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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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Support multiple linkable tag markdown like [tag:x+y]

[tag:x] works but [tag:x+y] doesn't for searches that include multiple tags. Can you make it like feature-request+tag-links? Keep in mind there are tags like stars in the sky and looking for [tag:x+...
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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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What does the green box in front of c# tag means? [migrated]

So, I follow C# and starting from today I can see a green box before the tag as follow: Can anybody explain what it means and why do I see it? Just curious!
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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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Let's relocate the lists of tags that are shown next to each question in question lists

This is conceptually related to the following feature request, but my suggestion is about question lists rather than question posting. Could the "Tags" textbox be above the "Body" ...
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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

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-...
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Do prefixes in tags have an effect on discoverability?

I am looking for evidence on whether adding hyphenated prefixes to tag names has any effect upon their discoverability by askers. Anecdotal evidence is helpful for my purposes, so reports on whether, ...
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Let's not put tag name before the question's title in browser title

I've missed the moment when we've started to put tag name first in the webpage title (or the fact that it was the case since the very beginning), however to me this seems to be a very, well, how it is ...
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The Filter for questions behaves in an unexpected way - the tags appear to be joined with AND and not OR

I created the following Filter on Software Engineering: I expected the tags to be joined with OR - a question with at least one of those tags without an accepted answer would show up. However, after ...
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Any problem with burninating [problem-user] tag?

The problem-user tag has 12 questions for now, and I don't think it's a proper tag. In some it's just useless, in others can be replaced with users tag and perhaps adding abuse tag if it's about ...
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On international SO sites, the Hot Meta Posts box contains [status-completed] posts

According to What criteria is used to select the links that appear in the community bulletin (events / featured / hot meta posts / blog) sidebar block?: If there are still under 4 items, the ...
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I just featured a question on meta…and I'm not a moderator [duplicate]

In a strange twist of events, I got this error that said that my edits couldn't be submitted because I needed the moderator tag featured. I'm not a moderator, so I just decided to humor the system. ...
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Tag overview page cuts off beginning of some descriptions (not just common words)

This answer says that the descriptions on the tag overview page are meant to cut off common words such as "This tag" at the beginning of the tag description and although I find this weird, it seems to ...
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Question shows up when I search for a tag, but not in a Filtered Questions

This question shows up if I search for the [clojure] tag, but isn't included in the Filtered Questions list for the same tag. The only reason I can think of is the question starts with a Javascript ...
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On some sites, make questions by new users start off as untagged

Proposal Allow sites to opt in to the following behaviour: When asking a question, do not show new users the tag field. Instead, let the question start as untagged (just as if the question was just ...
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Could the tag names be fully written out in the list of awarded tag badges?

On English Language and Usage, 20 people have been awarded the "[single-word-r...]" gold tag badge. Except that's not it's real name; it's actually for [single-word-requests]: 13 characters isn't a ...
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Filtering unanswered questions with multiple tags doesn't work

I know we can generally filter questions with multiple tags. However, if I want to filter unanswered questions with multiple tags in an and manner, then it doesn't work and acts as if it was an or. ...
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Tags run together when homepage is viewed as plain text, like in Google

When you view the homepage of any SE site as plain text, the tags run together. For example, the homepage of ELU has this near the top: Ask Question single-word-requestsmeaninggrammarword-...
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Non-Latin tag link from the post body is broken in Android app

Using non-Latin tag link from the post body leads to URL-encoded tag, which obviously is not exist on the site. For instance, referencing from this post to the tag [метки] results with the following: ...