Questions tagged [featured-tag]

For questions about the "featured" tag on Meta, how it is applied, and other features which focus on it.

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Please change title of the highlighted blog post

I take issue with the title of the blog post currently highlighted on so many SE pages. The title says: "Adios to Unfriendly Badges: Ahoy, Lifejacket and Lifeboat" which leads one to believe that the ...
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I just featured a question on meta…and I'm not a moderator [duplicate]

In a strange twist of events, I got this error that said that my edits couldn't be submitted because I needed the moderator tag featured. I'm not a moderator, so I just decided to humor the system. ...
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“Featured on Meta” posts are displayed in what order? [duplicate]

As I am aware featured posts are displayed in the "Featured on Meta" in the sidebar. The order of the posts is different on Meta Stack Exchange and other sites. In what order (post created date, ...
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Question(s) with the “featured” tag not showing in the side bar?

On Cryptography.SE we currently have a featured meta question but it is not showing in the side bar as can be seen on the below picture. This behavior was reproduced by one of my co-mods. Is this a ...
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Featured questions are not shown network wide

Currently, there are three questions tagged with featured here on Meta Stack Exchange. Usually, when there is a post with this tag, it is visible throughout the network on the Community bulletin or ...
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Post remains featured in the bulletin even if [featured] tag is removed

This question about nominations for Pro Tempore Moderators on Computer Science Educators Meta was a featured question, but was unfeatured on June 23. However, it sometimes still appears as featured on ...
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When featured tag is auto removed by Community, there is no edit summary

Just noticed this: (source) It is not hard to understand that the featured tag has been auto removed by Community, but I still expect some sort of edit summary, even the generic "edited tags". ...
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“Featured on meta” in community bulletin not updating [duplicate]

Not sure if this is just excessive caching, or something else: We had two meta items tagged as featured but only the original item is displaying. 11 hours ago we remove the tag from the original item, ...
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Automatically raise the rep limit for posting to MSE to 2 when a meta post gets featured

I just noticed that there's a post tagged with featured on Meta Stack Exchange when browsing Stack Overflow: The last time this happened, users from SO forgot that they're not on SO and asked ...
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When and why is the [featured] tag removed by the Community user?

I've found that the Meta (moderator only) tag featured is automatically removed by the Community ♦ user. So, I want to know when and why is the tag featured is removed by this user? Is there any ...
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Indicate “freshness” of featured Meta posts in the Bulletin

Community Bulleting and featured-tag together are a decent way to promote important things on Meta to more users. However, I feel¹ like the following frequently happens: Users sees new featured ...
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Featured post on MSE no longer appears in the community bulletins of any SE sites

Recently I stopped seeing this post, which is currently featured, in the community bulletins of any Stack Exchange communities. But nothing happened with featured tag on this post last time (since feb ...
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Why doesn't this Featured post show up on the sidebar of MSE?

This doesn't really feel like a bug, so it's probably just behavior I haven't noticed in the past. But shouldn't this featured post be showing up under the bar on the right? Since it's on MSE, it ...
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Editing a site-meta post with an expired featured tag requires me to restore it

This happened here. I wanted to add a new tag to and remove another obsolete tag from a question on a site-meta and I could not do so without adding a featured tag, which had been added to the post by ...
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Prevent [featured] questions from being closed

For the third time now in a short period, there's a close/reopen war on a featured MSO question. When it's closed, it disappears from the sidebar. Seems like a relatively simple check to add so this ...
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Why are the [featured] on MSE are using one of the 4 slots?

According to the rules: Additionally, up to 2 recent (post created in the past two weeks) featured posts from Meta Stack Exchange will appear in the community bulletins of all sites. These are also ...
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Featured On Meta section doesn't list MSE posts on meta sites

The Featured on Meta section of the Community Bulletin on a per-site Meta only lists its own featured posts, while the section on a main site also lists the featured MSE posts. Is it by-design? Any ...
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I can add moderator only tag via an edit, and I got no diamond!

Look at this. I didn't really expect that I would be able to submit the edit adding featured tag, but I could! How is it possible? (seems that usual users can add mod-only tags without moderator help!...
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Detagging 'featured' should not bump

When the featured tag is removed from a question, the question is bumped, as with any other edit. I propose that, when that is the only change to a question, it not be bumped: the point of detagging ...
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The heading “Frequently Asked” on this site's sidebar is a misnomer

Instead, the questions found there include the tag featured rather than faq. Accordingly, I think either the heading should be corrected, or only true faq questions should appear on the sidebar.
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How is a “featured question” frequently asked? [duplicate]

I am looking at the "Frequently Asked" sidebar mentioned here: I noticed that there is a question there that seems very very localized (and probably not FAQ): So I click on it to check: Nope... it ...
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What is the difference between the per-site metas' FAQ and Featured tags?

With the introduction of the new Community Bulletin, I'm finding myself confused between the purpose of the red featured tag and the red faq on the per-site metas. In the above sidebar, in the ...
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What criteria is used to select the links that appear in the community bulletin (events / featured / hot meta posts / blog) sidebar block?

On Drupal Answers, the number of meta posts shown in the Hot Meta Posts block on the right (previously called Community Bulletin) is now 2. Previously, there was just a single meta post linked from ...
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I re-added the featured tag, but it doesn't show

I initially posted this question (on a meta site where I was and still am a moderator) with the featured tag. The tag since then expired, and just now I tried adding it back. I used the “secret edit ...