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

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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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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 ...
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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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The black hole known as Meta Stack Apps

Firstly, there isn't a Meta for Stack Apps. However, Stack Apps' help centre seems to disagree: Meta Stack Apps is the part of the site where users discuss the workings and policies of Stack Apps ...
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Don't automatically post a "$year Community Moderator Election" meta post

Every election, the Community user posts an announcement post. Here they are on Stack Overflow, for instance. In 2020, they appear to have started becoming featured as well (which a Stack Overflow ...
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A bot script needs to be run to convert meta.[site] URLs to [site].meta URLs

The Community bot already ran through posts to convert internal http:// links to https://, which is great, but it needs to be run one more time: this time, it needs to convert links of this format: ...
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Add an option for mods and staff to pin a certain answer to the top on meta sites

Now that accepted answers are in the process of being unpinned, and that's likely to happen on meta sites too, we probably need another way to pin certain answers to the top. This will go in line with ...
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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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Novice users confuse main site and meta site too easily - give them an explicit reminder

On Math Stack Exchange (and on Stack Overflow, and presumably other sites as well), there are sometimes questions intended for the main site that are asked on meta instead. This is presumably because ...
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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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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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Allow suggested edits on beta site metas

There is a long standing ban on allowing suggested edits on per-site meta: Why can't I suggest edits on SE meta sites? I would like this relaxed on beta sites to allow broader participation to ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Featured On Meta section doesn't list MSE posts on meta sites

The Featured on Meta section of the Community Bulletin on a per-site Meta only lists its own featured posts, while the section on a main site also lists the featured MSE posts. Is it by-design? Any ...
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Reputation loss from offensive flags does not carry to per site meta

Meet my sockpuppet. He's only got reputation on meta and it's been that way since February the 9th. That's because on February my sockpuppet... volounteered to a test on offensive flags and how ...
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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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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 "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 ...
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Improve site name in "What is meta?" Help Center article

Today, I posted a comment linking to the Help Center article What is "meta"? How does it work? on Ask Different. I noticed that the Meta site was called 'Meta Ask Different', which is wrong; it's 'Ask ...
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Do some beta meta sites have solid-black favicons? Is this a bug?

Following some links and opening a bunch of meta posts from different per-site metas at the same time, I noticed an odd discrepancy in the icons: The Economics meta icon seems to be solid black, ...
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Featured on Meta is not showing [featured] meta articles

If you go to Code Golf SE main, the only post that is listed on Featured on Meta is the one featured on Mother Meta. But the site actually has two more featured posts on its own meta. They were ...
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Link to parent site on the sidebar for per-site-metas

In my opinion, the sidebar in the new theme is helpful but underused. The sidebar could be helpful, but it has too few useful links, which makes it a waste of space. One possible use of all of this ...
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The initial default version of the tag wiki excerpt is not shown on the tags page

When looking at the tags on Physics Meta, I've noticed that many tags do not have the tag-excerpt. To my surprise, after I clicked on some of them I found out that they have a tag-info. (In fact, it ...
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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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Associated users endpoint gives empty response for meta users

The /users/{ids}/associated endpoint of the Stack Exchange API has the option to set ?types=meta_site to get the child meta users of a network account. But when I try it now, I get an empty response ...
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Are votes preserved on meta sites when an active user is deleted?

Recently on one of my SE sites, a user who was a highly active voter (over 1000 votes on each of main and meta) deleted their account. As expected, there was no accompanying loss of rep for other ...
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Links to questions on metas of closed sites should redirect to the Area 51 proposal (for the main site)

If you click on a link to a question that was on a site that is now closed, you get redirected to the Area 51 proposal page for that site - for example, Why is the timeline of Catch-22 all messed up?, ...
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Android app chokes on per-site meta profiles

Steps to reproduce: Go to a per-site meta. Find any post. Touch the user that posted it. See something like this (click to enlarge): As you can see, it says "Stack Overflow" as the site, and ...
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On meta sites, the link in "Why was your post deleted? See the faq." takes to a not existing section of the FAQ

On a meta site, similarly to what happens on the main site, deleted answers shows the following sentence. Why was your post deleted? See the faq. The linked section doesn't exist in the meta site, ...
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Feed for all activity on a SE2 meta, including comments?

Is there a way to get a feed of all activity on a SE 2.0 meta, including new comments to any question or answer? Since the comments are used much more like a discussion forum it can be annoying to ...
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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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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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Users with <5K rep should not see the suggested-edit queue enabled, on per-site metas

Apparently, the only possible thing to review in the suggested-edit queue from per-site metas are suggestions on tag excerpts and tag wikis. I don't have the necessary reputation yet to review such ...
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Example Newsletter of meta sites results in Oops! Something Bad Happened!

When i follow the link https://stackexchange.com/newsletters/newsletter?site=meta.security.stackexchange.com the Oops! Something Bad Happened! with Panda Style opens. I also tried the example ...
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Meta participation vs main reputation and associated badges

Meta.SO runs as a stand-alone site on the SE network. Therefore, it has its own reputation system and, consequently, votes and badges are easily identifiable. This is different on the child-Meta sites ...
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Why is there no dark mode for the per-site metas of sites with dark modes?

Recently, dark mode was rolled out for international SO sites: Are there any plans to roll out Dark Mode to non-English Stack Overflow sites? But only for main sites. What's the reason why dark mode ...
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Question moved to Meta doesn't trigger moderator's notification

Just moved a question from Ru.SO to Meta Ru.SO. This action didn't trigger a moderator's notification (when black diamond becomes blue and the question appears in the feed). First line in the feed ...
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Per-site metas: Inform of impossible badges; And change incorrect "can earn rep" statement

Per-site meta badges Some badges on meta sites are impossible to earn on the meta site. This could cause confusion as the badge is being viewed within the per-meta site's own "badge" area, and so ...
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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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Meta profile's reputation area looks odd

Meta and main: The graph has been removed due to meta having no reputation, but why is the main reputation still shown? There's a grey rectangle (touching the "top NN% overall" text). What ...
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Add an explanation about the difference and role of the per-site and networkwise meta to the Help center

I just crossed paths with a very new (and highly active) user in chat, and it turned out that he had never known about Meta - and when he tried to visit it, he clicked the featured question of the ...
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Make flag counters in flag dashboard sidebar clickable

It doesn't happen too often on my sites, but sometimes there's a flag on the meta site instead of the main site. In that case, the sidebar of the flag dashboard shows a widget like this: The problem ...
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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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Meta.Programmers is blocked by WebSense for "Uncategorized"

It actually appears that Meta.*.stackexchange.com is, but Meta.StackOverflow is not. In a previous discussion about the blocking of Chat by WebSense, it looks like there's not much Stack Exchange ...
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Add the "can no longer be reproduced" and "does not seek input and discussion" close reasons to all meta sites

Meta Stack Exchange and Meta Stack Overflow have two very useful off-topic close reasons in the closing dialog. I'm talking specifically about these two: This question does not appear to seek input ...
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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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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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Tell me when a tweeted question is from Meta, please

I found out recently that the automated twitter accounts for SE sites also tweet hot Meta posts. While I have no objection to this, I would greatly prefer if this were to be made clear to followers, ...
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