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Offer similar tags when dialog to create new tag opens

I think it will be a lot more useful if the prompt on new tag creation shows similarly sound alternatives whenever a user attempts to create a new tag.
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Why do we add status tags to support questions?

A status tag was recently added to My support question (more specifically, status-bydesign). And from my current knowledge, status tags (e.g status-completed, status-norepro, etc.) are used for bugs ...
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Questions not tagged [x] appear on the tag's question page

I'm not sure when this started, but I've only noticed it in the last hour. It appears that questions not tagged with a particular tag are appearing within that tags listings. Example: https://...
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No pagination on /tags when searching regardless of result set size

When searching via the tagfilter input on the /tags page the filtered results only ever returns one page of results. Pagination is never available regardless of search query. Here is an example of ...
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Please can we document how tags and wild cards interact in the help center?

While writing this question I noticed we don't actually document how tags and wildcards interact. As per the help pages we document them separately: To search within specific tag(s), enter them in ...
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Why does "lang-bash" not highlight a list of commands and their output but adding the [bash] tag to a question does?

Why does <!-- language-all: lang-bash --> not highlight a list of commands and their output (like it used to) but adding the [bash] tag (instead) to a question does? Example question: FQDN ...
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Moderator tagging own question [duplicate]

In this question asked recently, a moderator asked about a bug. Later, another moderator tagged it as status-review. Can moderators tag their own questions with status-review (I am assuming so)? If so,...
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"Seeing is believing: [...]" blog post is untagged

The Stack Overflow Podcast is now available as video, but the relevant blog post is not tagged: Presumably, it should have the "the stack overflow podcast" tag and any other relevant tags.
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The system for adding a new tag to old questions is broken

Tags are useful for lots of reasons. Accurate and specific tags; much more-so. When a site does't have a particular tag, it's easy enough to add a new tag to an existing question. But, applying a new ...
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2022 Q2 Celebrating 10 years blog is untagged

The quarterly 10 years anniversary blog is up, but it doesn't have any tags at the bottom: unlike the previous one, which is tagged [community]. Interestingly, the tag is shown at the top:
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How can I bypass automatic string-tag conversion? [duplicate]

On Politics, I wanted to make a search for questions related to the conflict in Ukraine. There are many questions on the topic which don't have the tag [ukraine] attached to them, but on searching for ...
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Which tags attract drive-by questions? Or: How do I compute, for each tag, the number of users of that tag who have ≤N total questions?

I'm currently thinking about questions with the character-identification tag at Chinese Language. I feel like a lot of the questions with this tag are "drive-by" questions, i.e., the user ...
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The return of the tag-badges exploit

The tag-badges exploit was an old exploit in Stack Exchange: at the time, a total of 1000 votes across all your answers on a tag would give you a gold tag badge for that tag. This lead to an edge case ...
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Creating tag synonym throws an error ..in an erroneous way

I was trying to create a synonym on Arts & Crafts. Clicking the 'Create Synonym' button threw this error: It seems the 'Create tag synonym' pop-up got replaced by the code of the (error) page I ...
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How can I design a search query on Stack Overflow to include specific keywords? [duplicate]

I would like to search for specific keywords within posts containing a specific tag. I designed the following query on Stack Overflow: [Tag] AND "search-string 1" OR " search-string 2&...
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The content tag makes me discontent [duplicate]

content has no tag wiki or description, and seems like the wrong sort of meta tag. I feel like we need more dis-content in our lives. Are there any arguments for keeping the tag, and suggestions if so ...
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This tag is hurting my [workflow]

The workflow tag has no tag wiki or excerpt, 11 questions, and is used for various kinds of workflows: those of users on Stack Exchange for many different scenarios, and even those of staff members. ...
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A moved question lost tags [duplicate]

I wrote a question on a Stack Exchange site, only to find out that a few hours later, it was moved to another site in the Stack Exchange network. It's OK, but when the question was moved, the tags I ...
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SO Dataset query to retrieve questions, related answers and comments with a specific question tag

For a small part of my master thesis I need to retrieve a dataset from SEDE that contains all questions as well as the related multiple answers (and if possible also comments) with the tag "text-...
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How to get tags of questions answered by a user in Stack Exchange Data Explorer

I can't solve this problem: using a remote DBMS from the Stack Overflow site (URL: http://data.stackexchange.com/stackoverflow/query/new). Write a SQL query that displays the names of users with a ...
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Tags in chat messages unsupported in parentless room

In Charcoal HQ I am unable to use [tag:random-string] in a chat message, while this works fine in other rooms. I was told informally that this is because the room doesn't have a parent site, and thus ...
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Why only 50 related tags?

I'm using the Stack Exchange API and I want to get related tags of a particular tag. Fortunately, the API provides such an endpoint (/2.3/tags/devops/related?pagesize=100&site=stackoverflow). ...
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How can I download an information page of Stack Overflow tags? [closed]

I am unable to download the information page of Stack Overflow tags. Is there a way to download information pages in the same way as we can download excerpts of Stack Overflow tags, as described here?
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Should this site have a tag for "default tags"?

When a new Stack Exchange site is created, some tags are automatically created on its corresponding meta site. (I don't think there are any such tags on the main/regular Stack Exchange site itself.) ...
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How can I query SEDE to see the number of questions for a specific tag per year?

Having in mind a specific tag from Stack Overflow (i.e. python). Is there any query to make in SEDE which could provide the number of questions and answers posted per year in the specific tag?
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Let's close [jobs] questions!

