How do users see tag descriptions on mobile?

Continuing the discussion from 2.8.0.beta9: Tag Descriptions, Recent Searches, Sticky Avatars, and more:

Hovering my finger over the screen does not work. :slight_smile: I thought maybe long press would do it, but it seems like it doesn’t — I just get a the standard browser-long-press-on-a-link menu.


They can’t yet.

In the short term they’re probably an easy addition to components like Discourse Tag Banners, but we need to think about where they should appear in Discourse otherwise.

One initial place they should go is here… but we should also switch to an :information_source: icon there instead of the :wrench: when you don’t have permission to make edits.

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I just merged this change:

Which includes changing the :wrench: to a :information_source: for normal users. Selecting that will now include the tag description below the tag name:

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