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My site running Question2Answer has gotten kinda popular. Right now it is joke questions that are inane. But I want to add a serious section to it.

I was thinking anything tagged with "serious" would to not be displayed on the frontpage and only visible when you visit the page for that tag. I already have a tab that links to the questions marked "serious".


I hope that made sense. And I know this is a serious edge case. Feel free to tell me to walk off a plank. I will understand.

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This is indeed an edge case, but you never know who else might find it useful! You need to insert the following code in qa-page-home.php:

    $tagtohide='serious';
   
    foreach ($questions as $index => $question)
        if (array_search($tagtohide, explode(',', $question['tags']))!==false)
            unset($questions[$index]);

Insert it before this line:

    $questions=qa_any_sort_and_dedupe($questions);

That will hide questions tagged 'serious' from the home page, questions page, unanswered page, and (non-linked) answers and comments pages. If you only want to apply the filter to certain pages, move that code up into the appropriate branch of the switch ($qa_template) {...} block.
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