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In tags, there are options to see them by name or popularity or recency. For the first two, you can go through all the tags, but for recency, you can only see the most recent. It would be useful to be able to see all the tags sorted by recency.

It would also be useful to be able to see tags that need Wiki summaries or full Wikis, but this doesn't seem to be possible.

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    $\begingroup$ Asking for the ability to sort by date should probably be done on Meta Stack Exchange; that would need to be done by the developers & would be SE-wide. There is a data query for tags w/o excerpts. $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 19, 2018 at 21:22
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    $\begingroup$ Thanks! I did not know about data queries at all. However, the query didn't work quite right - for instance, I ran it and found "inferential-statistics" on the list. But it has both an excerpt and a full wiki. $\endgroup$
    – Peter Flom
    Commented Feb 20, 2018 at 11:43
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    $\begingroup$ I'm not sure what the problem w/ the query is. The SQL code is quite simple. $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 20, 2018 at 11:54
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    $\begingroup$ I don't know either (I don't know SQL at all, but this does look straightforward). But, you can see that inferential-statistics (not surprisingly) does have a full wiki. $\endgroup$
    – Peter Flom
    Commented Feb 20, 2018 at 11:57
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    $\begingroup$ [inferential-statistics] is an unmerged synonym. Itself, it does not have a wiki excerpt. As I must have said 100 times before, WE SHOULD BE MERGING ALL OUR UNMERGED SYNONYMS [that are older than say 3 months] because it only creates confusion. Cc @gung. Peter, you are a mod; can you help doing that? $\endgroup$
    – amoeba
    Commented Feb 20, 2018 at 13:03
  • $\begingroup$ I don't know how to merge synonyms. I didn't see an option to do that on the page for inferential-statistics. $\endgroup$
    – Peter Flom
    Commented Feb 20, 2018 at 13:09
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    $\begingroup$ If you want to try it out and see how it works, you could start with the two existing unmerged synonyms on Meta: stats.meta.stackexchange.com/tags/…. I am obviously not familiar with the moderation interface but I imagine it should be straightforward... @gung should know how it works. $\endgroup$
    – amoeba
    Commented Feb 20, 2018 at 13:10
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    $\begingroup$ I just merged them (& a whole bunch of others). $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 20, 2018 at 13:30
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    $\begingroup$ @gung Great! I don't see them merged but perhaps some time is needed until it gets updated. $\endgroup$
    – amoeba
    Commented Feb 20, 2018 at 13:58
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    $\begingroup$ @gung Ah, I realized that by "them" you must have meant inferential-statistics & inference (I do see them merged). I thought you meant the two unmerged ones on Meta, but I guess you did not touch those yet (at least they still look unmerged as of now). Anyway, thanks for bringing this forward. $\endgroup$
    – amoeba
    Commented Feb 20, 2018 at 21:40
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    $\begingroup$ @amoeba, TBH, meta.CV didn't even occur to me. I see there were 2 synonyms that were unmerged here. I have merged them now. $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 20, 2018 at 21:48
  • $\begingroup$ @gung Cool. It's just that I mentioned them to Peter in a comment right above your comment saying "I just merged them", hence my confusion. $\endgroup$
    – amoeba
    Commented Feb 20, 2018 at 21:51
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    $\begingroup$ @amoeba, lol. Evidently, I didn't read that closely. $\endgroup$ Commented Feb 20, 2018 at 21:53
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    $\begingroup$ It's updated once per week. $\endgroup$
    – amoeba
    Commented Feb 21, 2018 at 9:15
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    $\begingroup$ You can find all tags without excerpts or wikis by using this query. $\endgroup$
    – JNat StaffMod
    Commented Feb 26, 2018 at 15:25

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