Questions tagged [featured-tag]

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Why did a question suddenly become featured when the last edit was almost a year ago? [duplicate]

I recently saw the following in the sidebar on Mi Yodeya: The third question listed there is a site-specific Meta question that I recognized from a while back. Curious as to why it would be featured ...
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Why don't featured posts from this site appear on Japanese Stack Overflow?

I just noticed that Meta Stack Exchange posts tagged featured don't appear on the community bulletin on Stack Overflow in Japanese. This doesn't appear to be an issue for any other site I've tested, ...
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Are more than two featured posts from this site (Meta.SE) supposed to appear on community bulletins on main Q&A sites now?

Per the answer to What criteria are used to select the links that appear in the community bulletin sidebar block?, only two featured posts on Meta Stack Exchange can appear in the community bulletin ...
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When will CMs or moderators remove the [featured] tag from actively featured meta questions?

Elected Moderators generally control the Meta content that is featured on their sites (with the exception of Meta Stack Exchange, due to the network-wide reach of posts featured there) through the ...
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How can I see all of the current per-site “Featured on Meta” posts?

I often find that ideas on one site's meta are useful for other sites. However, I often only discover them years later because I don't frequent every meta site. Hence... Question: How can I see all ...
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When is a featured post not featured?

Currently there are three posts tagged “featured” on Meta.SE but only two appear in Featured on Meta. For example, on EL&U (English Language & Usage) we see "Thank you, Roberto Cartaino" and “...
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How or when is the featured tag supposed to take effect? [duplicate]

If I add or remove the featured tag from a meta-topic, that doesn't take effect immediately -- i.e. the text isn't immediately added or removed from the sidebar of the main site. When and how does it ...
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Moderator Resignations are now being un-featured early. Is this the only solution? Why can't we moderate them as usual? [duplicate]

Ex-Moderator Madara Uchiha's resignation notice was recently untagged as featured by a staff member, which removes it from the featured box on the related community's sidebar. This is rather early for ...
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How long can Moderator Resignation notices be featured?

How long are moderator resignation posts allowed to be featured in the sidebars of our sites?
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Featured tag question stopped listing in the “Featured on Meta” section of side bar [closed]

Why all of a sudden, Thank you, Robert Cartaino is stopped listing in the "Featured on Meta" section of side bar in all of the Stack Exchange sites. There are only two questions with the featured tag ...
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Did the Community user stop automatically demoting [featured] posts after 30 days?

I recall that once upon a time the Community user removes the featured tag from posts 30 days after it's added (example, see revision 4). However, this question has been featured for more than 40 days ...
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Is there a reason why calls for the MRRP post being [featured] are being ignored? [duplicate]

The post Feedback post: Moderator review and reinstatement processes affects the community as a whole. It is supposed to exist to collect feedback from users regarding the recent changes. Surely it ...
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Question tagged (featured) and (status-completed) not shown in the community bulletin

I have noticed that the question "An info box to point new users to The Sandbox" on Code Golf Meta is tagged featured, yet it is not shown in the community bulletin. (I have added screenshots below.) ...
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Can we have a drop-down menu for “Featured on Meta”?

UPDATE (02/09/2019) It has been over 26 32 days since Congratulations to our 29 oldest beta sites - They're now no longer beta! appeared on Featured on Meta. The news was great, 99% of users who ...
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Why are [featured] questions not on the featured questions tab?

I think the title says it all. Why are featured questions not on the featured questions page? Ps. I know they are two seperate things but it makes for very poor UX to use the same term for two ...
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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 a suggested edit, and I got no diamond!

Look at this edit. I didn't really expect that I would able to suggest 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 are used to select the links that appear in the community bulletin sidebar block?

On Drupal Answers, the number of meta posts shown on the Community Bulletin is, at moment I am writing this question, 2. Previously, there was just a single meta post linked from that block, and it ...
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I re-added the featured tag, but it doesn't show [closed]

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 ...