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Is it acceptable to write in memoriam posts on per-site metas for people with strong ties to the site's subject matter?

I was browsing the Science Fiction & Fantasy Meta site, when I saw this 'question.' It is a short in memoriam for the creator of an incredibly popular anime (Dragon Ball Z). Should such types of ...
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Hamburger Menu Link from Meta to Main sites has excess padding

When accessing a community Meta site, the parent site link under the Current Community heading has excess padding, breaking alignment with the help/chat/log out links, and with the pipe that leads to ...
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Remove "edit and reopen" for low rep users on metas with "beta" privileges

On a child meta, when a user has the privilege to vote to close/reopen but not edit freely, they still have the option to "Edit and reopen", change whatever on the "edit question" ...
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When is it OK for site moderators to go against the consensus established by their community? And when should such a decision be overturned?

Last year in particular I made a few gambles as a moderator by establishing new policies on the local meta without first gathering community consensus. However, every time I found my policies ...
Laurel's user avatar
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Stack Exchange API doesn't work for meta sites

The Stack Exchange API doesn't seem to be working for certain sites like meta.stackoverflow.com. For example, the below API to get the answers to a question by ID doesn't work for the following ...
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Is it okay to make small edits to meta posts to change my vote?

If I see a meta answer that I voted on a long time ago, but I now have a different opinion on the topic and want to change my vote, is it okay to make a minor edit to the post so I can change my vote?
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Magic columns and site:// do not work for alcohol.meta.stackexchange

The site Beer, Wine & Spirits has the URL https://alcohol.stackexchange.com but in SEDE it uses beer for the main site and beerme for meta. As far as I can tell, the shortcut site:// and the magic ...
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Please make all blue tags black and gray in per-site metas

In most per-site metas common tags have black (and gray) cards; an example is Meta Physics SE. But there are some sites that have colored common tag cards such as Meta Philosophy SE. And the color of ...
Snack Exchange's user avatar
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Maintenance page for per-site metas is not localized

Each non-English Stack Overflow site has its own localized page for maintenance period. E.g. the following one on ruSO: There are still some problems waiting for a fixes by the development team, but ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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meta.*.stackexchange.com redirection does not work

In 2017, all child Meta sites moved from meta.*.stackexchange.com to *.meta.stackexchange.com. According to Network-wide HTTPS: It's time there is an automatic redirection: We've redirected all ...
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Is there a magic link to tags from meta sites? [duplicate]

To create a magic link to a tag of a main site, I can use [tag: tagName]. This applies even when I'm in its meta site. Is there a magic link to the tags of the meta site, rather of the main site?
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Stack Exchange Meta Sites are down

A lot of meta sites have become unavailable recently (in the last few hours or so), for example Math Stack Exchange Meta and 3D Printing Meta. Here is the error message: I am using Chrome on Windows ...
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Are Meta accounts deleted along their "main" account?

As the title says, I wonder if scheduling for deletion of an account (say on The Workplace) will also delete the Meta account related to that Stack? (Meta The Workplace) I checked How can I delete my ...
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Why is there one remaining page on Windows Phone Meta SE?

Note: while theoretically this question "Only relates to one network site", the per-site Meta is gone (or not!), so I can't really post there, so I picked MSE. On November 17th, 2022 Windows ...
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Questions featured on per-site-metas no longer display on the sidebar

This post announcing the resignation of a moderator is featured on meta.academica.SE, but it no longer displays on the main site as it should be doing. Related: Featured posts on MSE are missing on ...
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Hot meta posts section is no more?

I was browsing Stack Overflow for tags of interest-related questions and I noticed that there was no 'hot meta posts' section on the right side! I navigated to the corresponding meta and found the ...
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Should the Misleading Information Policy apply to Meta posts?

A brand-new Misleading Information Policy has just been released that encourages users to flag, and for moderators to delete, posts that they feel are false in a dangerous way. Many of the examples ...
Robert Columbia's user avatar
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Hide Meta banner on the Enter the Private Beta page

The "Enter the Private Beta" page (visible if you open https://languagedesign.stackexchange.com/ in a private window, or in a regular window if you haven't joined yet) contains a banner ...
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Why does this SEDE query think that the MathOverflow Meta is mathoverflow.meta.stackexchange.com?

