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How do the tag warnings work in the “Review your question” sidebar?

About a year ago, the new ask question page was rolled out. The meta post states that sites can customize the review pane in various ways. Some of those ways include warnings for the body of the post ...
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How can I find posts with tags in the body? [duplicate]

Is there a way to find the posts with tags in the body (not the questions tagged with specific tags)? I mean when post body contains tags written in a form of [tag:tag-name] and displayed as a ...
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Showing question with active Bounty: what it means? [duplicate]

I'm looking for question with active bounty. What does bounty means and how does a question become the questions with active bounty?
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Less results when hitting the API compared to using the search bar for the same query

I am new to Meta so let me know if I need to add clearer information or correct it. I am currently trying to determine what the differences in functionality between making API calls and using the ...
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Is there (should there be) a work-aloud tag? [migrated]

I am a long time SO user and aware of the need to put a lot of effort into the form of the question. There are some questions, like this one (call it a rabbit hole question) where I find that I keep ...
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Get your position in “tag-league” (top x%)

There is a "top users" list that you see for each tag python or numpy etc. This also is used to give a "top n%" to the user on their developer page. My question is since the next ...
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Best practices for tagging: a search engine optimization view

Should we optimize the tags both for "connecting experts with questions" and for search engines to better index the questions? The above Help page mentions: Because the tags appear below ...
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Merge and synonymize [bookmark] with [bookmarks]

The tag bookmark has no wiki or excerpt. It has 12 questions, and quite a few, if not all of those questions seem to be asking about the SE bookmarks - and there is already a much clearer, better tag ...
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Alignment issue of tags on Question Review page

When writing my last question, I noticed another alignment problem, this time with the tags on the Question Review page: Again a tiny problem, but probably worth mentioning. When reviewing this ...
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How can I find someone the most active tags one is questioning or answering?

My tags I worked in my lifetime are listed here. But it does not express what tags / fields I am working nowadays the most. Is there any view which tells more about it?
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“Too many of your edits were rejected.” while trying to add a tag wiki [duplicate]

I am getting the message "Too many of your edits were rejected." while trying to add a tag wiki. Am I banned from such edits? Is the ban temporary or permanent?
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Add intentionally off-topic tags

There are quite a few threads asking about tags that tend to lead to off-topic questions: Suggestions for Off Topic Tags Should tag-wiki discourage off-topic posts for mostly-off-topic tags? What ...
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User RSS feeds should include post type tags and tags for answers

One of the really useful features of RSS feed categories is that they tie into the filtering systems in many clients well. The user feeds have just the title, and tags for categories for questions, ...
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Tag Gold Badges have reset the awarded date to yesterday [duplicate]

I got notifications yesterday that I had earned gold tag badges on scifi stack exchange which was odd because I earned those badges years ago and was actually the first person to have those. ...
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What should we do about the [user-list] tag?

The tag user-list has no tag wiki or excerpt. It has just 12 questions. It appears to be used only for talking about the /users page on each site, and there is already a more concise tag for that: ...
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Explanation of [featured] tag auto removing by Community user [duplicate]

Recently I learned that the featured tag can be auto removed by the Community user. When featured tag is auto removed by Community, there is no edit summary I would like to know how this feature works....
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Are there any easier ways to organize my favorites? [duplicate]

May I ask are there any ways for users to categorize their favorites by self-written tags (not the official tags provided)? E.g. in Biology Stack Exchange, a user is asking a question with the tag '...
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Give the ability to only edit tags for a question without the editing post (Body)

Question edit problem when I am only editing tags Recently I tried to add a tag for a question, but it gave the error Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve in this ...
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There are [multiple] problems with this tag

The multiple tag has 11 questions about ... multiple ... different things: e.g. multiple accounts, multiple tags, multiple duplicates. It doesn't have an excerpt, and can probably never be used as the ...
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Show tag popup when hovering tags in Watched or Ignored sections

When I hover a tag in the Watched Tags section, it only shows a tooltip "show questions tagged '[tag name]'": However, it will be more useful to have the full tag popup appear there, same ...
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Too little space selecting long tags in custom question filter

This screenshot shows my first impression the new info button when creating a filter (on RPG SE): There are two problems here: The top tag shown here has 11 questions, not 1 The bottom tag makes the ...
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Who is the synonym, and who is the target?

Let's assume I found that tags A and B are synonyms. Now let's assume that tag A is much more popular. Therefore, I am still assuming, tag A should be maintained while tag B should be the synonym. For ...
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On which sites are suggested tags currently enabled?

