Questions tagged [per-site-meta]

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

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Which meta am I supposed to post on?

I'm mostly active on IT Security and we have a separate meta. Most of my questions on IT Security meta have answers with links here. So my question is, where am I supposed to post what i.e. feature ...
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Untrusted connection when visiting per-site meta over SSL [duplicate]

Steps to reproduce: In Firefox (with HTTPS Everywhere), visit a non-trilogy Stack Exchange site (for example, http://movies.stackexchange.com) Get redirected to the HTTPS version Click on meta link (...
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How does reputation between the main site and its meta work on SE 2.0?

I noticed that the reputation from the main site carried over to meta on Gaming (at least the first upvote), I guess that doesn't work the other way around, right? Is it then impossible to have a ...
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Why can't I suggest edits on SE meta sites?

Right as I was going to post this as a possible bug, I finally found this post which says that per-site Metas don't have suggested edits by-design because it's "not needed". However, I've been ...
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Don't lock votes on Meta sites

When I talk about Meta here, I mean any meta but this one. I understand the Idea behind "Your vote is now locked in unless this answer is edited". However, I don't think this reason applies ...
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A way for “new users” to ask about their post specifically

We currently require that new users have 5+ reputation to participate in meta support discussions (bugs, feedback, governance, etc). This is primarily because the use case for meta is not ...
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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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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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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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How do per-site Metas differ from Meta Stack Exchange, and where should I go to ask my question?

How do per-site metas, such as Meta Writers Stack Exchange or Meta Stack Overflow differ from the general Meta Stack Exchange? Where should I go to ask my question? Return to FAQ index
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My “Meta” rep on Photo.SE differs from my main rep

https://photo.stackexchange.com/users/2361/billy-oneal -> 683 https://photo.meta.stackexchange.com/users/2361/billy-oneal -> 678 ??? (Doesn't really bother me too much but figured I'd report the bug....
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How is consensus determined on Meta sites?

On our main sites "the best answer" is somewhat fluidly defined as the superposition of the highest voted answer and the accepted answer. Truth be told, the system is rather insistent on allowing ...
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What does it mean to “burninate” a tag?

There are requests to "burninate" tags all over the place! What does this really mean; what happens to a burninated tag? How is it different than removing a tag or black-listing a tag? Would it be ...
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Make network-wide FAQ posts available on per-site metas

There are now a lot of SE 2.0 sites, and many users on those sites might not even know about Stack Overflow or Meta.SO. If they have a question about the site, they ask it on their per-site meta, ...
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Shouldn't you take the plunge and have a per-site Meta for Stack Overflow too in favor of meta.stackexchange.com? [duplicate]

Update 2: It looks like this is finally getting addressed (see The future of meta.stackoverflow and meta.stackexchange) - I'm quite happy that Jeff has reconsidered this indeed as envisioned in his ...
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Per-site metas don't have ability of suggested-edits

I love the suggested-edits feature that was recently added onto Stack Exchange. However, this feature seems to be missing in per-site metas. For instance: Server Fault Meta: DBA Meta The parent ...
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How do users navigate to Meta?

How do you expect users to: Know that a site's meta-site exists (and what it's for)? Find the hyperlink to the meta-site? I know it exists, of course, and how to get there; I'm wondering how (or ...
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Proposing tag wiki creation does not work on meta sites

Try creating a tag wiki on any meta site except for this one, e.g. http://meta.superuser.com/tags/etiquette/info. The "Propose Tag Wiki" button does nothing.
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Is there a reason why we gain ghost reputation on the meta of an SE website?

Is there any reason behind the ghost reputation we gain on the meta of a Stack Exchange site? This reputation doesn't add up to anything, but it still shows me I have gained some. Is this supposed to ...
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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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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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Turn off the roomba for child meta sites

Automatic deletion is useful and great on main sites, but on child metas it deletes my negatively voted feature-requests. >:( Can it be turned off for child metas?
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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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“Join this community” gives 404 when called from add comment on a site meta

Steps to reproduce: Goto a post on a meta site you don't have account on (this is lowest user count site if you want to try) Click "add a comment" Click "join this community" Click "confirm and ...
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Add a selection of default tags to all metas

Suppose a new user has a question to ask on a new meta site about badges. The meta site is too new to have a badges tag and the user is too new to have enough rep to create tags. It would be useful ...
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Should I really have been awarded mortarboard 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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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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Can bug reports and feature requests requiring SE Dev attention be reported on per-site metas, or do they need to all go here?

