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This is the query I want to run:


Is it possible to search for more than 5 tags?

I would use /questions, but since it treats tags as AND instead of OR, I don't have any other option. Or do I ?

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I don't believe it is possible to search for more than 5 tags. That is how the SE team designed their website. I can't really think of a case where you would need to search for more than that – Cody Guldner May 27 '13 at 17:29
@CodyGuldner, did you try the link provided in my answer? It shows, quite clearly, a successful search for more than 5 tags. – Brock Adams May 31 '13 at 14:45

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The search path already allows more than 5 tags, and it uses OR logic. From the docs:

tagged and nottagged are semi-colon delimited list of tags. At least 1 tag in tagged will be on each returned question if it is passed, making it the OR equivalent of the AND version of tagged on /questions.

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Note that tags are separated with a semicolon, not a comma. So, you would use:


which works fine (try it).

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