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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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Is the transfer tag too broad?

Is the transfer tag too broad? It seems to add no value compared to just using the transfer keyword in a title or body. Right now this is the barebones tag info: To move something from one thing to ...
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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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The [webmaster] tag applies to every question ever asked?

We're all webmasters on this site, and all questions asked here are regarding a webmaster trying to master their website. So wouldn't this tag apply to every question ever asked? If so, the tag ...
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Tag for Demo/In-Development sites

I have a question about my Webmasters Stack Exchange post: Ways to show a demo site to a client without a server Just wondering whether the community thinks a tag for demo and/or in-development sites ...
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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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Tag for placeholder pages (“under construction”, “under development”, “coming soon”, …)

I think it would be useful to have a tag for placeholder pages, i.e., pages that are "under development", announce a launch ("coming soon"), or show one of those classy construction GIFs like it’s ...
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Rename [hidden-text] to [hidden-content]

Suggestion: Let's rename the tag hidden-text to hidden-content. I don’t think there is a need to handle text differently from other forms of content (images, videos, …). Example question (to which I ...
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Renaming [piwik] to [matomo]

Followup to https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/363733/renaming-piwik-to-matomo The Open Source project piwik has recently been renamed to "Matomo". https://matomo.org/blog/2018/01/piwik-is-now-...
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New tag request

Please can we create a GDPR tag as this may be useful in the lead up to May 2018 where the regulations will come into affect: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/data-protection-reform/overview-of-...
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Should we create a Google My Business Tag?

Maybe it is just me, however, when posting my last question, odd as it is, I noticed that there was no tag for Google My Business. Should we create a Google My Business tag? I imagine that there is ...
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Tag request: DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean is a very large VPS company, not unlike Linode. Linode has a tag yet DigitalOcean does not. I'm sure that there are other people other than me wanting to ask questions about DigitalOcean....
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IMO Incorrect “on hold”, maybe add a tag to indicate not code, but concept thinking is requested

I have posted the question App opening standard browser instead of active browser in the normal ProWebmaster forum. This has been marked as off topic, which is IMO incorrect. I think my question is ...
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Tag rename request: file-manger

Unless we're talking about baby files lying newborn in a manger, could we rename the file-manger tag to file-manager? :)
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A tag for Google Domains

There are several questions concerning Google Domains product but no google-domains tag. One of them even contains a remark FWIW I'd like to tag this "google-domains" and/or similar but I don't ...
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Can we get a wildcard asterisk for selecting multiple tags to include & ignore?

Can we get a wildcard asterisk for selecting multiple tags to include & ignore? If I want to include "search-engine" & "search-engines", can I use "search-engine*" to highlight both in the ...
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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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The error tag is too vague. What should we do about it?

After seeing a suggested edit for the error wiki I concluded that this tag is too vague to be useful. I checked Stack Overflow and they have specific tags for specific error types. I believe we should ...
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Is the tag 'recommendations' sufficient?

Recommendations are off-topic for Webmasters, though there is a 'recommendations' tag. 99% of the questions tagged with 'recommendations' are closed as off-topic, duplicate or closed. Perhaps we ...
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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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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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Should the ssl and the ssl-certificate tag be merged?

There are questions in ssl and ssl-certificate. Should they be merged?
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How to specify a non relevant tag?

I recently saw a tag link-buliding what has been created with a spelling mistake (second "l" before the second "i"). It's not a big deal but how can I specify this tag must be replaced by the good ...
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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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Why are some tags changed automatically?

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 ...
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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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Creating a new tag on a question that wasn't asked by me

Just a little question about tagging. If I create a new tag by editing a question wasn't asked by me, the tag is considered as created by the question's owner or created by me? My question is ...
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Should [url-format] be merged with [url] tag?

Does the url-format tag cover anything that the url tag does not? Many questions that are tagged with [url-format] are also tagged with [url] - unnecessarily I expect ([url] alone would be sufficient)....
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Tag: sites - please set as intrinsic/“blacklist”

Following on request to remove websites tag, (synonym: web-sites) please remove sites
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Can the tags “web” and “website” be blacklisted?

web and websites don't add any value. This site is about websites and the internet, so practically every on topic question could be tagged with those two tags. I've been discussing getting rid of ...
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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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What's the deal with this “untagged” tag?

As far as I can tell, the untagged doesn't seem to be an actual tag (it looks like it's the same thing as the categorized category in wordpress). What's up with that?
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Definition of customer-service tag?

Just saw a question with a customer-service tag and it seems to me that the tag is not well-defined. I would expect that tag in a Pro Webmasters setting to relate to serving the "end users" of the ...
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Please retag memcache as memcached

The memcache should be memcached. This is a very common mistake. However, the right name is memcached. I also suggest to add memcache as synonym of memcached, as in StackOverflow.
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stack-overflow tag in Pro Webmasters Meta

Any reason why the StackOverflow tag here in meta is called stack-overflow instead of stackoverflow like in several other StackExchange sites and StackOverflow project itself? Also, we have a belongs-...
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StackOverflow and Webmasters tags match

Should tags in Webmasters match the same tag name in StackOverflow, whenever applicable? For example, I just noticed we have the page-speed tag in Webmasters, whilst the same tag is named pagespeed ...
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the [domains] tag versus [domain-names]

Is there any difference between domains and domain-names? If there is, I'm not following the distinction. Should these tags be merged?
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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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Could we merge two tags together.

The tags optimization and optimizations are candidates for merging in my opinion. There is only a handful of questions under each of them but having them both splits searching and browsing results.
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Company-specific tags

Would it be appropriate to create a tag for questions about a specific hosting or domain registration company? In the last 6 months there have been, on average, one relevant question per month: ...
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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 = ...