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.
designed to solicit opinions or best-practices on a particular topic, with the goal of reaching community consensus.
For questions about the behavior or usage of tags and the tagging system (the keywords attached to question to categorize them). To request renaming/merging of specific tags, use [retag-request].
For questions asking whether a particular topic or work is appropriate and on-topic on this website.
For the site's monthly topic challenge posts, inviting users to read and ask/answer questions about specific works of literature in a specific timeframe, or for questions about these topic challenges.
Questions asking for help with the use of one or more of the site's features.
Requesting changes to the tagging system: merges or synonymisations of existing tags, addition or removal of specific tags to large selections of questions, etc. For burninating requests, use the [bur…
You have an idea for a new feature, or for a change to the existing functionality.
Indicates that the report has been resolved through the implementation of a feature or the fixing of a bug.
Questions asking for nominations for the best answers and/or questions submitted during a specified period.
For questions about asking questions on the main site.
For questions about how to promote Literature Stack Exchange elsewhere.
Questions about answers: how to answer, whether specific answers are appropriate, etc.
For questions that pertain to a specific question.
Questions about moderation activities on Literature SE. For questions specific to the actions of diamond (♦) moderators, use with the [moderators] tag.
For questions about the quality of answers on the main site.
Indicates you've found an erroneous or unexpected behaviour in the system that needs to be fixed.
For questions relating specifically to posts with the [story-identification] tag on the main site.
the most frequently asked and answered questions on Meta.
For questions about close reasons, such as how to choose the correct close reason, proposals for new close reasons or improved wording of the existing close reasons, etc.
Questions about tag synonyms, such as how they work, who can create them, and why a tag is a synonym of another tag. To request a tag synonym, use the [retag-request] tag.
Questions about quotations in questions and answers.
Questions about the help center of Literature Stack Exchange, including questions about the formulation of sections that can be edited by moderators.
General questions about questions that have been closed because they are off-topic or otherwise do not meet the criteria defined in the FAQ.
Questions related to comments, i.e. the small addenda to a question or an answer.
Questions about the process of editing, how edits work and other general inquiries about the edit system.
For questions about migration, the process by which questions can be transferred, together with their answers and comments, from one Stack Exchange site to another.
Questions about the real-time, stateful web chat that is a part of every Stack Exchange site.
Questions about the process of closing a question.
Questions that address the quality of questions and how it should affect their treatment.
For questions regarding main-site posts in which translations are relevant, e.g. questions about translated works or passages.
Requests to remove a tag, known as 'burnination'. For requests to synonymize/merge a tag, use the [retag-request] tag instead.
Questions about the process of reopening a closed question.
Questions about the concept of a community-run Literature Stack Exchange blog.
Questions relating to tag wikis and tag wiki excerpts. The tag wiki excerpt, or usage guidance, is a short blurb that describes when and why a tag should be used on this site specifically. The full ta…
held to choose the moderators of this site.
For questions about spoilers and spoilertagging in posts on the main site.