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I'm looking for feedback and some clarifcation on the shahada tag!

I have a question in mind on the topic of martyr and tried to find an appropriate tag as I'm primarily thinking in Arabic my first thought was to look for shahadah الشهادة, which has different ...
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Overworked “talaq” tag: talaq (husband-initiated), khul' (wife-initiated), faskh (annulled), and civil divorce. What to do?

There are 161 questions tagged talaq. These include four topics: talaq khul' (wife-initiated divorce), e.g. Is meher payable even after a divorce demanded by wife? faskh (an Islamic kind of ...
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Which questions should be tagged “sharia” and/or “fiqh”?

We currently have tags sharia and fiqh which are used unpredictably. Question: Which questions should be tagged "sharia" and/or "fiqh"? The tag wiki excerpts just define what "sharia" and "fiqh" ...
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How to decide which halal/haram tag(s) to use

Summary: This has become my algorithm for (re)tagging halal/haram-related questions: For questions about the haram-ness of X, use halal-haram (and the tags for X). For questions about sins in ...
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Should we retag questions tagged “eid” with the tags “eid-ul-adha” and/or “eid-ul-fitr”?

We currently have two tags: eid (32 Q's) which is mostly Eid ul-Fitr questions, but we don't have an eid-ul-fitr tag. eid-ul-adha (14 Q's) of which the questions all seem correctly tagged. And it ...
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Should Ramadan-motivated questions be tagged “Ramadan” if they're not specifically related to Ramadan?

There's many examples of questions tagged ramadan (171 Q's) which only relate to Ramadan insofar as that they're about fasting and the OP was motivated by Ramadan to fast and/or ask the question: ...
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Plan of attack for tidying the halal/haram family of tags

While I'm not sure if we even need an "Is X halal?" tag, I'm confident that the number of tags with this meaning should be either 0 or 1. Underlying goal: Make the halal-haram tag the only "Is X ...
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List of Arabic tags which don't match Wikipedia

Motivated by the recent post here, I went through the Arabic tags, and identified the following which do not match the Wikipedia page, as per the transliteration protocol. I used a data explorer ...
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Do we need extra tags to cover zakat/zakah topics?

We have some posts which are related to prayer like salat, salat-qada, taraweeh, tahajjud etc.. For zakah or zakat, we only have zakat and sadaqah as it seems. But when we look into fiqh books we ...
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Some micro-steps to improve tags (mid 2017)

This is a continuation from Some micro-steps to improve tags (early 2017). Here's a list of steps to improve tag quality; I'm planning on doing these in increments so as to not flood the home page, ...
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When to use sect tags?

I feel like tags like sunni and shiism are misused occasionally. Sometimes they're added to questions without any indication of how the question relates to that sect. Sometimes they're added to ...
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Should “arabic-translation” be a synonym of “arabic”?

We currently have two tags: arabic (150 154 Q's) arabic-translation (28 32 Q's) Question: Should "arabic-translation" be a synonym of "arabic"? I don't see any reason why it shouldn't be a synonym. ...
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What's the best way to reorganize the “kufr”, “kuffar”, “non-muslim” and “unbeliever” tags?

These tags are closely related: unbeliever (9 Q's now 0 Q's) non-muslim (138 Q's) This tag is for questions about Islamic guidelines for relations with people who are not Muslim. kuffar (12 Q's) ...
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What to do about the “birth-control”, “family-planning” and “contraception” tags?

There's these three tags: birth-control and family-planning (1 question) Both used for: Family planning: Is it right in Islam? tagged sharia family birth-control family-planning contraception (1 ...
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How do the other religion SE sites tag “Is X halal?” questions?

Thinking about Let's not have an "Is X halal?" tag?, it would be a good idea to see how the other religion StackExchange sites handle "Is X halal?" questions. Thoughts: Judaism.SE has ...
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Let's not have an “Is X halal?” tag?

Proposal: Let's not have an "Is X halal?" tag. TL;DR: As a solution to the halal/haram family of tags problem, I (tentatively) propose we burninate/blacklist all of the tags: halal, haram, halal-...
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Can we zap the “muslim” tag now?

In response to this question Why do we need a "muslim" tag?, I proposed we get rid of the muslim tag. The answer score is currently +3, and I've been editing questions in preparation for ...
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Compound tags: Do we need them?

I make the following definition: compound tags are tags of the form x-y where both tags x and y are already in use. Using a data explorer query to generate a list of tags, and searching for those ...
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Can we make “shahadah” a synoynm of “shahada”?

Can we make shahadah (16) a synonym of shahada (3)? As per the transliteration protocol: the Wikipedia page is shahada. We might as well think about a suitable tag wiki excerpt at the same time. ...
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Tags “moses” and “musa” synonyms of “prophet-musa”?

I don't expect this will be remotely controversial, so I won't bother making this post too polished. Can we make moses (6) musa (3) synonyms of prophet-musa (0)? This is to match prophet-adam, ...
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Can we kill off the tags “clarification”, “meaning”, “islam-for-beginners”, and “advice-request”?

Can we kill off the following tags? clarification (28 Q's) Gone. Googling site:stackexchange.com "clarification tag" yields no StackExchange sites where this tag has been beneficial. It appears to ...
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How are source-identification and reference-request tags different

How are source-identification and reference-request tags different? What are their scopes?
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Did you know you can ignore tags?

