73 votes

'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

This is super tiny nitpick, but there's a number-mismatch in the tag-text: The text should either read Watch a tag to curate your list of questions and receive optional notifications on that tag's ...
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'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

Please make the watched/hidden tag thing hidable/toggle-able, especially on the per-site metas. The new display takes up a bit more screen real-estate if you have watched tags, or a lot more when you ...
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'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

Please de-emphasize the Unwatch button The unwatch button in really inviting and asks to be pressed as 'main' action in the tag-section. This is OK if you accidentally added the tag, but for a normal ...
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'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

status-completed In the new design the two sections having the title as Watched Tags and Ignored tags. In these for the Ignored tags, the tags can be replaced to Tags for uniformity. Also I ...
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Ignored and watched tags seem broken

Sorry about that. What happened here: the favorites/ignored feature is implemented client-side; a UI tweak changed the DOM in a way that broke the jQuery selector, meaning that it no longer found the ...
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29 votes

'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

In this system, what options do I have for dealing with tag conflicts, that is, with questions that have both an ignored tag and a watched tag? Here's what I see on MSE right now: Apparently, ...
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28 votes

'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

The new sidebar widget stands out (in a bad way) because it does not match the style of the existing widgets. Why not keep the style similar?
Michael's user avatar
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22 votes
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Filtering questions based on my Favorite Tags

This will do it https://stackoverflow.com/search?tab=newest&q=intags%3amine
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'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

bug status-completed If I'm trying to add a synonym tag to the Watched Tags or Ignored tags section in the Question page's side bar, it throws the error as {tagname} does not exist on this site ...
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18 votes
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My favorite tags are alphabetized now

The previous behavior was sort of accidental; the tags were ordered by the Id of the row used to store them, and since those rows were usually deleted and re-created, those Ids tended to just increase ...
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18 votes

'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

I really like this update. The tag description is easier to read and interact with, the layout is lighter, and makes Watched Tags more understandable in general. The only suggestion/doubt I got is ...
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18 votes

'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

After the change in the name and addition of the icon, we can also watch over things. Are anyone from the designing team following the show? ;) Jokes apart, I like improvement in popup and removing ...
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15 votes

'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

feature-request status-completed The feature is still called 'favorite tags' in some places, like the Help Center: Add favorite and ignored tags Another way to filter out questions you're not ...
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'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

This came up on MSO and I thought it was a good idea so I'm reposting it here. I'd go one step further than the OP's proposal, and remove the entire tag description block. We don't need this on ...
14 votes

Why do I see tags that I don't want to watch?

Tag watching is not a whitelist. Tags can be in 3 states: ignored, watched, and normal. Ignored means that such tags don't appear on your home page, ever, and any list of questions which include such ...
Nicol Bolas's user avatar
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Watched question titles are changed to blue on themed sites

This issue was caused by a non-theme color being set on watched post summary titles in a recent design system change. We've reverted that change and shipped the reversion. Thanks for the report!
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'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

Notifications regression Before this change, I could subscribe to a tag to get email notifications for new questions (after 15 minutes, 3 hours, or 1 day) by clicking this link: This link has now ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
10 votes

'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

I don't see the link "Add an ignored tag" when I unignored my last tag. It is back after refreshing a page. Also, the "edit" button doesn't disappear when there is nothing to edit.
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10 votes

'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

Could we have the "View tag" button more prominent? Instead of: We could have an easier to find "View tag" (forgive my poor GIMP): Style is up to you: I just want "View tag" as big as the other ...
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10 votes

'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

I'm unable to watch or ignore non-existent tags This probably explains something I noticed the other day, I'm no longer to watch or ignore tags that do not exist (yet). Rationale Why would I want ...
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9 votes

'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

If one box gives me the option to "Watch a tag" and explains what that will let me do, the other one should let me "Ignore a tag" and explain what the consequences might be. (Honestly, I'd like to ...
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'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

So... I actually find the new name more confusing. Favorite tags - by definition, is a list of tags I like. (Which is what it was) Watched tags - by definition, is an activity. I am actively ...
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Why do I see tags that I don't want to watch?

Tags watching only highlights questions; it does not block them. In the past I have seen people maintaining long lists of ignored tags (like you seem to be), but this isn't a good solution (as you've ...
Laurel's user avatar
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Clarifying how Ignored Tags work

It means that the list of questions on the page would usually have questions with those tags on the page, but which the server is not serving up to you because of your preference. If you don't hide ...
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6 votes
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Favorite/Unfavorite tags in iOS app

This will be added in 1.4.4.1, shipping in February. The right nav bar item will let you toggle through normal/favorite/ignored like it does on the web.
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6 votes
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How do you remove one of “your tags”?

Removing Favourite Tags via Home Page You can add or remove tags to/from your favourite list, directly from the specific sites home page. You will find this on the right side of the screen. Simply ...
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6 votes

'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

One thing that doesn't quite make sense to me, is: I click on a Watched Tag to show the newest questions with that tag. The top of the page then looks like this: I get buttons to "Unwatch Tag" and "...
Keith Hall's user avatar
6 votes
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Watch combination tags?

This will be implemented as phase II of the Custom Question Lists project. You will be able to create a custom view with those tags and access them from a dropdown in the tab and/or in the left ...
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How do you remove one of “your tags”?

You can also toggle any tag between "favorite", "ignored", and normal by just hovering over the tag and clicking the star icon in the popup... A filled yellow star means "favorite", a cross means ...
Cai's user avatar
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5 votes

Add thousands separator in suggested tags

Yes, adding commas as thousands separators would improve readability, and they are already used elsewhere on these English-language websites. Here's an example for reputation: And another: And a ...
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