. Say I have a ...
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Can you add tags in 'Similar questions' block for each displayed question?

I read that 'tags' on Stack Exchange are 'prohibited' in titles. Should questions include “tags” in their titles? So, to clearly identify a question, we need to read its title... and the tags. ...
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Inconsistent tag suggestions: `comma` -> `command-line`; `comman` -> `command`; `command` -> `command`

Note to close voters: the tag suggestion algorithm is the same for all Stack Exchange websites, this is why I'm posting the question here even though my example is from https://unix.stackexchange.com (...
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No minimum question limit on SE sites? [closed]

I was browsing the Stack Overflow site (specifically the machine-learning tag (ML)) and I was surprised by how short the questions are becoming in that place. ML is fast growing, but there isn't any ...
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How to search all Stack Exchange sites for a specific tag [duplicate]

(I'm assuming that some tags exist on more than one site.) e.g. I tried doing search across all sites (i.e. here on META), for the tag iOS, by using syntax of [iOS], but the results seem to indicate ...
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How do you filter twice by tag? [duplicate]

If you go to 'tags' and click a tag, you get questions filtered by that tag. How can you refine the filter with another tag (without having to type the tag name into the search bar)? Clicking ...
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​[http] is no longer supported

The http tag has no tag wiki/excerpt and 19 questions about various topics. Since Stack Exchange doesn't work over HTTP anymore for quite a while now, isn't it time to burninate this tag? I see some ...
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What determines which tag is displayed as part of a question when multiple tags are present? [duplicate]

When posting questions to several different sites across the Stack Exchange network, I've noticed that depending on the tags that I've included as part of my question, one of these tags will sometimes ...
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Please change the “ask the community to create a tag” link on the ask question page on per-site metas to not point to Meta Stack Exchange

When tagging a question, there is a dialog box that shows up explaining the purpose of tags, and there's a link to ask the community to create a tag for you. On main sites, this links to the relevant ...
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Is there a way to export the list of tags as plain text?

I want to export the list of tags as a plain text file. It's fine if I have to massage the data a bit, as long as I don't need to click through pages and pages of tags. Why? Because I use that input ...
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“Ignore tag” button is out of the borders on the Stack Overflow на Русском

Report on our Meta.
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Long tag names cause link to tag information page to be hidden

When a long tag is shown in the tag autocomplete results, the button with the question mark, leading to the tag information page, is partially hidden behind the next column: (tested in the latest ...
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Don't show in the “suggested tags” list tags that have already been added in the tag list

Don't show in the "suggested tags" list tags that have already been added in the tag list.
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How can I see total points per certain tag on a mobile phone?

There's already a similar question where the answer marked as accepted relies on hover the mouse on a specific location (so the question didn't consider mobile web users). Considering mobile phone ...
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Tag completion unavailable intermittently

Most of the time when I edit tags on Stack Overflow, it echoes normally and I get popups with completions of the tag I'm entering. But occasionally, it just echoes my typing, and the input scrolls to ...
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Add a link to the notification about the “Create new tags” privilege

It might be helpful, if this notification showed some information or came with a link to more information. I am sure, I can find the information somewhere but just being able to click might make it (...
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Please avoid creation of tags with full-width alphanumeric characters

At Stack Overflow for Japanese (SOja), we can use full-width alphanumeric characters for tags. In Japanese, these characters are used almost the same as their half-width version. Example: half-width:...
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When will CMs or moderators remove the [featured] tag from actively featured meta questions?

Elected Moderators generally control the Meta content that is featured on their sites (with the exception of Meta Stack Exchange, due to the network-wide reach of posts featured there) through the ...
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Where do I put these [waffles]?

I've never fully understood the waffles tag. About half of the tag's current questions seem to have nothing to do with waffles per se, but seem to include the tag as a point or humor or whimsy. The ...
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Pluralization issue in the tags new design page

There is a pluralization issue in the Tags new design page. When there is only one question for the tag, it is showing as 1 questions. It should be displayed as 1 question.
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Incorrect Tag Scores in Profile Activity Summary [duplicate]

Issue: My profile summary on SO Meta shows that I have one answer and all of that answer's current tags show in the Tag section, however the points of the answer do not align with the points of (all) ...
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How do I list the SE sites that have a specified tag, sorted by the number of questions with that tag?

