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Hide the tag-info popup

This script hides the tag info popup. In response to Why are there popups over tags in the question page?. Install View Source
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API to get the small tag info displayed in the popup

I do not know if this is possible, or if this is even prohibited, but here goes. I am creating a website where I talk a lot about the web and different programming languages. Now I want to create ...
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Even though status-review has been made a moderator-only tag, it remains blue on this post

On this answer, status-review is mentioned. For whatever reason, the tag appeared as blue instead of red. I've also noticed that it does not appear on this post for some reason. I thought that ...
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Can "trends" be queried with the Stack Exchange API?

I've studied the Stack Exchange API to some extent (although I'm a newbie to such things), and it appears I can query the database using many criteria. But does Stack Exchange store any "trends&...
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How to get "usage guidance" for a tag from the Stack Exchange API?

Stack Exchange site tags have "usage guidance", both a 1-paragraph "excerpt" and a longer tag description, as e.g. for JavaScript here. Is it possible to get this data through the API? The options ...
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Can I get the user's top percentile, for tags, using the API?

this is the data I receive when asking for a user data with the Stack Exchange API: { "items": [{ "badge_counts": { "bronze": 27, "silver": 12, "gold": 0 }, "...
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How to get the number/count/total of tags/badges/something from the API?

I see we can fetch tags via the API, which works fine but, sadly, there doesn't seem to be a way to get the count of all possible tags. Currently the Stack Overflow Tags page shows 36 tags per page ...
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The "/tags/{tags}/wikis" API does not return the proffered "body_last_edit_date" or "excerpt_last_edit_date" fields

The API for /tags/{tags}/wikis offers body_last_edit_date and excerpt_last_edit_date fields. Both are selected in the default filter. But neither are actually returned even for tags I'm 100% sure ...
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Method /users/{id}/top-answer-tags is returning wrong results

I'm trying the following request: (555004 happens to be my user id) http://api.stackoverflow.com/1.1/users/555004/top-answer-tags and I'm a bit confused by the result: { top_tags: [ { ...
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Maximum tag name length?

Does a maximum tag name length exist? Or it is just the "suggested size" with no hard limits? I'm trying to figure out how to best store them in a database.
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How to Create a Multi-tag URI Request to /questions

Just want to confirm if I'm doing this right. The /questions guide doesn't mention this. Let's say I want to ask for multiple tags in one request, am I doing this right? https://api.stackexchange....
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Tags missing when fetching from API filtered by dates

I'm experimenting with the API, trying to get the tags used in the last month on Stack Overflow, and it seems like some tags are missing. For example, I don't get anything for "jquery": http:...
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Possible to get more than 5 tags for /search? Or to use or-logic, for tags, in /questions?

This is the query I want to run: /2.1/search?pagesize=100&page=1&order=desc&sort=creation&tagged=linux,ubuntu,bash,linux-mint,mint,linux-distributions,linux-distro,archlinux,&site=...
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A simple app to add tags to questions given a search criterium

In the wake of the *-vba situation on Stack Overflow, one tag remains, that should be retagged to two others. See this MSO post for more details. To resolve this situation, this is a mini-app, that ...
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Apply required tag CSS class to the required tags in the "how to ask" side bar

When we ask a question, in the "How To Ask" side bar there is some information about the usage of the tags, such as support, bug and feature-request. Since those are the required tags (with different ...
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Clone the tags in questions page, if the tags are not visible in the initial window

About If the tags are not visible in the initial loaded page, this script will copy and paste the tags after the post title. If the tags position is not less than the current window's height, then ...
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Greasemonkey Script: Show all results from a search, even if they would be hidden by your ignored tags

greasemonkey script to make it so no questions are hidden based on their tags when you are searching I'm currently ignoring the Perl tag because I don't know anything about it, but occasional I want ...
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How to use tags/{tags}/related

I am new to stackapps. I am wondering how to apply /tags/{tags}/related to more than one tags. The documentation does not give an example. I tried /2.0/tags/c,java/related?site=stackoverflow, /2.0/...
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How about a regex filter in the tags API?

The tags API has a "filter" parameter but it only matches the exact substring in the parameter in the tags. On Travel we have one kind of tags, IATA airport codes (SYD for Sydney, SFO for San ...
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How to update tags without modifying question body? [duplicate]

I made a call to update the question tags using API - https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/edit-question however the body formatting changes when I edit the tags with the same body received (with HTML ...
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Why don't the tags APIs expose the tag IDs?

It seems that all tags have an internal ID, for instance here on stackapps, the api-v2 tag has ID 2442 which you can only see if you edit the api-v2 tag. As far as I can see none of the APIs expose ...
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Maximum tags for a question on any SE site [closed]

Is the maximum tags for all SE sites (and those in the future) 5?
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How to get statistic data for specific tags which belong to a specific team?

I just want to get statistic data for specific tags which belong to a specific team. For example, for tags: "abc", I want to know how many users viewed the questions which have the "abc&...
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How to get all tags' descriptions from the Stack Exchange API directly?

