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Suggestion to add tags to answer list in user account

I would like to see tags in the list of answers under the name of the question. At a minimum, I would find the answer I need much faster.
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Do tags in results pages work properly? [duplicate]

When I run a search (as this one https://stackexchange.com/search?q=wikipedia) and then I click on a tag, I have always Page Not Found. Is it ok?
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Send users to the correct site's tagged questions from the SE search results

In the search results of stackexchange.com/search?q=*, allow people to click on a tag and go to that website with the tag page open. For example, https://stackexchange.com/search?q=regex shows me ...
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How did I just receive a tag badge if there were no recent upvotes on that tag and no edits to add that tag to prior answers?

Yesterday (14 October) in Music: Practice and Theory I received the bronze modulation tag badge. Yet a look at my reputation shows that I haven't received any upvotes on answers for modulation-tagged ...
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Yet another feature request to prevent off-topic questions be marked as HNQ

Recently one questions on Web Applications (WA) reached the HNQ. This was tagged dns by the OP. The WA's dns tag excerpt currently says (emphasis mine) Domain Name System - Usually questons(sic) ...
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Why was the *pronoun* tag removed?

I recently asked a couple questions with the pronouns tag. A mega-high-rep user removed that tag. Now, the tag doesn't exist. What gives? Why was the pronouns tag deleted? Update: I don't know if ...
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Should we have a tag for significant points in time?

There are many discussions about the current incidence. For example: Summing up the main issues (The Story So Far) Disclose the discussion that started the current SE-moderators debate An Update to ...
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The Exact Use Of Question Upvotes And A Suggestion On Question Downvotes

I was wondering why there is question upvotes. The obvious reason would be that the question is useful, clear, and has a positive impact towards the community. Also, the question asker has researched ...
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Meta tags are inconsistently writing “Stack Exchange” with or without a space in their names

On Meta, here are some tags: stack-exchange stack-exchange-button stack-exchange-openid stack-exchange-team stackexchange-hq stackexchange-filter russian-stackexchange stackexchange-tour ...
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Stack Overflow - Home - Interesting tab: Showing almost no yellow card (interesting) questions [duplicate]

I am a web developer who is used to navigating the Interesting tab in the Home page of Stack Overflow to find fresh new questions that use the tags that I configured in my profile (JS, HTML, CSS, ...
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Stack Overflow - Developer Story Tab [migrated]

In Developer story tab we can see the contribution of the user for a particular technology or tag. It will be nice if clicking on those tags redirects to some meaningful page/tab. There can be two ...
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Non maximized window weird browse, tags, Stack Apps

Tags stack weirdly on Stack Apps:
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This site does not have any [community-standards]

The community-standards (30 questions, no tag wiki) tag here on Meta Stack Exchange seems unclear. It seems to imply some sort of social standard or community consensus is happening or being requested,...
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What happens to tags from a question that was migrated to another site were the tags doesn't exist?

I post a question with the x tag on SO, the question get migrated to the site were the question does fit the most. The tag doesn't exist on that site were the question got migrated to. Will the tag ...
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Serial removal of [flag-weight] tag in progress via suggested edits - should we do anything?

I see a large number of proposals in the Suggested Edits queue right here on Meta Stack Exchange where the same user is trying to serially edit out (bulk untag?) the flag-weight tag. I understand ...
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The plurals tag has lua syntax enabled

For some obscure reason - the plurals tag has lua syntax enabled. This ought to be fixed, since it might get confusing if for some reason there's code in a question with such tag. Could we remove ...
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Missing tag descriptions if 981px <= browser size <= 1063px

Over at https://meta.stackoverflow.com/a/388593/1709587, Cerbrus, James, and Zoe discovered a curiosity: if, at the moment that you load the /ask page, your browser window is 1000px wide, all tag ...
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How to use a search regex for tags in the Stack Exchange API

I want to simulate the question search using regex behaviour of Stack Overflow using the Stack Exchange API. For example, using c++* for tags will give questions which have c++ as prefix in tag such ...
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How to reference other tag in usage guidance?

Security.SE has had a rather strange problem. There is a tag called content-security-policy, which is about a specific mechanism in modern browsers. However, many users have used this tag for ...
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Can users without the required reputation suggest new tags? [duplicate]

On the Stack Exchange boardgames' domain I sadly was not able to submit my response, as the game I was posting about is not so popular (#). So I just went on and put any random tag on it. I am really ...
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Combinining all language related sites into one

There are a quite a few language learning related sites on the Stack Exchange network. I may have missed a few, but here they are: https://english.stackexchange.com/ https://ell.stackexchange.com/ ...
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Is there a way to search for a question (or an answer) that mentions a tag?

I see some questions (but mostly answers) that mention tags. For example I could mention the burrito tag here. Is there a way I could search for posts that have mentioned a particular tag?
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Bug in the tag selection [duplicate]

The placeholder text is masked from the right end and the bracket is missing too: Zoomed in:
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Which elements are recommended to enclose in <code> tag within the description in Stack Overflow? [closed]

Enclosing code/text elements in the code tag varies user to user. For example, one user put 'decimal' inside the code tag. Then another user edited the post and put it as simple text. Such types of ...
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Better advertising for the chat rooms

There are about three or four people regularly in the ASP.NET MVC chat room every weekday but few others seem to even know it exists. Can Stack Overflow advertise the chat rooms on specific tags? ...
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Show tag descriptions when asking a question?