I whipped up a Chinese.SE meta post in which: Sites that have a [China] tag... Travel (tag; 718 Q's) History (tag; 281 Q's) Politics (tag; 201 Q's) Skeptics (tag; 74 Q's) ...
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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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Tag synonym persists even after parent tag is deleted [duplicate]

On Music Fans SE, the tag milesdavis was merged with the tag miles-davis on May 27 '15. At some point, the parent tag was removed from all existing questions, so it was auto-deleted. But, the synonym ...
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Markdown 'tag:x' fails to render tags with non-ASCII characters as tags

In Markdown posts or comments, [tag:x] is supposed to create a little tag icon + link. However, this fails for non-ASCII characters: [tag:featured] results in featured, which is correct [tag:важное] ...
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How can I browse custom tag filters created by other users? [duplicate]

I am a heavy user of custom tag filters through stackexchange.com. For all of my custom filters, I am (unsurprisingly) the only follower. However, custom filters are public, and I can browse/view/...
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How do I search for multiple tag combinations at once?

I would like to search for questions with foo and bar OR foo and foobar. So written in JavaScript it would look like this: if ((foo && bar) || (foo && foobar)) {} How can I achieve ...
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The UI is confusing when you add a synonym tag and it disappears

Late last year I started to suggest edits about complex-analysis and also related tags such like holomorphic-functions. I was not aware that holomorphic-functions was a synonym of complex-analysis ...
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One user answers all questions or tag monopoly [duplicate]

There are some users at Stack Overflow who answer all questions with some special tag almost 24/7. They give in 5 mins all the possible options in their answer (and for this tag not many options are ...
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Why some phrases auto recognised as tags and other not [duplicate]

In Stackoverflow when I search for angular it show me the tag [angular] and so I can follow it and when I search for vue or react it isn't. Angular search: Vue search: When I search for [vue] it is ...
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Where is all the [activity]

Currently there are multiple tags in regard to the same thing, the activity tab of a user profile. There are: activity recent-activity activity-summary With the following excerpts: Use this tag ...
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Conduct a [survey] about tags on Meta

The survey tag on Meta Stack Exchange is about the Stack Overflow Developer Survey (formerly known as the Stack Overflow Annual User Survey and properly under other names as well). Stack Overflow, so ...
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Minor alignment issue in the tag info page

In any tag's info page, the Tag Info box is overlapped with the above horizontal line. Adding some space in between them or adding margin-top to the tag info div will improve the page design. For ...
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Trailing hyphens are ignored in tag suggestions

Trailing hyphens are ignored in tag suggestions. Example from https://travel.stackexchange.com, tested in Chrome for Android: Typing la- should have brought up la-paz instead of the five suggestions ...
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Let's disambiguate / burninate [filter]

The filter tag, used on 27 questions has no excerpt or wiki, and it's used in quite a few different situations, see below. I think we should get rid of it, but slowly, in order not to flood the ...
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Data Explorer fails to properly format lists of tags with Cyrillic characters

There is a minor issue with how Data Explorer handles tag output. Ordinarily it replaces every one of them with a decorated and clickable link. But it seems like whenever that list includes tags with ...
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Adding tag to a question on Chrome for Android: unclear when typing an entire tag text whether the tag already exists

When adding tag to a question on Chrome for Android, it is unclear after typing an entire tag text whether the tag already exists. For example: The user can't see from the UI that the tag drink ...
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Tag labels are hard to read, since the font color was changed. Should the change be reverted?

I was hesitating about posting this since it's a very minor thing, but here it goes. Something didn't look right about the SO design today, and after cheching with the Wayback Machine, my suspicions ...
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Can we process the [faq-proposed] questions?

This Meta site has a tag called faq-proposed for people to propose questions being added to the FAQ. The tag currently has 130 questions, many of which are now years old. I believe that lots of these ...
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Tag filters not sending e-mail messages [duplicate]

Last week I set up a few filters for tags of interest. The web page informs of a verification e-mail message, but such messages are not being sent (or somehow never reach the e-mail server). New ...
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We don't have any [friends]

The tag friends (8 non-deleted questions, no tag wiki) is one of those useless meta tags. It seems to refer to several different concepts: Adding some kind of social media-style 'friends list' to the ...
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Adding summary to tag-only rollback doesn't work

It's possible to add an edit summary to a rollback: Could we be permitted to provide a reason for rolling back? However, this doesn't seem to be working when you rollback a tag-only edit. Here is a ...
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Profile data merged on change of email

I have changed my email id in stackoverflow, on change of it, my tags, watched tags etc., were merged from the previous account which i have deleted. to elaborate Consider I have an account with ...
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How are Top Tags determined in case of ties in score?

Each user's profile page contains a list of top tags: and the highest one is also shown in the reputation widget: Those lists are determined by the total score of your answers in that tag. But I'm ...
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Long tags cut off when creating filter

On Arqade, I was trying to create a filter that will catch 'em all, but I saw that long tags get cut off, making it impossible to remove the tag without resorting to using the keyboard (which is a ...

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