Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

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

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What is the current role of the suggested edit review queue on the meta sites?

On the meta sites (including discuss.area51), <2k users can't suggest edits to posts. The edits of the 2k+ users happen without any review, as on the main sites. This results in the edit review ...
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Move child metas from meta.sitename.SE to sitename.SE/meta [closed]

Currently, every SE site has two domain names - one for the site itself (sitename.stackexchange.com) and one for its meta (meta.sitename.stackexchange.com). This makes it hard to improve HTTPS support ...
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Should we make it a general practice to cross-dupe or migrate all technical meta-questions to Meta SE? [duplicate]

On the various sites I participate in, I see many users asking technical questions about how SE itself works on the site-specific metas. The same question can be asked 60 times on various site-...
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Cannot access the per-site metas of only a few SE sites

I’m experiencing a very strange error these days; not sure if it started yesterday or two days ago. When trying to access the meta-sites of German, Travel, Anime & Manga and Academia. I get the ...
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What's happening with this users account links?

I was looking at a puzzle on the Puzzling riddle sandbox, and I clicked on the user. This what I clicked on: That brought me here: Note the rep difference. Then I clicked in 'Main user', and I got ...
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Tag markdown in About Me section rendered locally in meta sites [duplicate]

I just noticed this profile now. Nothing special but he does have a tag in his About Me: I clicked it, fully expecting to land here, same way as tcl leads to on Stack Overflow. But I landed here ...
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Should Roomba have customized rules for meta websites? [duplicate]

Roomba, i.e. the system that takes care of automatically deleting supposedly low quality questions, is used in both main sites and meta sites. However, in meta sites, the voting system is different: ...
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Top voters tab is not working correctly on per-site metas

The top voters tab is not working correctly on per-site metas. If I am on a tab that is not all time voters, and I click to go to page 2, then it sends me to tab 2 of the all time voters. Example: Go ...
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Can we have the ability to undo up or downvotes on meta regardless of when you voted? [duplicate]

Can we make it so people can undo up or down votes regardless of time voted? I want this feature request only on the meta sites. Can we do this? If not, why? This would be helpful because sometimes ...
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How does SE creates and maintains the source code of another site of its network [duplicate]

How does it handle the same base code for all sites? How does SE deploys an upgrade through all its sites?
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Modify voting button alt text on Meta sites [duplicate]

We've had yet another person get confused by the nature of Meta voting. This guy proposed a pretty good idea, though... change the voting button alt text on Meta from the standard "shows research ...
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Request for Meta [closed]

In relation to other metas, this site should transform to "Stack Exchange Meta". This includes the following modifications: It should really be a meta. Now it really is a main. Posts move from Meta ...
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Is Community ♦ supposed to have 1 rep?

After finding Community♦ has gone crazy on Code Review meta, I thought about inspecting Community's ♦ profiles. What did I notice? Community ♦ have more than 1 rep on some meta sites. Code Review ...
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How did the community user gain rep? [duplicate]

I thought the community user was locked at one rep, but here, it says the community user had three rep on meta unix and linux. See this: Why is the community user locked at one reputation? There, the ...
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Are thankful announcements allowed in meta sites?

The SE network has a "protected question" feature that is justified by saying "this question is protected to avoid 'me too', 'thanks' and similar responses. It is perfectly understandable. It is ...
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Why are meta communities restricted by reputation per community?

I have enough reputation to open a meta question in one community, but I don't have enough reputation to open a meta question in a different community. I thought the point of requiring some ...
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Suspension reason shows on main, but not on meta

I recently discovered that there was a high-rep user suspended on Arqade, so that they could calm down a bit. When I was looking at their profile, I noticed that the suspension reason was shown on ...
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Include the child metas of closed sites in their data dump

When a site fails, its questions and answers (plus some other data) are shoved into a data dump, which is attached to the Area 51 proposal. The associated child meta site, however, is not included (...
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Moderators recording themselves as absent/inactive should work for main site and Meta simultaneously

A moderator on a Stack Exchange site can record themselves as absent or inactive. Currently the status changes independently for each main site and the corresponding Meta. I, myself, had taken a ...
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How to indicate “useful” vs “agree/disagree” on site metas?

This problem just came up on a site meta: A user commented on a question, I can't decide whether to upvote because this is a good topic or downvote because I [disagree with the proposal]. So, ...
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Mobile web: from a user's profile page, how do I navigate between main and meta profiles?

I was browsing a main site and saw a post from a particular user. Hey, I wondered, whatever happened to that question this user asked on meta a few months ago? On the desktop site that'd be no ...
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Are rooms associated with per-site-metas shown when viewing a question?

I will include a rather lengthy explanation, which might be unnecessary for users familiar with the stuff I describe. Therefore: TL;DR: Per-site-metas can have chat rooms associated with them, too. ...
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Require reputation earned on the main site to vote on a per-site meta

Upvoting requires 15 reputation, but the association bonus is taken into account, so if you have at least 200 reputation on any site, you can upvote on all sites in the network. This is a bit ...
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Which per-site-metas are offered in the chat-room creation dialogue? [duplicate]

Chat rooms can be associated with meta sites, as discussed, for example, here: Why can meta sites be parents of chatrooms? (In this post you can notice that there were some recent changes concerning ...
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SE employee appearing on the mod list on every per-site meta

Similar to this question, but not a duplicate: this is a new issue. Laura, a "product manager at Stack Overflow", has appeared on the moderator lists on various per-site metas: meta SFF meta M&...
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Double account section on the active section of the profile of per-site meta

I found a weird bug: The account section shows up twice on he active section of the the profile page of a per-site meta. I checked three sites: Math (graduated), Puzzling (public beta), and Language ...
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Are general tag discussion threads ever useful?

