Questions tagged [untagged-questions]

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On some sites, make questions by new users start off as untagged

Proposal Allow sites to opt in to the following behaviour: When asking a question, do not show new users the tag field. Instead, let the question start as untagged (just as if the question was just ...
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Do not allow OP/moderator to override an edit if it results in blacklisted tags being applied

Due to a feature, a user was allowed to override an approved edit which resulted in their question getting tagged with the untagged tag. That should not be allowed, given that no question should be ...
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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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Translation for error about use of tag “untagged”

When trying to ask question with tag untagged there is an error with text: This tag is for use by the system for questions that have had all other tags removed. Please use a real tag instead. ...
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Why do some [untagged] tags miss an excerpt?

Most untagged tags (such as those on SF, SO) have an excerpt: This is a special tag that is designed to be used only by the system for questions that have had all of their other tags removed. Do ...
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How important is comprehensive tag coverage?

I have read a number of the tag-rated questions here on meta, searching for any consensus on human-moderated auto-tagging. Here is a great one. I got thinking about this because I've been on a '...
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What causes a question to be tagged as [untagged]?

I had thought that any question tagged untagged was as a result of migration. But What happened to the village in Contagion? was not migrated from anywhere as far as I can tell, so how did it end up ...
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How can I find all untagged questions on Stack Overflow?

I know how the untagged tag works, but under (clicking on) the untagged tag on Stack Overflow, we don't get all questions tagged with untagged. For example, this question tagged with untagged, but it ...
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Users should not be able to suggest tag wikis for 'untagged'

untagged isn't a real tag, and it should be reduced to 0 questions as fast as possible. Yet, you can suggest tag wikis for it that slowly but surely result in orphaned wikis. Can we blacklist this ...