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Numeric version tags considered ... OK

As a followup to Version tags considered harmful TL;DR -- my main point in that post: The danger of version tags is that they become de-facto requirements -- crutches to avoid thinking about what ...
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Allow "drupal-N" tags to be migrated from other sites

When a question is migrated from other sites, any tag that matches ^drupal-?\d+.*$ is removed. The problem is that Stack Overflow uses drupal-6, and drupal-7; as users on Stack Overflow are used to ...
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twig tag should be independent tag

I think that making the twig tag as synonym of theming is not suitable. There are many issues related to twig as it is, not related to the theming concepts of drupal 8.
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Please exclude version tags from title bar

I mean questions like this - there is nothing wrong with it being tagged 7, but this isn't great: The same will appear in Google results etc. I believe drupal-commerce would be more relevant for this ...
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Version Tags in 2017 and onward

In How do we want to handle questions with radically different answers for Drupal 7 (and lower) and Drupal 8 (and higher)?, we solicited thoughts on how we as a community want to handle the fact that ...
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Block the "drupal" tag

On a site about Drupal, drupal doesn't have any meaning. The tag is used on SO questions, but when the question is migrated on drupal.SE, it should be removed.
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Why was the drupal-commerce tag nerfed?

I don't understand the decision to remove the drupal-commerce tag in favor of a general e-commerce tag (especially since there's still a tag for Ubercart specific questions). There are questions in ...
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What to do with ambigious "Headers" tag?

headers is used both for HTTP headers and for <head> region. It does not have a wiki, so there is no canonical use. What should be done about it? Leave it as is, provide wiki that describe both ...
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Block the "cms" tag

Questions migrated from other SE sites are sometimes tagged cms. As drupal.SE is about Drupal, which a CMS, that tag should be blocked.
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Re-create the "message" tag (or create a "message-stack" tag)

Modules with a dedicated tag Tags such as views, rules, userpoints, features, quiz, webform, panels, feeds, ... etc are all tags named according to the Drupal module they are about. One could say "...
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Calling for action: Help improving our tag wikis

Some of our tag wikis need to be improved, and they need the help of the community. Before to describe the task, I will give a description of what a tag wiki is. Each tag, such as views, has a page ...
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Looking for a way to tag issues created by a certain community

First, I just want to say I'm really impressed with the user community at drupal.stackexchange.com, and I had a follow-on question to the many posts about creating tags. I chair a Drupal group (http:...
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Show a description for the tag even when the users enter a partial string for the tag

When I first click on the field to enter the tag, I see a list of some tags with their description. When I enter some characters because I want to select a tag I know, I only see a list of possible ...
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Usage of the "filter" tag

What should filter be used for? This term has two distinct meanings in Drupal. One refers to content filters (hook_filter()), and the administrative side of this for non-technical people. The other ...
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Do we need a "layout-builder" tag?

There just came on question in tagged in the title as there currently no layout-builder tag exists. Layout Builder - How do we programmatically place a section and then a block in that region on ...
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Differences between "updates," "upgrade," and "version-upgrade"

The upgrade documentation at https://drupal.org/upgrade states that an upgrade consists of changing the major version while an update is changing the minor version of Drupal. Excerpt: What's the ...
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Blacklist the "developing" tag

May developing be blacklisted? The tag doesn't anything to the question, as there is very little difference between code being developed for a module, and code required from a module that allows the ...
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What is the rationale behind this instruction in the 7 tag wiki?

In the tag wiki for 7 there is a comment at the bottom: Version tags should be used only when strictly necessary, and not used just to report "I am using Drupal 7 in my site." While I understand the ...
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How should we disambiguate between questions that are only for a Drupal version, and questions that are valid since a specific version?

Normally, when a question is tagged 7 it means the question is for Drupal 7, and not Drupal 6; nothing is said about the validity of the answers for Drupal 8. So, a question about DBTNG is valid for ...
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What is the difference between "sql-query" and "db-api"?

What is the difference between sql-query and db-api? Are there any cases where a question is about a SQL query, but it is not about the database API? Should both the tags be kept, or should db-api ...
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"Drupal-X" tags versus "version-x" tags [closed]

Should we use, for example, drupal-6 or version-6?
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Does the "content-management" tag have any meaning, for Drupal?

I notice there are questions tagged content-management, but I don't understand in which cases the tag should apply, considering that Drupal is a CMS, and the content management aspect of it is ...
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When I try to modify a question the system says "Nothing appears to have changed."

I trying to edit a question: What is the best way to add Jquery to my drupal site without building modules and keeping it cut and paste? and when I add the tag jquery and go to Save Edits the system ...
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How should we use the Tag Info wikis?

kiamlaluno and I began a discussion in a question that I think merits more consideration here. I have recently begun placing some basic information in the tag information field such as links or ...
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Does "code" make a good tag or not?

