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Should we merge [social-networks] and [social-media]?

I agree. I think we should merge them and use social-media as the canonical tag. They are essentially the same thing, especially with the context of how they are used on this site.
John Conde's user avatar
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Time to change the google-webmaster-tools tag?

It is time to make the change. google-search-console should now be the canonical tag. One of the criteria brought up last time was which is used more. "search console" 50 uses since November 30th. ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Which of the tags [canonical], [rel-canonical] and [canonical-url] is the canonical one?

rel-canonical is a specific type of canonical implementation. It uses a meta tag. The other implementation for canonical URLs is 301 redirects. I'd keep rel-canonical separate from the others. I ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Synonimize [titles] to [title]

I agree that this tag synonym should be created. We'll do it in a few days unless other people disagree. Edit: The tag merge and synonym creation has been completed.
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Tag merge request: [advertising] and [advertisement]

According to this related Meta discussion, the ads tag was made a synonym of the advertising tag. Though it seemed to be agreed there that ads was short for advertisement, there isn't a synonym ...
dan's user avatar
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Synonyms: [site-deployment] or [website-deployment]?

I agree that "site" and "website" are redundant, unless there's something besides a website that could be deployed and would generate an on-topic question here. I would support ...
Maximillian Laumeister's user avatar
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Rename tag [google-apps] to [google-workspace] and synonymize [gsuite]?

Your plan sounds fine to me. rename and synonymize the google-apps tag to google-workspace, then synonymize the gsuite tag to google-workspace.
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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What are the differences between [index], [indexing], and [google-index]?

I can see why these tags appear similar and should be merged, but there are some dissimilarities in the context of a Webmaster: index can be used when referring to a file (such as the default index ...
dan's user avatar
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Remove "gwt" synonym from "google-search-console" tag

After a Google and Bing search, it appears the acronym GWT more commonly refers to the Google Web Toolkit now that Google re-branded Google Webmaster Tools to Google Search Console, so the GWT tag ...
dan's user avatar
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Tags - [serps] are the same as [search-results], right?

The two are similar enough to merge. I would prefer to merge serps into search-results because the former is jargon and the latter is likely to more widely understood.
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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Request to add tag synonym from [webshop] to [ecommerce]

I'm in agreement with you and John here. I believe "webshop" is primarily used internationally, outside the U.S. Since this site is accessed throughout the world, we occasionally see regional or less ...
dan's user avatar
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Adding [xml-sitemap] as synonym for [sitemap]

I'd prefer separate tags for various types: xml-sitemap rss-sitemap atom-sitemap text-sitemap html-sitemap Then we could get rid of sitemap. The biggest draw back of this approach would be that ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar

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