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What are the differences between [index], [indexing], and [google-index]?

What are the differences between these tags? index indexing: The process of recording where particular words occur. In the web context search engines crawl the web and make a list of which pages ...
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Remove “gwt” synonym from “google-search-console” tag

Looks like "gwt" was a synonym of "google-webmaster-tools", then this was merged into "google-search-console" and now "google-search-console" has "gwt" as a synonym. But, "GWT" is the official name ...
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Synonimize [titles] to [title]

I came across the titles tag when searching for the title tag. Questions tagged titles: 13 Questions tagged title: 208 It seems like an uncontroversial synonym to make (from titles to title). (If ...
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Request to add tag synonym from [webshop] to [ecommerce]

I don't have enough rep yet to suggest a tag synonym, but this seems like a pretty straightforward case. I propose we synonymize webshop to ecommerce, as any ecommerce question that is not about a ...
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Adding [xml-sitemap] as synonym for [sitemap]

We have two tags for sitemaps: sitemap a list of pages of a web site accessible to crawlers or users. xml-sitemap XML files created to make it easier for Search Engine crawlers and other bots ...
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Time to change the google-webmaster-tools tag?

Google renamed Webmaster Tools to Search Console in May 2015. The resolution from this old question was to add google-search-console as a synonym, with a view to making it the "master" some time later....
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Which of the tags [canonical], [rel-canonical] and [canonical-url] is the canonical one?

Of the three, only canonical-url has any usage guidance or tag wiki. The other two (canonical and rel-canonical) are bare. Glancing over the questions in each tag, there does not appear to be any ...
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Tag: google-webmaster-tools to google-search-console

Google officially renamed "Google Webmaster Tools" to "Google Search Console" and the tag issue came up when we discussed this in chat: w3d So, errrm, who's going to retag the 1000+ questions ...
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Should “openssl” be a synonym of “https”?

There are questions in openssl and https. Should "openssl" be added as a synonym, like ssl already is? All of the existing questions appear to be about HTTPS & SSL certificates, and not actually ...
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SSL is dead. What should we do with the HTTPS, TLS, and SSL tags?

I asked a question today and Martijn let me know that I was using the wrong terminology when I was using HTTPS and SSL interchangably. SSL version 3 was recently found to be insecure and now websites ...
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Can the tags “broken-links” and “dead-links” be merged?

Similar tags: broken-links ×1 -- No description dead-links ×8 -- No description
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Can the tags “hyperlink” and “links” be merged?

Similar tags: hyperlink ×21 -- No description links ×275 -- A reference to another webpage that the user can follow (click on) to access that document.
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Should the tags tag and the tagging tag on meta be merged?

Should tags and tagging be merged? They seem to be about the same thing.
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Microdata, Schema.org and Microformats shouldn’t be synonyms

I noticed that the tags microformats and schema.org are now synonyms for microdata. (I only found the discussion Schema.org vs Microdata where Stephen Ostermiller’s answer mentions that "schema.org" (...
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Similar tags: “logging”, “tracking”, “analytics”, “reporting”, and “statistics” — merge?

These tags are very similar: logging × 47 tracking × 123 analytics × 301 reporting × 26 statistics × 87 Should some of them be merged?
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Which image/picture/photo related tags need to be merged?

We have several related tags that have significant overlap: image × 78 -- merged into "images" images × 175 photo × 10 pictures × 6
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Should “law” and “legal” tags be merged?

Here are some similar tags: law × 32 legal × 137
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Should “dns-server” and “nameserver” tags be merged?

We have very similar tags about DNS name servers: nameserver × 86 dns-servers × 41
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Should “doubleclick” and “google-dfp” tags be merged?

doubleclick × 6 google-dfp × 11 Google bought doubleclick in 2007. Google DFP stands for "doubleclick for publishers".
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Should “ads” and “advertising” tags be merged?

advertising × 184 - the practice of producing text, images, or other media intended to influence others' purchasing decisions. ads × 60 - Short for advertisements. Visual elements added by a webmaster ...
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Should “spiders”, “robots”, and “web-crawlers” tags be merged?

spider × 22 robots × 68 - A computer program that accesses web pages for various purposes (to scrape content, to provide search engines with information about your site, etc.) web-crawlers × 160 - (No ...
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Which of the “design” tags should be merged?

design × 55 - a broad term for something that has been created from a plan, there are thousands of types of design types (Web Design, Graphic Design, 3D Design, Etc.) website-design × 275 - the ...
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Should some of the “rewrite” tags be merged?

Some very similar tags: rewrite × 28 mod-rewrite × 239 url-rewriting × 174
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Should “css” and “stylesheet” tags be merged?

css - 384 stylesheet - 14
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Should “registrar” and “domain-registrar” tags be merged?

registrar × 53 domain-registrar × 44
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Should “website-analytics-tools” and “analytics” tags be merged?

analytics - 260 website-analytics-tools - 75
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Should “ranking”, “page-ranking”, and “site-ranking” be tag synonyms

We have these tags which to me all mean about the same thing: ranking - 26 site-ranking - 73 page-ranking - 44 There was some discussion around some of these tags a few years ago with some votes for ...
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Schema.org vs Microdata

There are currently separate tags for microdata and schema.org. These are technically different, as Schema.org is a collection of schemas making use of Microdata for marking up semantic data, but most ...
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'crawling' tag synonyms

There are currently separate tags for crawling and web-crawlers and site-crawler. Since they are essentially the same thing, should these tags be merged into one? Should synonyms be made?
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Blog vs Blogging tags

There are currently separate tags for blog and blogging. Since they are both essentially the same thing, should blogging tag be merged into blog perhaps? Is there any reason these two should be ...
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Which of these “internationalization” tags should be merged?

I just merged "i18n" into "internationalization" (which seems straightforward). We now have several related tags, some of which should probably be merged: multilingual - 61 Questions ...
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There's a bunch of wierd tags, can they be cleaned up?

The ip tag seems to be a synonym of ip-address, though it could also stand for intellectual property. address also is a synonym of one of the above. The recommendations tag looks like it should be ...
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Is there a general preference for tag plurality? (Also involves synonyms)

I just suggested a synonym for domain and domains with the singular as master. I'd personally lean toward the plural being the master, but it's only got one entry versus the other being well-...
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List of possible tags that are synonyms

This is to list tags that may possibly be synonyms: asp.net = aspx blog = blogs browser = browsers customer-service = customer-support dns-server = dns-servers domain-name = domain-names font = ...