I ran a query created by @peterh to find all my network posts. It works perfectly for the task, but it believes that all my posts made to MathOverflow Meta were actually made to https://mathoverflow....
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Make tooltip text ending on user tab sorting order consistent. Only the "participation" tab contains dot at the end

Tooltip for "participation" tab contains the . at the end, but there's no dot for all other tabs: I suggest to remove it here as well. Adding the dot to the all other instead I can't ...
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Use of strong words, modifiers, and hyperbole in per-site meta post titles disputing something

This is a follow-up of How should mods of per-site-meta with low / slow participation handle posts that if posted here will be negatively received?. The answer to that question said "there is a ...
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How should mods of per-site-meta with low / slow participation handle posts that if posted here will be negatively received?

TL;DR: I'm a moderator in Web Applications, and I was elected in 2020. When I have considered to take a tough decision, like suspend a user, I have discussed it privately. One of my major concerns is ...
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Feature Improvement: Always display sub-stack meta posts in a side-bar on their main site

Personal opinion: Stack Exchange would be better if more people participated in the metas, particularly for smaller stacks (where things are less settled and more community input would be beneficial). ...
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Do we need to have FAQ questions on Meta Web Applications about how Stack Exchange works (not specific to Web Applications)? [duplicate]

I see a bunch of newly posted FAQ questions on Meta Web Applications SE about how Stack Exchange works (not specific to Web Applications): Unlock badges for special achievements Improve posts by ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
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Possible Bug? Got a whole bunch of "Yearling" notices at once [duplicate]

My awards today showed at least 6 "Yearling" awards, all to the same Law.SE site. I could understand if I got different Yearlings on different SE sites (although I've joined different SE ...
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Meta posts without required tags on some localized sites

I found that on some localized sites there are the posts without required tags: ruSO.meta esSO.meta rusSE.meta It may be related to the old (but still persist) bug: Questions migrated to localized ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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Keyboard shortcut for Edit does not work does work on per-site metas when you do not have full edit privilege [duplicate]

Editing on meta sites On per-site Meta pages, you cannot edit most posts until you get the full edit privilege. Trying to edit one shows this message: Suggested edits are not allowed on non-tag-wiki ...
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Link to stackexchange.com is not HTTPS under the default "community-specific" close reason on per-site metas

There is a default close reason available on per-site metas under "Needs improvement → A community-specific reason" that has a link to stackexchange.com that is not HTTPS. For instance, on ...
The Amplitwist's user avatar
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Remove tag badges or dupehammer on moderator-only tags [duplicate]

Many people have tag badges or the dupehammer for moderator-only tags. I think this is a problem since it defeats the whole point of being an "expert" in a tag, since these tags only tell ...
mathlander's user avatar
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Is asking whether a particular question fits within the scope of a certain community within the scope of its corresponding meta site?

If I have a question in mind, but I'm unsure whether it fits the the scope or is allowed in a certain Stack Exchange community, can I ask whether it would be allowed to ask it in the corresponding ...
Mehdi Charife's user avatar
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1 answer
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Unused meta tags that still persist

I found that some meta sites have tags that actually have not been used for a long time and are not deleted yet. Looks like these are some sort of "special" potential popular tags for ...
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Hot meta post conditions [duplicate]

What conditions should be met for a meta post to appear on the Hot Meta posts list on the right side of the questions page? E.g.: How many posts can be visible at one time (max 2?)? As far as I know, ...
αλεχολυτ's user avatar
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Meta questions have been unfeatured without creating revisions, causing problems when editing [duplicate]

This started out as a Stack Apps question, because my script was trying to repair the image in the DBA.Meta post So what's with the hats thing?, and encountered the following error while trying to ...
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How to find the meta place of each site with a screen reader

I do know the basic question of where to find the Meta of each site has already been asked and answered, but I am still having difficulty finding it. I use a screen reader, and, until I read the ...
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Change the default tag [bookmarks] to [saves] on per-site metas

As we all now know, Bookmarks have evolved into Saves. However, the list of default tags on per-site metas (tags that get added to per-site metas whenever a new site is created, and always continue to ...
Sonic the Anonymous Hedgehog's user avatar
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Should question scores count toward tag-badges on Meta sites?

