• Tag begins with "DO NOT USE THIS TAG", but it has a useful description and 77 associated questions that do use it.
  • Tag has no description and no questions.

I don't have any immediate need for either tag, but something looks like it needs to be cleaned up there.

  • Welcome to Meta. filters is a synomym of filter. What is the confusion about these tags? P.S. Here is a link to a related Q/A webapps.meta.stackexchange.com/q/2696/88163.. Aug 26, 2021 at 22:49
  • @Rubén, If filters is a synonym for filter, it would be very helpful if it had a description saying exactly that. ¶ But the real question is, what is the point of having a tag whose description begins by shouting at me that I shouldn't use it? Aug 27, 2021 at 0:28

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has "DO NOT USE THIS TAG" because in this site it's considered a meta-tag. From Let's clean up some meta tags:

The above link also invites the community to participate on the meta-tag clean up and includes advice about how to do it.


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