Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

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

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Link for search help via meta site ignores keyword

If you open the contact page via meta site, you can see a form with search box, e.g. in 3d printing meta: Searching for example for "privilege" gives you some results with a link at the end: ...
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What is the “Participation” user sort on Meta sites? [duplicate]

I notice that users on per-site metas are, by default, sorted by something called "participation". I would assume this to be Meta-pseudo-rep, but it seems that someone who has basically no Meta ...
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Are there best practices for individual sites to use their per-site-meta [faq] tag?

A question arose in Literature chat recently about the use of the meta FAQ tag, what goes in there, and how best to curate it. After looking into this, we realized that there doesn't really exist any ...
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I want to title this question “[tag] prohibition in titles on meta sites is inappropriate”, but I can't

If you start the title of a question with a construction like "[tag]", you get a red box telling you that: Title contains a [tag] prefix; please use the tag field to enter tags instead. And so, I ...
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Please disable “tag in title” warnings for meta sites [duplicate]

So I recently discovered that feature requests such as this and this have already been partially implemented. Any title beginning with a phrase in [square-brackets] will trigger a popup warning: ...
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Should we be retaining a user's opinion in meta if they delete their account?

As confirmed by Shog9, votes may be retained on the meta sites, if a user deletes their profile for that Stack Exchange site. This originates from another post, where a user has brought up various ...
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Should we be able to change our votes more freely on a meta site? [duplicate]

On a meta site, votes are intended to imply agreement with the question/answer. In contrast, votes are intended to imply quality, on the general site. Overall, when we cast a vote, we have a brief ...
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Inconsistency with link styles of suggested edits on main and meta sites

History of the suggested edits on main sites have same style for links to suggested edit itself and to post: On meta sites they differ:
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Wrong tooltip for greyed out edit link on locked meta post

When I was trying to edit a locked question on a per-site meta, I noticed the edit link is disabled, so I hovered over it, and was surprised to see the generic tooltip: Or in words: Suggested ...
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Broken “go get it” link for “Strunk & White” on meta sites

"go get it" link for "Strunk & White" badge on ruSO.meta refers to 404 page: Same on enSO Also redirect to 404, because not available/exist Loq Quality Queue
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How often is the meta participation ranking updated?

On per-site meta Users page, instead of reputation tab, there is a participation tab, e.g. on Meta Stack Overflow: How often is the list of users by meta participation refreshed? I'd assume every ...
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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'...
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Related Meta discussions in the sidebar [duplicate]

Scenario: I see a dubious question A on basketweaving.SE, and I want to discuss its appropriateness. So I open a question B on meta.basketweaving.se. Of course question B will contain a link to ...
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Why can't unregistered users post on meta?

A particular user was trying to post a problem that he had about migration of questions, and it would seem that he is not able to login. Why is this so? The user in question has amassed closed to 1k ...
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Do you have to follow instructions on Meta but not the FAQ?

I asked this question, while it's not a great question, the FAQ didn't say anything about it. Then a user said that this topic is discussed on meta and topics like mine will be closed. I didn't read ...
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FAQ sidebar for per site metas

Meta Stack Exchange has a nice side bar over when you are on the main page (the one you hit when you go to the 'meta' link, not the 'questions' tab). It's great. You can see there is a 'faq' ...
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Signup button in “Thanks for the feedback!” dialog on meta.*.stackexchange.com redirect to the meta via HTTPS

Visit any question on http://meta.*.stackexchange.com/ without logged-in Upvote that, you will get "Thanks for the feedback!" dialog Click "Sign up using Email and Password" Then redirected to https://...
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Featured MSE posts are not listed in the sidebar of child Meta sites [duplicate]

Stack Overflow currently shows two featured posts in the sidebar under Featured on Meta: MSE: A proposed philosophy of question migration MSO: Documentation Update, September 29th Meta Stack ...
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Can I get Meta sites on my combined flair?

I have a good idea of what my top SE site is. I have a large base of answers, a few that are high-scoring, a lot of badges, and I'm a few answers away from have my first tag badge. I even have the ...
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I don't yet have my I Am Your Father hat [duplicate]

I posted to Mi Yodeya Meta 4 hours ago, and did not receive the badge on that site. Are there any hidden requirements for the badge (post a positively-scored answer?) that I need to fulfill?
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Do “positive contributions” to get out of question ban include contributions to Meta?

