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Sometimes when I edit a question, I choose a tag but it doesn't taken into account. Is someone can tell me why some tags are changed automatically?

For example, I have edited a question by addind the url-format tag but it's changed to url tag.

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    Can you give an example? My guess is that the tag is a synonym of the one that replaced it. – John Conde Jun 30 '13 at 18:11
  • Thanks John, that's it. – Zistoloen Jul 4 '13 at 11:29
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Some tags are "synonyms" of other tags. If you use one of those tags, they will be automatically changed to their synonym. For example becomes . You can see the list here: https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/tags/synonyms

  • Thanks Stephen, you're right. – Zistoloen Jul 4 '13 at 11:29

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