For an app I'm working on, I'd like to refer users to Stack Overflow instead of providing an "Ask a Question" interface. Users will enter their question and I'll be using the similar API to suggest existing questions, but if they want to ask their question, I want to refer them to Stack Overflow with the question title (and a relevant tag) pre-filled. I know it's possible to pass the title like this:


However, with tagnames, it doesn't seem to work the same way. Is there a good way to do this?

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The tags URL parameter accepts a space-delimited set of tags to prefill in the form. As an example, check the link in the last question of the Data Explorer FAQ which has a URL like:


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