Throughout the Stack Exchange network, tag-badges are earned by receiving upvotes on answers to questions with the relevant tags. This is (IMHO) the way it should be for the main sites – each of those ...
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Home page sidebar - "faq" tag popup content is aligned to the right

There is an alignment issue in the "faq" section's tag description, which is in the "Frequently Asked" section of the sidebar of the Home page in the Meta Stack Exchange and per-...
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Per-site meta "Users" tab filter is not functioning correctly with pagination [duplicate]

The selection of the "week/month/quarter/year/all" filter is not retained when applying the pagination in the "Users" page "Participation/Voters/Editors" tab on the per-...
Arulkumar's user avatar
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Remove [openid] as a default tag on per-site metas

OpenID support has been mostly removed for a while now, and is set to be completely removed at the end of October this year. However, the tag openid is still one of the default tags that get added to ...
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Change "http" to "https" in the tag-info imported for the default tags

On every per-site-meta, there are default tags1 which are automatically created when the site is created. At the same time, the tag-info for some of them is created - although there are a few bugs ...
Martin's user avatar
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Should I advertise a Beta site by posting on Metas of other related sites?

Our Bioacoustics SE site has reached the beta stage. This multidisciplinary site encompasses many disciplines, and there are potential overlaps with other general SE sites. I posted an "ad" ...
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In the top banner shown to users who haven't logged in, the site description is inaccurate on per-site metas [duplicate]

Let's take a look at the text in the top banner of Ask Ubuntu Meta: Ask Ubuntu Meta is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It only takes a minute to sign up. Well, Ask Ubuntu ...
Random Person's user avatar
21 votes
1 answer
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Filter URL Parameter not considered when navigating between user pages on Metas

On MSO, when looking at the users page, the participation, voters, and editors tabs have the option to add "filters". The default is "month", but there are also "week", &...
Henry Ecker's user avatar
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Searching for moderators in the Moderators tab on the /users page is broken on all meta sites (except MSE)

Searching for any moderator on a meta site (except MSE) in the Moderators tab on the /users page does not return any results at all. Here's a GIF showing how searching in the Moderators tab works on ...
Justin's user avatar
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Searching for a username on a Meta site under the "Participation" tab throws a 500 server error

Attempting to search for a user on a child meta site's /users page, with the "Participation" tab selected, will always fail, and throw a 500 server error in the console. Here's a .gif ...
Spevacus's user avatar
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Why can't I submit this meta tag wiki edit?

I am reviewing some tag edit suggestions on Meta Joomla Stack Exchange from a user looking to fix a broad-reaching problem. The suggested edit by the user wasn't as full as what is on Stack Overflow, ...
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Is it intentional that the question titles on per-site metas are now orange?

Looks like this again Some per-site-metas are orange - again? except it is the link styling and not the other parts of the page. Sites I visited with the issue: ELL, EL&U, The Workplace.
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Hide the reputation of requester and posters in feature-request tagged posts, to add more guaranties of balanced advice

The more I look at Stack Exchange Meta or Stack Overflow Meta, the more I see the effects of the requester's reputation (and posters' ones) on them. Do you have a lot of gold medals and reputation? ...
Marc Le Bihan's user avatar
6 votes
1 answer
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Which site in the Stack Exchange network has the highest ratio of meta-traffic to main-site-traffic?

Which site in the Stack Exchange network has the highest and lowest traffic on its meta site relative to its main site? At first I was thinking that Stack Overflow had the highest ratio, as its meta ...
Red's user avatar
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Link to parent site is not HTTPS in the sidebar/dropdown "Step 1: Draft your question" on any per-site Meta

When asking a question here on Meta SE, the sidebar titled "Step 1: Draft your question" (which appears as a dropdown menu on mobile in the responsive design) has the following text: Is ...
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