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Just noticed tags

Discussion in 'Personal' started by marlin, Jan 19, 2016.

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  1. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

    Have they been there for a while, or is part of today's update?
     
  2. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    First time I've noticed them :)
     
  3. lizziescat

    lizziescat Star commenter

    Nope. Not seen them before.
    What do they do?:oops:
     
  4. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

    They are keywords from your post. You create the tags when you start a new thread. If you click on the tag then it will list all of the posts that have the same keyword. As they have not been around for very long then a search of my two keywords only brings up my original post. You cannot add tags to a reply to a post though.

    Once tags are used more then the search will become more useful - most likely in forums where the same query keeps popping up.
     
  5. lizziescat

    lizziescat Star commenter

    marlin likes this.
  6. foxtail3

    foxtail3 Star commenter

    It's all very slow today!
     
  7. jacob

    jacob Lead commenter

    Tags in, points out.

    (Not that anyone knows what points are for, or why the go up and down).
     
  8. Dragonlady30

    Dragonlady30 Star commenter

    D'oh!! I didn't notice either change!! :oops:
     
  9. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Would it not be sensible for a moderator to maybe start a fixed thread stating what tags are for?

    Otherwise eejits like me will abuse them... :p
     

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