Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [tags]

For questions about the behavior or usage of tags, which are keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions.

22
votes
0answers
115 views

Clicking on tags in global search results is broken

If you search for something on "all sites" (using the searchbox at the top of https://stackexchange.com, you'll reach the search results, e.g. https://stackexchange.com/search?q=foo+bar+baz. If you ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Tag grouping by time in the Tags view

Similar to how you can group users by time range in the Users view, please allow the grouping of tags by time in the Tags view. It would look like this: Clicking on one of the time ranges would ...
4
votes
1answer
39 views

Tag Count by Date

I'm looking for a total tag count up until a specific date for a given tag - or ideally, tags plural - on Stack Overflow. Any suggestions appreciated.
9
votes
1answer
100 views

Tags too low while editing

These screenshots were taken while editing posts: As you can see, tags are not centered vertically. This only happens when I have full edit privileges (or the ability to retag inline)...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Questions with tags containing accent marks break those on editing [duplicate]

Few days ago I was editing a question in Spanish.SE using the mobile site. It has three tags: traducción, solicitud-de-término and psicología and, as you can see, all of them contain accent marks. ...
3
votes
0answers
20 views

Tag popup is showed under the pending edit window

When post contains a pending edit the link below the post's body says edit(1). Pressing this link leads to displaying the edit review popup window. Hovering the mouse pointer over the question's ...
6
votes
0answers
46 views

Non-Latin tags are not parsed as tags in SEDE [duplicate]

For instance, in this SEDE request the cells in the tag column contain not parsed tags if at least one question's tag is not Latin only:
3
votes
0answers
10 views

Can we sort tags by recency?

In tags, there are options to see them by name or popularity or recency. For the first two, you can go through all the tags, but for recency, you can only see the most recent. It would be useful to be ...
2
votes
1answer
53 views

What's the difference between the help-center and help-center-proposed tags?

I found out in this question, that edits to the Help Center shall be posted in a meta. It also says "Make sure it's tagged help-center". While posting such a suggestion, I could see there are both a ...
7
votes
0answers
32 views

Tag popup layout is broken for localized sites

Tag popup layout is broken on certain tags for localized sites. For instance: c++ tag on Stack Overflow in Russian: php tag on Stack Overflow in Portuguese:
6
votes
1answer
120 views

Nondescript error message when user without enough rep to create tags attempts to suggest edit using not-yet-removed tag with zero questions

As of the instant this question was posted, the tag enhancement has zero questions, but still exists in the system and has not been cleaned up yet. Just as a curiosity, I decided to test if users ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

Tag tooltip no longer showing on Internet Explorer 11

In Internet Explorer 11, holding the mouse over a tag of a question used to bring up a tooltip with a short description of the tag. Now it only shows "Show questions tagged -tag-". Where has this ...
2
votes
1answer
44 views

Is there a way to edit the tags of a question without editing the text of the question? [duplicate]

Here's a question where the user obviously made a mistake when choosing tags: What is this insect in Southeast Idaho? I wanted to change the "etymology" tag to "entomology", but I can't validate my ...
5
votes
0answers
38 views

Which tags are watched by SE Staff on per site metas?

I've had a recent post on the meta of the site I'm on which, arguably on topic for us, certainly needs someone with greater insight into the system to take a look. While I'm aware that some tags on ...
5
votes
1answer
108 views

Tag length increase from 25 to 35 characters was not actually done here on MSE

The tag character limit was supposedly increased from 25 to 35 characters "on all sites". However, here on MSE, the tag length increase was not actually implemented. As would be expected, you get an ...
2
votes
1answer
38 views

Can I add a description for a new tag I created?

If I ask a question with a newly created tag, am I then able to add a description describing the tag? I have the reputation required to create a tag.
4
votes
3answers
67 views

Can we point to other Stack Exchange communities inside a tag description?