Some topics, while on-topic for the site, might not be suitable for all users. For example, at some point, you may not be keen on dream questions popping up in your feed. It's actually possible to ...
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Tags related to Halal-Haram should be merged

There are four tags related to the same topic. These are halal-haram halal haram-halal...!!! halal-consumer I think this is a bad show of ill management and irresponsibility by him who has created ...
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Shouldn't these two tags [Aqeedah and Belief] be synonyms?

aqeedah and belief mean the same and they have the same types of questions. I think belief should be made synonym to aqeedah.
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What can we add as “Usage guidance (excerpt)” for “Discussion” tag?

What can we set as Usage guidance or excerpt of the tag:discussion? I propose this: Questions (esp. meta questions) that may not necessarily have a clear-cut right or wrong answer and are often ...
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Tags used as meta tags: how to resolve?

I want to highlight a recurring problem in tagging, where questions are tagged according to the "flavour" of answer they seek, and not according to the question's contents: Example 1: Good: ...
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Let's make “charity” a synonym of “sadaqah”?

Currently, we have a "tag triangle": charity sadaqah zakat. This was raised in 2012 here: List of tag synonyms and tags to be burninated or removed In this situation, we have: Questions pertaining ...
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Some micro-steps to improve tags (early 2017)

Update: I'll retire this thread now, and start a clean one: Some micro-steps to improve tags (mid 2017) Here's a list of steps to improve tag quality; I'm planning on doing these in increments so as ...
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How should we tidy up the halal/haram family of tags?

When someone asks an "is X halal?" question, it is tagged with some almost-random subset of the following thirteen tags: halal (99 questions 1), haram (191 0), halal-haram (609), haram-halal (18 0), ...
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How to deal with ambiguous tags?

Lately I found out that the tag make-up is used for "beauty purposes" and also for making up leeway or missed worships like prayer and fast. My question is how to deal with such ambiguous tags (I ...
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The necessity of edition in some tags’ explanations

As I checked the explanations of several tags in https://islam.stackexchange.com/tags, I noticed that some of the initial letters of the first words of each explanation begin with Capital-letters, but ...
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How do I report or edit biased tag descriptions?

As I do not got enough points, I cannot edit any description of a tag. I cannot report it for being "bad" either. I've noticed that the tag bidah has a very one faced description and definition which ...
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Conflict advice-request tag vs close reason: opinion based

Well as i passed by many question which are a clear request for an advice on a matter or issued situation. The point is as there's a tag advice-request. And there's the closing reason for opinion ...
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About renaming and merging tags and tags in general

There are a lot of tags which I really don't understand or maybe would "re-name" or suggest to merge, one of those I would suggest to rename is: comparative-madahib i think a better name would be ...
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What is the difference between tags islamic-rules, islamic-law and islamic-ruling?

At time of this writing: islamic-rules× 427 Question relating to shariah or Islamic law, based on the teachings of the Qur'an and Sunnah. islamic-law× 95 indicates that the question demands a ...
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What would be a suitable tag for the question “What is Islam's view on telepathy?” (8741)?

The question May a Muslim learn how to perform telepathy? is currently tagged untagged and I was unable to come-up with a suitable tag for it. So what would be the suitable tags for this question, be ...
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What is the use of 'sunni' and 'shiite' tags? What are the guidlines on general tags?

Following a chat conversation, we decided to have a meta discussion on why we should have sunni and shiite tags. It was pointed out that the sunni tag can be used for marking questions that ask ...
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Need suggestions for cleaning up mutah questions

I'm trying to clean up the questions in mutah. However, I need your help to clean them. Problem: We got 1 question asking for shia view, 2 questions which don't ask for a specific view. However, One ...
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When to use haram and halal-haram tags?

I saw this question that contains haram tag which I replaced with halal-haram Is it haram to hang up a picture of Manchester City badge? Why do we have two tags? Should we keep them ?
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What should we do about the [tag:shia-sunni] tag? [duplicate]

I personally think that the shia-sunni tag should not exist on the main site, but since it seems to be used to ask the differences between Sunni and Shiism I think that is a fair reason to keep it. ...
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Ramadan and ramadhan tags should be merged

Is there a way to flag tags for merging? I don't really want to open up a meta question every time to request a tag merger.
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How to create new tag?

There's some missing tags must be added to be used by the community. I couldn't find a way to add new tag, is it privileges problem or what?
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What relevant tags could question 10790 have?

What could be the relevant tag(s) for the question What's the significance of placing one's right hand over the head after the prayer? ? I could only find one that is clarification, it could ...
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How to tag questions that is concentrated towards all sects except sect “A” and/or “B”?

It would be easy to mention in the question that, e.g. This question is intended for all sects except A, B and C. But how can it be reflected in the tags? More like regex-negation.
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Proposal to merge “salat” tag with “salah” tag

I propose to merge the "salat" tag with the "salah" tag. If I am correct, they are the same thing and should be merged.
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Is it necessary to have the tag “untagged”?

We have untagged tag with 7 questions tagged. Is it necessary to have this tag? if yes, why?
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Why do we need a “muslim” tag?

Title says it all: We have a muslim tag, but I can't fathom any constructive use for it; might as well just add islam to everything while we're at it (don't do that). What possible use does this have?...
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Do we even need the “quran” tag?

The quran tag is the single most popular tag on the site (as of this post, it's holding 192 questions). Its use, however, does not seem to be coherent. Flipping through the first page of questions, ...
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What is the “shia-sunni” tag for? Do we even need it?

Currently, we have a shia-sunni tag (16th most popular on the site), but it's not very clear what this tag is for, or why we would need it. The tag wiki simply explains what the Shi'a and the Sunni ...