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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 - area51.meta.stackexchange.com. If a question is only related to Area 51, then it is better to ask it there.

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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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Is there a Stack Exchange product that will let me run my own public stack?

I was looking at the available options for creating a new Stack, and it occurred to me that I didn't see a certain option. Is it possible to create and run one's own public stack and keep control of ...
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Let us (the community) build a new site staging zone for Stack Exchange

Note: This is not an official Stack Exchange post. TL;DR: I propose that community members develop an open-source alternative for Area 51 that will eventually be used by Stack Exchange. Problem ...
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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 area51

I just signed up for an Stack Exchange account. I am trying to log in at area51, but get No login found error. Specifically, I go to https://area51.stackexchange.com/ I click on log in which is a ...
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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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Why is there no Stack Exchange Arch Linux community? [duplicate]

Why is there no Arch Linux Stack Exchange even though there is a community of the less popular elementary OS distro? Arch Linux is a popular distro and there must be a lot of questions as the distro ...
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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 ...
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Article review SE site

I've looked around on the Sites overview of Stack Exchange and noticed there is a site for code review, but none for (blog) article review. I myself always look for a couple of proofreaders for my ...
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Everything is too crowded in dropdown on Area 51 [duplicate]

Look at this: There are several problems: | help | chat | log out | is on its own line and should be on the same line as Area 51 Right angle thing (∟) is out of place No space between site icon ...
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Where should I start building the community for a new Stack Exchange site?

Changes have been announced to how Area 51 works in the future. Robert describes how the goal is to bring an existing and active community to Area 51 and start building their new Stack Exchange site, ...
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Alignment issue in Area 51 main site - site switcher, inbox and achievements

The content in the site switcher, inbox and achievements of the Area 51 are misaligned. I can verify the issue in recent Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers with 100% zoom.
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Why is Area51's format so different than any other site?

I was just at Area 51, and noticed that: The buttons to access my inbox and sites were on the left side The user's box to access the profile is a lot smaller When going into the profile, Area 51 ...
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Closure notices appear wrong on Area 51 Discussions

There is a formatting problem on the closure notices on closed questions on Area 51 Discussions. On most sites, it's supposed to be justified to fill in the entire area. However, on Area 51 ...
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Would hiring/outsourcing temporary employees help rebuild Area 51 and create designs for the remaining unthemed sites?

I'm generally interested in how "in on the things" a person has to be so that the core employees of Stack Exchange would be happy with their results in terms of redoing Area 51, making site ...
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Visit statistics at or near zero [duplicate]

The home page of Latin Language Stack Exchange currently shows "6 visitors/day". Alarmed by this number (instead of, say, 600 visitors per day), I visited Area 51, where the number was 3. I then ...
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Why did the Area 51 statistics on number of visits per day drop extremely down for Beta sites? [duplicate]

Recently, the number of visits per day on Beta sites dropped extremely down from thousands to units. Here are examples from Sports SE and Chess SE. Is it a bug? It seems like the values are missing ...
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Traffic isn't updated correctly on Area51 [duplicate]

Area51 shows statistics for all the beta sites. It shows questions per day, percentage of answers etc., The statistics for visitors per day is not updated correctly on Area 51. Above are the stats ...
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Can't login to Area 51

When logging in into Area 51 (with my Stack Exchange credentials), I'm greeted with the following cryptic error message: I've tried clearing the cache and using another browser, but nothing helps. ...
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Where can I find all the followers of a proposal on area51?

When viewing the definition phase of a proposal on Area 51, we get in the right sidebar list of up to 40 most recent followers. Where can I find the full list? Can such list be added, if doesn't ...
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Weird login page for Area 51 and Chat on iOS

When logging in to Area 51 or the chat server on my iPhone with my Stack Exchange credentials, the login widget (sometimes) isn't loaded correctly. The placeholders are shown a few lines below the ...
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Site for asking questions about Requestly (or in general some specific web browser tool)

Requestly is a Chrome and Firefox extension for modifying network requests with ~50K users on Chrome and ~10K on Firefox. Can some Stack Exchange site be used by Requestly users to ask their questions ...
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Why doesn't Area 51 use HTTPS by default?

On the page https://stackexchange.com/sites, there is a link to Area 51. This link doesn't use HTTPS and Area 51 doesn't redirect to the HTTPS page.
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Can we set better expectations for private beta?

When an Area 51 proposal makes it to private beta, the site has 2-3 weeks to show viability or be closed instead of advancing to public beta. I agree with that, but I wonder if we're being clear ...
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Area 51 Discussions magic link shows wrong title

When magic-linking to Area 51 Discussions using [discuss.area51.se] or [area51.meta.se], the link shows up as: Area 51 That should be fixed to say "Area 51 Discussions" instead, because the actual ...
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Privileges and badges links on Area 51 refer to the FAQ page

Links from the achievements popup (privileges and badges) on the top bar refer to the FAQ page on Area 51: This is probably a stub for privileges, but the badges page exists on Area 51 (...
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Icons on Area51 are broken

Icons on Area51 are broken. Affect site list, inbox and achievements.