Stack Overflow discontinued Stack Overflow Jobs and Developer Story on March 31, 2022. Since most of the posts with jobs tag are not relevant today because of the discontinuation, let's close the ...
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Hovering on a search result tag should give the option for adding to the search

When searching I don't always think to add relevant tags, or I discover a new tag that might help narrow down my search. To make the process smoother, could a button to 'add to search' be added to the ...
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White flash animation when editing tags [duplicate]

There's a white flash animation when editing tags on Chrome on Windows with the native dark mode on: Seems unintentional.
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What's the tiebreaker for top tags?

My profile on Science Fiction & Fantasy shows [tolkien-languages] as my top tag. It's one of the tags on my highest scoring question there, but I'm wondering why this tag is chosen instead of the ...
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How are 'status-deferred' and 'status-declined' used by staff?

This isn't covered by How does Meta Stack Exchange work?, as that just explains the tags, but I want to know how they are used by the staff. From experience this differs from the tag description. As ...
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What is the [multiple-answers] tag for?

The tag wiki excerpt for multiple-answers says: For questions about situations where a single user posts multiple answers to a single question. However, there are quite a few places it is used for ...
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How can I see whether a tag has been removed?

On one of the Stack Exchange websites, I suspect that a tag has been removed. How can I see whether a tag has been removed?
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After clicking the "edit tags" link, a pop-up appears: "An error occurred when fetching the tag editor"

On a mobile (iOS) device using Safari, when I attempt to edit the tags on a question using the "edit tags" link, I get a pop-up saying "An error occurred when fetching the tag editor&...
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Provide a magic link to the more detailed tag info page

Currently, as a Sci-Fi moderator, if I want to send a new user to read up on how to use the story-dentification tag in a comment, I have to manually link to https://scifi.stackexchange.com/tags/story-...
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Suggested tags are not displayed with their excerpts and other info when asking/editing a question on mobile

When asking or editing a question, one is offered tag suggestions while typing in the "Tags" section. On a desktop browser, each popup also displays the tag wiki excerpt (when available), ...
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Can we see user reputation by tag? [duplicate]

Can we choose a tag and see what users have most reputation in this tag? Example: A list of users that are ordered in a descending order by reputation gained with the tag [ggplot2]. This would show ...
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Automate adding questions from search to tag

Occasionally I notice a topic that has been discussed often enough to merit a tag, but there isn't one. For example, today on Raspberry Pi, a question popped into the active queue about using the ...
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What does [active] mean?

Inspired by What does active mean? which had the very ambiguous active tag (thanks @Amplitwist for the edit). It has 19 questions but no tag excerpt. If you search in the tag list for activ, you'll ...
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Rules which Meta Stack Exchange moderators need to follow regarding adding [status-review] tag in conflict of interest cases

Meta Stack Exchange moderators add the status-review tag to a post when Stack Exchange staff can give an appropriate response to the post. I am curious to know about the rules which Meta Stack ...
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Tags are too long vertically in anonymous and low rep post feedback

There seems to be a bug where tags are too long vertically in the overrated, most helpful, least helpful tabs of the anonymous and low rep post feedback page of the 10k tools. Using Windows 10, ...
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If a topic is renamed, should its tag generally be renamed along with it?

Should a general guideline for all Stack Exchange sites be that when a topic is renamed, the corresponding tag is renamed to match? I.e., should name synchronization be the default? Example: Super ...
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Editing tags redirects to/shows JSON response

Update 2022-01-06 It appears this is no longer happening. I noticed today that after making an edit to tags there is no console log statement like Navigated to https://.../edit-tags. Maybe there was ...
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Make tag excerpts show the synonym's excerpt when a tag is a synonym of another one

When I add tags to a question, the excerpt shown is the tag's excerpt. However, when a tag is a synonym of another one, this can be frustrating. Can it show the excerpt of the synonym instead of its ...
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Synonymize [the-overflow] into [blog]

There are two tags for the company blog: blog (381 questions) This tag is for questions about the Stack Overflow blog, the place for official company communications as well as essays, opinions, and ...
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Should there be a lower threshold for getting gold tag badge, on less popular tags?

A gold badge for a tag gives a user additional review power, to help manage low-quality questions having that tag. At https://stackoverflow.com/help/badges?tab=tags&filter=gold, we see that there ...
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Does inline tag editing affect Illuminator badge? [duplicate]

I've answered a question then edited the tag inline since there was nothing more to edit. Then waited for long enough so that I can see an increase in the Illuminator count. It did not increase, then ...
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The [messages] this tag sends are ambiguous

There is a messages tag with 67 questions and no excerpt/wiki, used for any sort of message. It seems rather ambiguous to me: there are plenty of specific kinds of messages that have more useful tags: ...
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Autocomplete suggested tags don't consistently autocomplete tags that should be suggested.... they seem to remember some autocomplete removals?

I first noticed this issue on RPG.SE, and have been trying to reproduce it here Here typing 'tag' doesn't suggest 'tags', however that might be because the space or hyphen character is considered ...
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How are users' tags determined?

I've looked at this question, but it's still not clear to me. Searching https://stackoverflow.com/users/ my user tags are HTML, JavaScript and jQuery. This is the case for all filters (week, month, ...
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Tags for improving a closed question?

I notice we must have a tag on a question on meta sites that's either discussion, support, bug, or feature-request. so I guess requiring help to improve a question is like discussion? also besides ...
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