A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
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For discussion about the explicitly commercial advertising that appears on this site (if any), as well as the Community Promotion Ads which are voted on by users of each site.
held to choose moderators for all graduated sites and some long-term beta sites.
available to users with a reputation of 10,000 or higher.
those questions which have no up-voted or accepted answers.
For issues regarding the help center of Stack Exchange.
Hot Network Questions in the right-hand sidebar, the “hot” tab on each site, and on stackexchange.com.
For questions about the public lists of changes made to posts by a site's users. They are available for questions and answers by clicking the "edited X min ago" link, and on tag wikis as "history" and…
The global inbox contains information from across the entire network about notifications regarding posts and comments you've made, from answers to your questions to @replies to your comments.
The standard editor for Stack Exchange posts, which supports a live preview of Markdown syntax.
Questions about sizes and other quantities of Stack Exchange sites, e.g. number of questions, GB/day transferred, etc.
for issues of what is allowable or desirable in question titles. For questions about window/tab titles of Stack Exchange pages, use the [window-title] tag instead.
For questions about any of the emails sent from Stack Exchange sites to their users.
about the quarterly creative commons data dumps of all public data in the Stack Exchange network Q&A sites.
blocked from asking new questions, or posting new answers.
For questions about the syntax highlighting performed inside code blocks on Stack Exchange sites.
for questions about the bookmark question feature - indicated by the bookmark icon under the voting arrows on a question. Previously known as "favorite" questions. For questions about favo…
A request to add one tag as the synonym of another tag. Please be specific about which tag should be a synonym of which. Bidirectional synonyms and cycles are implicitly disallowed, so suggest wisely.
a set of tags that can be marked by a user. The questions that have favorite tags will be highlighted, and can be monitored using Tag Sets.
when examining what is on-topic or off-topic, and why.
For questions related to the sort orderings of questions, answers, and other lists on SE sites.
Questions relating to the suggestion or request for one or more new badges
For questions about the Stack Exchange API. Consider checking the API documentation and the Stack Apps site before posting your question here, it might have been asked before already.
For questions regarding display names and what is allowed in them.
Flags that have been declined by a community moderator or other trusted members of the community.
Use with [meta] to request that a tag here on Meta Stack Exchange be removed. Use in case of uncertainty when requesting discussion, or when the popularity of the tag makes manual retagging prohibitiv…
User accounts can be temporarily banned ("suspended") by ♦ moderators for violation of the site rules. Use this tag for any questions related to user suspensions. Do not use this tag to appeal a suspe…
For questions about the user named Community ♦ present on Stack Exchange sites.
for questions about the Stack Overflow blog, the place for official company communications as well as essays, opinions, and advice on the act of computer programming.
The process by which high-reputation users and moderators can vote to delete a post from the site.
For questions about adapting Stack Exchange to the needs of users from a specific cultural, linguistic or geographical background.
For general questions about the Winter Bash (or holiday hats) celebration at the end of the year. Please consider using the year-specific variation, e.g. [winter-bash-2018] if it's solely about this y…
regarding flagging comments as rude or offensive, no longer needed, or in need of moderator intervention. Also, for questions regarding the number of flags of a certain type required for automaticall…
Use it for questions about user accounts that have been deleted or the process of that deletion.
the act of casting many upvotes or downvotes on the posts of a specific user without proper reason. Also known as voting fraud.
Questions also answered by the user asking, easily marked by the shaded user card attached to the answer.