Questions tagged [area51]

Area 51 is the Stack Exchange Network staging zone. It's where groups of experts come together to build new Q&A sites that work just like Stack Overflow. Area 51 has its own discussion site, Area 51 Discussions. If a question is only related to Area 51, then you may ask it either here on MSE or on Area 51 Discussions (https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/323571).

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How do I sign up for Area 51 when I get a completing redirect page?

I want to sign up for Area 51 however, I always get stuck with this page, is their something that can be done about this? Is there something I am missing? I want to propose a new site but ...
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Renewing a closed beta on Area 51

Is it possible to bring back a proposal for a site that was closed a few years ago due to lack of traffic? The site was very close to fulfilling all the requirements. The only problem was that it had ...
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Why was the criterion for graduation specifically chosen as 10 questions per day?

Prior to July 2015, site graduation was basically decided subjectively by the SE team, based on the site's Area 51 statistics and the capacity of the design team. From what I recall, it was basically ...
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Non-English meta and Area 51

Not speaking English should not be a reason for your concerns not being taken into account. We are probably losing a great deal of knowledge and ideas due to the language barrier. I know there are ...
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Area 51 has the same logo as Stack Overflow [duplicate]

Consider: I'm not sure if it's reproducible, but it doesn't change after refresh either. It seems to be a bug. Even here:
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Why is Area 51 showing the Stack Overflow logo on Site Stats?

We see site stats on the home page of beta sites. Below the site stats, we have two more options to show the stats in detail. Area 51 Stack Exchange Previously, the Area 51 showed a Area 51 logo ...
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Area51 visit/day and total users statistics are broken

Bi-weekly I help with writing down the Area51 statistics of 2 beta websites in this Meta Sustainability SE post and this Meta Martial Arts SE post. We do this so all site users can monitor growth of ...
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Does Area 51 have its own history or usage stats?

Area51.SE has the usage statistics and other information about all the other Stack Exchange networks except itself. I even searched it on the site and as the screenshot above shows, there is no ...
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Where should HPC questions about schedulers go: StackOverflow, SuperUser, Computational Science (beta), Unix/Linux or ServerFault?

Cross-posting on multiple sites is discouraged: Is cross-posting a question on multiple Stack Exchange sites permitted if the question is on-topic for each site? How we should deal with questions ...
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Area 51 navigation bar doesn't display properly in half-window mode

When in half-windowed mode, the Area 51 top navigation bar's dark blue background breaks on the right side of the screen, showing the text over the background image, in Firefox and Chrome.
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Does Stack Exchange generally “not split off subjects simply to give them their own space”?

On my Area 51 proposal for an anti-natalism site (unilaterally closed and now deleted, as I recorded here, Robert Cartaino commented: This subject is already well-covered by a live Stack Exchange ...
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Can’t login to Area 51 ( Unable to log in with your OpenID provider: No user found)

I think I originally signed up with a Launchpad account, but looking at “My Logins” I see two accounts: a StackExchange one (used yesterday) and Launchpad (used Jun 28 ’18) so I suppose I created a ...
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Cannot sign up to Area 51 [duplicate]

I cannot sign up to Area 51. The error is Unable to log in with your OpenID provider: An unexpected error occurred while logging in. It's not you, it's us. This is our fault. Detailed information ...
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Area 51 accounts can't be deleted by the user, but the system prevents users from using the contact form

If a user wants to delete their Area 51 account, it's not possible to do so through the normal settings. The account deletion FAQ says to contact SE if one wants their Area 51 account deleted. When I ...
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Why is Writing SE displayed as 'Writers' on Area 51, but not on the actual site?

When you look at the Area 51 proposal for Writing StackExchange, it displays as Writers. But, when you head to the actual site, it gives its name as Writing. Is this because the name has been edited ...
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Is Area51 login broken?

Is Area51 login broken? I tried to sign up today and this happened: Unable to log in with your OpenID provider: An unexpected error occurred while logging in. It's not you, it's us. This is our ...
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What Area 51 questions belong here as opposed to Area 51 Discussion Zone?

There's an impressive body of Area 51-related questions here on Meta Stack Exchange, linked together with the area51 (1,688 questions as of the writing of this question) tag, but there is also a ...
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Is there any support in separating business process modeling questions into a new community?

I am wondering whether questions relating to business process modeling notations, styles, etc. that are not written from a programming point of but a business and modeling perspective should be dealt ...
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Are there any plans to graduate any beta sites soon?

It's been more than a year since a beta site was graduated – the latest being Bitcoin in October 2017. Since then, the SE team has been busy with the rolling out of responsive design themes which ...
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Area 51 - Where's Stack Overflow?

Where is Stack Overflow on Area 51? Usually, when you head to search and type something like EL&U (I wanted to check the stats), it pops up. But when I search Stack Overflow, nothing comes up. ...
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Unable to view revision history of an Area 51 proposal

I'm trying to view the revision history of a proposal on Area 51 by clicking the "edited by X Y days ago", but whenever I click on it, it brings me to this error page: Here's a link to the error ...
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Area 51 - can be the tooltip displayed with full description instead of the ellipsis symbol

In the proposal div, if the proposal description is exceeding around 240 characters, the ellipsis symbol is displayed. But when I hover over on the text there is no tooltip. On hovering over the ...
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Area 51 - alignment isssue in the progress proposal tab

In Area 51 progress proposal tab currently 18 proposals are displayed. In the end of the page there is an alignment issue. The space between the proposal div and the disclaimer text is empty if I ...
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Top bar bug - no reputation shown for Area 51

The top bar's hamburger menu displays all the community's you're a member of, and your reputation there. Area 51 is displayed there, but its reputation isn't. Funnily enough, Area 51 Discussion Zone ...
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How do I log out of an account in Area 51?

