In this question, we know that there are 3 sections in weekly newsletter and they are all automatically selected by the Stack Exchange system. How does the system select questions?


From the official announcement of the newsletters:

  • Hot questions for the week
  • Random unanswered questions more than a few hours old and >0 score

Hot questions for the week most likely means the questions that appeared in the Hot Network questions list during the last week.

As for exact amount of each can't really tell, but until official reply would be given, giving the best I can.

  • Thanks. Could you tell me how the 2nd section generate which is "Greatest hits from previous weeks"? – xshsinap May 20 '15 at 6:45
  • Missed that part, also saw just now the sections in a Preview. Anyway not sure about the "Greatest hits from previous weeks", will try to dig around and make an educated guess when having some time. – Shadow Wizard is Vaccinating May 20 '15 at 6:49
  • Thanks. I will try to dig around too. – xshsinap May 20 '15 at 7:29

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