The ask page tag input box currently looks like this:

New Tag Box

The old ask page on MO 1.0 had a much more detailed description of what top-level tags on MO are:

Old Tag Box

Since appropriate tagging on MO can be confusing to new users, it would be great to reintroduce top-level tag suggestions on the ask page.

  • $\begingroup$ I'm taking a look at this, which means going back through a bit of history as changes go, and how your top tags are structured. Please give me a few days to wrap my head around all :) $\endgroup$
    – Tim Post
    Commented Feb 17, 2014 at 5:53
  • $\begingroup$ Even if your proposal doesn't get implemented, maybe tag suggestions could help new users with the choice of tags: Should MathOverflow request suggested tags feature? $\endgroup$ Commented Dec 4, 2022 at 9:19


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