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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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“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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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:
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Add feature to sort similar question suggestions by matching tags

Feature On the 'Ask a question' pages, there should be a setting to the right of 'Questions that may already have your answer' that, when enabled (disabled by default), would sort the list based on ...
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Why doesn't there exist a section about Korean dramas or Asian dramas on Stack Exchange?

While I have seen all sites from Stack Exchange, I was wondering why there are no sites about Korean/Asian dramas? First, I checked in these sites: Anime & Manga and Movies & TV And I ...
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Alignment issue in the search result page - tag information section

If I'm searching a query with one tag alone, in the search result page the tag information section is not properly aligned. Can be the tag information section added with appropriate margin to aligned ...
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Own Company Tag On Some Stack Exchange Site

At my current company we plan to start selling a complex physical product with a catchy name, so there is a necessity to create some forum where future users of our product will discuss it. Supposedly ...
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How can I find the number of total questions and unanswered questions, for each month, for the 10 most popular tags on Cross Validated

I'd like to write a query in the Stack Exchange Data Explorer for the Cross Validated site, which returns me the Question and Answers on Cross Validated by month and by tag, for the 10 tags which ...
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Adding border style to the tag description

Previously the description and the links related to the tags were with in the box, I mean it was applied with border-style CSS property. After the left nav implemented in MSE and SO, the border style ...
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Answered vs Unanswered results inconsistent when searching for tags

When I search for a set of tags (e.g. jsonschema and .net), answered and unanswered treat the query differently. Answered seems to return questions that have BOTH tags. Unanswered seems to return ...
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Is there any plan to introduce a hierarchical tag model to accommodate version-specific tags? [duplicate]

When I visit stackoverflow.com I'm mostly interested in Python-related questions, so naturally python is the first tag I search for, but then I feel compelled to also check out python-2.7, python-3.x, ...
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Privilege level for editing tags not shown

On Ethereum, I have a reputation of 161 and I thought that I would add some information to the usb tag. The header of the USB tagged questions page even asks if I want to help create it: However, ...
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How can I request to merge two tags? [duplicate]

I've noticed two tags being used for the same purpose on Stack Overflow. Is there a place where I can request a fix?
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Add auto suggest for tags when entering tags in the search box

When I type '[' and start typing, I would like to see some tags suggestions that help me enter the correct tag. Just like how the tags box works when entering a new question.
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Tag excerpts from 'obligatory' tags on per-site metas do not appear in the 'all tags' page? [duplicate]

Tag excerpts from 'obligatory' tags (e.g. discussion) and 'moderation' tags (e.g. status-completed) on per-site metas do not appear in the all tags page. However, in Meta Stack Exchange they do (see ...
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Are there private questions now? (aka why “Public” for tagged questions?)

In the Tagged Questions view (e.g. support), the title is: Or in words: Public questions tagged [tag name here] Emphasis mine. What does the word "Public" imply? Aren't all questions public ...
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The tags at Stack Exchange search page are not linked properly [duplicate]

Try this page, for example. And click on any one of the tags, it will result in a page not found error.
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In the Users page, how are tags chosen?

In the list of users by reputation, three tags are showing for each user: How are those tags selected? Those are not the top three tags, e.g. in my case: So how are the selected? Random?
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Add tags by synonym on favorites

When I type and click a synonym when trying to add a favorite tag, I get the message "tagname does not exist on this site." I received this message when trying to add vscode on Stack Overflow ...
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Changing tag [stackoverflow-for-teams] to [stack-overflow-for-teams] etc?

The What are tags, and how should I use them? page in the Help Center says under How to format tags: Replace spaces with hyphens (-) to combine multiple words into a single word The name of ...
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Support for tag flair

User flair is a way to promote your personal account on Stack Exchange. But for technologies or projects, it would be nice to link to "Tag flair". For example: The Readme file for the GitHub page ...
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Should the downvoters/upvoters have enough reputations on all the tags of the question/answers?

It is observed that the stackexcange permits to downvote/upvote by just having minimum cumulative reputation of all tags even though the member doesn't possess enough reputations in them. "Subject ...
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The initial default version of the tag-excerpt not shown on the tags page

When looking at the tags on Physics Meta, I've noticed that many tags do not have the tag-excerpt. To my surprise, after I clicked on some of them I found out that they have a tag-info. (In fact, it ...
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On international SO sites, migrated questions get the [discussion] tag even though this is a synonym of another one? [duplicate]

I noticed in both Stack Overflow en español and Stack Overflow em Português a bug that may be related to the fact that some default tags are made synonyms to others. Once a question is posted in the ...
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Should (interesting-tags) be among default tags?

