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completed feature-request wont-fix
Caleb
Questions have tags, but there does not seem to be any usable way to use them yet.

1. They should be usable to restrict search queries: `[faq] markdown` should only show me posts tagged *faq* matching markdown somewhere.

1. Clicking on the tag should load activate a seach query for that tag, effectively filtering the question list by tag.
Top Answer
Jack Douglas
Update 17 Feb 2020: (1) is now implemented, and we are leaning towards 'wont-fix' for (2)

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Update Feb 2020: This is starting to get increasingly necessary to have a comprehensive and flexible filtering mechanism. I've moved this on to [to a GitHub issue](https://github.com/topanswers/topanswers/issues/14) so work can begin and will update the post here when it is complete.

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~~It's [been suggested](https://topanswers.xyz/transcript?room=2&id=5124#c5124) that a simple drop-down might work.~~
View/filter questions by tag
David replying to Jack Douglas
Yes, or if not precisely leave here to go to search page, then at least to the page that gives you "filtered" tags. "Take me to a list of pages/objects tagged with this tag" is what I take the click-on-tag to mean.
Jack Douglas
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Jack Douglas *— 21 hours ago* *in [The Tavern](/meta?room=1#c19639)*  
>I had been thinking 'always underlined for navigation' and 'underline on hover for in-page, but always underlined doesn't ook so good in the community drop down
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Jack Douglas
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Adám *— 21 hours ago* *in [The Tavern](/meta?room=1#c19633)*  
>@Jack Btw, not to be rude, but TA's formatting of links/clickable elements is all over the place. The "Chat /Starred" is never underlined, "transcript" is always, post ans answer headings are never, the site selector uses underline on hovering the row for the site name, but the link text for the "about"!
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Jack Douglas
and if tags cause navigation, should they always be underlined
Jack Douglas
(whereas if you click on a tag on the search page no navigation happens, just an updated search?)
Jack Douglas
also would you expect clicking on a tag on this page to navigate away from the question to the search page?
Jack Douglas replying to David
the main concern I have is that it won't gell so well with 'instant' search, but perhaps that fear is overblown…
David
@Jack  But "yay!" for the tag searching. :)
David
@Jack :anguished: "`...and we are leaning towards 'wont-fix' for (2)`" Boo! :sob: Gutted! Heartbroken! But I hope "leaning towards" means you might be open to re-consider. Clicking a tag is one of the most pervasive UI elements in any blog/thing-that-uses-tags from websites to PIMs. If this isn't implemented, it will always just *feel* broken. Does it need its own Q&A?