[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #2856: Popular Tags back on the WordPress.org Directory

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Tue Nov 14 19:27:16 UTC 2017

#2856: Popular Tags back on the WordPress.org Directory
 Reporter:  florinmuresan     |       Owner:
     Type:  enhancement       |      Status:  closed
 Priority:  normal            |   Milestone:
Component:  Plugin Directory  |  Resolution:  maybelater
 Keywords:                    |
Changes (by Ipstenu):

 * status:  reopened => closed
 * resolution:   => maybelater
 * milestone:  Plugin Directory v3.0 =>


 @florinmuresan Please leave this as maybe later. We can still talk about
 it, but the status is to clearly indicate we're not working on it at the

 > This is something that needs to be done in conjunction with a cleanup or
 smarter processing of tags. Maybe ES can help with that.

 That's why this is maybe later. Tags are useless to use as 'popular' if
 they're a free for all, so they need to be cleaned up to be valuable.

 Your presumption that popular tags made better plugins show up higher in
 search or get found easier is interesting, but I don't know of any metrics
 to prove it one way or another (except from people who paradoxically ARE
 marketing experts and are shocked to find out keyword stuffing is bad...).

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/2856#comment:16>
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