I am a user of English Language SE, but I think this question might apply throughout the site. Often new users (but not always new users) will add tags which aren't really relevant to the question. ...
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How do we make changes to a site's scope?

We are discussing this topic at Earth Science Stack Exchange, because our homepage has many questions asking to identify their rocks based on a picture. Some of us want to no longer accept such ...
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Determine which user created a tag [duplicate]

What is the definitive way to determine which user created a tag on a SE site, along with exact date and time of creation?
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Is there a Stack Exchange WebSocket action for multiple tags?

I'm developing an app to show all new questions for any tags that user is watching in realtime. So instead of using the REST API, I want to use the WebSocket at: wss://qa.sockets.stackexchange.com. I'...
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Search questions based on two tags [duplicate]

I want to propose a feature: search for questions based on two tags. Why is this needed? There are a lot of tags that are about a topic which cannot be independent. For example, let's assume I'm ...
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Cannot ask question because tag not working? [duplicate]

At this question just click tag blank or type something show option But at Stack Overflow nothing appear, so I can't click Next. What should I do?
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Allow bilingual tags

TL;DR: On Esperanto SE: tag names in Esperanto (optionally with synonyms in English) are sub-optimal for Esperanto SE users who don't (yet) know Esperanto well tag names in English (optionally with ...
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Search tags across sites

I'm looking to subscribe to a few tags I'm interested in, but I don't know which sites in the network may use them. I can go to http://stackexchange.com and use the Favourite tags filter, and see my ...
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OP Forgot to add tag for a post (which is one week old), how to add it and bring back the post active? [closed]

How to use Bootstrap JavaScript Components with ngx-bootstrap in Angular 7? OP who has raised the above post seems to have forgotten to add an important tag due to which he might have lost good ...
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Should we have a tag for questions involving new users asking blatantly off-topic questions here on MSE?

We all know about the persistent problem of new users posting blatantly off-topic questions here on Meta Stack Exchange for many reasons. This problem dates back to at least 2013, and happens often ...
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How do I add a description to newly created tags? [duplicate]

I've created a new tag for a popular programming library called Nuklear. I would like to edit the description to provide some context when others are trying to use the tag. Is this possible?
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Should we burninate the [groups] tag?

I recently found out that Meta Stack Exchange has a groups tag. It has 9 questions and no tag wiki or excerpt, and really doesn't add any useful information to questions. On most (not all) questions, ...
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Search on all sites: tag links lead to the 404 link not found page [duplicate]

Searching on all sites, e.g., https://stackexchange.com/search?q=dokuwiki, gives me a list of questions with tag links. Clicking one of the tag links, e.g., https://stackexchange.com/questions/...
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Cannot add tags via the Stack Exchange Android app [closed]

When I try to add a question on the "Android Enthusiasts" site via the Stack Exchange Android app, it doesn't allow me to add any tags. There is a text field within which to add tags on the "Ask ...
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Should certain sites specifically encourage askers to tag with location?

There's a few specific sites (Workplace, Academia, Law, IPS, Money, etc.) that commonly appear the Hot Network Questions list. On these sites, questions often greatly benefit from location tags yet ...
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How do I modify this query to search for specific tags?

I am forking this query, which essentially outputs the time between the question being asked and the answer being given. However, I am trying to modify the query to only search for java. I tried this: ...
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How frequently do people actually follow tags?

I have noticed that, even with the most popular tags (such as discussion), there are very few followers for tags. I have read about tags in the Help Center to try and find some more info about this, ...
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Reproduce top tags for multiple users with Data Explorer

I want to reproduce the top tags overview for multiple users with the Data Explorer: In the following I simplify for two users. The required solution should be able to scale to 50+ users. What I ...
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Get rid of special characters when searching for a tag

According to this, there is a limited number of valid characters for a tag. If we don't allow special characters in a tag name in the first place, shouldn't we get rid of special characters such as ...
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Should status-declined (moderator-only tags) be allowed as the “Top tag”?

I came to Meta Stack Exchange today to find something a bit... disheartening: It may be discouraging to users if their top tag on Meta is status-declined. Should this be allowed?
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Let's clean up [hot-questions] and (un)related tags

We currently have the following 'hot' tags on Meta Stack Exchange: hot-questions Hot Network Questions in the right-hand sidebar, the “hot” tab on each site, and on stackexchange.com. hot-tab, ...
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How to search a meta for a tag on the main site? [duplicate]

For example, there is an exception tag on Stack Overflow. I can search Stack Overflow for questions tagged with exception by searching "tag:exception". However, on Meta Stack Overflow, there are ...
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Searching the tags of all Stack Exchange sites before asking a question, to find out where the question belongs

Let's imagine I want to ask a question about "big data" and I am not familiar with Stack Exchange. Normally I should guess which stack is the right stack to ask my question, but is there any way to ...
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Ask question - Tags - partial placeholder text truncated

On the Ask a question page, in the Tags textbox, the placeholder width is set to 19px, so a part of the placeholder text is truncated.
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Let's get these tags [locked] down - do we need them all?

I just wrote a question about post notices on locked questions. When using the tag picker, I realized that we have three tags that are all really versions of the same tag: locked - 86 locked-...