A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
an editable page that briefly summarizes the topic of the tag and that may provide links to existing questions that are often useful to many people.
the process by which content is stylized and laid out for improved user experience.
for questions dealing with moderator actions, pages, abilities or decisions.
those users who may be new to the Stack Exchange Q&A format, and generally have a low reputation score.
for questions specifically about the process of asking questions on a Stack Exchange site.
Community self-evaluations was an answer quality evaluation process that took place on some Stack Exchange sites from 2012 to 2015.
to group community supported guidance for writing questions, answers, and comments on ELL. This could include guidance on formatting, glossaries of ELL community jargon, or various “best …
the real time, stateful web chat that's a part of every Stack Exchange site.
the norms and standards of accepted behavior and politeness in our community. The golden rule is "Think before you post."
a measurement of a user's contributions to the site, and the extent to which the community "trusts" that user with extra privileges.
for questions about promoting the site.
for general questions about users and user accounts.
a way to get additional attention for a question by offering some of your own reputation for great answers.
those questions which have no up-voted answers.
derived from the "7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta" blog post to help develop a strong beta.
refers to all questions deleted from Stack Exchange sites. The tag "specific-question" should also be used when referencing a specific question that has been deleted.
for questions about the FAQ pages (URL: /faq) on each site.
Questions regarding the identification or handling of possible duplicates.
For questions about the process and etiquette of creating new tags.
Questions about answers removed/ or deleted by moderator or community intervention.
For questions about the Winter Bash (or holiday hats) to celebrate the end of the year.
for questions specific to upvotes, the community's way of telling peers that their content was clear and helpful. Up-votes on the meta sites may have different meanings.
referring to the process of identifying and closing questions that are exact duplicates of another question.
awarded to encourage and incentivize positive community actions within the site.
no English Language Learners Meta Meta, so questions about this very site just get this tag.
Times a question has been seen by eyeballs, or a profile has been looked over
a closing reason used from some sites, for questions that are too simple.
Question or answer quality: clear writing, solid logic, backed-up statements, and so forth.
For questions about the public or private beta phase of a site's progress through the Area 51 site creation process.
Questions about sizes and other quantities of Stack Exchange sites, e.g. number of questions, GB/day transferred, etc.
for questions about the user profile page, which contains a list of all the questions, answers, and an audit trail of the user's activity on the site.