I've seen “tag spring cleaning” meta threads on many sites, where people are invited to raise problematic tags, one tag per answer. They usually end up in a mess: after the first few, nobody pays ...
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Disable “Are you sure you want to answer your question?” popup on meta discussions

When you answer your own question on a per-site meta, the following popup appears if you have low reputation (not sure how much): Note how the post is tagged discussion. The main reason why many ...
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Combine flag and edit queues from main and meta on SE 2.0 sites

Abstract There's no need to have two flag queues (one for meta, and one for main) for moderators to check. There's also no need to have two edit queues, if suggested edits were allowed on meta sites....
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Make flags from child meta sites appear in the main site's menu and vice versa [duplicate]

Flags on child meta sites are only shown to the site's mods when they visit meta. On sites whose metas are not very active, this means that it could be several days before a mod notices the flag. ...
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Create automatic tag wikis for the automatic tags on per-site metas [duplicate]

In an answer to Which tags are automatically added to per-site metas?, I received a list of 53 tags, plus required and moderator-only tags, which are automatically added to every per-site meta when ...
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Which tags are automatically added to per-site metas? [duplicate]

The four necessary tags (discussion, feature-request, bug, support), plus the various moderator-only tags (featured, faq, status-completed et al), are presumably automatically included as tags on ...
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Why can meta sites be parents of chatrooms?

Not sure if it counts as a bug or not, but some per-site metas can be the parent sites of chatrooms. This room is a living example, where the parent site is MathOverflow meta. Here is a beautiful ...
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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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Bug when mod migrating - very easy to migrate to a site's Meta instead of main site

Somewhat related: Improvements to the mod-only migrate tool Mods have the ability to migrate to any site on the Closing > Off-Topic > Migration page using a text box to select a site. This list ...
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Accessing per-site metas gives 403 forbidden from cloudflare-nginx [closed]

Clicking on https://space.meta.stackexchange.com/ doesn't connect me with the meta S.Ex.SE site. EDIT: For some entry points, no meta site can be reached. Observation courtesy Gilles. I consider it ...
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Remove precognitive & beta badges on meta [duplicate]

"Quorum" and "Convention" participation badges are listed on non-meta sites but not on the meta sites, sensibly (they are for participation on meta). "Precognitive" and "beta" should also be not ...
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Are questions about locating a question on-topic on meta sites?

I read a question years ago that really helped me in my programming career. I've been searching for hours today and can't find that original question. Would it be appropriate for me to ask on the ...
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Does there exist a question that hovers somewhere between on-topic and meta?

More specifically, does there exist a question (or possible question) on any StackExchange site for which it's not obvious or it's arguable whether or not the question should be on its respective Meta ...
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Why do visitors need to click on help button on discuss.Area51 to get back to the main proposal site?

I wonder if there is actually a good reason, why visitors of discuss.Area51 need to click on the "help" menu button first in order to get back to the main Area51 site: In words, this seems to me more ...
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Add link to allow editing profile from Meta

Here's what happened to me just now: (It took me an embarrassingly long time looking for an edit option on my meta profile to get to this step though) So, I realize that it makes sense that we don't ...
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When should comments be flagged/deleted on per-site metas?

We all know what comments are for -- and aren't, but that guidance is, naturally, geared toward main sites, where we want to keep things clean and focused. Meta, on the other hand, is a site's "...
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Should comment moderation work differently on meta sites? [duplicate]

The guidelines on moderating comments on main sites are well-established: comments are transient Post-it notes, they are second-class citizens, they can be deleted at any time for a number of reasons, ...
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Meta reviews on review page

I've just noticed on the review queue for all sites that Meta Reviews appears as below. On Super User to use a specific example I noticed there are outstanding review items on meta but on the main ...
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Could I lose reputation on Meta Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

When I look at "Meta Stack Overflow" https://meta.stackoverflow.com/, I see many users asking good and bad questions, but I noticed that users asking bad questions who got downvoted don't seem to lose ...
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What to do when a conversation moves to a different meta site where you don't have enough reputation to participate?

How does one handle a conversation being moved from a meta site where you have enough reputation to participate (comment, vote, etc.) to a meta site where you do not? Options, as far as I can see, ...
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“You must have 1 reputation to participate on meta”

The minimum reputation required to post on a per-site meta is a per-site setting (that defaults to 5). I don't know how many sites have this setting adjusted, but at least Code Golf and Ask Patents ...
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When will new Community Promotion Ad questions be appearing in Metas for 2016?

Now that the new sidebar/ad size has been implemented network-wide and SE designers are working diligently on remaking all of the internal ads for sites, I was expecting to see the community promotion ...
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Should I vote to close discussion and feature-request questions that are about the same topic as duplicates?

Let’s say I have 2 questions with exactly the same topic, asked by 2 users. There is but one difference : The first one wants to discuss solutions (what can be done?) about the problem and only ...
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Two years later: How has moving the Meta link affected Meta usage?

Two years ago the link to a site's Meta was moved from an always-visible position in the top bar to subitems in the help and Site Switcher menus, as part of the top bar redesign progressively rolled ...