In browser private mode opening any meta site (in case of existing the main site) allows you to sign up. For instance SO.meta:


On the following page you can choose Google or Facebook as an external account to proceed with signing up.


But doing this leads to a 404 page:


  • While the sign up in top right corner-> google account works. – ankii Sep 1 '19 at 15:09
  • @ankiiiiiii Because the sign up button at the top redirects you to the main site, like the banner button is supposed to. -- We don't support signing up directly on the meta site, so there are two separate issues here: 1) I don't think this particular banner is supposed to appear on meta sites at all. 2) The signup page on meta should redirect to the main site when visited. – animuson Sep 1 '19 at 21:53

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