How do I log out of the Area 51 site? I clicked log-in and it automatically logged me in using the account that I was using on meta.Stackexchange.com.
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Where to ask questions about external sites (like Google accounts)

Today, I had a question about Google accounts. So, I went to stackexchange.com/sites and scoured for a possible site to ask about external unrelated sites. I searched and searched for minutes, but I ...
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Stack Lab: My vision for Area 51 - Introducing a community project

Note: This is not an official Stack Exchange post. I have changed some aspects and addressed some concerns. Please read the post again if you have read it previously. TL;DR: I propose that ...
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Heading bug on profiles on Area 51

I have found a bug on Area 51. When we make heading like #Hello, visible as: Hello on our profile description, if the text is long then it is going outside its boundry. It is shown here: And it ...
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“No login found” error trying to log in at Area 51

I just signed up for an Stack Exchange account. I am trying to log in on Area 51, but I get a No login found error. Specifically, I go to https://area51.stackexchange.com/ I click on log in which is ...
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Area 51 reputation changes not showing up on reputation tab [duplicate]

I've noticed that whenever I gain or lose reputation on Area 51, it does not show up on the global reputation tab. Reputation changes are showing up for every other site, but not for Area ...
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Area51 SE is not available on the DE iOS app [duplicate]

Is there a reason for the fact that Area 51 is not available on mobile? Will Area 51 be available on the mobile version of the SE app soon?
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Add a list of followed proposal sites which got deleted?

I created some proposals on Area 51, and I (obviously) followed them all. Unfortunately, they all got deleted for not meeting the three-day requirements. Whenever I return to my Area 51 profile ...
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What is it about the “Ask Question” button that makes it update my Area51.meta profile?

In Area 51, if my main profile gets some form of update, like an avatar or reputation change, I have to wait a while for my Discussions profile to update (sync) due to caching. However, I can just ...
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Can I re-propose a site in Area 51 after it was deleted for not meeting the 3-day minimum requirements?

I decided to make a proposal, which was going fine and had many questions, but it got deleted because it only had three followers. My question is: can I add it back in hopes of it getting more active?...
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What should I do if I believe an Area 51 proposal was closed incorrectly or prematurely due to the administrator not knowing much about the domain?

This question may be best way to describe the issue brought up in this question - A new stackexchange for Linux Desktop Environments is needed : Askubuntu is too specific, Unix and Linux is too broad ....
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A new stackexchange for Linux Desktop Environments is needed : Askubuntu is too specific, Unix and Linux is too broad [duplicate]

PPS. I have added a related question now - How to proceed when proposal for a new Stack Exchange is turned due to admin's ignorance of domain? which addresses the point raised here. PS. The ...
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Questions on hold/closed and Area 51 site stats

Are closed questions or questions on hold counted in the unanswered questions stats in Area 51 or are they just left out of the stats completely?
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Will Area 51 Discussions be getting a responsive design?

It's been said already that due to the age of Area 51's code base, it will not be affected by the upcoming design changes. However, the Area 51 Discussions site runs on a more modern code base, the ...
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Unable to log in on Area 51 using Stack Exchange ID

For some days, I've been getting the following error while logging in on the Area 51 Stack Exchange site using the first option, "Login using Stack Exchange": Unable to log in with your OpenID ...
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Is there anything wrong with having a helper page for a SE proposal?

Example: http://solarchallengeu.org/solar.energy.science.and.economy.se.html It is not clear during the first of three phases what site proposal visitors are expected to do. The Area 51 site is ...
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Why doesn't there exist a section about Korean dramas or Asian dramas on Stack Exchange?

While I have seen all sites from Stack Exchange, I was wondering why there are no sites about Korean/Asian dramas? First, I checked in these sites: Anime & Manga and Movies & TV And I ...
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“Re-send the confirmation email” link not working

I'm getting the message: "error: email verification was not sent". It happens under every proposal in Area 51. What is the cause of this problem and how can I mitigate it?
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Link to league table in Area 51 Discussion Zone leads to 404 error

The "top 10% overall" link goes to this URL: https://stackexchange.com/leagues/194/alltime/area51-meta/0001-01-01/112562#112562 which is a 404 error.
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What constitutes a “visit/day” on Area 51, and is it broken? [duplicate]

I am an active user of the Latin Stack Exchange. Just now, out of curiosity, I visited its page on Area 51 to see how well the site was meeting the requirements needed for full graduation from ...
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Logging in to the Area 51 Discussion Zone will successfully log you into the main Area 51 site, but not the Discussion Zone itself

In the Area 51 Discussion Zone (DZ), the log in link is for area51.stackexchange.com, not area51.meta.stackexchange.com. Because of domain restrictions, etc., after successfully logging in you get ...
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Comment 'Duplicate of' shown on wrong question on Area51 proposal

Today, I got the scare of a lifetime: A notification for a comment underneath my proposed question on the Sociology and Anthropology proposal that said my question was a duplicate of another question. ...
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Some public beta‘s have ~0 views suddenly [duplicate]

Health.SE apparently has 1 view/day, according to Area51 (given that multipler users were active just minutes ago, this seems rather unlikely), Pets and Latin Language are even down to nil. (Pictures ...
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Options in hamburger moved down in Area 51 [duplicate]

This is same bug as Options in hamburger menu moved down which is status-completed. This got reproduced. It is on Area51 this time. help, chat and logout should be in the first line but they moved ...
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Area51 top bar popup contains narrow strings [duplicate]

As you can see on the pictures below Area51 top bar popup contains narrow strings in some cases: Site switch: Reputation change:
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Notify user before closing a public beta site

It's awesome that we can propose new sites that have the chance to become fully mature stackexchange sites like SO! Any site has that potential, given enough enthusiast, involvement from the site's ...