There is a feature called suggested tags where the software suggests some additional tags depending on what is already written. Originally I thought that they are only enabled on Stack Overflow, SO ...
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We have no [knowledge] of this tag

The Meta Stack Exchange tag knowledge has ten questions about many different topics. It does not have a tag wiki or excerpt. Since about everything we do here is asking for or sharing knowledge, I ...
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Possibility of using booleans in the query parameter of /search/excerpts

We can use the symbols ; (respectively &) on the tagged parameter to represent an AND (respectively an OR) boolean operator on tags. For example, the API call /2.2/search/excerpts?order=desc&...
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The Empty tag is a meaningless void of meta

I just came across empty. It's a classic meta tag, bereft of meaning. I'd like to consign it to the void, and proper oblivion, but I wonder if anyone finds meaning in emptiness. So... any reasons to ...
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Synonyms suggestions should require moderator approval, not just 4 votes. The system should be overhauled in general

The synonym system needs an overhaul. Right now, there's a synonym request tag, just because of how useless the site's synonym system is, where on some SEs at least it is encouraged not to use it, as ...
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Hottest answers of all time on a specifc tag not right

When I looked at the hottest answers for the discussion tag, I realized that some answers were missing from the list, like this one. An even bigger example is the python tag on Stack Overflow, it ...
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Winter bash blog posts are not tagged correctly

There are many winter bash posts in The Overflow blog posts. Those can be searched by the wording winter bash. But we have tag option in The Overflow blog, but it was not linked properly to the post. ...
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Alignment of tags in posts

Today I saw a post in the review list. There were 5 tags and all were long tags. The last tag overlapped the link. I was about to take a screenshot of the post, but it got edited. So, I posted a ...
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Where can I propose an increase in the number of allowable tags on a Stack Overflow question?

I would like to propose an increase of number of tags allowed per question from 5 to 8. Where is the best place to post my proposal?
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Alignment issue in the taginfo page

There is an alignment issue in the Tag info page, the vote counts and post text are not aligned correctly. For example in the winter-bash hot/new questions page, we can see the alignment issue. ...
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Can we [table] this tag, and use [tables] instead?

I saw the table tag on this, now deleted, off-topic question. I figure, since tables are now supported in markdown, we should be able to merge table into tables, especially considering the latter has ...
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How are the number of questions answered for the last 30 days calculated?

Does anyone know how Stack Exchange calculates the last 30 day answers to certain tags, like the one circled in red: What are the numbers in the 1st and 2nd columns? BTW, does below screenshot show ...
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“Perhaps you'd like to select a different tab?” - shouldn't that be 'tag' instead of 'tab'?

I just removed a tag on Linguistics.SE from all questions and then reloaded the tagged questions page. It was empty, as expected, but the suggestion is to select a different tab. It think it should ...
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The existence of these tags reduce my [efficiency] and [productivity]

The efficiency and productivity tags have no tag wiki, only 5 resp. 8 questions, and (especially the first one) are not used in a consistent way. I can see some point in focusing productivity on tips &...
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Expose moderator-only and required tags in SEDE

The API has two methods to get a list of required tags (the gray ones) and moderator-only tags (the red ones): required tags moderator only tags That means there must be an enumeration (or two ...
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Why is the page design for search results different than questions/tagged results?

For example, check out stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/python as compared to stackoverflow.com/search Personally, I find the /search version much less visually pleasing. (I am curious if others ...
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Is it appropriate to link in a tag wiki to tag-specific discussion forums?

I am quite active on the [huggingface-transformers] tag on Stack Overflow, and quite a lot of questions are relatively implementation-specific (and thus frequently remain unanswered due to their sheer ...
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Burninate the “inappropriate-advertisements” tag

Because we now have the Report this ad feature, I'm requesting that this tag be removed. (That post is not yet marked status-completed, but this comment says it was released network-wide nearly a ...
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Can the editor for editing tag descriptions get updated to match the normal questions/answers editor?

The text editor that is shown when editing tag descriptions still uses the previous behaviour for inserting links and images. Also, the placeholder text for links is still http:// instead of https:// ...
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What's a disallowed tag called now?

Clearly there's a lot of work to do to fix it historically (and I will be quite miffed at people getting overenthusiastic about this) - but previously we had tag blacklists and tag blacklist requests. ...
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Completely block users without enough rep to create tags from using tags with zero uses

Today, we just had two cases on this site where a tag had been removed from all questions, but was used by a new user in the meantime while it hadn't been removed from the system yet. The tag confused-...
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Find questions where any of the tags are in the title or body?

I would like to find posts where any of the tags are present in the title or body of the question, e.g. Python and C# are the tags and title is Fix my Python Problem? SELECT TOP 10 Posts.Id, Posts....
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How can I list posts which have a particular tag, but didn't have it when originally asked?

I would like to gather some hard data on the use / misuse / non-use of some particular tags. I need a Data.SE query, customisable by tag, which can provide me with a list of all posts which: have had ...
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Let's not engage in [social-manipulation]

I just encountered the tag social-manipulation (currently three questions, no tag wiki). The tag is unclear and seems to portend a rant about what the poster sees as social issues on the site or ...
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Top users list of answerers that includes post count

I wanted a query like this that ranks by answer vote count for a given tag but that also includes a column with the number of answers. Essentially a replica of the topusers page list for all-time ...
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Confused about the use of [confused-users]

The confused-users tag has eleven questions and no tag wiki or excerpt. Since most support questions are asked by slightly, moderately or completely confused users, and otherwise they might be helped ...
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Lots of tags breaks mobile responsive layout [duplicate]

I really hope this is a duplicate. Here is a screenshot: When a post has lots of tags on the mobile responsive layout ('full site' in the footer), they don't wrap round and you end up with ...
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Special tags not recognized by tag suggestion box if they contain diacritics or non-Latin characters

When asking a question on Stack Overflow Meta en español or on Stack Overflow на русском Meta, the tag suggestion box doesn't seem to recognize required tags with diacritics or non-Latin characters; ...

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