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Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

Questions about the meta site that every Stack Exchange site has (also called 'child metas').

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Marking a per-site meta question as a duplicate of a meta.SE thread that provides the authoritative answer [duplicate]

This morning, someone asked on meta.SO, (basically) is there a mechanism to bring attention to unanswered questions, or are they just buried forever? I think a pretty helpful, possibly duplicate ...
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Add the “can no longer be reproduced” and “does not seek input and discussion” close reasons to all meta sites

Meta Stack Exchange and Meta Stack Overflow have two very useful off-topic close reasons in the closing dialog. I'm talking specifically about these two: This question does not appear to seek input ...
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Make error message if a new user removes or misplaces the mandatory header text of meta questions about their own post more clear

Currently, when a new user makes a meta question about their own post specifically, they are prompted to enter a link to their post, and then they are given access to the per-site meta's question ...
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Provide an easier way to find the meta of each Stack Exchange site [duplicate]

I could not find the meta of Web Applications. It should have been easier to find (I did not find it actually, I just added "meta" to the URL).
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Icon for election is different on community bulletin for main and meta sites

Physics SE has an ongoing election. Here is a screenshot of the community bulletin visible on the main site: This is what I see when I'm on the physics meta site: I believe that the meta ...
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Different text for network-wide suspended users on meta [duplicate]

If you look at a profile of a user who is suspended networkwide, you get the text: "This account is temporarily suspended network-wide. The suspension period ends on..." However, if you click on "...
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Meta question that has an answer in help center

From time to time I see questions on ruSO meta (I think that any other metas have the same situation) when user asks something about site, and there is an answer in help center. What should we do in ...
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Please give suspended users an option to explain their side of the story on the meta site

As it is written here by Jon Ericson (CM), the secrecy of the details of the individual suspensions is reasoned to protect the suspended users: Since suspended users are unable to tell their side ...
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Banners of questions migrated from per-site metas prior to HTTPS changeover link to the origin site's old URL, resulting in certificate error

I was browsing through the question Favicon of Earth Science and Spanish are too similar (exactly the same in HNQ list) which got migrated from Earth Science Meta: As you see, the link points to ...
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Reputation sync from main to meta is stalled

It appears that updating the reputation shown for users on per-site meta sites stopped working sometime yesterday. (I think I have it narrowed down to a span of a few hours.) Here are the data ...
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A main-page question that can also be interpreted as a meta question. What to prepare before asking it?

(An alternative title for this question is: Is it fine to give meta advice on the main page?) In one site, there is a question (let's call it question 1) in the form "how do I achieve X?". I give ...
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Make meta posts above 5 votes appear in a user's SE profile [duplicate]

Can we make meta posts that are 5 votes on the question or above appear in the top posts of a user's Stack Exchange profile? A user might be a (for lack of a better word) good contributor on meta ...
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New contributor has more than 1000 rep [duplicate]

This user has 1568 reputation yet is still a new contributor: It's probably that this is the first time they post on meta.
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Why will the “hot meta questions” sidebar include the question I'm viewing?

On the regular SE sites, if you're viewing a hot network question, that question does not appear on the sidebar list of hot network questions. However, it does appear with hot meta questions, as I ...
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Making a Most Active Contributors report on all sites

On Ask Different we have every month, a report posted on Meta for the whole month. This includes: Reputation stats Most active users stats Stats for all review queues Highest voted questions ...
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Why can't I find Community user on Meta sites?

You can find him on main site. For example, on Stack Overflow: But can't on Meta Stack Overflow:
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Is sharing ideas fine on meta sites? [duplicate]

In my experience, sharing ideas (which are opinion-based and not really questions by nature) is fine in meta sites. The posts can be: Announcement posts. For example, in Net Neutrality and Stack ...
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Is it okay to edit by-design bug reports into support questions?

Lately, I've been seeing a lot of bug reports on different meta sites that were by design. Some of them did get the status-bydesign tag added to them. Many others got edited into support questions ...
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Significant reputation difference among meta and main sites [duplicate]

I just noticed the significant reputation difference in site switcher popup for main and meta sites: According to reputation graph on stackexchange.com current meta reputation level I had two ...
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Why are per-site metas under the meta.stackexchange domain instead of their main site's domain?

Let's take for example the Blender SE site. The UI makes it clear that a Meta is an accessory to the main site: (also the word "main" makes a point on its own). The "what is meta" page says: Meta ...
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Reputation counters for SO and MSO not in sync? [duplicate]

SO says: 89008 MSO says: 88948 Shouldn't SO and MSO be fully in sync?
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Add “Main site reviews” button in meta sites queue [duplicate]

Main sites have button to open meta site queue. But meta's queue page doesn't have button to go to main site queue. Could you add it?
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Do I have reputation on meta? [duplicate]

This is weird. On meta.SO I seem to have my own reputation, different from my Stack Overflow reputation. Yet, according to the FAQs, there is no reputation on any meta site (other than this one, ...
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How to see badge list on child metas?

On the sites I visit I can see a list of all badges by: click on the question mark, visit help center, click on View a full list of badges you can earn. However if I go to the corresponding child meta ...
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Can I advertise my work on a site's meta?

