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Should we repeat tags in question title? [duplicate]

In a comment to this question: LilyPond - Put ALL noteheads to the left of stems, regardless of stem direction a user asked OP to repeat the tag [lilypond] in the question title. This doesn't seem to ...
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For each Stack Exchange site, would it be good to have a pseudo-dictionary webpages for tag list? [closed]

For each Stack Exchange site, would it be good to have a pseudo-dictionary web page for tag list? Essentially, it is a dictionary web page(s) containing a list of pages used by a particular Stack ...
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New tag for the internal image hosting

Now that imgur will soon no longer host our images, the imgur tag would become obsolete. However, I doubt the new upload process, that would host the images internally in Stack Exchange, would work ...
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Tags column of Posts table changed delimiter format. Many historical queries broken. Special tag rendering also broken

To the best of my memory, and in reading my past queries- some of which I re-run on a regular basis- the format of the Tags column of the Posts table in SEDE used to be like <starball><is>&...
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Only add the "edited by" label for big changes, and not "Edit tags"

Editing tags is a minor change; "Edited by ..." should be added only for big edits/ improvements. Personally, I find "Edited by ... Kilroy" distracting, not helpful.
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Enhancement Request: Indicate on the Tag listings when a tag is a synonym of another

I wanted to define some tags today (so many are left undefined when created) and chose to set the filter to "popular" and jump the the last page. As it turns out, every single tag on the ...
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What should we do for the tag [meta-reputation]?

Today, I found a tag called meta-reputation. This tag doesn’t contain tag wiki and tag wiki excerpt and is only used by 2 questions only. These 2 questions are all about the reputation for meta stack ...
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What should we write for the tag wiki excerpt for the tag [convert-to-answer]?

Yesterday, I suggested edits for both the tag wiki and tag wiki excerpt for the tag convert-to-answer, and my tag wiki edit was approved, but my tag wiki excerpt was rejected. You can see here: https:/...
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Warn after the first tag that one needs 300 points to create new tags

Warn after entering the first new tag that one needs 300 points to create new tags. Don't wait until the user is through filling in the tags and presses Post, before informing him or her that all ...
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What’s the difference between the tags [convert-to-comment] and [answers-as-comments]? [duplicate]

I found it weird, there are two tags convert-to-comment and answers-as-comments. I have looked the tag wiki given, I found that these two tags mean the same things, that is “For questions related to ...
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Why did the recent maintenance notices point to a search for [maintenance] or [maintenance]? [duplicate]

The second link in these notices that were up today: point to https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/maintenance+or+maintenance?tab=Newest Why the duplicate: [maintenance] or [...
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Edit review page: looks like all tags gone

No big deal, but here with the side by side display, a quick look gives the false impression that all the tags were removed in the new version. So perhaps it would be best to repeat them anyway, in ...
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What can we do with [culture]? It hasn't a tag wiki and most questions are old

The tag culture doesn't have a tag wiki. Required tags: As of January 16th, 2024, there are 16 questions tagged discussion, three questions tagged feature-request, and one question tagged support. ...
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"Clear" button for tags field

I think the tags field would benefit by a "Clear" button. I inadvertently pasted three sentences into the select tags field, thereby creating dozens of tags.  Had to click the delete 'x' one ...
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Move tag info from source tag to the destination in case when destination tag exists, but doesn't have info yet

In tag merging process (available for moderators) when the resulting tag name doesn't exist yet the process will behave like a tag renaming. I.e. all tag info (short and detailed) will be "moved&...
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Available translation isn't used for tag merging error

Available translation isn't used for tag merging error:
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Implement {duplicate}, {closed} etc. tags as UI elements, rather than appending text [duplicate]

At this point, I am very much used to closed/duplicate questions being marked with [closed] or [duplicate] text in their title: But what exactly is stopping us from implementing it as an actual ...
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Is [spoonfeeding] a meta-tag? Is it really a relevant meta meme?

I added this spoonfeeding to a question I posted a few moments ago, before that question, it had four questions closed. I looked at the FAQ about the Meta Memes, and spoonfeeding is not included. ...
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Do we have a canonical question about retagging based on answer?

I'm looking for a canonical question about retagging based on an answer. I.E. in my question When should site-specific tags be included in site recommendation questions?, the comment by Nij It never ...
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When should site-specific tags be included in site recommendation questions?

There are several site-recommendation questions, including site-specific tags; however, several questions recommend, i.e, Web Applications SE not having a tag for this site. There are 6 questions, ...
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Tagging [site-recommendation] questions asking to recommend sites to ask about stuff related to computers

There are more than 2k questions tagged site-recommendation. Most of these questions are related to stuff that one way or another, is related to computers in any of their form (personal, server, ...
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Parasite addition to tags during revision redaction

During the redaction of post revision (link for staff) I'm faced with that a weird tag rendering: As you can see there are two vertical red lines on the right hand side of each tag. Possible culprits ...
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Tag popup is obscured on the Tour page

On the Tour page the popup for tags on demo questions is partially obscured by the frame border:
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What should we do with the [alias] tag?

Since we've been seeing some meta-tag discussion these past few days, here's another: What should we do with the six-question wiki-less alias tag? It seems to have been used as a synonym of tag-...
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Do we need a [hardware] reset on this tag?