I know I can get one tag description by request such as "https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/tags/tag_name/wikis?site=dba". But if I use it more than hundreds of times, I will get a ...
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Is there any way to get questions by tag with excerpt?

I'm checking how I can embed the search for one project. Basically I want something like this page. With the search I can get the list of questions with all meta data from the search, however the ...
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The API /tag stats are notably different from the site totals

Why this discrepancy? --Sep 10 2015 11:26:09 GMT+0530 (IST)-- At that time, the API shows 42010 tags. But the same thing computed on the Stack Overflow tags page is 44496. Is it because of caching?
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How can I use the Stack Exchange API to get the total score on answers to questions with a specific tag?

I want to use the API to get the sum of all scores of my answers to questions having a specific tag. I started using top-user-answers-in-tags method, but it only returns the top 30, whereas I want ...
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Getting questions that have a specific tag or tags?

In the current API (2.1 and 2.2), how do you get questions that have a specific tag or tags? EG: All Stack Overflow questions asked in the past 2 months tagged 'ruby'? All Stack Overflow questions ...
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Documentation of /users/{id}/top-answer-tags conflicts with implementation.

According to the documentation: /users/{id}/top-answer-tags or /me/top-answer-tags – Get the top 30 tags (by score) a single user has posted answers in. However in practice, when retrieving data ...
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Why is sort by name reverse alphabetical?

It makes sense that reputation or date should sort descending, but name? I tested both /users and /tags and they sort reverse alphabetical, so Z before A. Is that by design or just a side effect of ...
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When are Stack Apps questions shown with thumbnails instead of regular statistics?

Today I was browsing a tag here and I noticed that on the first pages, all questions are shown with thumbnails (most of the time, just the default one): However, from page 5 on the formatting is like ...
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Using API to collect tag information - data differences

I am trying to get a list of the most popular tags on Stack Overflow. According to the SO page, these are the most popular tags as of today: The Python tag has 6690 questions asked this week alone. ...
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DAO.af browsable aggregated tags

About goal is to learn skills faster by browsing the aggregated concepts. so you absorb big ideas before diving in. learn passively. its for everyone. analyzes SE posts with IBM watson and allows ...
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PLACEHOLDER - Tag Cleaner

Screenshot / Code Snippet TODO About An app to help removing wrong tags from questions. For example, the tag android-studio is often misused for questions about programming for Android in general. ...
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How can I fetch the answers posted in last week based on tags of the question?

I see that tags are present only for questions. How can I get the answers to these questions given in last week (if any) having specific tags?
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Get all questions of a particular tag in API 2.2 in PHP

I'm trying to get all the questions for documentation on Meta Stack Overflow in PHP. The code I'm using is as follows: <?php $feed = file_get_contents('https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/...
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Get tags from question through an answer [duplicate]

I'd like to use this function: /users/{ids}/answers to get a list of answers from a user. The key element that I need though is what the question was tagged as, is there a possibility of having ...
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The inname parameter does not work with multiple parameters

I am trying to get details by passing semicolon delimited list in inname paramter but it is not working. I tried below API call: https://api.stackexchange.com/2.0/tags?order=desc&sort=popular&...
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Is there any way we could have more information about tags in /questions?

In the /tags route, the following information is returned for a specific tag: { "name": "c#", "count": 262613, "is_required": false, "is_moderator_only": false, "has_synonyms": true } ...
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How to get tags using the API?

I have a requirement in my application to show the technical skills (tags) in auto-complete format like Stack Overflow has. Is there any example to get the tags from Stack Overflow using JavaScript +...
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Include tag "objects" in questions

getting a question returns among other things an array of tag names, it would be better if it return a whole tag "object" in other words: the count and fulfills_required (okay maybe not the fulfills ...
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Multiple tags come back unordered

I am using https://api.stackexchange.com/docs/wikis-by-tags#tags=c%23%3Bsql%3Bexcel%3Bphp&filter=default&site=stackoverflow and the response is "items": [ { "...
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Get a great many counts of questions, by select tags for a date range?

I am trying to get the number of questions associated with a specific tag for a particular date range. I initially assumed the fromdate and todate parameters would do this. However, it appears that ...
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Serel returns a JSON Parse error for the 'C#' tag

When I try requesting the tag c# via Serel, I get an error. This is the error I am getting: INFO][2013-02-25 02:06:42] Making request to /2.0/tags/c#/info?site=stackoverflow&key=mykey JSON::...
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PLACEHOLDER - Tag manager

An internal tool for managing and collecting question tags related to other specific tags. It will not be made available to the public.
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Should status-reproduced be made a mod-only tag?

status-review has been recently made a mod-only tag, but status-reproduced remains a normal blue tag. While not currently used on any questions (except this one, for demonstration), eventually it ...
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/tags search multiple words ("or") inname

Is there any way to search for tags... but for ex "aa bb" so I want back the tag "aa-cc" and tag "aa-ccbb". at the moment the inname searches for "aa bb" so only a tag called "aa bbcc" will be a ...
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