Let's say I write Microsoft Word. Can I advertise it on Writing Meta? Posting it on chat is absolutely fine, but I think it is hard to format the post properly, to explain why it is interesting, and ...
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Reflect the specific of meta sites on meta site’s top banner [duplicate]

I take an Academia site for an example, but almost any other site is affected. To check the issue just open sites in browser private mode. I noticed that top banner of main and meta sites are the ...
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How much does community bulletin add to visibility of the question?

It seems that posts on meta which are displayed in community bulletin get more views than other posts. Of course, this could have many reasons. (Maybe the discussions were interesting enough to ...
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How do I draw attention to a meta post? [duplicate]

It's now a week since I have reported this bug on Chess Meta, and the question has received only 13 views. I would like to share this question, but I am also afraid this would be considered spamming. ...
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New User badge on child metas [duplicate]

The new user badge is showing up on meta for users who really aren't new. In this case it was really obvious - turns out they've been on Stack Overflow for 5+ years, but maybe this is their first meta ...
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What happens to NAA flag on a local meta?

As far as I can tell, when an answer on a main site is flagged as "not an answer" it enters the low quality posts review queue.1 What happens on per-site metas? On meta sites the only review queues ...
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Broken links (to meta instead of main) on meta Ask page for users under 5 reputation

Users with less than 5 reputation can only make posts on a site's meta if it's about one of their posts on that site. The Ask page displays a list of the user's most recent posts, so they can find the ...
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Deleting suggestions posted as answers when they are implemented: Is this problematic?

On Meta Stack Overflow en Español we have some practices that I would like to know if there other child Metas that use them, but particularly if those practices could eventually become problematic. ...
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When to post on Stack Exchange meta, when to post on [site] meta [duplicate]

After browsing some questions here some of them are site specific. Should they be posted here or on that site's meta? If you post it here the question could get more attention from a wider audience ...
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When can I edit on meta?

On per-site metas, low-rep users cannot suggest edits. Are there any other differences in the rules on editing posts on per-site metas or MSE?
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How do I “answer” a feature request?

I regularly see feature requests on Meta, sometimes with heavily upvoted answers. A feature request is not really a question with an answer since the poster is asking for a feature to be added to the ...
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Why do site meta questions get posted on Twitter?

I follow the Twitter accounts of the sites where I moderate. Over the weekend I noticed that they were Tweeting meta questions. These questions were really esoteric questions that only someone very ...
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Does the RemoveDeadQuestions directive apply to meta?

Under the RemoveDeadQuestions directive, any unanswered questions with a score less than 0 get automatically deleted by the Community ♦ user. The RemoveAbandonedQuestions does not run on meta, but ...
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Why are there so many meta questions on Meta Stack Overflow that belong here?

I've noticed that on Meta Stack Overflow, there are lots of questions that should be here on Meta Stack Exchange instead. Why is this?
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User has 1 reputation on Interpersonal.SE but 189 on Interpersonal.meta [duplicate]

I was looking at the list of new meta members for IPS.SE and I came across a user UID #22035 looking at the profile you can see their reputation is exactly 189. But, if we go their main profile here ...
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Reputation shown for meta sites in site list dropdown is incorrect [duplicate]

I noticed that the reputation shown for meta sites in the site list dropdown differs rather greatly from the main site reputation: For example, there's a gap of ~2k on AU and AU meta (~1.5%), ~600 on ...
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Strange padding around reputation on Meta profile page

The way reputation is displayed in a user's profile page on meta sites is a bit off. There's a gray padding around it: which is not visible on the main site: The 'top x%' label being so close to it ...
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Add a magic “question sandbox” tag for question sandboxes on per-site metas

The trend of having a question "sandbox" on a per-site meta so that users new to the site (or not) can post a draft of their intended question as an answer, and have it reviewed by site regulars ...
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Link to parent site on the sidebar for per-site-metas

In my opinion, the sidebar in the new theme is helpful but underused. The sidebar could be helpful, but it has too few useful links, which makes it a waste of space. One possible use of all of this ...
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Padding / bg-color issue in all the per site meta - activity tab

In all the per site metas, on the Activity tab - REPUTATION section, the reputation score is displayed with the background color: #eff0f1. So it looks like the "top n% period" link is (200+ reputation ...
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No election/appointed date on moderators page on meta sites

I noticed that moderators page on per-site metas doesn’t have elected/appointed date. E.g. on ELL site: Main: Meta: This looks buggy for me. If it’s intentional I would like to see an ...
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Users with only the association bonus can answer protected questions on per-site metas

A user on Photography has only 103 rep, and has the association bonus rights. So their rep without the association bonus is 3. Yet they were able to post this answer to a protected question on the ...
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What is the “best way” to keep selected discussions on all meta sites synchronized?

Tl;Dr There is an announcement about the new communication processes between international communities and Stack Exchange Inc. One of the processes is to keep the relevant posts on meta sites ...
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How about having “Frequently Asked” at right panel on child metas also?

On the home page of Meta Stack Exchange, the list of FAQ are displayed at the right panel: How about applying the similar feature on child metas who are having faq? I mean listing those questions ...
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What is the difference between “only applicable to one specific site” and “a general question stems from a specific example”?

The reason I ask Would adding more examples to a post be acceptable? in the mother meta instead of the child meta is because I think it's applicable to other sites as well. So what is the difference ...
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How to find meta from the main site? [duplicate]

Say I want to find meta stackexchange. Is there any conspicuous link from main site to it's meta? Is there such feature already? I usually found that on google.