Help Center: The ban will be lifted automatically by the system when it determines that your positive contributions outweigh those questions which were poorly received. Does the "positive ...
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Silver badge on Meta [duplicate]

You get the 925 badge for getting a silver badge. Do you still get the badge of you got that silver badge on the Meta site for a particular SE site? N.B.: I am not talking about Meta.SE, I'm talking ...
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How can I move a post from Meta Stack Overflow to Meta Stack Exchange?

I already post some question on Meta Stack Overflow here and here, but I think this two question should be here on Meta Stack Exchange, because they are related to winterbash-2016. So how can I move ...
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Why are all “meta.sitenamehere.stackexchange.com” sites HTTP-only? [duplicate]

Why are all meta.sitenamehere.stackexchange.com sites HTTP-only? For example, https://unix.stackexchange.com/ supports HTTPS, but its meta site https://unix.meta.stackexchange.com/ does not support ...
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Why doesn't the default “off topic” close reason appear when you add a custom close reason?

I've added the following close reason to three of the four meta sites where I moderate: The problem described here can no longer be reproduced. Changes to the system or to the circumstances ...
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When someone ask how to behave in a situation, do we vote for the general problem or the specific case?

Meta often receives a lot of questions about "How should I behave when ....". Often those questions are just made by user asking how their own specific case should be handled, but many times those ...
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Could we allow child Meta questions to be closed as duplicates of Meta.SE ones?

Now that we have one central cross-network Meta, we have a core place where network-wide issues can be discussed. There are a lot of great frequently asked questions and answers here, ones that will ...
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Why does the 40 minute question limit apply to both main and meta sites? [duplicate]

I asked a question on Movies & TV about a series that did not have a tag yet. Not having the 300 rep to add a new tag, I posed the question with the closest tag I could find, and then went to ...
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In Linked/Related questions list mark the questions with a status tag (Meta sites only)

On meta sites (both per-site and MSE), I don't really care for accepted answer. What I do care about is the status of a bug report or feature request. Currently, the Related/Linked questions in the ...
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Top network posts and wrong community count shown on meta profile for hidden community

Cooking.SE is currently a hidden community for me; I hid the community from my profile a long time ago (probably at least a year ago). When I am logged out, my user profile on the main site correctly ...
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Provide a link to per-site Meta

The iOS app has no convenient way to get from a main site to its Meta. You have to go to the full site list and search for the specific Meta you want. Could a link be provided somewhere? My first ...
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Gold badge for meta participation

At the moment there's Quorum and Convention which encourage participation on meta and seem to be related (bronze / silver style.) However, there's no gold badge in this family - would this be a good ...
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Why can't mods undo a migration from main site X to Meta X?

I saw this question on Ask Ubuntu Meta "Firefox redirects askubuntu.com to google.com" which got migrated there from Ask Ubuntu by the community through the "belongs to another site" close votes. ...
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Should “discussion” tag gold badge holders be able to dupe-hammer questions on Meta? [duplicate]

This topic has been raised previously on individual site metas, but I observed it as an issue on main Meta as well. Ordinarily, holders of gold tag badges have the privilege of "dupe-hammer" (binding ...
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How should we deal with questions that seek to identify deleted users?

It’s happened occasionally that a new user will wonder about the identity of a deleted user, whether, on the main meta or on a per-site meta (or indeed on one of the non-meta sites). Often such ...
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Why the limit of only 1 post every 40 minutes on meta sites for trusted Stack Exchange contributors? [duplicate]

People like myself are Stack Exchange trusted users with thousands of reputation points and hundreds of badges. In other words, we've proven ourselves as people who are assets to Stack Exchange and ...
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Am I allowed to set Bounties on meta sites?

When I visit SE questions, I can see a "start a bounty" link, but I can't see it in meta sites? Am I not allowed to set bounty on meta (either here or on per-site metas)? Does it even make sense to do ...
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Bring more users to meta.<sitename>

If you've been to any of the new Stack Exchange sites, you've seen that each new site has its own meta. And at the top of each site, you'll see a byline to invite people into meta: got a question ...
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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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