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.
Proposals for new entries for the FAQ repository on this site should use this tag.
Use for questions about the star to the left of questions with the pop up "Click to mark as favorite question" (that toggles) used to mark posts considered important or interesting to the user. For to…
You have an idea for a new feature, or for a change to the existing functionality.
For questions about the flagging process, how flags are handled, etc.
For questions about formatting text and code on Web Applications including how, when and where to apply which formatting.
For questions about the general information and presentation of what may be found at https://webapps.stackexchange.com/help. Specific aspects may be better served by tags such as: [tags], [scope], [de…
For questions about how historical locks work and requests to have a historical lock added or removed from a question.
For questions about hyperlinks (but for formatting these see [formatting]), permalinks, shortened, internal, external, 'magic' and dead links.
For issues connected with site access to Web Applications as a registered user.
a lightweight, plain-text, markup language. It is used across the entire Stack Exchange network for post formatting (Questions, answers, wikis, chat).
For questions and requests to merge multiple Web Apps Stack Exchange accounts of the same user.
Questions that have been closed as duplicates may sometimes be merged by moderators. One question is retained as a stub while all answers appear on the other.
Questions about Web Applications Meta.
Questions about dealing with "meta tags", tags that don't categorize the question, and are undesirable.
the process of migrating off-topic questions from a Stack Exchange site to another.
For questions specific to the mobile version of Web Applications. Questions about other mobile apps may belong on other sites, such as Android Enthusiasts or Ask Different.
Questions about how moderation works on Web Applications. About: how to moderate; particular moderation events; moderator pages; abilities; decisions and such like.
Questions about diamond (♦) moderators, their powers, and actions they have taken.
For questions specifically focussed on beginners and those who may be new to the Stack Exchange Q&A format. They will generally have a low reputation score, which starts from 1.
Questions about the various user interface and email elements used to notify users of events on the site.
Answers that were valid at one time but have ceased to be.
when asking about questions about obsolete web applications or application features.
For questions about the OpenId open standard for logging in to many websites, including Web Applications, with a single set of third-party credentials, as applicable to accessing this site.
for questions about the user profile page, which contains a list of all the questions, answers, and an audit trail of the user's activity on the site.
For questions about the promotion of the site and/or about attracting *new* users to visit and participate in Web Applications.
For questions regarding the nature of a "question" on Web Applications Stack Exchange; e.g. how to ask, whether specific questions are appropriate, etc.
Activities such as searching, voting, editing your own posts, or suggesting edits are rate-limited on Stack Exchange sites. These restrictions generally exist to prevent abuse.
For questions about specific suggested edits that have already been rejected by the community.