While reviewing, I came across a tag excerpt update that points a user towards another community and I didn't know if I could approve this or had to reject this: Personally, I'm convinced this kind ...
10
votes
0answers
86 views

Tag name overflow on “top tags” section of user profile if tag name is long

On the user profile page in the «Top tags» section there is a block for each tag, which contains: Tag name Score Number of posts If tag name is long, then the tag name may overflow, and parts (2) ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

Editing tag description gives “no usage guidance”

On Network Engineering, I've decided to update tags related to the questions asked, since there are many, that doesn't have any short or longer description. I edited 2 or 3 tags clicking the 'Tags' ...
2
votes
0answers
37 views

Is it possible to create a question tab with my tags? [closed]

I created a list of favorite tags on Stack Overflow. I would like to filter the questions that only have one or more of my tags. I remember there was an option like that before ("+ new tab"), but it ...
-14
votes
1answer
101 views

I'd like to propose a new computer language — is there an SE forum where I can do so? [duplicate]

I'm working on a new computer language I call Robato. So far, I only have a design document, but I'd like to put it out there and see if anyone would be interested in joining the project. What Stack ...
13
votes
1answer
129 views

Red tags in headings is hurting my eyes

When browsing through Meta, I ran across this post by Shog: ## [meta-tag:status-completed] I thought I was drunk, but immediately denied that guess. So I went on and made a test: It's ...
5
votes
0answers
27 views

Stack Overflow tag 'info' column has wrong styling of the “unanswered” tag

Recently I've noticed a small design oversight while visiting the PHP tag's info page. When on this page the unanswered button shows as a tab, while on all other pages this shows as a button. Pages ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

Query to show the highest voted post in each tag

Is there a query that will list the highest voted post (question or answer) for each tag on a site?
20
votes
1answer
304 views

Do not allow massive retagging by the tag-creator shortly after creation of a new tag

Proposal. At least for some period after creation of a new tag, there should be a limit on the number of questions where this tag can be added by the tag creator. EDIT: As a reaction to animuson's ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Fixing syntax highlighting without needed to add language tags to every answer [duplicate]

I answered a question, and noticed that the syntax highlighting was off. It was a Clojure question, but Java was being favored. I have a couple comments in the code that read poorly under Java ...
6
votes
0answers
34 views

Add plural forms to the string “Browse other questions tagged…”

On the bottom of the almost each question’s page you can see the following: In case of localized sites (I look from the side of the Stack Overflow in Russian) knowing the number (one, two/many) ...
7
votes
0answers
48 views

Searching for a tag inconsistently redirects to the tag page [duplicate]

Searching for a word that matches an existing tag should, I believe, redirect you to the tag page for that tag, instead of a regular search result. This is happening inconsistently... For example, a ...
3
votes
0answers
14 views

Search tags in mobile version not working at all [duplicate]

In mobile version: open tags page on any Stack Exchange site press search icon type anything type enter (or suitable sign on mobile keyboard) Then displayed tags will not changed at all:
2
votes
0answers
39 views

Incorrect error message when using an attempted tag synonym or plural thereof

On Travel.SE, there's a tag "nepali-citizens", which currently has an attempted synonym "nepalese-citizen". If I try using "nepalese-citizen" or "nepalese-citizens" as tags, confusing error messages ...
2
votes
1answer
48 views

Getting all questions with a specific tag

The Stack Exchange API supports /questions/{id}/tags/{tags} but it returns only a selection of questions available on Stack Overflow. For a school project I need to find all questions containing the ...
3
votes
0answers
26 views

Exclude questions with ignored tag in subscribed tag email

I'm subscribed to a tag. But I also ignore a tag. The two are sometimes used together, and I don't want to get the question(s) with the tag I ignore to my mail box in that case. Please exclude those ...
1
vote
1answer
29 views

How do I exclude questions using a synonym-ized tag?

