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Merge all plugin-* tags into [plugins]?

In his question Our wooes and future of platform plugins at WPSE Rarst proposed the following at the end: Extension-specific tags (such as plugin-*) are eradicated. They serve little purpose and ...
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Buggy behavior when turning ignored tag into synonym of favorited tag

I just wondered why some plugin-related questions were grayed out, while I even chose <plugins> one of my favorite tags. I then took a look at the favorite and ignored tags, and found ...
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Rename the advanced-custom-fields tag?

I've been browsing topics on Advanced Custom Fields, and I notice the tag does not follow the trend of prefixing plugin-, as other plugins tags have done. Should we rename advanced-custom-fields to ...
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Adopt a tag! Help to keep our site clean

Our tags are a mess: many questions are tagged wrongly, and many tags are too similar or meaningless. Some time ago, I cleaned up the tags wordpress.com and wordpress.org. Since then I check those ...
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Mark unwanted tags (such as plugin-recommendation)

In a comment to a plugin-recommendation tagged question @toscho advised a user of reading the tag's description when/before using it. This is, of course, a good advise. However, let's be honest, who ...
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Please add quick tag edit to question list

When reading through a list of questions, I often see tags that really don't belong to the question. In fact, nearly every second question has tags attached that don't belong there. I really like the ...
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Synonymize Update to Updates

I just noticed there's a updates tag and a update tag, both with similar question counts and (best I can tell, I'm not a Wordpress guy) identical meanings. Neither has a tag wiki either. Should these ...
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front-end and frontend, tags that could be merged?

When creating my latest question, I found that there were two tags that look to mean the same thing. Any way a synonym could be created?
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Tag soup clean up

The following list contains tags for which I cannot see any practical use. They are way too vague, probably just meta tags. What should we do with those tags? body bulk-import – we have also bulk ...
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Merge the tags form and forms

See forms (93 questions) and form (111 questions). One has to die! :) Which one should be canonical? Update Merged to forms.
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Merge the tags menus and custom-menus

While custom-menus should be reserved for nav-menu questions most users just don’t get it: They use (and search probably in) just menus. Retagging those questions has become an useless exercise, so I ...
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The functions tag seems to be misused

http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/functions It's being used for both questions about a theme's functions.php file, as well as for generic usage regarding anything to do with PHP ...
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add get_post tag

Generally SE is smart about avoiding silly duplicate tags (ie: post vs. posts). IN this case, I wanted to create a tag for get_post, referring to the get_post() function, which is different indeed ...
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WPSE Plugin Repo

Yesterday I opened a new Q: The WPSE Plugin Repository. After talking to @JanFabry & @Rarst in the chat, I want to ask you some Qs here. The ideas behind it are the following: 1. Summon ...
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Are we permanently banning the [wordpress-x.x.x] tags?

First, let me be clear -- I am absolutely no fan of version tags. I think they're so dangerous that I am on the verge of banning them from the network on all SE 2.0 sites: ...
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Should tags use terminology of code or documentation?

For example there is higher level organizational name like Filesystem API but in code classes and functions use WP_Filesystem. Essentially this is same topic. tagging with both seems excessive ...
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It's time to ban the WordPress - X version tags. No really they need to be banned.

There are over 500 questions tagged with wordpress-x version numbers. Out of all those questions there are maybe 5 or 6 actually related to something version number specific. We have discussed this ...
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Tag analyzer snippet

I coded basic tag analyzer that pulls tags and their counts from API and compiles a list. If anyone wants to improve my code or help with tag organizations (actively or by pointing out tags that need ...
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Consolidating duplicate tags

I'm noticing that there are a fair number of duplicate tags, which is surprising considering you need a really high rep to create tags - I would have thought users would know better. For example, ...
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Mass-rename [wordpress-(number)] to [version-(number)]

We all seem to agree that the [wordpress-*] tag to indicate a version number is a bad thing. Version tags should be used very sparingly, but as long as we don't have good guidelines on when to use ...
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Why are there minor.revision version numbers in tags?

I noticed there is a tag for wordpress-3.0.1 as well as wordpress-3. Is there any good reason for this really? Perhaps wordpress-3.0 and wordpress-3.1 but surely not down to the revision level?
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When should we use the [*-help] tags?

I saw some new tags appear today: coding-help, support-help, css-help, server-help and spamming-help. Since all questions are about helping someone, I don't see the benefit of the -help suffix. ...
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How should we tag questions about the rewrite system?

We currently have four seven 10 tags that can cover the WP_Rewrite system: rewrite with 11 questions mod-rewrite with 10 questions htaccess with 1 questions .htaccess with 22 question permalinks ...
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Why [wordpress] tag on WordPress Answers?

Is there any special reason for its existence? I can't think of any use for it. What do you think? Am I missing something? http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/wordpress
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Can the length-limit of certain tags be extended?

In How should we tag questions about specific plugins or themes? I was playing with the suggestion to prefix plugin and theme names with plugin and theme in their tags. With that I ran over a length ...
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Question/Answer Freshness as WordPress Evolves?

I wanted to bring up the topic of the questions and answers as they relate to specific WordPress releases. Since we're discussing a specific product rather than a topic, our information has a greater ...
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Top Users by Tag (suggestion for StackExchange)

I love the fact the Users sort shows the people with the highest reputation but I think it would be super helpful to have top users by tags too. That way more people could standout for their efforts ...
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How should we tag questions about specific plugins or themes?

If I have a question about the TwentyTen theme, or the WordPress.com Stats plugin, should I label them [themes] [twenty-ten] and [plugins] [stats], or [theme-twenty-ten] and [plugin-stats]? I like the ...