The hardware tag (here on MSE) is a bit of a mess. Here's the wiki: This tag is for questions about the hardware the Stack Exchange software uses to either build or run their software. Do not use ...
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"New posts" on admin panel incorrectly takes into account tag excerpt/description

On admin panel I see the "6" in the "New Posts" column for myself (per month): * screenshot has been taken on Google-translated page from Russian to English According the summary ...
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This tag encompasses a large [web] of topics

We have a web tag here on MSE. I think it should go. It was 21 questions (as of now) with no tag wiki or info. It includes the following topics: The "web" version of SE (in contrast to the ...
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Remove "View tag" link from the tag tooltip

Since the old one related feature-request is not implemented yet, I would like to ask for an alternative. The list of question with a tag can be obtained by clicking on the tag itself, so there's no ...
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Should we clean up our AI-related tags?

We have the following tags: chatgpt ai-tools generative-ai (synonym of gen-ai) (this is different from prompt-design-site) overflowai artificial-intelligence1 robots (despite the tag wiki, this is ...
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Tags should be markable as obsolete, and opted out of being suggested for new questions

I don't know what algorithm is being used to come up with tag suggestions, but it probably wouldn't be too hard to add a simple filter that blocks it from suggesting "obsolete" tags. I ...
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There is a problem with the [problem-user] tag

We have the problem-user tag, with excerpt that reads: This tag should be used in a question about a user who has been causing problems like spamming, unproductive answers, using abusive language and ...
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How can I find the tag wiki for a tag that has been synonymized with another?

The system allows to synonymize tags where the resulting tag does not have a wiki, but the source one had. How in that case I can find the wiki of the source tag without breaking the synonymized pair? ...
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'Edit tags' loading indicator styling bug [duplicate]

When pressing the 'Edit tags' button, most of the times the loading indicators get some absurd styling: Other question/GIF
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How can I see the average and median question scores for a given tag on a given SE site?

How can I see the average and median question scores for a given tag on a given SE site? E.g., what is the average and median score for the questions that have the tag bug on Meta.SE (I took this ...
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How to read the "tag merge" log

Site moderators have a tool to merge tags. As a result of such a merge, a popup window with a log appears, e.g. here is a recent merging: updating post history, 130 rows affected (pipe delimited) ...
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"Tag edit confirmed" notification seems to use relative or wrong URIs [duplicate]

While being at networkengineering.stackexchange.com I noticed that I had received a "tag edit confirmation" for "UNIX & Linux". However when clicking on the notification I ...
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Incorrect number of questions in tag on question creation

Number of questions in tag shown when tag is selected on question creation might show incorrect value, if name of the tag is too long. For example, when attempting to add tag prometheus-alertmanager ...
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How can I get information of a tag with the Stack Exchange API?

The API documentation of usage of /tags/{tags}/info GET does not give us this information: How can I get this text description?
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Merging and synonymizing tags: how can we handle tag information?

This is the question about tools accessible to site moderators. We have several tags that we want to synonymize/merge in some cases. Some tags have tag information, but others don't. What's the ...
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Do we need the [moderation-strike] tag?

I've seen the moderation-strike tag popping up a few times this past month. I'm wondering, do we really need it? It doesn't seem to have much long-term utility, though I may turn out to be wrong on ...
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Empty area in tags block on user profile page

In my profile there's an empty area in the Tags block: Each tag on that block occupies 66px in height. The last tag here is bug, and this tag occupies 144px height, so it easily can contain at least ...
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My tags list cuts off, leaving out some relevant tags

I often use My tags to filter questions. Today I noticed that some questions with relevant tags were excluded from the filtered list. The culprit seems to be that the list of tags (which is pretty ...
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The "Edit" button on the Tags page escapes its bounding box when the tag name is too long

On the tags page the "Edit" button is displayed incorrectly when the tag name is too long. (Need edit privileges (2k rep) on the site to see the button.) (printscreen from StackOverflow на ...
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Wrong z-index for tag popup when the question has an ignored tag

After this was fixed, I tested it a bit, and noticed this behavior: When there is an ignored tag and the question is grayed out, the tag popup is below/behind the other page contents due to wrong z-...
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Invalid number of questions by tag after synonymizing

It's obviously a caching issue, but it is very weird and long-standing (more than 10 days). After making the tag synonym on ruSO, I am faced with the interesting behavior related to the number of ...
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Is there an expected duration of the status-review stage? [duplicate]

The tag info page for the status-review tag states: Indicates that the circumstances behind a bug report are set to be internally reviewed, or that the feature request contains merit to consider but ...
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Meaningless placeholder for tags on new sites

When asking a question on a new private beta, the input field for tags has a rather meaningless placeholder: e.g. () I understand no tags can be recommended, but wouldn't it be better to just omit ...
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How can I determine if this is a bug or feature-request for design tagged question?

Some design issues are based completely on personal opinion. In some other situations, they feel like an edge case, like this one: Add comment link is too close to Flag link Should this be tagged as ...
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Is there a tag on MSE for the block of links under the post body and above the comments?

Is there a tag that can be used for questions related to the block of links under the post body? (share, edit, close, delete, flag) If there's not, how can we name it?
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Tag excerpt is missing when searching tags? [duplicate]

The tag excerpt seems to be missing when searching for tags from the Tags page. I believe it was working previously, while only tag synonyms that don't show the excerpt. Tried on Chrome 113 in ...
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