On Skeptics.SE, I did a search for "fluoride -[fluoridation] -[fluoride]", got told "results found containing fluoride tagged with not [fluoride] not [fluoride]", but I still get questions with the ...
-10
votes
1answer
67 views

Can we have a “hats” tag?

I think that there should be a tag called "hats". It would be very useful for hat-related questions. Right now, there is a secret hats tag, but no hats tag. It would be helpful for questions about ...
3
votes
1answer
40 views

Is there a bug in the implementation of the Research Assistant badge?

I was doing several tag wiki edits (both true tag wikis and excerpts) in [linguistics.se]. I saw the counter "Your badge progress" on the right sidebar increasing: Your Badge Progress Research ...
1
vote
0answers
165 views

Syntax highlighting for shell sessions? [duplicate]

Edit: I've opened an issue for this in the code-prettify project on GitHub. The author of the question Why does bash login shell break here-doc command string argument? noted in the comments that: ...
11
votes
1answer
63 views

Attempting to use too long tag breaks popup

If you try to add a tag with too long name, site will give you an error in popup. In some cases text in the popup overflows the boundaries:
-24
votes
1answer
316 views

Why isn't there a “Jon Skeet” tag? [closed]

It's 2017 and we don't have a Jon Skeet tag on SO and SE?!
-13
votes
1answer
59 views

Collating tag information across all Stack Exchange sites

I notice that we have independent tags across multiple Stack Exchange sites on the same topic. For example, the go tag on Stack Overflow has the almost the same information as that on Software ...
4
votes
1answer
87 views

Is it possible to find out which are intrinsic tags for a given site?

The post Drop or change automatic migration-rejection based on non-existing tags discusses some issues related to rejected migrations. As I learned there, one of the factors influencing this is ...
3
votes
1answer
37 views

How does the system select which tag to show in the search engines? [duplicate]

One of the sources of visitors to Stack Exchange sites is search engines like Google. When we are shown the results of a question from Stack Exchange sites on Google, we are shown along with a tag. ...
3
votes
0answers
51 views

Searching for a single dash tag breaks tag formatting

Not sure what should be in the options text for this search request, but definitely not this: Also there is weird tag wiki shown on hover this area as said in comments:
8
votes
2answers
114 views

Questions regarding the tag merging/synonym impact

I originally posted this question on Meta Stack Overflow. However, it was suggested that I post it here as well because I have not received an answer after over two weeks. IBM Bluemix was recently ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Searching for unanswered questions with two or more tags returns answered questions [duplicate]

I want to search for unanswered questions having two or more tags. When searched with /unanswered/tagged/java+and+json, I get list of questions that already have answers.
2
votes
0answers
32 views

Allow to search by synonym tags with wildcard

Intro. I made a search for -[tag:status-*] user:me is:q to see what number of post I have where SO employee did not reacts yet. Then I copied this search request and tried to use it for "Stack ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

Creating tags from SE app [duplicate]

I am currently using SE app for Android. I just posted a travel question but could not create a new tag for my question. I know that: This is SO meta, and my issue is with travel, but I am afraid ...
3
votes
1answer
113 views

What tags do developers look through on localized meta sites?

I know that developers view questions tagged by bug but what about other kinds of tags like feature-request or support? If not only bug questions are viewed, why we are asked to write only bugs in ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Subscribe to multiple specific tags [duplicate]

I need to subscribe to specific tags, for example: If I need to subscribe to the [android] tag I just go through this tag and subscribe to it. What if I need to make it more specific, like [android][...
12
votes
1answer
139 views

Cannot suggest retag-only edit because “edits must be at least 6 characters”

I was trying to suggest a retag of this question on Seasoned Advice, but the system won't let me; I get the familiar message Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve ...
2
votes
1answer
37 views

Synonym privileges - make universal for top users [duplicate]

I know this has been touched on in other questions, but I'd like to bring up a possible solution for discussion. I think this is different because it offers a possible new solution that I don't ...