The tag interesting-tags is one of the default tags which are automatically imported to a local meta when a new site is created. (And cannot be removed, even if they are not used in any questions.) ...
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Second row of tags is not visible while editing post via Android app

When the total length of tags exceeds screen width, the tag's tail becomes invisible while editing the question via Android app: As you can see the top row of tags also is sligtly obscured. App ...
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Number formatting when editing tag wiki with less than 20000 reputation

When editing a tag wiki, the following box is displayed. Can a comma be added so this reads 20,000 reputation instead of 20000 reputation? Note: whatever separator is being used on the privileges ...
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Problem with tracking tag badge

On my profile, when I try to edit the tag badge I am aiming for, there is only one tag option. Do you need to unlock other tags?
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RSS feed with highest rated recent questions for a given tag

How do I get the RSS feed of a given tag with the ten most rated questions asked during the last week? Someone seems to have managed to do this for the Python tag: http://python-weekly.blogspot.in/...
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Number of answers as tie breaker for top answerers in tag

Totally not in my own interest, cough cough… Currently the top two users in the "minecraft-commands" tag on gamingSE of the last 30 days have the same score, but a different amount of answers that ...
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Ethics of editing Title, and/or tags

Often times I see posts for which the asker has filled in the maximum number of tags, and although the concepts for each tag exist in the content of the post, the question asked is really only about 1 ...
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Burnination vs. merging into a specific tag

When there is a tag which should be removed completely and removing the tag manually would cause bumping too many questions, the typical solution is burnination. Perhaps in some cases, the moderators ...
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Tag autocomplete doesn't work

At the moment, the tag autocompletion doesn't work. Below is an example for inline tag edits, but the problem is also present on 'full' edit pages (like the one I'm typing this question in). Suggested ...
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The API crashes when trying to retrieve multiple tags

Using the /tags/{tags}/info route, I try to retrieve the info for a few tags, but the API crashes with: Server Error in '/' Application.     (click for larger view)     This ...
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Alignment issue in the Tags page - Legend tags section

In the bottom of the Tags page, the Legend tags section is not aligned with the pagination section. The issue exists in all per-site-meta. Screenshot for reference: There is an issue in the #...
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Page scale changed while entering tag name on iPad

Entering a tag name can change the page scale on iPad. For instance, normal scale yet: Scale is changed after adding “w” letter: This’s happening due to changing the page (search results) ...
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Tag hovers don't work on sites with MathJax enabled

On sites with MathJax enabled, e.g. Astronomy, Physics and Aviation (thanks @NogShine), hovering over the tags doesn't display the excerpt and statistics anymore. The tag does get highlighted when you ...
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Is there any help section available to understand how to type multi word tags in SE Android App?

When I tried to type SQL Server tag in Stack Overflow section of Stack Exchange Android App, I didn't find expected result. I mean different versions of SQL Server and the questions tagged with SQL ...
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Is it legitimate to mass retag questions without edit privileges?

I've recently started with a large retag on the new Quantum Computing site. I first discussed with a user who can review and we thought that we knew what needed to be done. However, it appears that 1 ...
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feature-request tag shown at the end of tag list. [feature-request] tag was replaced with itself [duplicate]

I saw this question and see that it has feature-request in the end of tag list (it should in the beginning). If I go to revision history I'm also facing some oddities: feature-request was replaced by ...
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Forbidden tags popup isn’t consistent

My previous related bug report has been drastically downvoted. But now I see that at least on Stack Overflow some forbidden tags are shown in a single line (old BR), others one per separate line. ...
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Search with tag finds only one question

I would like to search for my questions that contain the tag docker, so I tried searching for: user:me tag[docker] This brings me only one question. Where are the rest?
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Which tag has the highest incidence of downvoting?

I am wondering if there is anyway I can associate a tag with the probability of getting a downvote once a question is tagged with it? I know there are reasons why downvotes are given. This is more ...
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New global search doesn't like tags

When you visit the global search page: https://stackexchange.com/search and want to search for a tag like we used to do on the site search like so: [haskell] pattern you're directed to the ...