Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

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

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Did this question require editing?

This question is already asked on local meta. I want answers based on experience of other sites. I could've asked in moderators team, but I prefer public sites whenever possible. Yes, I'm a moderator ...
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Child metas Profile pages are Oops

I've tried a half dozen child metas, the main site's Profile pages are fine but the child meta Profiles are oops. The child meta site's pages (not my profile) work fine. Examples: Oops - https://...
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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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What is the process for having a site's close threshold lowered?

Stack Overflow now has a 3 close vote threshold We’re lowering the close/reopen vote threshold on Stack Overflow from 5 to 3. Shog9 then made this comment Other sites can have whatever ...
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Is there an overview of your accounts on all Meta sites?

The stackexchange.com site has a nice overview of all your network accounts, listing your reputation and number of badges and posts on each site: However, this overview is limited to main accounts. ...
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Please don't inbox notify me that I asked a Meta question on the site where I moderate

♦ moderators have a separate 'inbox' which contains notifications about moderator messages but also new questions on the child meta site. According to Please don't inbox notify me that I ...
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Please don't bring The Loop to per-site metas

On my fourth reading of the blog post introducing The Loop, I noticed something that seems to indicate that the company wants to introduce changes in how the child metas function - something I didn't ...
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Disable auto-protection for meta questions

I just saw this question and one line jumped out at me: I mean a question with a lot of posts by users who are new to Meta. These posts are explicitly open to new users. A feature request was made ...
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What parameters does Stack Exchange use to decide to create meta sites? [closed]

We have dedicated meta sites for the community such as Stack Overflow, Hinduism, etc. while some sites such as Super User, Mathematics, etc. do not have meta sites? Are there any parameters (...
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Meta Stack Overflow doesn't load on any of its pages - questions, users, etc. when logged in [closed]

After going to https://meta.stackoverflow.com/, https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions, and https://meta.stackoverflow.com/users, none of the pages load. About 60 seconds after attempting to load ...
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Make flag counters in flag dashboard sidebar clickable

It doesn't happen too often on my sites, but sometimes there's a flag on the meta site instead of the main site. In that case, the sidebar of the flag dashboard shows a widget like this: The problem ...
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Is it fine to promote an Area51 proposal on any meta site?

I am not much of a meta guy but I do understand that the meta sites are usually scoped to their related main sites. I saw a proposal on Area51 and I liked it. Since there is a related existing SE ...
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Allow access to per-site meta posts' code via edit

The edit option is useful not only to edit, but also (and more importantly to me) to know/copy-paste the code that the user has typed in to obtain the given display. Yet when I try to use this on ...
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How have more people edited their profiles on main sites than on per-site metas?

Look here at Autobiographer on main OR Stack Exchange: Complete "About Me" section of user profile. Awarded 484 times. Look at the meta site's equivalent of the badge: Awarded 166 times. ...
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Attempt to signing up for meta sites via Google or Facebook leads to a 404 page

In browser private mode opening any meta site (in case of existing the main site) allows you to sign up. For instance SO.meta: On the following page you can choose Google or Facebook as an ...
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Is there a link to the corresponding meta site? [duplicate]

Do Stack Exchange sites have a link to their respective meta site somewhere?
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Chat makes old per-site meta links HTTPS and broken

I was looking at an old chatroom when I found a link from a feed that was from before per-site metas switched from meta.%.stackexchange.com to %.meta.stackexchange.com. This link, however, was changed ...
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How can a user have a different reputation on a per-site meta than they have on the main site? [duplicate]

A certain user (I won't mention them here) has 4 reputation on a Stack Exchange site's per-site meta and 1 reputation on the site itself. The user is not banned or "temporarily suspended" on either ...
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Overflowing text in Hot Meta Posts box

I've noticed the text of the Hot Meta Posts box is not within its limits. I guess this would happen for any question with a word that's long enough:
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Child meta sites mistakenly suggest user to acquire a badge which isn't avalable on that site [duplicate]

Check the following screenshot from CS meta: It says, Take the tour and earn your first badge Clicking the button redirects to the tour page of the main site and scrolling it doesn't change ...
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Improve site name in “What is meta?” Help Center article

Today, I posted a comment linking to the Help Center article What is "meta"? How does it work? on Ask Different. I noticed that the Meta site was called 'Meta Ask Different', which is wrong; it's 'Ask ...
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SEDE generates incorrect links for localized Stack Overflow Metas [duplicate]

Stack Exchange Data Explorer generates wrong (outdated) links for localized child metas Example query on Stack Overflow em Portugues Meta generates this url: https://meta.pt.stackoverflow.com/q/1 ...
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Please help me to understand (and eventually to explain) when it's necessary to use expletives in a Meta site

Tl;Dr When talking about the use on expletives on local or network-wide Meta, that are not about the name of tool, programming language, or the word itself on a language site, what do we understand ...
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Are questions posted to the “Meta” of a Stack Exchange site eligible for Hot Network Questions? [duplicate]

Well, I have been on the Stack Exchange network for a while and you know, your eyes often go to the Hot Network Questions page or pane, maybe both. I never saw a question posted to a Meta of the ...
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Increase margin for Impact stats on child meta profiles

There's (to my taste) a bit too little margin between 'people reached' and 'posts edited' on child meta profiles (left) when compared to main site profiles (right). It feels kind of cluttered right ...
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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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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 ...