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Allow *any* tags to be pinned to your profile

Cohost recently added a "pinned tags" feature which allows you to give other people easy access to tags you use frequently via your profile page.


Unfortunately, this has a strange restriction, as quoted: "You can pin any of your top 15 most used tags to showcase on your page!"


This is an immensely annoying and seemingly arbitrary restriction that makes this feature utterly useless for me. I want to use this new feature to let people browse my artwork and other creations more easily, but I cannot do that because I post personal text posts much more frequently than my own artwork. I want to pin infrequent tags because of how infrequently I post them, and I honestly think many people other than myself have (or will have) a similar problem.


I firmly believe this should be updated to allow *any* tag that you've used at least once before.


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Copying from the comment I left on the announcement:

The purpose of a pinned tag, to me, is specifically to allow people to narrow in on a smaller, perhaps rarer subset of posts, so the ones I'd most like to include are not available.

As a particularly notable example, I have posts tagged "straight", "lesbian", and "gay", but at the moment only "straight" breaks the top 15. I think you can imagine why it might not be desirable to include that one not alongside the others...

Ideally there would be no restriction at all. I can easily imagine wanting to pin a tag with a single post, and I can't see why that would be a problem.


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When I saw you could pin tags to your page, I didn't even realise that you could only pin your 15 most used tags. It does seem very arbitrary that you can only choose your most used tags. I also have no idea what would happen to tags you've already pinned that end up becoming less used over time and fall out of the top 15. Would they just disappear without warning?


All in all, it'd be MUCH more helpful to just allow users to choose any tag to pin. So I heavily +1 this idea! Especially as another infrequent artist who likes to use the pinned tags as an ad hoc art gallery function


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The way it currently works is confusing. What happens if I pin a tag and then it falls out of my top 15?

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that is a good question, actually, @enfys ! I'd like to think that once it's tagged it'll stay on the list, but it'd be impossible to choose it again?? But this is guesswork.

I'd definitely prefer to be able to choose any tag (maybe through a search function? or a 'pin this tag' but search is probably closer to the way it's currently being implemented maybe). 


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Wow, I didn't realize only the most used were available to choose from... that's extremely limiting and will defeat the purpose of pinned tags for a lot of people.
Please allow us to choose from any tag we've used at least once.


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