Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

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

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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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TLS for meta.*.stackexchange.com, again

When Stack Exchange transitioned to HTTPS, meta.*.stackexchange.com subdomains were changed to *.meta.stackexchange.com subdomains. The old meta.* subdomains now redirect to the new *.meta subdomains. ...
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HTTPS certificate error for meta redirect pages (meta.<site>.stackexchange.com)

Visiting https://meta.security.stackexchange.com displays an HTTPS certificate error in Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 10. For reference, meta.<sitename>.stackexchange.com is the old URL ...
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How is meta participation calculated?

On per-site metas, users are given a rank based on meta participation, and this ranking is seen on the default tab of the users page on each per-site meta. How is this participation numerically ...
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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-...
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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 ...
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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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Should any Meta post that calls out a user by name be deleted, not just downvoted?

How can I report a specific bad user? suggests that calling out by name is, at the very least, discouraged. The context is when the Meta post reports "bad behavior" and suggest a ban for the user. I'...
28 votes
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Why doesn't Stack Apps have its own meta?

Now that all SE sites have their own meta site, why doesn't Stack Apps have a meta? Sure, Stack Apps is somewhat of a limited site (or rather, a site about a limited subject), so by some counts, it ...
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The [interesting-tags] tag should not be a default tag on Meta sites

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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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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/help/whats-meta should link to meta.site[.stackexchange].com/search, not to site[.stackexchange].com/search

On [I suppose] all sites' /help/whats-meta (but Meta.SE's): Please look around to see if your question has been asked before, and avoid asking questions that have nothing to do with [site] or the ...
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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 ...
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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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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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What's the right required meta-tag for retagging requests?

Of the required meta tags (bug, feature-request, discussion, support), which is most appropriate for retagging requests?
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What's the protocol for requesting a tag warning?

On a particular site, RPG Stack Exchange, we've decided on our meta on a couple of tags that should have tag warnings, and on what those tag warnings should say. I am a diamond moderator on the site ...
2 votes
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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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Why are questions only about one site in the network considered off-topic here?

This site seems to have a rule that "questions that are only about one site should be asked on the site's own meta", and such questions are nearly always marked "off-topic" here. ...
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Unsuspend link on meta is broken

There is a broken markdown link when you click the "Mod" link on a suspended user's meta profile: In case it's relevant, the link in the broken part has dashes in it (that is, the username ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Questions migrated to localized meta sites get the [discussion] tag in English even if it's synonymized to the localized tag equivalent

Questions that get migrated to localized meta sites have the discussion tag in English, instead of the localized equivalent of the tag. E.g. in Russian Stack Overflow: in question Где найти практику? ...
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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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Should I really have been awarded mortarboard badge on a Per-site meta?

The Ask Ubuntu Town hall digest caused me to win the Mortarboard badge, yey! But wait. [Mortarboard] Hit the daily reputation cap for the first time Per-site metas don't have any reputation... I ...
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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 ...
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How to search all meta sites

I saw a question on a meta site earlier today, but didn't have an answer then. I thought about it for a while, and now have an answer. The problem is I can't remember which meta it was on. Is there a ...
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Why is the Twitter bot tweeting Meta posts (again)?

I noticed that the Twitter account for Music: Practice & Theory SE is tweeting posts from the site's Meta, for example: Jun 23: How should we respond to questions whose answer depends on the ...
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Make voting activity on your posts available on site metas (what you would get from rep if metas had rep)

Child metas don't have rep, so there's no point in tracking a rep stat or reporting changes. But one of the things rep updates do on main sites is to alert me when there's activity on older posts. ...
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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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Could we go to the meta sites more quickly?

Currently when wanting to see the current questions in a meta site of a specific community (without using the URL because that would involve extra work), this means I have to: Click on the Stack ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...

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