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.
when examining what is on-topic or off-topic, and why.
A request to add one tag as the synonym of another tag. Please be specific about which tag should be a synonym of which. Bidirectional synonyms and cycles are implicitly disallowed, so suggest wisely.
used to write mathematics on Stack Exchange sites.
held to choose moderators for all graduated sites and some beta sites.
primary means of sorting content so the best posts rise to the top. Voting on content also how users award reputation points to the recipients.
For questions about the process of editing, how edits work, and other general inquiries about the edit system.
be used when you ask a question on meta that is referencing question(s) on the main site. For example, if you have a question about why questions on Stack Overflow are of such low quali…
a feature that can be applied to answers which lowers the barrier for editing and prevents any rep gain/loss from voting. With the introduction of the [suggested edit](https://stacko…
For questions about the syntax highlighting performed inside code blocks on Stack Exchange sites.
for instructions and guidance on closing or migrating questions, and the reasons for those closures.
For questions about events organized OR.SE or other Stack Exchange communities.
for general questions about questions that have been closed because they are off-topic or otherwise do not meet the criteria defined in the FAQ.
about ethical implications of operations research; examples may concern data privacy, scientific integrity, etc.
for questions about tag synonyms (how they work, who can create them, etc.). Use [synonym-request] for tag synonym requests.
for questions specific to downvotes, the community's way of telling peers that their content can be improved. Downvotes on the Meta site have different meanings to on the main site.
a way to get additional attention for a question by offering some of your own reputation for great answers.