As a general reminder, when you create a new tag (by tagging an entry with a tag that doesn’t exist yet), please try to write a description for that new tag. Otherwise it might be misunderstood and misused by others. Having a description also makes it easier for moderators to determine whether a tag is appropriate and […]



As I mentioned in an earlier post, being able to rename tags was just the first step. Since then I’ve removed the limitations on naming tags, and since yesterday, tags can now be translated as well, like other entries. This means that for example names of anime series such as Attack on Titan can be entered in original language, […]



Related to the upcoming tag renaming feature, all tag references in the web API will be changed from tag names into tag IDs in the near future. This applies to both query parameters and values returned by the API. So, instead of http://vocadb.net/api/songs?tag=vocarock it will be http://vocadb.net/api/songs?tagId=481.



We have a number of tags in the “Languages” category, for example English, Chinese and Spanish. There seems to be some confusion over how what these tags should be used for.



Many sites utilize tags in one form or another: On the *booru sites such as danbooru tags are used to express all relations and features of an image. Facebook and Twitter allow you to add hashtags to posts as searchable keywords. Amazon allows users to tag products.  Tags have multiple uses, and conventions vary slightly from site […]