Most questions on the Main site appear to fall into two categories, those solved through the UI and those solved though coding. We have tags for Drupal 6 or Drupal 7 and other broader categories so a ...
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When should the themes tag be used, if at all?

I'm a bit confused on when/if the themes tag should be used. For example, take the following question: How to modify a core theme and what is the correct way to do this? While looking through ...
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Make "view" a synonym of "views"?

I noticed some users marked questions with the view tag instead of the widely used views tag which already has the synonyms views-2, views-3. With Views being such a popular module it would make ...
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Got a badge for a Good Answer, then Question Deleted

I have an interesting question I was awarded a Good Answer badge for What would be the optimal MySQL configuration for a Drupal 7 site? Recently, I discovered the question was deleted as 'Primarily ...
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Merge tags 'og' and 'organic-groups'

Please consider merging og and organic-groups; "og" is always used as shorthand for Drupal's "Organic Groups."
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Are the 'mail' and 'email' tags synonyms?

The differences between these tags are not clear. When would one use email, over mail and vice versa?
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Are there questions that could use the tag "vocabulary" without referring to taxonomy terms?

We have both vocabulary and taxonomy. Are there cases where vocabulary is not referring to the "container" of taxonomy terms, for which taxonomy could be used?
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The "drupal" tag [closed]

I just noticed a few questions had been tagged with "drupal." This really seems pointless to tag a question with drupal, since all questions that can't be tagged with "drupal" would be off-topic. I ...
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What is the "relationships" tag for?

The tag wiki for relationships says, "Relationship is a module used for relating entities." However, the Relationship module has been abandoned. While there is a new Relation module for D7, most of ...
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The handler and views-handler tags

Was just looking at the suggested edit queue, and saw there are a bunch of edits where someone removed handler from the question. Instead, I changed most of these to views-handler, as handler is ...
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How do we respond to requests to create tags?

A few days ago there was a question (How does Browscap work?) in which the user asked for a couple of tags to be created (mobile-tools and browscap). I created these tags and added an excerpt/wiki ...
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Is the "modules" tag useful?

I was just reviewing some suggested edits, and saw two questions that someone has retagged with modules. Is this tag really useful? Considering how much of Drupal revolves around modules in one form ...
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Do we need a "decoupled" tag?

Several times already there where questions dealing with the REST API or the JSON:API I found to be good candidates to be tagged decoupled. But we don't have a tag for that by now, or do we? ...
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Burninate "Custom" tag

There already was a request to Burninate the "custom-module" tag and now I see it's rebirth as custom. custom-module doesn't have any meaning because: A question tagged custom-module would ...
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Is the "developing" tag really necessary?

Is developing really necessary? Is it helpful at all? I can understand that using developing together modules would make clear that the question is not about which module to use to accomplish a ...
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Can adding version tags be mandatory?

I have seen a lot of questions lately that will have different answers, depending on whether the user is running Drupal 6 or Drupal 7. Very often the first comment is "What version of Drupal?" Is ...
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What is the next step?

Tags for the Drupal version has been changed from drupal-7 to 7, but 7 is still the most used tag on Drupal Answers. What is the next step? Should we check all the questions tagged with 7, decide if ...
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When is it appropriate to use tag 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9?

There are various flavors of questions about using Drupal release tags, more specifically these tags: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. However I continue to struggle with when it is appropriate to actually use any ...
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Tag count results page seems inaccurate

If I go to this example Drupal 8 tagged post, on the right sidebar, it shows 8 x 76 which seems to indicate there are 76 posts tagged with 8. However, if I then click on the "8", I come to page with ...
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Why was the "Drupal-Concepts" Tag and Wiki I created deleted, without notification or discussion?

I have found a number of questions that could easily be categorized as "What is Drupal all about?" These are questions where mostly new users of Drupal are trying to understand its paradigm. As part ...
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How to handle users that re-add their deleted tags?

Kiamlaluno edited a question to remove selectquery which isn't (and don't think will be) a popular tag on this site; just after this, the user retagged the question just for the hope to gain the "...
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Can we delete the "nod" tag?

There is nod; I think this was created by mistake. Is it possible to delete it, so that it doesn't get misused?
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How do I delete a tag?

Oopsies, I accidentally created a para while I was trying to search if paragraphs existed, while editing a question. How can I delete the tag I created? How come there is no paragraphs? Is it OK to ...
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What is the "select" tag for?

There is ambiguous (in my opinion) tag select which has over 60 posts, but it's not clear what it is used for. Is it SELECT for MySQL, select list, select modules (such as HS, SHS, TSS) or anything ...
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Blacklist the "default" and "value" tags

default should be blocked; it was used in completely unrelated questions about a default value, such as: Setting default image style to 'original image' in formatter https://drupal....
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Is it appropriate to add a tag that relates to answers to a question?

Questioners tag questions based upon the context in which they are asking. They may for instance ask a question about what module could display information in a specific using the module tag. The ...