A member of one of the sites I participate in is experiencing a bug exclusively on that site. Since being concrete is generally helpful, this is the bug. There is some concern over whether bugs get ...
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Allow me to get notifications for new Meta posts, like mods do

I'm currently helping out on a beta site. One of the most valuable things on new beta sites, especially private/early public betas, is Meta participation - see this mod newsletter: Treat Meta ...
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Create a link between Meta from all the per site child meta sites

Often I have a question, in a specific area (say Math SE or English SE) that is appropriate for the child meta of that site. Then I realize it is not particular to the meta for that site but for ...
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Show your work: one simple trick to make meta effective

Every day, good-hearted people come to these sites and run into serious problems. And then you come here or to another meta site, seeking to propose a solution to the problem you've encountered... And ...
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Are poll-style questions ever acceptable on meta sites?

On proper Stack Exchange sites, poll-style questions are not considered acceptable. They typically would serve only to measure users' opinions in aggregate, which is not constructive. However, meta ...
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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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How to get attention to a post on a child meta site

If I want to draw people's attention to a post on a child meta site, how can I do that? I want to get people involved in a discussion over at Area 51 to see what they think of the idea, because it ...
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On meta sites, require at least one non-required tag [duplicate]

A question with just a required tag isn't really a tagged question. discussion doesn't really explain what topics the discussion is about... it's basically a meta tag. A useful meta tag, but quite not ...
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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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Stop special-casing Stack Overflow's meta

Questions about why Stack Overflow does not share rep with Meta Stack Overflow are met with the response that meta.stackoverflow and stackoverflow do not share a "parent-child relationship" like the ...
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SE 2.0 Meta doesn't award rep, but it refers to “rep”

I originally posted this on MSF, but it got no response, so at the suggestion made in a comment there, I'm reposting it here. (source: netstrata.com) This should be called "up-votes", or something ...
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What tags exist by default on child metas?

Some tags are automatically created when a new child meta is spawned, including mod-only tags like featured and mandatory tags like discussion, as well as some ordinary tags like bounty, users, and ...
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404 when trying to login on per-site metas

How to reproduce: Wander aimlessly into some meta site (either, logged on some other site or not logged at all) Try to upvote/downvote/do something that requires you to be logged in (this will ...
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Per-site meta notifications don't ask you to see your profile

The notifications panel of the StackExchange™ MultiCollider SuperDropdown™ likes to give you an opportunity to bask in the glow of a new badge by providing a direct link to your profile on the ...
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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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Put a meta link for the current site in the Android app's side bar

Currently, the only way I know of to visit a site's meta via the Android app (1.0.16) is to pin its meta to my sites in the sidebar. It's a really good thing I can do this for the metas I visit ...
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Reputation requirements for posting on Meta Stack Exchange and per-site metas

To post on a per-site meta you need to have at least 5 reputation on the parent site. To post on Meta.SE you need to register, but you don't need to have any reputation on an SE site. Now, Meta.SO is ...
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Can't post bounty on a per-site child meta

I found this post, which shows when this Meta gained the ability to post bounties. However, this doesn't work on per-child meta sites. I realise there's a problem in that rep is copied from the main ...
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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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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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Is there even an automatic ban on meta?

Somewhere I heard the automatic question ban on Meta is set lower than on the main site. But looking at the profile of this user on SR.SE it looks like there is absolutely no automatic ban on meta. ...
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When an account is deleted, don't auto delete its negatively scored posts on the meta site

Meta is different. Negatively scored questions are not always bad questions, and sometimes they have merit and draw good answers, especially discussions. When an account (in the main site) is deleted,...
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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 ...