On the questions tab can we have a filter feature(I mean like frequented votes etc) of watched tags. I am aware that the tags that I have watched are demarked in a different colour. But I would like to discuss the pros and cons of getting a dedicated watched tags filter because I feel most people are well versed in certain specific areas of mathematics and would like to answer questions on that domain. This may not be so useful for asking questions as exploring newer areas of mathematics is generally encouraged upon. On the other hand its good for everybody that they answer questions on domains that they have command over. Any suggestions in this regard are welcome.


The search query intags:mine returns only posts in your favorite tags. If you sort by activity and perhaps add is:q it should look similar to the list of questions in various tabs on the main iste.

You can also use filters, IIRC a filter with your favorite tags is created automatically. From here, you can also get an RSS feed with questions in those tags, see also: RSS feed of your favorite tags. (But it seems that you did not mean the word feed in the question in this sense.)

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    $\begingroup$ Is there a list of such search queries some where? These seem pretty powerful. Thanks anyways. $\endgroup$ – mm-crj Dec 24 '18 at 10:36
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    $\begingroup$ @mm-crj: math.stackexchange.com/help/searching (Also "Advanced search tips" on the search page). $\endgroup$ – Asaf Karagila Dec 24 '18 at 10:48
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    $\begingroup$ @mm-crj Also the FAQ on the local meta might be useful - at least to give you further pointers: How to search on this site? $\endgroup$ – Martin Sleziak Dec 24 '18 at 12:29
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    $\begingroup$ Thank you both @Asaf Karagila and Martin Sleiziak .. that helped a lot .. $\endgroup$ – mm-crj Dec 24 '18 at 12:32

Stack Exchange is currently developing "Custom Question Lists".

One of the features is a filter to list only watched tags:

Custom Question Lists' filter

The feature is currently alpha-tested on Stack Overflow, Meta Stack Overflow, and Meta Stack Exchange, but according to the timetable, it will be enabled on all sites on January 2019.

This feature will roll out in four phases:

  • Phase I: Filter and sort controls to let you modify a question list view (Julyish)
  • Phase II: Saved custom lists (In progress, ETA November 2018)
  • Phase III: Notifications on custom lists (December 2018)
  • Phase IV: Final fixes and official release (January 2019)
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    $\begingroup$ I can't wait for it $\endgroup$ – Mohammad Zuhair Khan Dec 25 '18 at 17:07
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    $\begingroup$ Good. I always thought it was extremely dumb that if you try to look for unanswered questions with specific tags they're always sorted by votes, so you get the ancient questions with hundreds of votes and the unanswered questions that you actually want to see are dozens of pages back. $\endgroup$ – Matt Samuel Dec 25 '18 at 17:46

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