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The [webmaster] tag applies to every question ever asked?

As indicated in your comment, out of the 32 questions tagged with the webmaster tag, it appears that several mistakenly used this in replace of the google-webmaster-tools tag, which is now a synonym ...
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A tag for Google Domains

I've created the google-domains tag and updated the question you specifically linked to. If you know of others feel free to edit them accordingly.
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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.
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Should we get rid of [wordpress]?

First, that question was closed because it is asking a very site specific question. It was worded as "What is wrong with my site? Here is a stack trace." Questions both here and at the ...
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IMO Incorrect "on hold", maybe add a tag to indicate not code, but concept thinking is requested

Brainstorming and concept thinking unfortunately doesn't fit very well with the format of most Stack Exchange sites, which are focused on single issue/solution based questions & answers that can ...
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Tag rename request: file-manger

Finally, a no-brainer :-) Good catch! It's renamed now. Here's a discussion about how to rename a tag on Stack Exchange's Meta site. It requires a moderator to do, so you did the right thing by ...
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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.
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Renaming [piwik] to [matomo]

Creating a tag synonym and merging the tags seems like the right thing to do to me. This does appear to be an official change. The website piwik.org redirects StackOverflow has already made a ...
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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 ...
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Can we get a wildcard asterisk for selecting multiple tags to include & ignore?

Oh wait. I've just discovered that it already does that. Nevermind!
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Should we create a Google My Business Tag?

It looks like the tag would be useful. We have 46 search results for "google my business". As I stated in a comment, you don't usually need to discuss tag creation here. You can just go ahead and ...
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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 ...
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A tag for duckduckgo?

It now exists. Please do take the time to fill out its guidance and only add it to appropriate questions.
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Tag for Demo/In-Development sites

Although tags already exist for development and web-development, these would seem to be more concerned with the development process than conducting demonstrations for others, as you noted. I think ...
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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 ...
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Is the transfer tag too broad?

It does seem like a number of questions using the transfer tag really should be using the more specific and commonly used domain-transfer tag. Other questions using the transfer tag that aren't ...
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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 ...
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New tag request

I created the GDPR tag, added Wiki content for it, and added the tag to your related question: GDPR compliant contact form. This new regulation covers Personal Data for all individuals within the ...
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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.
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What is the tag wiki mentioned in the badges?

Tag wikis are the descriptions of the tags on this website. To visit a tag's wiki page, click on the tag to visit its question list, then click the "Learn more..." link to follow through to ...
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Retire the tag "google-adwords", replace with "google-ads"

This reminds me of when Google changed Google Webmaster Tools to Google Search Console back in 2015... We decided back then to wait a while to see how our community was referring to it, and to also ...
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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.
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Motion to change the tag datastorage to data-storage

Thanks for suggesting the tag rename. That does fit better with our other tag naming convention, and seems to be more consistent with what's commonly being used. Since there weren't any objections, I ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Tag for placeholder pages ("under construction", "under development", "coming soon", …)

I'm going to suggest creating the tag coming-soon and tagging all the questions with that. It sounds like a closer match to what the questions are about than "under construction" to me. Under ...
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