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We need to git rid of [git]

I draw your attention to the git tag and its 27 questions. Git is in no wise a web application. There are a number of web applications (github, bitbucket) with which Git can be used, and we have tags ...
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Can we black list [web-application]?

web-application has quite a number of questions tagged to it, but considering the name of this site seems to be rather redundant. I mean, technically, every question on here should have that tag. ...
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Questions shouldn't have two tags that are identical

This question has three tags, two of which are formula. This doesn't look right. Shouldn't the site either forbid such things or prompt for them to be corrected?
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Better tag guidance for tags that attract development questions

In spite of our best efforts, we still get daily questions about web application development. Obviously, people don't read. Part of the problem may be that some of the tags that a web app developer ...
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What should we do with WordPress questions and how tag them?

Users are starting to ask questions about WordPress. If they ask about WordPress.com I think they are on topic, but what if they ask about plug-ins that currently are not supported by WordPress.com ...
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Please don't double tag Google items

We shouldn't be tagging items with both google and some other tag like google-search or gmail. google should be used for the Google search engine. Use the specific app name for each app. Of course, ...
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Clean up [untagged] questions

This is a clean-up task which'll never end. There is a regular job that removes tags that are only on 1 (or fewer) questions. What this means is that any question with one of these "orphan" tags ...
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What is the tag [google-calendar-reminders] for?

The tag google-calendar-reminders is pretty old, with questions dating back to 2013. Presumably, it refers to the fact that entering events in a calendar is a way to be reminded of them. But the ...
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Should we merge tags related to account management?

Currently we have several tags that are related to managing accounts. I propose merging the following tags into [account-management]. account account-delete account-transfer account-disabling ...
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Do we need the [error] tag?

Does tagging a question error really add much information to it? Or should we dispose the error tag?
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Do we really need “online” in tags on a web applications site?

There are lots of tags like "online-security" and "online-storage" showing up. Do we really need "online" - isn't that implied?
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Can we kill (and possibly blacklist) [php]

PHP is a scripting language for building dynamic web sites and web apps. This site is not about building web apps. I've been looking through php and any question that's not already closed should be ...
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Can we add [problem] to the tag blacklist?

Earlier today we had a number of questions tagged problem I cleaned them all up, but can we add it to the tag blacklist to avoid it's return?
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We must [unsubscribe] from the [subscription]

I draw your attention to subscription and unsubscribe. I would call both of these the very definition of a meta tag. "Subscribing" could be to a mailing list (or similar), paying for a service, or ...
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Tag missing from wildcard search

I did a search for all tags starting with "google": [google*] And it returned this url: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/google+or+google-spreadsheets+or+google-drive+or+google-...
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Rename request: [google-drawing] to [google-drawings]

Google calls its web-based diagramming software Google Drawings (see) and we are in favour of consistency. Please rename google-drawing > google-drawings. There are at present about 23 Qs with the ...
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Burninate [hide]

I draw your attention to the tag hide. It's currently applied to 10 questions, all of which have something to do with hiding, or not hiding, something. (At least none of them are about animal skin.) ...
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Is the [web-apps] tag partially redundant?

See also: Do we really need online in tags on a Web Applications site Okay, on my general tag browsing tonight I've noticed a few questions which are being tagged with [web-apps]. While there are a ...
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Integrate [new-twitter] into [twitter]

For new-twitter we have 2 (two) questions (all asked back in 2010), 1 (one) follower to it and... we have "new" Twitter working like a charm for past three years. Shouldn't we integrate these two ...
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Tag synonyms for British English/American English?

As I did some tag wiki edits, I noticed a trend of having the American English spelling as the main tag, and sometimes there isn't a synonym created for it with the British English spelling. I was ...
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Should we move the answers to “Hidden features of Google search” to the Google tag wiki?

While reviewing some low quality answers I came across this old gem: Hidden features of Google Search Over on Meta Stack Overflow they are discussing, and in some cases implementing, moving the ...
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Clean up and then blacklist the [application] tag

I've just see that we have a tag called application. This seems to me to be redundant. I'm guessing that it came about because people entered "email application" or some such into the tags. Once ...
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Clean up of [speed] tag

I draw your attention to the speed tag. Currently, there are 11 questions. There is, of course, no tag wiki or excerpt. The questions are on a variety of topics. 2 are closed webapp recommendation ...
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Can we get rid of the [issue-tracking] tag?

There are 12 questions tagged issue-tracking. Most of them are also tagged with something else, usually the actual issue tracking system they are asking about. Those tagged with only issue-tracking ...
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Problematic [tags] and [tagging] tags

I draw your attention to tags and tagging. Not only is one simply the verb form of applying the other (and should thus be a synonym) they certainly seem to be meta tags; neither could be the only tag ...
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Make [gmail-chat] synonymous of [google-talk]

Google Chat used to be usable within Gmail, Orkut and iGoogle but the last two services were shut down, so presently Google Chat can be used only within Gmail. At this time there are two alternatives ...
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Should *-rec tags be added?

