Tags are interface elements that allow users to organize and discover related information throughout Stack Overflow.
Questions, jobs, and candidates can be tagged with up to 5 tags. Individual tags should not break onto multiple lines, though a list of tags can.
The default style of tags on Stack Overflow.
:hoverprogressive enhancements defined in the
<style>tag. Only email clients that support
<head>will render the
s-tagshould be used on default powder blue tags only.
Some areas of the site can be themed by the community by setting a theme color. This theme color can be used to change the text and background color of tags in that community.
Themed tags use a variable theme color and CSS opacity. However not all email clients support opacity, so here’s how we work around those limitations:
For email clients that DON’T support opacity (mainly Windows Outlook and Yahoo), the background (both
background) is defined as a solid gray color
#EFF0F1. Email clients that don’t support opacity displayed themed tags with this gray background:
For email clients that DO support opacity, we define the background again by using the theme color at 15% opacity (
border-color uses the theme color at 1% opacity (
#2b8a3e01) to avoid a perceivable border caused by two overlapping color at 15% and prevent email clients from collapsing a transparent border.