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Not enough right margin for the tags on tag pages (on iPadOS)

I’ve marked only the most obvious situations on the picture: As you can see the rectangular background part of tags is too small for tag name. Tested on iPadOS 13.2.2 in Chrome browser
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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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Position of tags when reading questions

It happens to me rather often that I look at a question such as "How to do whatever with Collections" and while that's what I'm looking for in Java, it's useless if the question refers to, for ...
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Are the tagnames on Stack Overflow also licensed under CC-BY-SA? [duplicate]

I want to use the tagnames commercially. If attribution is to be provided how do I correctly attribute a tagname? And if I want to use the tag excerpts and wiki's as well, how do I adhere to the ...
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Put tags under the title [duplicate]

Current situation Tags should not into titles. In an opened question, tags are shown at the very bottom of the question. Problem If a question was opened via a websearch site (which does not show ...
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Show tags in “Similar questions”

Actual situation When searching on stackexchange you get a list of search results. Each topic also contains a list of its tags below it. When adding a new question, after typing the title, a field "...
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Expand tag filter with additional options

Sometimes I want to search questions which are marked let's say with c# tag and either .net or .net-core and are not marked with entity-framework. But, currently it is not possible. It would be great ...
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Clicking on tags in global search results is broken [duplicate]

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 ...
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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 can we improve the inconsistent tagging of the questions relating to the recent uproar and associated issues?

Question description There are many questions (~250 in the last five weeks) relating to Firing mods and forced relicensing: is Stack Exchange still interested in cooperating with the community? ...
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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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Make [answers-in-comments] a synonym of [answers-as-comments]

The tags answers-in-comments and answers-as-comments seem to refer to exactly the same thing: comments that should be answers. Because of that, answers-in-comments should be made a synonym of answers-...
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What is 'Retag' for the organizer badge?

The question is NOT about the organizer badge, but about what retag means. I was checking what the organizer badge is and noticed there is not a description of what 'retag' exactly means or how it's ...
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There are [community-standards] here?

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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Burninate [15-characters]

status-completed Currently there exists a special case of character-limit, namely 15-characters. The latter refers explicitly to the minimum length of comments. Seeing the relative low amount of ...
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Let's close the [awards] ceremony

The tag awards has 11 questions, no tag wiki, and is used for three different purposes: Awarding bounties, e.g. Is it possible to avoid awarding a bounty on a low quality post? Awarding badges, e.g. ...
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What does it mean when a question is grayed out? [duplicate]

I cannot correlate with closure, negative votes, no answers, or any common thread between questions that are grayed out, and those that are not. One can still open them, and answer or comment at will....
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Stop the segregation madness. Merge all Stack Exchange sites and differentiate them by tags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can Stack Exchange follow a more generic approach? Tag all the http://stackoverflow.com questions with programming. Tag all the http://serverfault.com questions with server. ...
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Get the Most Number of Questions from Tags [closed]

I am new to this website and I am still learning how to post and get answers, so, please be patient on me. I would like to know how do we get 3 tags at most the will give the most number of questions ...
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Is there a reason why calls for the MRRP post being [featured] are being ignored? [duplicate]

The post Feedback post: Moderator review and reinstatement processes affects the community as a whole. It is supposed to exist to collect feedback from users regarding the recent changes. Surely it ...
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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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Single-use tags with no tag wiki, but with rejected proposals for the tag wiki, aren't auto-burninated after six months

Recently, there was some confusion as to why a single-use tag without a tag wiki wasn't auto-burninated after six months. It was later discovered that as someone made a rejected proposal for the tag ...
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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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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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Feeds choke on non-existent tag names

I wanted a feed URL that encompassed all questions about French-speaking regions on Travel Stack Exchange. So I tried https://travel.stackexchange.com/feeds/tag?sort=newest&tagnames=andorra+or+...
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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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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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Non maximized window weird browse, tags, Stack Apps

Tags stack weirdly on Stack Apps:
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When to burninate

Upon seeing this question, I took a look at the user tag, and it currently has 1366 unanswered questions, and 4326 total questions. Seeing as that's quite a lot, I thought I'd help with the ...
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Add 'edit tags' ability on the main 'Questions' page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Put "edit" and/or "retag" links on the question list pages I was wondering if we could add the 'edit tags' button (below) to the list of 'Questions' page (...
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Let us filter the normal questions list by favorite tags

Possibly not a duplicate: Tab for questions that are labeled with favorite tags (refer to end of post to see why) Currently, to view a feed of all questions tagged with my favorite tags, I have a ...
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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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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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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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Tag-badges exploit [closed]

Like everyone else I've been reading bobince's outbreak about parsing html with regex with great amusement. When I read in the comments that bobince had been awarded two gold badges (html and regex) ...
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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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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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Can we have meta tags for chatrooms?

We can add tags to our chatroom which is great. What isn't great is that we have no way to indicate that we mean the tags from the meta site. I'm one of the room owners of the SO Close voters room ...
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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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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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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? ...