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Which tag should be kept as the main tag for the Google service for local business?

As there are less than 10 questions this could not be a big issue but could be helpful to document this case. There are three tags which names belongs to the name of a Google service at some point in ...
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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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Please create [apphub]

I just asked a question about AppHub, but don't have enough rep to tag it correctly. Could somebody with sufficient rep fix it for me?
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Questions untaggable for low-rep users

What can be done about tagging for low-rep users? I had a question about xero, and wasn't able to tag it appropriately, or use a "retag-this-please" style tag (anime stack exchange has one IIRC).
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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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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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Clicking on tag link on a question does not list other questions with that same tag

Navigating to: Assign size to image in Google Slides shows it has been tagged with google-slides. The link on that page is https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/google-slides When ...
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Merging tags [gmail] and [google-apps-email]

Tags gmail and google-apps-email refer to the same thing as the email service management features like DNS record management, email routing are out of scope in Web Applications. It's worth to say ...
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Why can't I use [google] tag for Google Maps-related questions?

Rubén edited my question 18 hours ago and removed google tag from it. When I visited revisions page for that question, where google tag still exists and hovered it, I can read: Questions about ...
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Create tag for telegram-messenger

I asked a question about telegram-messenger Telegram Messenger on a Google Voice number There is no tag for it, Would it be possible to create a new tag for it?
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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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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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What does the [worksheet-function] tag mean?

What does the worksheet-function tag mean? This tag is for spreadsheet questions where the question or answers involve an in-the-cell worksheet function, as opposed to some form of code.
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Why in the world do we have [stack-exchange]?

Apparently, we have a stack-exchange tag, with a long wiki description describing the network of sites. Why? Well, now we've got a baker's dozen questions that are either: a support question that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why do we have [hosting]?

Why do we have the tag hosting? The excerpt reads: A service that runs Internet servers, allowing organizations and individuals to serve content to the Internet. A good portion of the questions ...
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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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Merge [domains] and [domain] tags

The majority of questions are tagged domain and only a few this year have been tagged with domains, but the latter does not have a wiki excerpt. Can we merge the two into domain?
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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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What happened to Vidar?

Roaming around as ever, I stumbled upon Vidar's avatar and noticed his "credentials" were missing: Why are the tag descriptions missing? Lost in the matrix? Eaten by bugs? Edit: 19-11-2013 14:53: it'...
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Can't include wildcards when creating a tag link

I wanted to create a tag link including a wild card: [tag:google*] but when I typed it I got: [tag:google*] i.e. Nothing. It wasn't converted into a tag link.
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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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Why are more general tags getting removed from questions?

Take a look at this revision for an example: https://webapps.stackexchange.com/posts/50481/revisions I don't see a reason to remove the more general tags. They make it much easier to find an answer ...
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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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Filter Questions for all Favorite Tags

Is there a way to filter the questions, here on Web Applications or elsewhere on Stack Exchange, on all available favorite tags and not just one in particular? These are mine: prefs Jacob Jan If ...
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Is [ip] really necessary?

I direct your attention to the ip tag. Is it really necessary? Who is going to subscribe to a tag like that? It just doesn't seem to be a useful tag at all. And, to be pedantic, if it's going to ...
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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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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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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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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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Rename [coludhq] to [cloudhq]

The tag coludhq should be renamed cloudhq.
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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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Merging [app] and [application] tags

Both app and application tags are used for the same purpose, one being just the short version of the other. Thus, they should be merged.
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Should [google-talk] and [google-chat] tags be merged?

From Google's view point, they are one and the same product, Google Talk. So my question is: should the two tags (google-talk and google-chat) be merged? From google-talk's excerpt: Instant ...
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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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Merge [passwords] and [password] tags

The password and passwords tags should be merged, as they refer to the same thing.
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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 [images] and [image]

Both images and image tags refer to the same thing and thus should be merged. Qs tagged images Qs tagged image
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Merging tags [howto] and [how-to]

Both howto and how-to tags refer to the same thing and thus should be merged.
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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
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Merging tags [browser] and [web-browser]

Both browser and web-browser tags refer to the same thing and should be merged since there is no difference between them. Qs tagged browser Qs tagged web-browser
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Merging tags [widget] and [widgets]

Both widget and widgets refer to the same type of content and thus should be merged. Qs tagged widget Qs tagged widgets