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Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

Questions about the meta site that every Stack Exchange 2.0 site has (also called 'child metas').

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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. For example: Any announcement posts from the staffs. For example, in Net Neutrality ...
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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?

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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Alignment issue in all the per site meta - activity tab

In all the per site meta, on the Activity tab - REPUTATION section, the reputation score is displayed with the background color: #eff0f1. So 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.
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I cannot load the PPCG meta

When I try to go to https://codegolf.meta.stackexchange.com/, I get an error just like this: I'm not sure what the problem is and i'm pretty sure this is a bug This has been happening since last ...
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The site description in the hero header is wrong for Meta sites

The hero header contains the same description for the Main and Meta sites. Here's the one for MSO: Meta Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for professional and enthusiast ...
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Update the “new contributor” indicator on meta to say “new contributor to meta”

Earlier today I saw the New Contributor indicator attached to a user who had 2,700 reputation and had been a member of the site for over 2 years. When I went to leave a comment, I saw a banner of “(...
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What is the meaning of accepting an answer (esp. less upvoted) in the child meta sites? [duplicate]

In child meta-s, we often try to get community consensus about certain policy or rule by asking a question. But let's say that, the OP (which can be a Mod also) accepts an answer which satisfies ...
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Upper case in tips

Please approve the same rules of writing titles in tips on "Русский язык" Meta as they are on the main site. In Russian, only the first letter in a title is capitalized. Correct: Incorrect:
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Asking a question pertaining to another SE site that doesn't have meta [duplicate]

There is a question that I would like to ask pertaining to another SE site (mechanics namely, and a burninate request in particular), but I have been unable to find a meta site for this (like meta.se ...
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How to hide “HOT META POSTS” on the sidebar

How do I hide just the "HOT META POSTS". I don't intend to engage much in the moderation of Stack Exchange sites, so most of the content is irrelevant to me, how do I hide it? I looked into just ...
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Help specific to child meta sites should be more easily discovered

I recently spent about half an hour trying to determine why I wasn't getting reputation for an upvoted question I asked on a child meta site. Let me give a bit of background. I posted a question to ...
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Tag excerpts from 'obligatory' tags on per-site metas do not appear in the 'all tags' page? [duplicate]

Tag excerpts from 'obligatory' tags (e.g. discussion) and 'moderation' tags (e.g. status-completed) on per-site metas do not appear in the all tags page. However, in Meta Stack Exchange they do (see ...
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The initial default version of the tag-excerpt not shown on the tags page

When looking at the tags on Physics Meta, I've noticed that many tags do not have the tag-excerpt. To my surprise, after I clicked on some of them I found out that they have a tag-info. (In fact, it ...
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Should (interesting-tags) be among default tags?

The tag interesting-tags is one of the default tags which are automatically imported to a local meta when a new site is created. (And cannot be removed, even if they are not used in any questions.) ...
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Feedback link on Meta Stack Exchange should be removed

Feedback link in the footer of MSE refers to the same page, i.e. to MSE itself. Other sites have such link only for main versions, but not for the per-site metas. I think this link should be ...
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“too old to migrate” doesn’t show on meta sites

When the 60 day limit has been reached for a question on a main site, the option for the “off topic” close reason is changed from off-topic because... to off-topic because… (too old to migrate) ...
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Alignment issue in the Tags page - Legend tags section

In the bottom of the Tags page, the Legend tags section is not aligned with the pagination section. The issue exists in all per-site-meta. Screenshot for reference: There is an issue in the #...
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Add link to post which earned you the Quorum badge

Some badges, especially most of the ones which awarded for a single post, like Nice Answer, have a link to the post(s) where you earned that badge. For Quorum (one post with score of 2 on a child meta)...