Tags

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 questions about the promotion of the site and/or about attracting *new* users to visit and participate in Web Applications.
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For questions about competitions on the site (originally relevant around the time Web Applications graduated), so this is unlikely to be of use on new questions.
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for questions specifically about the process of asking questions on this site.
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For questions about quantities relevant to Web Applications. e.g. “unanswered questions” count, total number of questions, visits/day and other measures such as obtainable through https://data.stackex…
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About questions on the main site that have no answers at all.
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Refers to all questions deleted from Web Applications. The tag "specific-question" should also be used when referencing a specific question that has been deleted.
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For questions about search and advanced search features.
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For questions about the system that allows the display of approval and disapproval, and determines user reputation, hence privileges. For questions about voting applied for other purposes see other ta…
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Questions about the chat room and what takes place there.
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a lightweight, plain-text, markup language. It is used across the entire Stack Exchange network for post formatting (Questions, answers, wikis, chat).
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Indicates that the site developers were not able to replicate the behavior reported.
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How best to use those posts, both questions and answers, that are marked as editable by everybody and thus have no owner.
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Questions about how moderation works on Web Applications. About: how to moderate; particular moderation events; moderator pages; abilities; decisions and such like.
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a way to get additional attention for a question by offering some of your own reputation for great answers.
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Questions about the various user interface and email elements used to notify users of events on the site.
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for questions about the official blog of Web Applications. The blog no longer exists as of March, 2017
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an editable page that briefly summarizes the topic of the tag and that may provide links to existing questions that are often useful to many people.
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For questions about the characters or character combinations blocked from appearing in posts and about tags that may not be created.
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For questions about the process and etiquette of creating new tags.
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blocked from asking new questions, or posting new answers.
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For questions about the user profile pages, which may contain some details of the questions and answers posted and of other activity on the site.
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For questions about hyperlinks (but for formatting these see [formatting]), permalinks, shortened, internal, external, 'magic' and dead links.
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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.
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Indicates that the feature request will not be implemented, or that a bug will not be fixed at present time.
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For issues connected with site access to Web Applications as a registered user.
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Questions pertaining to the beta phase of our Stack Exchange site, before it graduated.
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As a string of characters that identifies a realm of authority within a Domain Naming System (DNS) this tag was mainly of relevance around the time Web Applications graduated and is unlikely to be of …
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Answers that were valid at one time but have ceased to be.
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For questions about canonical questions, i.e. those often used or referred to.
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For questions about cleaning up a tag or tags, be that removing the tag, clarifying the wiki and/or excerpt, or other.
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use for any questions specifically concerning answers that have been deleted.
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Questions also answered by the user asking, easily marked by the shaded user card attached to the answer.
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For questions about how historical locks work and requests to have a historical lock added or removed from a question.
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For (meta) questions about (main site) questions of an artificial nature whose purpose is to promote a product or service or increase the quantity of posts rather than as a genuine search for informat…
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Use for questions on meta about the A that the user who posted the Q deemed best met their need. This tag is for discussing issues related to accepted answers, not indicating that a question has an ac…