A convention has been established on SuperUser.com where questions that ask for software recommendations, are tagged software-rec. I'm wondering if the same convention should be used here with webapp-...
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Using Web Applications as a product support forum

I'm looking into using webapps.stackexchange.com as a support forum for our product Orangedox for Dropbox. Since I'm a big fan of Stack Overflow I would rather use a product like this, where anyone ...
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Merge [passwords] and [password] tags

The password and passwords tags should be merged, as they refer to the same thing.
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Create tag for the new Inbox by Gmail

Would it be possible to create a new tag for Inbox by Gmail (http://inbox.google.com)? google-inbox? Google is sending out invitations to more and more users, so it probably going to be useful in ...
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New tag for Amazon Alexa voice integration

Should there be a tag created for questions about integrating Alexa skills with various web apps (Google Docs, calendars, etc.)? The current alexa tag refers to the Alexa.com marketing site (also ...
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Could someone create a [gitlab] tag?

I have posted this and this question. These are about GitLab, not GitHub. Could someone create a gitlab tag?
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My question is about Google Tag Manager, but there's no tag for it yet

I asked this question a while back: Google Tag Manager no longer in preview mode for any version. At first it was tagged with [google], but that tag was removed later by someone else. There's no tag ...
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Merge [timeline] and [facebook-timeline]

Today I was asking a Facebook related question and I realized that there are two tags about Facebook's timeline: facebook-timeline and timeline. These tags have 8 and 17 posts, respectively. Since ...
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Burninate the [posting] tag

I draw your attention to posting. There is, of course, no excerpt or tag wiki. It is attached to questions about "posting" on Twitter, Facebook, Facebook Social Plugin, Google Groups, Google+, Reddit,...
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Let's burninate [api]

(Slightly related to this question: Questions of the form: Does {website X} have an API?) Application Program Interfaces are firmly in the domain of programming. Except, perhaps, for questions asking ...
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Is the [date] tag useful?

We've got a few dozen questions tagged with date. To me, this is not a useful tag. Who's an expert on dates? Who is going to follow this tag? A tag should be able to describe a question all by ...
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Merge into and add [online-storage] as a synonym of [cloud-storage]

First, a question: online-storage and cloud-storage mean the same thing, right? If so, should we merge into and add online-storage (12 questions) as a synonym of cloud-storage (8 questions)? ...
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What [javascript] questions are on-topic?

I've tweaked the tag guidance and description of the javascript tag to try to make it more clear that more than likely the question our visitor is about to ask is off-topic here. As you can see, a ...
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Do we want an Uber tag?

Going through the reviews, I found https://webapps.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/57706, a tag wiki for a new tag, uber. Do we want this tag? Granted, http://www.uber.com is a web app, but ...
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Rename [youtube-streaming] to [youtube-live] (or remove)

Reasons: "YouTube Live" is the official name of the product (used both in the HC, and in media reports). "YouTube Streaming" has a bit of ambiguity as to whether the questioner is talking about ...
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Merging tags [bit.ly] and [bitly]

Both bit.ly and bitly tags refer to the same thing, the bit.ly URL shortening service. They should be merged, since there is no difference between them. Qs tagged bit.ly Qs tagged bitly
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Can the name of the [google-team-drive] tag be changed to [google-shared-drive]?

Can we please change the name of the tag google-team-drive to google-shared-drive? The name of the feature on G Suite changed from Team Drives to Shared Drives in June this year. Thus, the tag name ...
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Burninate [data]?

UPDATE: At present there are NO Qs tagged data - though it is certain to rear its ugly head again unless blacklisted. On Stack Overflow it has been accepted that the tag data is hopelessly too broad ...
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Merging [mail] and [email] tags

Both mail and email refer to the same thing, so they should be merged to email.
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Merging similar tags [photo] and [photos]

The tags photo and photos refer to the same subject and should be merged. Qs tagged photo Qs tagged photos
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Merging tags [link] and [links]

The tags link and links refer to the same subject and thus should be merged. Qs tagged link Qs tagged links
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Merging tags [feed] and [feeds]

Both feed and feeds tags refer to the same thing and thus should be merged. Qs tagged feed Qs tagged feeds
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Merging tags [ecommerce] and [e-commerce]

Both ecommerce and e-commerce tags refer to the same thing and thus should be merged. Qs tagged ecommerce Qs tagged e-commerce
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Merging tags [template] and [templates]

Both tags template and templates refer to the same subject and thus should be merged. Qs tagged template Qs tagged templates